Trips & activities

Every activity, trip, game and adventure will tie into your Be a Leader project so the final result will be inspired by your real life experience. Whether you are a natural born leader or someone that prefers to support the team in the background we will develop your skill set to help you reach your Personal Best. We will work together to discover and develop your communication, negotiation, communication and presentation skills, so at the end in your pod group you are happy, confident and undertaking tasks you never thought yourself capable of. The cherry on the cake? You will receive an accredited CPD qualification to show the world your achievements.

Our excursions will enable you to see the beautiful country that is Switzerland - we will take you for a weekend to Paris, you wil spend a whole day in Zurich, Geneva, or Neuchatel, visit a chocolate and cheese factory in gorgeus Gruyere or Swatch & Omega museum in Biel.  Enjoy weekend glamping, hikes and foraging in the spectacular Swiss mountains.

Would you like to know what trips are planned during the weeks you want to join us? Contact us on for a detailed schedule. Below you can find a sample schedule.

 In addition to our amazing excursions, you will be able to choose your elective activities in the afternoons from

  • Athletics (fitness, running, relay, jumping)​
  • Games (football, basketball, floor hockey)​
  • Food Technology (culinary skill, baking and cooking) (not available in Switzerland)​
  • Arts & Crafts (tie-dye, ceramics, art room)​
  • Drama (dance, theatre, screen play, singing)​
  • Outdoor Education (campfire building, orienteering, geocaching)​
  • English Workshop
We are convinced that you will leave Academic Camp Switzerland with more skills, interests and knowledge that you thought possible to acquire in 2 or 4 weeks.  Are you as excited as we are?