Entries by admjeunes

Megève and its history

The winter sports resort of Megève was created in the inter-war period by a branch of the Rothschild family. The resort grew and in 1933 a cable car to Rochebrune was built. Three years later this allowed the resort to be connected to Mont d’Arbois. The first ski competition was created in 1914 and many […]

10 good reasons to learn French

1. A world language More than 200 million people speak French on the five continents. The Francophonie, the international organisation of French-speaking countries, comprises 68 states and governments. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English, and the ninth most widely spoken language in the world. French is also the only language, […]

Discover our new summer camp 2019 brochure

The one you were all waiting for! Here is the new brochure for our 2019 summer camps in Megève, Haute-Savoie in the heart of the French Alps. What’s new for the 2019 summer camps: · The ages: – This year, for our 2019 summer camps, we will be welcoming your children from the age of […]

How summer camps prepare kids for college?

Sending children to summer camp does more than keep them entertained for the season – here are 10 ways it prepares them for the transition to collegiate life.   At age 7, I went to day summer camp and by 10 I began going to sleepaway camp. Summer after summer, I yearned for the end […]

What do we do when we’re not at camp?

We love camp, it’s our time to get away from our ‘real life’ and enjoy our summer with the children from all over the world. Unfortunately we have to get back to our real lives at the beginning of September for most of us, so what do we do? Well, as Camp Director, my summer […]

Tell us if you saw us?

Megève, the location for our summer camps, is a world-renowned winter ski resort and to remind vacationers that it is also a wonderful place to be in summer, we advertized on the trams in Geneva and at the airport arrivals lounge at Geneva International Airport – did you see us? Our summer language camps are […]

WHY SEND MY CHILD TO A SUMMER CAMP?

SUMMER CAMPS ARE EXTREMELY POPULAR THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AND TAKE VERY MANY DIFFERENT FORMS, PROVIDING A MULTITUDE OF POSSIBILITIES FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN ALIKE.   The long summer break from school that is commonplace in most countries provides both problems and opportunities for parents who are concerned about how their children can make the best […]