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LAS summer's Academic Program

Posted by Emily Gain on 24/02/18 14:39

LAS summer’s new Academic program allows students to develop knowledge and skills in a variety of core and curiosity-driven classes. Class options come in two streams. Accelerator courses focus on advancing a student’s understanding of important school subjects, while the Explorer stream exposes them to a range of alternative topics designed to keep intrigue and inquisitiveness at the forefront of their minds. Students may choose two classes from any of the courses offered.

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Summer Gruyères Excursion!

Posted by Emily Gain on 05/02/18 09:56

If you haven’t tasted Swiss cheese, have you really been to Switzerland? With classic dishes like raclette and fondue found in restaurants countrywide, a visit to the Alps just isn’t complete without a sampling of their most iconic food. Luckily for LAS Summer in Switzerland students, La Maison du Gruyère is a short hour-long drive away from Leysin. This day trip lets campers see the Gruyère cheese-making process first hand, and sends them home with their pockets (and mouths) full of samples.

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LAS Summer’s Mountain Leadership Development Program

Posted by Emily Gain on 29/01/18 16:09

 

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Summer Bern Excursion! 

Posted by Emily Gain on 19/01/18 15:30

History, culture, and nature: these are three things LAS Summer in Switzerland students get to look forward to every year as they travel to Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. As you pull up to the outskirts of the city, these elements can already be seen from the carparkthe old buildings and Bern Minster cathedral are just visible in the background, shops and visitors wind down the streets, and the deep blue-green Aare River and a thick line of trees encircle the city center.

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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:

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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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