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The offers for young people this winter
The Youth Service of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) has organised a wide range of sporting and educational offers for the coming months.
New Year ski camp in Sedrun from 27 December 2014 to 5 January 2015
A highly varied programme awaits you in the mountains of Grisons. In addition to skiing or snowboarding lessons in small groups and a diverse fringe programme (snowblading, ski racing, hiking by torchlight, ball sports, climbing, ice skating, dancing, swimming and workshops, etc.), which will provide you with physical challenges, there is also time to make and enjoy new friendships. Start 2015 in the company of other young Swiss Abroad in the Swiss mountains! You will be looked after by a well-trained and highly motivated team of leaders.
Language course in Berne from 5 to 16 January 2015
Four lessons of language teaching in the morning, joint activities in the afternoon and a welcoming host family. We will inspire you to learn German as one of the four national languages.
Sports holiday camp on the Belalp from 14 to 22 February 2015
Take part in the first sports holiday camp in sun-kissed Valais. You will experience the wonderful winter landscape on the Belalp with sport and fun galore.
In addition to skiing and snowboarding lessons, a diverse indoor sports programme awaits you at the Olympica sport and wellness hotel with climbing, badminton, ball sports, swimming and aerobics. You will also take part in outdoor activities, such as snowshoeing, airboarding, tobogganing, ice skating and much more besides. You cannot miss the opportunity to visit probably the most famous of Swiss mountains, the Matterhorn in Zermatt. Our highly motivated team of leaders are waiting for you!
Easter camp in Davos from 4 to 12 April 2015
Surrounded by mountains and 300 kilometres of piste spread across 85 runs, Davos-Klosters is one of the largest snow sport regions in the Alps. The alpine town is a spa and conference venue and also has plenty to offer culturally. This camp presents a unique opportunity to get to know this winter sports resort better and to see out the ski and snowboarding season. The OSA team provides skiing and snowboarding lessons as well as a diverse and enjoyable fringe programme.
We will provide you with an insight into the Swiss educational landscape, tailored to your wishes. In cooperation with educationsuisse – Formation in Switzerland, you will acquire a better understanding of Switzerland’s education system. You will receive the opportunity to obtain advice on your future educational path and we organise «taster days» at educational institutions. We also aim to provide contact with students in the specialist fields of interest to you.
Further information on the offers can be found on our websites at www.aso.ch and www.swisscommunity.org.