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Winter camps for children aged 8 to 14

31.07.2018

Whether skiers or snowboarders, novices or at an advanced level, 8 to 14-year-old Swiss children abroad will have a great time at our winter camp.

Winter camp in Les Diablerets (Vaud)

Date: Wednesday, 26 December 2018 to Friday, 4 January 2019

Number of participants: 42

Cost: Camp contribution of CHF 900

Ski or snowboard hire: around CHF 150

Registration deadline: 30 September 2018

Registration:

The exact details of the winter camp and registration form will be available from 1 September 2018 at http://sjas.ch/en. Reduced rates are offered in justified cases. The required form can be requested on the registration form. We would also be pleased to post you our information brochure on request.

Off to the Juskila!

From 2 to 8 January 2019, around 600 children aged 13 and 14 will enjoy a week of winter sports at Lenk in the Bernese Oberland – and this will be the 78th time the camp has been run. The 600 winners of the prize draw will include 25 Swiss Abroad.

A further chapter in the history of ski camps for young people (Juskila) will begin on 2 January 2019, when 600 girls and boys aged 13 and 14 will travel from all over Switzerland to Lenk in Simmental by special train. For the 78th time Swiss-Ski and its partners are holding Switzerland’s largest winter sports camp. This time it is the turn of children born in 2004 and 2005.

Anyone wishing to take part in the ski camp for young people (Juskila) must be able to speak at least one of Switzerland’s three national languages (German, French or Italian). The camp places will be awarded through a prize draw, with the prize being participation in the camp including winter sports lessons, food and accommodation. Parents are responsible for organising and funding the outbound and return journeys. The 25 Swiss Abroad who have won a place will be announced at the end of September.

Camp costs

The price includes train tickets valid within Switzerland, meals, accommodation, a ski pass and winter sports lessons, etc. CHF 120

Hire costs for winter sports equipment

Skis, poles and ski boots CHF 50 or snowboard and snowboard boots CHF 150

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