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Summer Camp at College et Lycee St-Charles

Varsta: 10 - 18 years

Limba straina: English, French

Tara: Switzerland

Tipuri de programe: Recreational

Cazare: campus

Cursuri: 20 hours / week

Perioada: July 7 - Aug. 16, 2019

Nivel de studiu: A1 - C2

About the School and Campus
Founded in 1897, the Collège & Lycée Saint-Charles is located in outstanding settings in Ajoie, in the Swiss Jura Canton. The campus consists of the main building (the former residence of the canons), a school building, a beautiful chapel and the Léon Burrus sports complex. The summer camp is hosted in a 15th century historic building on Saint-Charles beautiful campus with spacious bright classrooms with integrated technology. Students will be staying in a small town called Porrentruy, is a small community of 7,000 inhabitants, which will allow parents to rest assured their children will have an enjoyable and safe time. Fresh food is prepared daily on campus by our staff, healthy boxed lunches will be provided for excursions.

Accommodation
Standard double dorms are available to all campers with shared bathroom facilities. Students will live in dorms (double or quad) on a beautiful historic campus, on the beautiful historic campus, in beautiful spacious dormitories with caring supportive supervision from our boarding school staff, with all bedding and towels provided.

Trips and leisure
Students will enjoy two business site visits during their stay as well as two recreational excursions to explore the local sights. Excursions will be offered in English. Activities for fun and relaxation include but not limited to: swimming, hiking & climbing, cinema, paragliding, horseback riding and aviation lessons.

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About the courses

1. Summer Entrepreneurship Institute
The Entrepreneurship Institute at Saint-Charles is a unique summer institute in Switzerland providing students with language and business skills. Students will combine language learning with an overall introduction to business concepts to draw on each individual’s personal abilities, providing them the opportunity to shine. Traditional schooling separates learning into focused areas (science, math, history, etc) while an Entrepreneur needs to use all these areas to synthesize their learning and create something truly unique.
Students will: • focus on business English or French • develop a new business concept • grow that concept into a business plan • visit local businesses and go behind the scenes • compete in a business plan competition • explore the nature and local sights

  • Languages: high quality language program focused on small student groups to maximize conversation and development.
  • Entrepreneurship: during their stay, students will take part in: creating their own business plan, 7 business seminars, 5 elective workshops, 2 business excursions and 2 experiential excursions.
  • Workshops: daily business workshops will be integrated into the language courses as well as providing supplemental instruction. Students will be coached through all parts of a business plan. Students will also have the chane to take part in a culmination activity called Business Pitch Competition (with prizes).

2. Summer Language Camp
A focused language experience for students to advance their abilities in French or English at any level.

  • Students will choose a language to focus on, English or French.
  • We will be providing small group instruction for customized language learning from beginner to advanced level.
  • Students will participate in morning language classes, excursions or workshops in the afternoon and evening recreation.
  • Students will be supervised by our attentive staff and provided with fresh meals for lunch and dinner as well as snacks throughout the day.

Additional opportunities: aviation lessons, horseback riding lessons, golf or tennis lessons. Three times per week in the afternoon-replacing workshops and free time.
 

Sample Week - Summer Entrepreneurship Institute

 

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Extra

Monday

Classroom introduction

Business Case study

Free time

 

Tuesday

Business focused Language course

Excursions

Scavanger Hunt

Opportunity to upgrade Excursions

Wednesday

Business focused Language course

Business Plan Development

Campus

 

Thursday

Business focused Language course

Visit Local Business

Olympiad

 

Friday

Business focused Language course

Excursion

Cinema

Opportunity to upgrade Excursions

Saturday

Excursions

Excursions

Free time

Opportunity to upgrade Excursions

                                                                                                                                                           

Sample Schedule - Summer Language Camp*

 

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Morning

Free

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Lunch

Afternoon

Arrivals

Workshop

Excursions

Workshop

Excursions

Free time

Excursions

Dinner

Evening

Welcome Celebration and placement tests

Cinema

Swimming

Free Evening

Evening Hike

Free Evening

Departures

                                                                             

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About the courses

1. Summer Entrepreneurship Institute
The Entrepreneurship Institute at Saint-Charles is a unique summer institute in Switzerland providing students with language and business skills. Students will combine language learning with an overall introduction to business concepts to draw on each individual’s personal abilities, providing them the opportunity to shine. Traditional schooling separates learning into focused areas (science, math, history, etc) while an Entrepreneur needs to use all these areas to synthesize their learning and create something truly unique.
Students will: • focus on business English or French • develop a new business concept • grow that concept into a business plan • visit local businesses and go behind the scenes • compete in a business plan competition • explore the nature and local sights

  • Languages: high quality language program focused on small student groups to maximize conversation and development.
  • Entrepreneurship: during their stay, students will take part in: creating their own business plan, 7 business seminars, 5 elective workshops, 2 business excursions and 2 experiential excursions.
  • Workshops: daily business workshops will be integrated into the language courses as well as providing supplemental instruction. Students will be coached through all parts of a business plan. Students will also have the chane to take part in a culmination activity called Business Pitch Competition (with prizes).

2. Summer Language Camp
A focused language experience for students to advance their abilities in French or English at any level.

  • Students will choose a language to focus on, English or French.
  • We will be providing small group instruction for customized language learning from beginner to advanced level.
  • Students will participate in morning language classes, excursions or workshops in the afternoon and evening recreation.
  • Students will be supervised by our attentive staff and provided with fresh meals for lunch and dinner as well as snacks throughout the day.

Additional opportunities: aviation lessons, horseback riding lessons, golf or tennis lessons. Three times per week in the afternoon-replacing workshops and free time.
 

Sample Week - Summer Entrepreneurship Institute

 

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Extra

Monday

Classroom introduction

Business Case study

Free time

 

Tuesday

Business focused Language course

Excursions

Scavanger Hunt

Opportunity to upgrade Excursions

Wednesday

Business focused Language course

Business Plan Development

Campus

 

Thursday

Business focused Language course

Visit Local Business

Olympiad

 

Friday

Business focused Language course

Excursion

Cinema

Opportunity to upgrade Excursions

Saturday

Excursions

Excursions

Free time

Opportunity to upgrade Excursions

                                                                                                                                                           

Sample Schedule - Summer Language Camp*

 

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Morning

Free

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Lunch

Afternoon

Arrivals

Workshop

Excursions

Workshop

Excursions

Free time

Excursions

Dinner

Evening

Welcome Celebration and placement tests

Cinema

Swimming

Free Evening

Evening Hike

Free Evening

Departures

                                                                             
*This is a sample schedule which will be updated to a complete schedule in May.

  • Please be aware in both the provisional and the final schedule all activities are subject to the local conditions such as weather or circumstances out of our control.
  • Afternoon activities will focus on excursions including local tourism, hiking and other recreation or workshops such as crafts, additional shills or additional language practice in an inventive way.
  • Our fully functioning cinema will be available on campus as well our sports call for student activity.

Age Range:
• Summer Entrepreneurship Institute: 14 - 18 years old
• Summer Language Camp: 10 - 18
Course dates:
 • Summer Entrepreneurship Institute: July 20 - Aug 3; Aug 4 - 16, 2019
• Summer Language Camp: July 7 - July 13, July 14 - July 20, 2019
Length: 2 or 4 weeks

Price:
• 2 weeks - 4500 CHF
• 4 weeks - 9000 CHF

The Fee Includes:

  • Accommodation on campus
  • Full board (hot lunch)
  • 20 hours of English or French courses / week
  • Test, studying materials, certificates
  • Using the school facilities
  • Full-day and half-day trips every week
  • Organized activities
  • 24/24 emergency phone number

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