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A break in Switzerland for expatriate children

09.04.2021 – LOÏC ROTH, FYSA

Every year, the Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad (FYSA) offers over 300 young Swiss expatriates the chance to visit Switzerland in the summertime and make friends with children of the same age from around the world. Despite the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, we will continue to try our best to offer you a varied selection of holiday camps this year. We have had to downsize our range of camps a little, but we remain as motivated as ever to showcase Switzerland to as many Swiss expatriate children as possible. Organising the camps poses particular challenges to the FYSA this year, while parents are naturally also asking questions. For that reason we have produced a document called Holiday Camp Covid Information 2021, available on our website, which contains useful information that will help parents to plan ahead.

We have already received many bookings for this year’s summer season. Late bookers who would like to know which camps still have free spots should visit our website: www.sjas.ch. This year, the FYSA is again offering discounts on travel and/or camp costs to families who would otherwise find it hard to afford sending their children to our camps. We urge such families to apply for these discounts when making bookings. Our donors will be pleased to know that the discounts they help fund have given children the gift of a carefree couple of weeks in Switzerland, even in difficult times.

If you wish to make a donation yourself, visit sjas.ch > about us > donations

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