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7 reasons to choose SIS: the LAS Summer in Switzerland Program

Posted by Michelle Starke on 08/05/17 10:16

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SIS, the LAS Switzerland summer program, is a great way for you to make new friends from all over the world and participate in exciting activities like singing in a musical, taking trips to major European tourist destinations, and more!

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1. IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH

During the SIS, the LAS Switzerland summer program, you will participate in classes and activities being taught in English, which will certainly improve your English language skills. Through immersion in English, you will develop confidence speaking in a new language! 

2. MAKE INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS

During your stay, you will share a dorm room and be part of a faculty family with students from over 60 countries. You will definitely make some international friends here, perhaps even a new best friend!

3.  LEARN NEW SKILLS

At the SIS, the LAS Switzerland summer program, each week you can choose from a variety of activities and sports to participate in. You can learn how to play the piano or the guitar, act in a play, perform on stage, take photography lessons, and more!

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4. DISCOVER LEYSIN

Leysin is a village in the Swiss Alps with traditional Swiss wooden chalets and great sports facilities. Over the years, this small mountain village has reinvented itself to become an international center of recreation and education with the hospitality facilities and lifestyle that appeal to global visitors and students alike.

Leysin’s current population of 4,000 is made up of 110 different nationalities, over 30% of whom are under 19 years of age!

 5. DEVELOP THE LOVE OF LEARNING

One advantage of SIS over other summer camps is that we offer a range of programs each morning that will help to develop a love of learning. You can choose from Math, Science and Liberal Arts subjects – they are all designed to intrigue and stimulate you in the chosen area.

6. EXPERIENCE THE SWISS CULTURAL HERITAGE 

During your time at the SIS, you will have the opportunity to visit local and regional attractions and experience the Swiss cultural heritage.

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7. TAKE PART IN CULTURAL TRIPS

There is a larger world just outside your door! Explore it by taking part in SIS’ organized European cultural trips. Experience new countries and cultures and bond more closely with your fellow students! At SIS, you will gain a greater awareness of other cultures and a greater understanding of how your participation can make a difference to others.

Download our 2017 SIS Brochure Information on dates, cultural trips, and more!

Have fun with a whole plethora of exciting activities and enjoy the summer of a lifetime. Choose the SIS, the LAS Switzerland summer program!

Why Leysin American School?

Welcome to Leysin American School, a school with “family” values. Located in the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss Alps, Leysin American School has a history of nurturing talent and motivating students to succeed in education, sports and arts. We bring together students from around the world to create a campus community with a global perspective and a family atmosphere.

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