Children’s Summer Courses 2020

With summer upon us, and normality setting back in, the time has come to devise how you will keep your most precious little ones active and engaged over the break. Longer, warmer days also mean we all can and should make the most of the great Swiss outdoors. Browse our compilation of the best activities going ahead around the canton in compliance with government guidelines.
Soft Landing Language Summer Courses
Availability 6 July – 21 August 2020
At Soft Landing, children aged 4 to 13 years are taught German via engaging learning techniques that incorporate the likes of storytelling, games, music, and art. Alongside day camps, 1 to 2-hour sessions are offered across 5 consecutive days. English and Spanish courses are also available. 
Institut Montana Summer Sessions
Availability 19 July – 9 August 2020
Summer sessions with a duration of 2 or 3 weeks offer a unique academic, social, and cultural programme for children aged 10 to 15 years. A high-quality curriculum allows students to improve their German or English as well as discover new academic fields such as Business & Leadership or Creativity & Arts. Inspired by almost 100 years of educational excellence; scenic environments, sports sessions, day trips, and a familial community come as standard at Montana.

The Learning Place Summer Camp
Availability 6 July – 14 August 2020
This summer camp in English and German combines language learning with fun and games for children aged 6 to 10 years. While the focus will be on academic creativity in the form of a personal project, there will be plenty of time for other activities such as dog training, gardening or painting that will be tailored according to students’ interests. 
InterSoccer Summer Soccer Camps
Availability 6 July – 7 August 2020
Soccer courses for boys and girls aged 3 to 13 years – all skill levels welcome. While the Mini Camp entertains 3 to 5-year-olds, the Junior and Academy Camps are designed for 5 to 13-year-olds. The up to five-day programmes are led by qualified international coaches and held in English. Full-day participants need to bring a packed lunch as the Zug location does not provide hot lunch. 

More Sports Soccer Camp
Availability 6 – 10 July (Zug) & 10 – 14 August 2020 (Cham)
Summer soccer training by the former professional striker and passionate coach, Moreno Merenda. This camp focuses on children’s enjoyment of the sport, improvement of their skills, and teambuilding. Children aged 5 to 11 years participate in two 2-hour practice sessions, broken up by lunch and games. 

KiTi-Farm Summer Holiday Courses
Availability 4 July – 15 August 2020
Children spend their days outdoors and learn how to interact with the resident ponies. In a mediated environment, all participants are encouraged to find their personal communication approach and build their self-confidence as they are taught how to ride and care for the animals. Best-suited but not limited to children with some previous riding experience, courses are tailored to children aged 3 to 15 years. Parents may be required to accompany their mini-me. 
MS Sports Camps
Availability 6 July – 14 August 2020
The sought-after MS Sports camps are held country-wide and encompass a variety of sports activities across multiple locations. In Zug, places still remain for the tennis, football, and multi-sports camps each lasting between 4 and 5 days and welcoming boys and girls aged 5 to 14 years. For those happy to venture further afield, other camps include dance, bike, and overnight camps. 

NUEJO's Summer Camp
Availability 22 June – 25 August 2020
Choose between half and whole day care at NUEJO's summer camp for children aged 3 to 14 years. While mornings are dedicated to excursions to surrounding zoos, museums and parks, afternoons are spent getting creative and fostering new friendships at NUEJO’s family centre in Baar. 
Schwimmschule Baar Holiday Courses 
Availability 6 July – 14 August 2020
Group swimming lessons at the Lättich swimming pool can be booked for children aged 4 and above from 22 June onwards. Courses run for 5 consecutive days, with one 30-minute lesson being held each day. Please note, courses are held in Swiss German and swim goggles, wetsuits or any form of swimming aids are not permitted.  
TechLabs Summer & Holiday Camps
Availability 6 July – 17 July 2020
Science and coding enthusiasts aged between 8 to 16 years will be excited to learn about TechLabs Baar. Their STEM-oriented camps last Monday through Friday and are available as half or full-day courses. Choose between rocketry, robotics, or flight lab.

Chess4Kids Summer Camp
Availability 6 July – 14 August 2020
This summer camp offers half and whole day care. The chess school for children aged 4 to 15 years is devoted to teaching the game of chess, which’s positive effects on the overall development of adolescents have been proven repeatedly. Children are encouraged to progress at their own pace and though the main focus remains chess, additional fun and interactive activities such as yoga, ballgames, or robotics are scheduled every afternoon. Different courses are tailored to suit beginners and advanced players. Extended daycare from 8am to 6pm is available upon request.