For high-achieving students

SEK-Les Alpes
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Ages 12 to 15


Spanish, English and French


From 9 to 26 July


36-hour science programme combined with mountain activities and cultural outings

International programme in the French Haute-Savoie region, in St. Nicolas la Chapelle, for scientific, artistic enrichment for young people attracted to the world of science.

This programme seeks to offer high-achieving young people a meeting space in friendly atmosphere where they can strengthen social skills, knowledge and research, in a singular natural setting as the one offered by SEK-Les Alpes in the heart of the French Alps.

  • Paint ball
  • Visit to Chamonix to l’Aiguille du Midi + hiking
  • Tree Adventure Park
  • Gorge walking
  • Water skiing
  • Water games
  • Visit to the Parc Animalier de Merlet safari park
  • Via Ferrata
  • Ice skating
  • Rafting
  • Caving
  • Cultural visits:
    • Annecy
    • Geneva
    • Albertville
    • Medieval city of Conflans

Plus, an outing to the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) will be carried out. Thus, students will have the opportunity to visit the largest particle physics research laboratory in the world.

Teachers specialising in high-achieving students and science.

PE teachers.

Educators from SEK- Les Alpes.

Instructors for specific mountain activities.


Lula Martínez Pérez –

Experience € 2018

Airline ticket (round trip) not included.

7.5% discount for SEK students and SEK alumni

Necessary material

All items must be labelled with the student’s name and surname.

  • Sports footwear: outdoors and mountain shoes (essential sole with grip).
  • Swimming costume.
  • Towel (for swimming and shower)
  • Waterproofs.
  • Shorts and long trousers.
  • Day backpack.
  • Outerwear: sweater or sweatshirt.
  • Cap.
  • Hiking socks.
  • Personal toiletry bag.
  • Sunscreen: body + facial.
  • Slippers

All items must be labelled with the student’s name.


Full-board and lodging at SEK-Les Alpes, in Val D’Arly in the French Savoy.
On outings students will stay in alpine lodging.


Special meals prepared in the school’s own kitchen are offered if necessary.

SEK-Les Alpes summer camps and courses require a pre-enrolment process prior to registration.


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