Summer is around the corner! It’s the last moment to book the best summer camps in Geneva. Below, you’ll find a selection that covers various interests, and ages.
There are plenty of summer camps in Geneva, it’s impossible to list them all, but I hope you’ll find interesting things in this selection.
Disclaimer: most of camps here are listed in a form of a paid collaboration. Rest assured Parentville only does paid collabs when the service/product is worth recommending!
Simply Theatre Summer Camps
Simply Theatre Academy has a fabulous lineup of summer workshops for 5 to 18 year olds in Geneva for 2023 running at their Versoix studios during July and August. There is something for everyone this summer, including, Abba Mania, Harry Potter, Disney Delights, Movie in a Week, Popstar to Superstar, Broadway Kids … and MORE! Their fantastic tutors are drawn from across the world of theatre, television and film to deliver exhilarating and unique camps for all ages. Every tutor is passionate about working with young people and are hand-picked for each camp to ensure a first-class experience for students. Why not add some theatrical magic to your family’s summer plans?
Their summer camps are open to non-students too, so it is a great way to experience what life is like at the Academy.
Running daily from 9 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday, wrap-around care at ‘Back Stage Club’ is also available.
PRICE: 295CHF for Mini Performers (5-6 years); 595CHF for Young Performers (7-11) and Performers (12-18). 10% discount for all siblings
Looking for inspiration to keep your kids busy this summer? IIL Camps offers over 50+ camps for children and teenagers aged 3 to 17 years old, to make the most of the summer holidays in Geneva! Whether you’re looking for sports, arts, technology, discovery, outdoor or water activities, there’s something to suit all tastes and ages! You’re sure to find the right holiday camp for your children from our wide selection! Our camps are available in full-day or half-day formats, and are open to all children.
At IIL Camps, we do our utmost to ensure that every child can enjoy a summer holiday that’s just right for them, by taking part in enriching and fulfilling activities. Once again this summer, we have lots of surprises in store! And because we’re open to the world, most of our camps are run in both French and English, providing a bilingual environment for all
Our team of qualified professionals is looking forward to looking after your children and teenagers this summer and giving them an unforgettable experience! Discover all our summer camps here.
AGE: 3 to 17 y.o.
LOCATION: Grand Lancy, Geneva (Institut International Lancy)
PRICE: from 275chf / week
PRACTICAL INFO: drop off from 8.30am, pick-up until 6pm / costs include
morning and/or afternoon snacks / options available for lunch.
CONTACT: [email protected] or +41 (0) 76 410 26 20
Offer your kids playful and creative language camps. With Spell Languages you are opting for the highest quality and lasting impact on your kids’ life’s journey. You also chose from three age groups as well as different languages such as English, French, German, Spanish or Italian. Here your kids will have lots of fun and will live unforgettable adventures surrounded by the sounds of classical music and inspired by the most prominent artists of all times – be it literature or painting, in a magic-filled forest. Expect daily outings and team games. Is it a treasure hunt in the old town or the mindfulness activities by the river that your children will tell you about back at home? Enroll now and see for yourself!
Practical information: drop off from 8 am and pick up until 6 pm, option to choose 3-dish lunch & discounts for enrollments of 2 or 3 weeks applicable.
LOCATION: Plainpalais area.
PRICE: from 460 chf/week.
CONTACT: check details here.
Themed bilingual summer camps. Every week new theme. Price includes: meal plan, excursions, creative & sport activities, bilingual programme and lots of fun!
Price: 500 CHF/ week 7:00-19:00; 350 CHF/ week 7:00-14:30. 10% discount for the second child & 20% for the third child. For more info and reservations contact TotUp at [email protected].
LOCATION: Petit-Lancy, Thonex, Veytaux (VD), Epalinges (VD), Crissier (VD), Estavayer-le-lac (FR).
PRICE: 350-500 chf/week
CONTACT: [email protected]
Gymboree Geneva will host Bilingual Summer Camp from Monday 3rd of July to Friday 18th of August (mornings, afternoons or all days). There will be themed art activities, music and songs, play and movement on their specially designed equipment, tactile time, imaginary play, story time and more. It is a time for children to have fun and make new friends as well as an opportunity to learn French and English. There will be play time outside in the afternoons. Costs include a morning snack and/or afternoon snack and all class room and art materials. For children staying all day parents are to provide lunch for them.
AGE: 3-6 yo
PRICE: from 350 CHF/week
HOURS: 8h30 – 16h30
LOCATION: Grand Saconnex
MORE INFO: click here or contact via [email protected] or call 022 920 9200
LES ATELIERS D’ALICE
We are happy to welcome your children in our summer camp, we organize fun, creative and pedagogical activities for seven weeks.
In July, your kids will get the opportunity to danse and explore light, colours and shadow (3-7 th July), to join the wonderful world of Marvel and jump at Airloop (11-14 th July), to live like pirates and go on a treasury hunts (17-21 st July), and to discover Amazonia and practice capoeira (24-28 th July).
During August, let’s go to the beach, and play outside with sand and coconuts (31 st July – 4 th August), meet the funny Kimochee team and talk about emotions (7 th -11 th August) and finally prepare an extraordinary carnival for animals, practicing the circus disciplines and making plastic art (14 th -18 th August)!
LUNCH: available for 12 chf/day.
Full immersion, multi-activity camps with qualified teachers to learn English in small groups from age 5. Thanks to a structured yet fun approach, children of all levels develop vocabulary, expressions and pronunciation. The varied creative and dynamic activities take place both indoors and outdoors.
Themes for 2023:
● Time Travel in Geneva (based on the book The Geneva Chronicles)
● Around the World
● Let’s explore Canada & the USA
PEP offers full or half day options and a discount for siblings or children attending multiple
PRICE: 350/week (half day) or 600/week (full day)
KNOCK ON WOOD
Ignite your kids’ creativity this summer at our Knock On Wood woodworking camps! Let them join skilled craftsmen, unleash their imagination, and create lasting memories.
Immerse them in a dynamic and supportive environment, surrounded by woodworking enthusiasts who share their passion. Woodworking serves as great activity to enhance manual- and real life problem solving skills. Our methodologies have been designed and validated for 21st-century kids taking them back to basics without going back in time.
Our full-day camps are for younger kids with an afternoon splash in Nations Square Fountains.
Half-day is the best option for lazy teens and sleepyheads. Let them sleep till midday, and come for woodworking after lunch. Digital-manual or Ceramic-wood combinations are offered this year as innovative combined craft experiences for those kids that are up for challenges.
Our state-of-the-art 500 sqm woodworking facilities are equipped with top-of-the-line tools and materials, ensuring a safe and inspiring learning environment.
Secure their spots today and let your kids’ woodworking dreams take shape!
LOCATION: Nations area (La Voie-Creuse 16)
PRICE: from 360 chf/week
Les stages d’été reviennent chez Bubbles du 3 juillet au 25 août 2023. Cette été, rejoins-nous et pars à la découverte des enfants du monde à travers tes dessins animés préférés. Au programme, découverte d’un nouveau pays chaque semaine. Les inscriptions sont déjà ouvertes ! À travers ces stages d’été, Bubbles soutient l’association Enfants du Monde. 10.- seront reversés pour chaque inscription. À très vite chez Bubbles !
PRICE: from 399 CHF/week.
CONTACT: 022 774 55 55 ou [email protected]
COLLEGE DU LEMAN
Looking for an adventure-packed summer camp for your child? Collège du Léman offers all students aged 8 to 14 the Discovery Camp, from June 16th to July 14th. Your child will experience incredible outdoor activities, make unforgettable memories, and new friends. Each day, your child will embark on a new adventure like acrobranching, aquapark, zipline park, Genève Plage, Signal de Bougy, and much more.
CDL Discovery Camp, from Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.
Other camps from age 4 to 18, day and boarding – here.
PRICE: from 725 chf/week
CONTACT: College du Leman.
RED WHALE SWIMMING
Dive into Summer with Intensive Swimming Lessons at Red Whale Bellevue Swimming Pool! Join us for five weeks of exhilarating swimming lessons during the Summer (03 July – 04 August). Improve your skills and build confidence in the water! Daily sessions at the same convenient time. Lessons in English & French. Small groups with teachers in the water. Sign up for the entire week (5 lessons from Monday to Friday) at an unbeatable price of 200 CHF.
Our multilingual instructors provide personalized attention, ensuring clear communication and an inclusive learning environment. Don’t miss this chance to improve your technique, and boost water confidence. Limited spots available, so reserve yours today! Register at www.redwhale.ch and dive into a Summer filled with fun, progress, and lifelong memories!
AGE: from 3.5 months (with a parent), from 3.5yo independently.
PRICE: 200 chf
Our camps are organized in French- and German-speaking Switzerland during the school holidays. They welcome children and teenagers aged 5 to 17 for a morning or a full day and focus on original themes such as robotics, computer programming, mechanics, video game development, and much more! Mixing theory and practice, our courses enable participants to acquire new knowledge that will be very useful for their future!
AGE: 5-14 yo
LOCATION: Lancy & Nations area
PRICE: from 380 chf
Planet Climbing offers HOLIDAY CAMPS for your child where they will enjoy a great mix of sports related to climbing as well as other fun and creative activities. These week-long camps are not only for “climber-kids”! Every child will enjoy the time learning new skills and making friends. All our camps are fully guided and ensure a safe and fun time is had by all.
In the program: climbing games in our climbing gym, outdoor climbing day, yoga kids, arts and crafts, judo and more outdoor games in collaboration with third party providers.
Come join us and push your vertical limits for fun! Groups of 8 kids max. Weekly and daily booking possible. From 08:30 to 17:00. Extra child-care hours on-demand.
AGE: 5-12 yo
PRICE: 490 CHF/week or 125 CHF/day. Discount of -10% on the full week price if at least 3 bookings at the same time (family/friends).
ENGLISH IN CHOULEX
This half day morning camp, to teach English, is set in the beautiful Geneva countryside. The campers have many adventures, visiting forests, farms, and vineyards. They experience life close to the animals and plants of a lush, green village. With fresh fruit and berries from the region, the little chefs also bake pastry treats!
English is taught everyday using art, songs, games, and multimedia. A small camp of maximum 12 children per week. The director, a certified English teacher, with her fully bilingual team (FR/ENG), ensure that children get individual attention with language practice and are monitored. Join us! Learn, explore and create!
AGE: 4-10 yo
PRICE: 245 CHF/week (half- day camp)
HOURS: 8h30 – 12h30
MORE INFO: Contact [email protected] or call 022 751 33 26
Addictlab is an international creative think tank with a number of dedicated research labs that promote scientific and creative learning. Addictlab selects activities from these labs for educational workshops, team building activities as well as creative exhibitions. Addictlab’s mission is to mix creative disciplines.
This Summer Addictlab organizes two Summer STEAM Camps (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Maths) in the afternoons of July (from 14:30 to 17:30) during the following weeks:
- Week 3-7 July at Campus Biotech Innovation Park (Geneva);
- Week 10-14 July at Château de Voltaire (Ferney Voltaire).
By the end of the summer STEAM camp, kids will have experienced how to draw in 3D, 3D print, paint in virtual reality, learn about solar panels, robotics and coding, and so much more. Over 25 activities are offered to push kids’ ability to creative thinking, collaboration, computational thinking. All activities are evaluated and linked to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) of the United Nations. Please register to our newsletter here, to stay in touch.
- All maisons de quartiers organize day camps for kids over the summer. The program will vary from one maison to the other, but they all include tons of fun, small and big trips! Be sure to check what your neighborhood offers!
- CPV – is an association that has been organizing holiday camps for the last 50 years. The selection is BIG!
- ASK – All Special Kids. ASK organizes camps for children 3-17 years old, who have Learning Differences and Special Educational Needs.
- Intersoccer – football camps for kids, special weeks of « girls only »!
- New! Camps at Ecole Rudolf Steiner.