What is the pupil to camp monitor ratio?
1:10 max, however, it is often lower.
Where are the boarding students accommodated? How many students share a room?
All our campers are housed in St. George’s International School Boarding House. Campers share a room with one, two or three people. Single rooms are also available upon request.
Is there a laundry service included in the Boarding House?
Yes, on arrival all our Campers are given a laundry bag to store their unclean clothes. It will be cleaned by our housekeeping team once per session.
Do the kids need to bring their own bedsheets and towels?
No, bed sheets and bath towels are provided by the boarding house. However, please bring your own towel for the sport/water activities.
Are there any other additional costs we need to consider?
This is an all-inclusive camp, no extras are needed. However, during the camp, your child will have the opportunity to go paragliding, if you would like this there is an additional cost of approximately CHF 170.
Which airport should my child fly to?
Geneva airport, It is an easy 1hr commute to the school.
How many children are in each language class?
We have around 10 campers per language class.
Which language would the students speak during the program?
The main language is English, and the camp will be held in English, however, lots of our staff are bilingual French/English.
How many options can campers choose?
Campers may choose one option for the morning and another one for the afternoon.
How many days a week and how many hours are set aside for sports vs academics?
Our days are equally split with academics in the morning and sport activities in the afternoons Monday-Friday. Over the 2 week period they have 30hrs of academics and 30hrs of sports plus excursions and weekend activities for those residential.
What equipment should they bring for sports?
Our Camp will provide all the materials and a list of what to bring will be sent to you prior arrival. All Campers will need to bring their swimwear, sports clothes, rain jacket and good mountain shoes. Tennis students will require tennis shoes (our courts are clay and hard).
How much pocket money should be given and is there somewhere safe to store it?
We recommend CHF 50.— per week. Campers have a private safe in their rooms or the boarding staff can look after it for them and give out certain amounts when required.
If a child must administer an injection every day before bedtime, can anyone help them with this?
We have a qualified nurse on site and if help in this type of case is required it can be arranged.
Do the children mix with English speakers on the Campus or in their rooms?
Room distribution is typically based on ensuring a good mix of nationalities and maintaining the international feel of the Camp. If a family expresses a wish for campers to be roomed together, that can be accommodated.