Mountain and Sea
This exclusive 2-week camp is specially designed for some 10 fit, curious and adventurous students, fluent or native French/English speakers, with good discipline, self-sufficiency and a strong sense of team spirit. It combines a mountain adventure week followed by a week offshore ocean navigation on board a luxurious yacht. The aims are to define and challenge your own limits and to provide opportunities to show leadership skills, while living a thrilling emotion-filled experience. Achieving excellence together!
The camp starts with a mountain adventure week.
- discover trails in the Bernese Alps and in the Wallis Alps
- learn rock-climbing
- cross obstacles, crevasses and glaciers
- learn how to work as part of a team while setting up and taking down camp every day
- learn autonomy away from home and how to live in a community
Activities include: Rock climbing, rappelling, an ascent to 4000m, glacier walks using crampons, an introduction to orienteering and GPS navigation, hanging bridge (mega swing fixed under a bridge), nights in mountain huts, discovering Alpine flora and fauna, etc.
The aims are:to define and challenge your own limits; to encourage an esprit de corps and to provide opportunities to show leadership skills. Most nights are spent in tents or in mountain refuges. A superb adventure in the heart of the Swiss Alps amid some spectacular scenery.
At the EXCELLENCE CAMP you will find:
The yacht also has: a dinghy used for exploration (Zodiac), a light Laser sailing boat used for sailing lessons; electric powered sea bobs (also used for exploration), snorkeling equipment, a kayak, waterskiing and wakeboarding equipment, not to mention all the usual modern security equipment – GSM and satellite communication and navigation systems.
More at: www.ipharra.com