Geneva summer camp

Day care center

Art, sport & nature

from age 4

UNESCO ASSOCIATED SCHOOL

member AGEP & FSEP

certified Confidentia Quality

Welcome to
our summer camps

Through fun, artistic, sports and outdoor activities, our summer camps invite children to cultivate wonder, creativity, curiosity, well-being and... good humor!

For further information, please contact centreaere@ersge.ch.

April 8 > 12, 2024

Ages 4 to 7

Woodland goblins

Come and help the little elf discover the wonders of nature as spring awakens! As well as taking a walk in the forest, you'll be gardening, riding in a horse-drawn carriage, cooking, making pretty felt creations... And, above all, playing with your new friends!

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

8 to 12 years old

The explorers

Between lake and mountains, come and have fun discovering activities in the local nature!

A new adventure awaits you every day. You'll go on expeditions with your friends, discover new sports, go climbing, kayaking, horse-drawn carriage rides and lots of other surprise activities! You'll also have time for creativity and free play to relax.

July 1 to 5, 2024

9am to 5pm | optional 8am to 6pm

Pricing shouldn't be an obstacle.The Mimosas Fundsupports families facing financial difficulties so that their children can take part in camps or recreational and sports activities.

Ages 4 to 7

Woodland goblins

Come and have fun for a whole week in nature, where you'll be able to make beautiful creations with natural materials to create a photo exhibition of your work to present to your parents on the last day! You'll take part in fun group activities, games, a horse-drawn carriage ride and free time to explore and let your imagination run wild in a lovely natural setting, in the forest and by the water. You'll also prepare delicious recipes with your new friends, and enjoy them as part of your afternoon tea!

Pedagogical objective

Raising awareness of nature, discovering the environment, developing creativitytion, socialization through free and structured play. Quiet times are also provided (reading, naps for the little ones). In this way, your child will learn in a fun and friendly friendly environment.

Animator

Vania Liebkind and Elisa Melich
Vania and Elisa are both HETS social work graduates with over 15 years' experience in the field of special education, using teaching methods based on the discovery of nature.

Limited seating

14 children

Price

July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:380 chf

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

Mural and Games

Over the course of a week, we'll work together to create a fresco on the theme of Myths and Legends. The day will begin in motion with a time of yoga, followed by pencils and brushes! The afternoon will be spent walking in the surrounding countryside, playing games and painting for those who want to!

Pedagogical objective

Your child will learn to work collaboratively through all the stages of a large-scale project: brainstorming, sketching, media preparation and painting. Interaction with other children and the experience of a professional illustrator/fresco artist will foster their creativity. The yoga time will enable her to become aware of her breath and her body in a playful way. Games and outings will strengthen the group and have a lot of fun!

Animator

Maud André
Freelance illustrator and graphic designer since 2002
Hatha yoga teacher since 2014 and BAFA holder

Limited seating

10 children

Price

July 1 to 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:450 chf

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

12 to 16 years

FashionLab

Come and learn how to create bags, garments and other fashion accessories with a professional seamstress-costumier! If you've got some basic sewing skills, a vivid imagination and a bit of dexterity, this creative week will give you the chance to create your own personal projects and acquire some practical knowledge.

Pedagogical objective

In contact with an artisan, your child will learn sewing, cutting, embroidery and drawing techniques, as well as the history of fashion and any other subject of interest to the group. As well as developing their creativity, your child will be able to acquire know-how.

Animator

Romane Claivaz

Romane, who holds a CFC in Clothing Design and has also trained as a Theatre Costume Designer, will be heading up the second edition of this 100% couture week.

Limited seating

6 children

Price

July 1 to 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:450 chf

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

Sailing & Paddle

You're the Captain! Cast off and set a course for adventure! A week on the water to learn how to sail a small sailboat, paddle and enjoy the lake with your friends!

Pedagogical objective

In the morning, your child will go paddleboarding: team and balance games, rowing techniques and expeditions. The afternoon will be devoted to sailing on an Optimist and sailing independently in different points of sail, making basic adjustments and maneuvers.

Animation & supervision

Marianne Kaufeler and Éric Dechamboux (Club Nautique de Bellevue)

Marianne is a HES specialized educator and a paddle and J+S sailing instructor.

Éric has 30 years' experience on the lake and a state sailing certificate.

Limited seating

10 children

Price

July 1 to 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:550 chf, meals included

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

HEADING OUT TO SEA

Come and learn to sail with your friends and enjoy the lake this summer! Cast off, set sail and discover the thrill of freedom! Swimming and an introduction to paddleboats are also on the program.

Pedagogical objective

Your child will be introduced to sailing with a crew on a ballasted boat: sailing under different points of sail, basic trimming, manoeuvres and upwind sailing will no longer hold any secrets for him/her!

Animation & supervision

Michel Schranz and Club Nautique de Bellevue

Sailing instructor since 1990, JS2 in 2003, Steiner School teacher of music and French, in Andalusia from 2010 to 2016 3 Atlantic crossings, west to east.

Limited seating

4 children

Price

July 1 to 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 650, including meals

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

July 8 to 12, 2024

9am to 5pm | optional 8am to 6pm

Pricing shouldn't be an obstacle.The Mimosas Fundsupports families facing financial difficulties so that their children can take part in camps or recreational and sports activities.

Ages 4 to 7

Woodland Goblin

Come and have fun for a whole week in nature, where you'll be able to make beautiful creations with natural materials to create a photo exhibition of your work to present to your parents on the last day! You'll take part in fun group activities, games, a horse-drawn carriage ride and free time to explore and let your imagination run wild in a lovely natural setting, in the forest and by the water. You'll also prepare delicious recipes with your new friends, and enjoy them as part of your afternoon tea!

Pedagogical objective

Raising awareness of nature, discovering the environment, developing creativitytion, socialization through free and structured play. Quiet times are also provided (reading, naps for the little ones). In this way, your child will learn in a fun and friendly friendly environment.

Animator

Mélanie Damartin
Co-responsible for the kindergarten, BAFA graduate in early childhood education

Limited seating

14 children

Price

July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:380 chf

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

NATURE EVASION

An adventurous week of creativity, fresh air and nature! If you like outdoor activities, this is the camp for you!
Group games, physical activities (circus, dance, theater), arts and crafts, a nature painting workshop and a horse-drawn carriage ride are on the program for this colorful week.

Pedagogical objective

Children will explore the surrounding countryside to discover nature in a program that's instructive, fun and full of surprises. Your child will develop his or her imagination, creativity and coordination.

Animator

Laurie Monge Roffaello

A specialized educator, Laurie is as interested in the circus arts as she is in nature, and is delighted to share her experience and passions.

Limited seating

16 children

Price

July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:450 chf

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

SAILING & PADDLE

You're the Captain! Cast off and set a course for adventure! A week on the water to learn how to sail a small sailboat, paddle and enjoy the lake with your friends!

Pedagogical objective

In the morning, your child will go paddleboarding: team and balance games, rowing techniques and expeditions. The afternoon will be devoted to sailing on an Optimist and sailing independently in different points of sail, making basic adjustments and maneuvers.

Animation & supervision

Marianne Kaufeler and Éric Dechamboux (Club Nautique de Bellevue)

Marianne is a HES specialized educator and a paddle and J+S sailing instructor.

Éric has 30 years' experience on the lake and a state sailing certificate.

Limited seating

10 children

Price

July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:550 chf, meals included

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

HEADING OUT TO SEA

Come and learn to sail with your friends and enjoy the lake this summer! Cast off, set sail and discover the thrill of freedom! Swimming and an introduction to paddleboats are also on the program.

Pedagogical objective

Your child will be introduced to sailing with a crew on a ballasted boat: sailing under different points of sail, basic trimming, manoeuvres and upwind sailing will no longer hold any secrets for him/her!

Animation & supervision

Michel Schranz and Club Nautique de Bellevue

Sailing instructor since 1990, JS2 in 2003, Steiner music and French school teacher, in Andalusia from 2010 to 2016 3 Atlantic crossings, west to east

Limited seating

4 children

Price

July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:650, including meals

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

August 19 to 23, 2024

9am to 5pm | optional 8am to 6pm

Pricing shouldn't be an obstacle.The Mimosa Fundsupports families facing financial difficulties so that their children can take part in camps or recreational and sports activities.

8 to 12 years old

Sailing & Paddle

You're the Captain! Cast off and set a course for adventure! A week on the water to learn how to sail a small sailboat, paddle and enjoy the lake with your friends!

Pedagogical objective

In the morning, your child will go paddleboarding: team and balance games, rowing techniques and expeditions. The afternoon will be devoted to sailing on an Optimist and sailing independently in different points of sail, making basic adjustments and maneuvers.

Animation & supervision

Nathan Magnin and Club Nautique de Bellevue Former Steiner student, base-pool diploma.
Eric Duchamboux
Éric has 30 years of lake experience and the Voile d'Etat certificate.

Limited seating

10 children

Price

550 chf, meal included

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

Ages 4 to 7

Woodland goblins

Come and have fun for a whole week in nature, where you'll be able to make beautiful creations with natural materials to create a photo exhibition of your work to present to your parents on the last day! You'll take part in fun group activities, games, a horse-drawn carriage ride and free time to explore and let your imagination run wild in a lovely natural setting, in the forest and by the water. You'll also prepare delicious recipes with your new friends, and enjoy them as part of your afternoon tea!

Pedagogical objective

Raising awareness of nature, discovering the environment, developing creativitytion, socialization through free and structured play. Quiet times are also provided (reading, naps for the little ones). In this way, your child will learn in a fun and friendly friendly environment.

Animator

Laurie Monge Roffaello

A specialized educator, Laurie is as interested in the circus arts as she is in nature, and is delighted to share her experience and passions.

Limited seating

14 children

Price

380 chf 

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

8 to 12 years old

HEADING OUT TO SEA

Come and learn to sail with your friends and enjoy the lake this summer! Cast off, set sail and discover the thrill of freedom! Swimming and an introduction to paddleboats are also on the program.

Pedagogical objective

Your child will be introduced to sailing with a crew on a ballasted boat: sailing under different points of sail, basic trimming, manoeuvres and upwind sailing will no longer hold any secrets for him/her!

Animation & supervision

Michel Schranz and Club Nautique de Bellevue

Sailing instructor since 1990, JS2 in 2003, Steiner music and French school teacher, in Andalusia from 2010 to 2016 3 Atlantic crossings, west to east

Limited seating

4 children

Price

650, including meals 

Extended welcome option 8am to 6pm: +75 chf

AUGUST 21 TO 25, 2023

9am to 5pm

Price per week : 475CHF

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

6 to 8 years old

Brico-Magie

Do you like to create and discover different materials? Each day we will go out into nature to find the material you will use for your creation and you will be able to make clay elves, a wooden sculpture, a paper origami, paint stones, use recycled materials... You can take each of your creations home with you!

Pedagogical objective

Your child will develop his or her creativity, learning to manipulate a new material from nature or from the recycling cycle every day, which will inspire him or her to create small or large objects.

Animator

Maya Harding: Maturité Spécialisée en Travail Social, after-school monitor, trainee educator at the Foyer éducatif Maison de Pierre Grise.

Meals & Snacks

Take a picnic for lunch, the 4pm snack is offered

Limited places

10 children

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

9 to 11 years old

Create, juggle & play!

Great, you will make your own juggling equipment: balls, hoops, Chinese juggling sticks ... and you can take your creations home at the end of the workshop! You'll play lots of team games, learn to juggle and enjoy the summer with your friends!

Pedagogical objective

Learn to create and play with your own juggling equipment, create bonds with other children through team games led by a professional sports animator.

Animator

Sara Aparisi: Primary School Teacher. Sports Activities Animator (FPAS in progress)

Meals & Snacks

Take a picnic for lunch, the 4pm snack is offered

Limited places

10 children

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

Ages 8 to 16

On board, sailors!

You are the captain! Learn to sail on a small sailboat, cast off and set sail for adventure! A week on the water to learn how to sail, enjoy the lake and cool off with your friends!

Pedagogical objective

Children will be introduced to sailing on an Optimist (8-12 years) and a Topaz dinghy (13-16 years): sailing under different points of sail, basic adjustments, maneuvers and upwind sailing will no longer hold any secrets for them!

Monitor

Eric Duchamboux : Sailing instructor at the Bellevue Nautical Center. He has been teaching sailing for more than 30 years on Lake Geneva and holds a French State Sailing Diploma.

Meals & Snacks

Lunch at the restaurant is included in the price, please bring a snack. Trips are provided by minibus from Monday to Friday morning. On Fridays at 4:30 pm, parents are invited to join their children at Bellevue to share a snack together.

Limited places

10 children

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

12 to 14 years old

English is fun!

Do you want to do lots of fun activities and learn English while having fun? This course is for you! Travel through linguistic cultures, quiz, tree climbing, movies... You will discover and experiment sports and artistic worlds. You will be able to create your own works: writing, music, theater, why not your own little movie? All in english.

Pedagogical objective

A week of English immersion while having fun? It's possible! The youngsters will be supervised by a bilingual English teacher who will challenge them to perfect their English while discovering the cultures that speak it. "What we learn with pleasure we never forget". What we learn with pleasure we never forget!

Animator

Mathilde Schneider: English and French teacher, camp leader, - MA of Linguistics & Intercultural Communication (English & French) Utrecht University, Utrecht, in Ergotherapy training HETSL, Lausanne.

Meals & Snacks

Take a picnic for lunch, the 4pm snack is offered

Limited places

10 children

A NATURAL SETTING

In the heart of a natural setting, with green spaces and natural materials, the Rudolf Steiner school offers your children spaces and activities in the great outdoors (outings in the forest, gardening, games...).

 

A WARM SPACE

The school welcomes you in a wooded, natural and warm space.
Ceiling, floor, decoration, games, toys... wood is the main material of the school. As part of an eco-sustainable dynamic, you will also find materials from nature and recycled materials.

 

Awards

QUALITY LABELS

Founded in 1980, the Rudolf Steiner School is a UNESCO Associated School. It is a member of the Geneva Association of Private Schools (AGEP), the Swiss Federation of Private Schools (FSEP) and has been certified Confidentia Quality since 2006. In 2009, the Nature & Economy Foundation awarded it a quality label for its natural facilities.

In 2021, the second floor of the school was nominated for the Lignum Prize. The Lignum Award recognizes quality, originality and innovation in the use of wood in construction and interior design.

UNESCO ASSOCIATED SCHOOL

member of the AGEP

Swiss Federation of Private Schools FSEP

Nominated for the Lignum Award

Quality label for natural facilities

Certified Confidentia Quality

Learn

Within the framework of a global approach to the child, the Steiner-Waldorf pedagogy aims to develop intellectual, social, creative and manual faculties.

"Pedagogy must be an art and not only a science" Rudolf Steiner

CREATE

Because creative activities promote learning, sociability, memory, concentration, imagination, skill and well-being, the school offers numerous manual, artistic and recreational workshops as part of the curriculum.

Dreaming

In order to encourage development, living together and a "joyful sociability", the school organizes events throughout the year: Christmas market, school outings, spring festival, shows, carnival...

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PRESENTATION OF THE SCHOOL

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Rudolf Steiner School Geneva

Chemin de Narly 2
CH-1232 Confignon
Tel: +41 (0)22 727 04 44
info@ersge.ch

The secretariat is open:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8am to 3:45pm
Wednesday 8am to 1pm

ACCESS

Come easily to the school

15 minutes from the center of Geneva
300 m from the Bernex exit of the A1 freeway (Geneva bypass)
1 min from the tram/bus stop : Croisée Confignon

Easy access from Switzerland and neighbouring France

TRAM

Line 14
Stop : Croisée Confignon

BUS

Bus 42, 47, K, L and S
Stop : Croisée Confignon

Parking

The school has a drop-off point

School parking
7:30am to 9am - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Other parking lots
Chemin de Chaumont (7 min walk - 4h parking time), Chemin de Carabot (3 min walk - 1h), Chemin de Cressy (5 min walk - 1h)
Long-term parking
P+R Bernex (5 min walk): Paying from Monday to Friday 7am-5pm - Free on weekends, evenings & nights (5pm-7am) and public holidays

 

BIKE & MOTORCYCLE

Parking lots are available for motorcycles and bicycles

Itinerary

GPS coordinates
46.1776
6.0887