Summer camps for 8 to 14-year-olds

Are you between 8 and 14 years of age? Would you like to spend 14 days in Switzerland and get to know your homeland better? Then sign up for one of the holiday camps organised by the Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad (FYSA) that are held during July and August. 

Interacting with participants from other countries beyond linguistic, cultural and national boundaries is a unique opportunity to make new friendships and enjoy unforgettable experiences. 

Camp language

Participants come from all over the world and speak different languages (E, G, F, S, I). The team of leaders conduct the programmes in English, German and French. The camp language is not dictated by the language spoken in the camp’s location.


The costs are set out in the list below. The camp fees can be reduced in certain circumstances. An application form may be requested with the registration form.

Travel/meeting point

The meeting point is around lunchtime at Zurich airport. Travel to Zurich airport and the return journey home from there are organised and paid for by parents.


Full details of the individual holiday camps and the registration form will be available from January 2015 at We would also be pleased to post you our information brochure on request. The registration deadline is 15 March 2015.

Summer camps in 2015 – Overview of dates, camp locations and age groups

Sat 27 June to Fri 10 July 2015: Reckingen (VS) for 36 children aged 8 to 12, price: CHF 900

Sat 27 June to Fri 10 July 2015: Aurigeno (TI) for 40 children aged 11 to 14, price: CHF 900

Wed 1 to Fri 10 July 2015: Swiss Trip for 24 children aged 12 to 16, price: CHF 950

Sat 11 to Fri 24 July 2015: Eggberge (UR) for 36 children aged 8 to 12, price: CHF 900

Sat 11 to Fri 24 July 2015: La Punt (GR) for 48 children aged 8 to 14, price: CHF 900

Sat 25 July to Fri 7 August 2015: Diemtigtal (BE) for 36 children aged 8 to 12, price: CHF 900

Sat 25 July to Fri 7 August 2015: Charmey (FR) for 42 children aged 11 to 14, price: CHF 900

Sat 8 to Fri 21 August 2015: Prêles (BE) for 42 children aged 8 to 12, price: CHF 900

Sat 8 to Fri 21 August 2015: Sailing boat trip on Lake Geneva (VD) for 40 children aged 11 to 14, price: CHF 950

Please contact our office for further information: 
Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad (FYSA)
Alpenstrasse 26, 3006 Berne, SWITZERLAND
Tel. +41 (0)31 356 61 16, fax +41 (0)31 356 61 01

Comments (4)
  • C. Schumacher
    C. Schumacher at 21.12.2014
    Wie werden solche Preise gerechtferigt? Das ist ein Phantasiepreis!!

    Ich behaupte der halbe Preis ist schon teuer genug! Will sich jemand auf Kosten der Kinder seine Tasche (mit Geld) fuellen? Gerne wuerde ich eine Kalkulation sehen. Besten Dank.
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  • U. Weber
    U. Weber at 23.12.2014
    Aus meiner Sicht sind diese Preise für Kost und Logis sehr günstig!
    14. Tage Ferien in der CH für 900.00 CHF / Pro Tag nur 64.30 CHF dies ist einfach einmalig.
    Freundlichen Gruss
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    • Marco Winkler
      Marco Winkler at 28.12.2014
      Dem stimme ich 100% zu ! Es ist sehr günstig ! Vielen Dank !
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  • noam Almog
    noam Almog at 05.01.2015
    900 Fr waere gerecht,aber ist damit auch der rueckflug einbbegriffen?Noam Almog Jerusalem
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Auslandschweizer Organisation
Alpenstrasse 26
3006 Bern, Schweiz

tel +41 31 356 61 10
fax +41 31 356 61 01