Academic content and activities
Visit to Annecy. Better known as the little French Venice. This city occupies a strategic position between Italy, Geneva and France. Participants will be able to visit its castle and its cathedral, as well as the 12th century Palais de l’Isle, also called “old prisons”, a symbolic monument of the city, and one of the most photographed monuments in France.
Ski lessons with the Megève ESF. Three hours of ski class with instructors. The groups are distributed by levels according to the criteria set by the school’s instructors. At the end of the week, students with be given a card and a badge with their level. Both accreditations certify them to ski at any ski resort in the world since the ESF (École Ski Française) is recognised around globally. We have total confidence in the Megève ESF, we have been working with them for over twenty years, and they offer excellent training for our students.
Aprés ski activities. Igloo building, sled race, snow figure contest, snowshoeing, mountain safety course, St Nicolas gymkhana, volleyball tournament, astronomy workshop … Evening activities: karaoke, movie night, leadership games …
Visit to Chamonix. Mid-week there is the option of going to visit the well-known town of Chamonix, being able to visit the highest peak in Europe at an altitude of 4,808 meters and the Mer de Glace, the largest glacier in France.
Visit to Megève. On the last day of skiing and before returning to the centre, participants will get off by cable car to visit the town of Megéve, they can walk through its beautiful pedestrian streets through the old town and have a crepe to recharge batteries.
Farewell party. There is a party on the last night where the cards and badges obtained with the French school are handed out.
Complementary activities (not included)
Language classes. They are optional and are not included in the programme. You can choose group classes, individual classes, just conversation… in different languages: French, English, Spanish and German.
Other activities that are offered and that are not within the programme
- Ice skating
- Dog sledding tour
- Horse-drawn sleigh excursion
- Water activities: pool and spa (over 15 year-olds)
Programme may undergo modifications due to weather conditions