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9 Clubs Offered by LAS summer

Posted by Emily Gain on 12/01/18 16:12

Following a fun morning of programs and lunch, LAS summer students are able to take part in afternoon clubs. Clubs are a great way for students to extend beyond their classrooms and meet fellow campers and friends from different programs. Students are able to choose from a diverse selection of 9 different clubs prior to arriving at camp:

1. Theater and Performing Arts Club

Screen Shot 2018-01-12 at 16.02.59.pngChannel your inner drama enthusiast and get ready to embrace everything the Theater and Performing Arts Club has to offer. From learning about the elements of production to mastering the art of improv, this club will take students through all the essentials of crafting and carrying out an encore-worthy play. This club encourages students to step out of their comfort zones, and by doing so helps them to develop their sense of self-confidence and improve their communication and public speaking skills.

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2. Music Club

This LAS summer club invites beginners and experienced musicians alike to participate in one of three streams of musical study—guitar, piano, or DJ and music mixing. Personalized lessons mean students are able to learn at their own pace and work on the skills they need to become talented musicians and excellent performers.

 3. Film Making Club

Screen Shot 2018-01-12 at 16.05.45.pngCalling all movie buffs! Whether you want to be the main presence in front of a camera, one of the creative minds behind a script, or be responsible for carrying out the intricacies of directing, the Film Making Club is for you! Our filmmakers work in a diversely talented team, and combine their ideas, imagination, and efforts to create an award-worthy film. There’s a role and a place for everyone. Ready… and action!

4. Photography Club

You have a unique view of the world, and the Photography Club is here to help you share it! Whether you find beauty in the alps, a parapenter sailing across the sky, or your best friends laughing together, this club will help you to learn your way around a camera and develop important photography techniques. All skill levels welcome!  

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5. Arts Studio Club

Screen Shot 2018-01-12 at 15.59.00.pngLooking for a new medium of self expression? The Arts Studio Club is here for you! Over the course of two weeks, beginners will learn the fundamentals of artistry while more advanced campers will experiment with new mediums and hone in on their own signature style of artwork. Participating in this club is an awesome way to test your creative limits and capture your feelings and thoughts in a tangible way.

6. Robotics and Coding Club

How do you turn a string of numbers and letters into an action performed by a robot? How has programming changed throughout the years and what direction is it heading in now? These are some of the questions the Robotics and Coding Club will help you to answer. Whether you are new to the coding world or already have previous coding experience, this club lets students develop critical thinking skills and explore this rapidly expanding and changing field.

7. Language Club

Bonjour! Hola! Welcome to Language Club! Students in this club are able to choose one of four streams of language studies—French, German, Spanish, or Mandarin. Students will learn and refine conversational skills through games and lessons and become better able to understand the culture their chosen language stems from. This club is perfect for aspiring young travellers and individuals who are curious about new cultures!

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8. Sports Club

There’s no time like the present to get outside and embrace a healthy, active lifestyle! Sports Club is a great way to improve physical fitness and take in some of Leysin’s fresh mountain air and beautiful scenery. You will be able to take part in a variety of sports (some of which may be new to you!) and work together with your teammates in a positive environment.


9. Cooking and Baking Club

Screen Shot 2018-01-12 at 16.14.13.pngGo grab your apron and your chef’s hat, and head on over to the Cooking and Baking Club! Over a two-week session you’ll have the chance to make dishes from all around the globe, learn about combining flavours and spices, and even try your hand at creating something entirely new. If you have a favourite recipe from home, be sure to bring it along so you can share it with all your friends! You’ll be a culinary whiz in no time!

Topics: LAS Summer

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