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Winter camp for children aged 8 to 14 years old

10.07.2019 – OSA

Whether they are skiers or snowboarders, beginners or advanced, Swiss children living abroad aged 8 to 14 will have a great time at our winter camp.

Winter camp in Valbella (GR)

Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019 to Saturday, 4 January 2020

Number of participants: 42

Cost: CHF 900 (contribution to the camp)

Ski or snowboard hire: approx. CHF 150

Registration deadline: 30 September 2019


The exact details of the winter camp and the registration form will be available from Monday 2 September 2019 at

Reduced contribution rates will be granted in exceptional cases. The form required for that can be requested on the registration form. We are also happy to post you our information brochure on request.

For more information, please contact:

Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad (FYSA)

Alpenstrasse 26, 3006 Bern, SWITZERLAND

Tel. +41 31 356 61 16, Fax +41 31 356 61 01


Let’s go to JUSKILA!

Six hundred 13-14-year-olds will attend a week-long snow sports camp in Lenk in the Bernese Oberland from 2 to 8 January 2020, marking the 79th edition of the event. The 600 draw winners will include 25 Swiss Abroad.

A further chapter in the history of JUSKILA will begin on 2 January 2020 when 600 boys and girls aged 13 and 14 travel from all over Switzerland by special train to Lenk in Simmental. It is the 79th time that Swiss Ski and its partners are holding the largest snow sports camp in Switzerland. This time it is the turn of children born in 2005 and 2006.

Swiss children abroad who would like to take part in the winter camp for young people (JUSKILA) must be able to communicate in at least one of Switzerland’s three national languages (German, French or Italian). A draw will be held for the camp spots. The prize includes participation in the camp, including snow sports lessons, food and accommodation. Parents are responsible for organising and funding the outbound and return journeys. The winners of the 25 places for the Swiss Abroad will be announced at the end of September.

Camp costs

The prize includes train tickets that are valid within Switzerland, food, accommodation, ski pass, snow sports lessons, etc. CHF 120

Rental costs for the winter sports equipment
Skis, poles and ski shoes CHF 50 or Snowboard and snowboard boots CHF 150

Information: Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad (FYSA), Tel. +41 31 356 61 16, Fax +41 31 356 61 01, Email:,