Summer Camps 2019

With the summer holidays fast approaching, it is time to start planning how to keep your kids active and still engaged over the break. Longer, warmer days mean we can all get the most from the great Swiss outdoors.

Here's a listing of some of the best activities out there, to assure everyone will be smiling all summer long. Keep checking back for more additions in the coming weeks.


Institut Montana Summer Sessions
Availability 14 July – 10 August 2019
These summer sessions offer a unique academic, social and cultural programme. A high-quality curriculum allows students to improve their German, English or French as well as discover a new academic field of their choice such as Business and Leadership or Creativity and Arts. Inspired by 90 years of experience; scenic environments, sport sessions, daytrips and a familial community come as standard!
Offered are 2 sessions with duration of 2 weeks and 1 session with duration of 4 weeks. More info here


Availability 24 June – 16 August 2019
This camp incorporates soccer courses for all ages. While the Mini Camp occupies 3 to 5-year-olds, the Junior and Academy Camps are appropriate for 5 to 13-year-olds. The up to five-day programmes are led by qualified international coaches and are suitable to newcomers as well as those packed full of tricks. English is the main language.
Full day participants need to bring a packed lunch as the Zug location does not provide hot lunch. One-day Camps are available in certain weeks as are Goalkeeper Camps. More info here

Availability 8 July– 10 August 2019
Located on a green farm, the summer holiday programme 2019 sees children spending time with Ponies as they receive the opportunity to groom and ride them. As the needs of different animals are mediated playfully, children can find their personal approach in communicating with the animals and build their self-confidence in the process. Nothing is forced and handicrafts are made available too.
Best-suited but not limited to children with some previous riding experience, courses are tailored to suit the needs of children aged 3 to 15 years. More info here

Availability 8 - 12 July 2019 in Zug & 12 - 16 August 2019 in Cham

A an offering by former football professional Moreno Merenda for children born 2006 - 2009 and 2010 - 2013.
More information here


Schwimmschule Baar
Availability 8 July – 16 August 2019
Group swimming lessons can be booked from 11 June onwards at the Lättich swimming pool. Courses will run for four or five consecutive days, with one lesson being held each day. For the more advanced swimmers, synchronised swimming or monofin lessons are available with duration of 45 minutes.
Standard lessons typically last 30 minutes. Courses available for children aged 4 and above. Swim goggles, wetsuits and swimming aids are not permitted. More info here

Availability 8 July – 16 August 2019
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 as its 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, an additional fun and interactive activity is scheduled every afternoon. Activities include art, martial art, ballgames, and hip-hop.
Different courses are tailored to suit beginners and advanced players. Extended day care from 8am to 6pm is available. More info here