Established in 1966 by Jean and Mathilde Wegmüller, Chantemerle is a private boarding and day school for boys & girls from ages 5 to 18. Beautifully located in nature overlooking lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, Chantemerle offers a warm and structured learning environment to over 50 students from all over the world. Over the years, the school has established a strong reputation for its strong academics and its positive approach to education.
- Elementary to lower secondary school
- French National Diploma and Swiss Gymnase entry exams
- Swiss Immersion and Study Abroad programs
- IB diploma and Swiss maturity (residency programs)
- Language camps (Summer & Winter)
Official Certifications in Learning French (DELF), English (Cambridge) and German (Goethe) languages
Students are housed in pleasant chalet-style 2 or 3 bedded rooms according to their age, gender and friendship.
Learn French Validate a full academic school year
Swiss Immersion, Study Abroad Program
Maturity and IB diploma
Academic school year. A comprehensive and internationally recognized program from preschool to secondary school. National French Diploma, entry exam preparation for Swiss public Swiss Immersion Gymnases.
Swiss Immersion & Study Abroad program: A fully validated academic program to acquire the level of French necessary to pursue higher studies in Switzerland. DELF exam preparation.
Maturity and IB diploma (residency program):
High school students prepare for the Swiss Maturity or the IB diploma, while maintaining residency at Chantemerle.
Very active since its creation a decade ago, Chantemerle’s school of Performing Arts allows students to discover and exploit their talents. Main disciplines include: Ballroom dancing (salsa, tango, chacha) and break dance, Theater and improvisation, Choir and singing, piano and guitar.
Cultural and artistic workshops are offered in the form of group lessons or individual sessions: Painting, creative design, Arts & crafts, Cooking and chocolate, Photography and multimedia.Cultural visits excursions are planed during the year, on Wednesdays and during weekends: Walks in the mountains, Visits to neighboring cities (Lausanne, Bern, Basel), Visits to museums (Museum of the Alimentarium, Swiss Museum of the Game, Museum Giannada, Fondation Beyeler, Musée de l’art brut),Bex salt mines, Nestlé chocolate factory, Educational and scientific workshops at the University of Lausanne.
Summer Camp in Switzerland from July 1st to August 12th 2018
French, English & German
2 to 6-week courses between July 1st and August 12th 2008. An active and cooperative learning approach. Grammar and vocabulary are practiced in the context, oral communication is carried out through practical activities (music, theater).
DELF & Cambridge certifications
Exam sessions 19/20 July 2018. Prepare and sit the French DELF or the Cambridge English exams. Two language diplomas “for life” that assess communication skills in real situations.
Intensive SAT prep camp
2 sessions (01.07-14.07 and 29.07-14.08) to build the most convincing US college application possible. Learn how to ace your SAT and how to write powerful personal essays. Activities, excursions, fitness parcours and mindfullness.
NUMBER OF LESSONS :9 sessions of 4 hours each, MOCK TESTS: 3 mock tests of 4 hours each, TOTAL TEACHING TIME: 48 hours, FOR STUDENTS AGED: 14 – 17 years
Inventors for a better world
2-week program from July 22th to August 5th 2018. In a scientific and entrepreneurial spirit, students ages 12-17 engage in hands-on Science & Robotics to explore how simple innovation ideas can help make a “ better world”. Bilingual French/English.
Thabo basketball training camp
1 week of basketball (16/7-21/7) + 1 week of language camp with activities. Experience basketball at its best with NBA star Thabo Sefolosha (Utah Jazz). A unique learning basketball experience.
Juventus Soccer Academy
1 week of soccer (16/7-21/7) + 1 week of language camp with activities. An intensive and fun learning soccer opportunity combined with language courses and numerous fun activities and excursions.
Age range: Juniors (7 to 10), Teens (11 to 17)
Dates: 2 to 6-week sessions from July 1st to August 12th 2018
CHF 3’300.- (2 weeks)
CHF 4’400.- (3 weeks)
CHF 5’500.- (4 weeks)
CHF 6’600.- (5 weeks)
CHF 7’700.- (6 weeks)
Chantemerle propose an all inclusive package starting at CHF 3’300.- for a 2-week stay (full board, courses & material, transports, all activities and Europa-Park)
Activities: Sports & games, Circus, ballroom dancing, Cooking and art classes, Cultural visits, Europa-Park, Mountain adventures, Nature walks & picnics
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