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OSA offers for young people this winter


Discover Switzerland together and enjoy sun and snow!

The OSA Youth Service offers young Swiss citizens abroad a wide variety of opportunities to visit Switzerland. This winter, it once again has three wonderful offers aimed at adolescents and young adults aged 15 and over.

New Year’s ski camp for young people in Les Diablerets (Vaud) from 27.12.2017 to 5.1.2018

A great and varied winter camp in Les Diablerets in the Vaud mountains – sun, snow and fun! Open to young Swiss Abroad aged 15–18. Motivated and trained camp leaders ensure participants have a memorable experience.

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Winter sports camp for adults in Saas-Grund (Valais) from 27.12.2017 to 5.1.2018

The Valais Alps have some great skiing opportunities. The Youth Service is running its second winter camp with a programme perfectly suited to young Swiss Abroad aged 18 and over.

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German course in Lucerne, 8–19 January 2018

Learn German, one of Switzerland’s four national languages, or improve your German skills at our German course in Lucerne. Our joint activities in the afternoon will also acquaint you with Swiss towns, cities and mountains. Your host family will provide an insight into the life and culture of a Swiss family.

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The Youth Service has funding available to provide support for financially disadvantaged participants. Applications can be made under the following link:

Youth Service contact details:; +41 31 356 61 00;