Leisure offers

The Organisation of the Swiss Abroad offers various opportunities to enjoy Switzerland.

 

Young Swiss from all over the world enjoy the exciting programmesprepared by the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA). You too canhave an unforgettable holiday or select one of our training schemesin your second homeland. Choose from a whole range of opportunities:sports, languages, training, making friends, travel, parties, etc.

 

In Summer, the OSA offers young Swiss from abroad lasting experiences rangingfrom spectacular mountain scenery to discovering historic townsand refreshing baths in natural spa water! The OSA provides you withinteresting, up-to-date information on Swiss culture, geography,

history, politics and society. So why not take advantage of this uniqueopportunity to discover your roots!

 

You can go in for the sports of your choice at our OSA camps. Experienced,qualified instructors will be there for you. At the same time

as the sports activities, you get involved in a typical Swiss topic. Duringthe camps you can work on exciting projects involving films, media, music and artistic creation. You’ll meet lots of young people with interestingbackgrounds and form long-lasting transfrontier friendships.

 

Subsidies: the youth services has funding to provide need-based support to participants. The application form can be found in the tab "reduction of fees".

 

Save the date: New year's camp 2017/18 takes place from 27.12.2017 - 05.01.2018

 

 


 

Discover Switzerland extended
Discover Switzerland extended

NEW - NEW - NEW

 

During two weeks you will live with a homestay family in the area of Bern. Every day you and the other participants meet for excursions through the whole of Switzerland. The new offer for everybody, who wants to experience as much as possible within a short time. Activities to all four language regions and the daily life with a Swiss family will give you the unique chance to get close insights of Switzerland. Register now!

  • 26.06. - 07.07.2017
  • from 15 years

Discover Switzerland extended 

Programme

NEW - NEW - NEW

 

During two weeks you will live with a homestay family in the area of Bern. Every day you and the other participants meet for excursions through the whole of Switzerland. The new offer for everybody, who wants to experience as much as possible within a short time. Activities to all four language regions and the daily life with a Swiss family will give you the unique chance to get close insights of Switzerland. Register now!


Date/Duration26.06. - 07.07.2017
Agefrom 15 years
PlaceBern / Switzerland
Number of participantsmax. 10 participants
Accommodation

Swiss host family


Price

CHF 700.-


Notes

The price includes the accommodation in a host family, meals and accompanied activities


Registration deadline31.03.2017
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Leisure camp 1 Leysin
Leisure camp 1 Leysin

International flair meets typical Swiss mountain landscape: Surrounded by the impressive Vaud Alps, you will experience an unforgettable time with other young Swiss living abroad.
You can expect a wide variety of different leisure activities. There will be options for sport enthusiasts as well as all those who might be in the mood for something more relaxing. A young and motivated leadership team is looking forward to getting to know you.
Are you ready for fun in Swiss summer? Then register now!

  • 08.07. - 21.07.2017
  • 15 - 18 years

Leisure camp 1 Leysin 

Programme

International flair meets typical Swiss mountain landscape: Surrounded by the impressive Vaud Alps, you will experience an unforgettable time with other young Swiss living abroad.
You can expect a wide variety of different leisure activities. There will be options for sport enthusiasts as well as all those who might be in the mood for something more relaxing. A young and motivated leadership team is looking forward to getting to know you.
Are you ready for fun in Swiss summer? Then register now!


Date/Duration08.07. - 21.07.2017
Age15 - 18 years
PlaceLeysin, in the Vaud Alps
Number of participantsmax. 40 participants
Accommodation

Villa la Joux: www.villalajoux.ch


Price

CHF 850.00 (incl. food, accommodation, activities). There will be the opportunity to take part in supplementary activities which will cost extra.


Notes

Return travel to Leysin is not included in the price. You have the possibility of travelling to Leysin with the group at a reduced price from Zurich central train station or individually. The same applies for the return trip. You will find out more after registering.


Registration deadline15.03.2017
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Summercamp for adults in Sörenberg 2017
Summercamp for adults in Sörenberg 2017

NEW - NEW - NEW!!!

 

The youth service offers for the first time an exclusive summer camp for young adults over 18 years (and those young at heart). Fancy to spend some time with like-minded people? This camp is a unique opportunity to discover the splendid options for activities in and around Sörenberg close to Lucerne. Don't miss out on it!

 

  • 16.07. - 29.07.2017
  • from 18 years old

Summercamp for adults in Sörenberg 2017 

Programme

NEW - NEW - NEW!!!

 

The youth service offers for the first time an exclusive summer camp for young adults over 18 years (and those young at heart). Fancy to spend some time with like-minded people? This camp is a unique opportunity to discover the splendid options for activities in and around Sörenberg close to Lucerne. Don't miss out on it!

 


Date/Duration16.07. - 29.07.2017
Agefrom 18 years old
PlaceSörenberg
Number of participantsmax. 25 participants
Accommodation

Ferienhaus Schwyzerhüsli Sörenberg: www.scsn.ch


Price

980.- (incl. accommodation, meals and activities)


Notes

Return travel to Sörenberg is not included in the price. You have the possibility of travelling to Sörenberg with the group at a reduced price from Zurich central train station or individually. The same applies for the return trip. You will find out more after registering.


Registration deadline15.03.2017
InformationsContact
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Summer camp 2 La Punt
Summer camp 2 La Punt

International flair meets typical Swiss mountain landscape: Surrounded by the impressive Grison Alps, you will experience an unforgettable time with other young Swiss living abroad.
You can expect a wide variety of different leisure activities. There will be options for sport enthusiasts as well as all those who might be in the mood for something more relaxing. A young and motivated leadership team is looking forward to getting to know you.
Are you ready for fun in Swiss summer? Then register now!

 

  • 16.07. - 29.07.2017
  • 15 - 18 years

Summer camp 2 La Punt 

Programme

International flair meets typical Swiss mountain landscape: Surrounded by the impressive Grison Alps, you will experience an unforgettable time with other young Swiss living abroad.
You can expect a wide variety of different leisure activities. There will be options for sport enthusiasts as well as all those who might be in the mood for something more relaxing. A young and motivated leadership team is looking forward to getting to know you.
Are you ready for fun in Swiss summer? Then register now!

 


Date/Duration16.07. - 29.07.2017
Age15 - 18 years
PlaceLa Punt (GR)
Number of participantsmax. 40 participants
Accommodation

Stiftung CVJM Ferienheim: www.ferien-lapunt.ch


Price

CHF 850.- (incl. accommodation, meals, activities). There will be the opportunity to take part in supplementary activities which will cost extra.


Notes

Return travel to La Punt is not included in the price. You have the possibility of travelling to La Punt with the group at a reduced price from Zurich central train station or individually. The same applies for the return trip. You will find out more after registering.


Registration deadline15.03.2017
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Leisure camp 3 Leysin
Leisure camp 3 Leysin

International flair meets typical Swiss mountain landscape: Surrounded by the impressive Vaud Alps, you will experience an unforgettable time with other young Swiss living abroad.
You can expect a wide variety of different leisure activities. There will be options for sport enthusiasts as well as all those who might be in the mood for something more relaxing. A young and motivated leadership team is looking forward to getting to know you.
Are you ready for fun in Swiss summer? Then register now!

 

  • 22.07. - 04.08.2017
  • 15 - 18 years

Leisure camp 3 Leysin 

Programme

International flair meets typical Swiss mountain landscape: Surrounded by the impressive Vaud Alps, you will experience an unforgettable time with other young Swiss living abroad.
You can expect a wide variety of different leisure activities. There will be options for sport enthusiasts as well as all those who might be in the mood for something more relaxing. A young and motivated leadership team is looking forward to getting to know you.
Are you ready for fun in Swiss summer? Then register now!

 


Date/Duration22.07. - 04.08.2017
Age15 - 18 years
PlaceLeysin, in the Vaudois Alps
Number of participantsmax. 40 participants
Accommodation

Villa La Joux Leysin: www.villalajoux.ch


Price

CHF 850.00 (incl. food, accommodation, excursions)


Notes

Return travel to Leysin is not included in the price. You have the possibility of travelling to Leysin with the group at a reduced price from Zurich central train station or individually. The same applies for the return trip. You will find out more after registering.


Registration deadline15.03.2017
StatusBOOKED with waiting list
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Outdoorcamp
Outdoorcamp

This adventure demands your complete commitment and lets you dive into a whole new world! During our Outdoorcamp you will spend two weeks in the outdoors. You will have the chance to discover a variety of (outdoor-) sports, explore the Swiss Alps and experience a big adventure in a small group!

 

  • 22.07. - 04.08.2017
  • 15 and above

Outdoorcamp 

Programme

This adventure demands your complete commitment and lets you dive into a whole new world! During our Outdoorcamp you will spend two weeks in the outdoors. You will have the chance to discover a variety of (outdoor-) sports, explore the Swiss Alps and experience a big adventure in a small group!

 


Date/Duration22.07. - 04.08.2017
Age15 and above
Placebe surprised
Number of participantsmax. 16 participants
Accommodation

Tent and hammock


Price

CHF 750.00 (incl. overnight stays, all meals and activities)


Notes

To ensure that this trip is a great experience for all, we expect you to provide your enthusiasm and readiness to commit yourself to the group. You will need to be in good physical shape and possess the endurance for multi-hour hikes with packs.


Registration deadline15.03.2017
StatusBOOKED with waiting list
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Discover Switzerland
Discover Switzerland

For two weeks you will go on individual tourist excursions on a theme (e.g. water, history, transportation) and get a closer look at all the diversity of Switzerland. The trips suggested by the OSA are among the most popular and will take you to the Alps, the Mittelland, to town and country. You will post on our blog your travel journal as well as the pictures you shot.

  • all year round, for a maximum of two weeks
  • from 16 years old

Discover Switzerland 

Programme

For two weeks you will go on individual tourist excursions on a theme (e.g. water, history, transportation) and get a closer look at all the diversity of Switzerland. The trips suggested by the OSA are among the most popular and will take you to the Alps, the Mittelland, to town and country. You will post on our blog your travel journal as well as the pictures you shot.


Date/Durationall year round, for a maximum of two weeks
Agefrom 16 years old
Placeall Switzerland
Number of participantsindividual
Accommodation

host family


Price

CHF 700.- included in the price: board and lodging in a host family, Swiss Pass – general season ticket on public transport for the whole of Switzerland - admission for excursions. 


Notes

this program can also be combined with “Training in Switzerland


Registration deadlineno less than six weeks prior to stay
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Each activity is organised and run by experienced team leaders. They have an efficient kitchen crew at their disposal and several group leaders to back them up. The team looks after the participants from the minute they get up until bedtime. The instructors organise all activities and are also available during periods of individual free time. All the members of these back-up teams take time off during their own holidays to take part in the camps without much financial compensation.

 

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