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International Summer Camps For 10-17 year olds in the French Alps

ABTA No. V378X

Peak Horizon, Olivier House, 18 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL

Language Camps Sport Camps Activity Camps Business Camps


Our Language, Sport, Activity and Business Camps are located high in the French Alps and offer children aged between 10-17 an invigorating, action-packed summer experience. Peak Horizon provides a truly international environment, with English being the official language of the camps, and a life-enhancing itinerary full of education and fun. Having 26 years of experience in providing educational travel, we pride ourselves in offering meaningful holidays where children across the globe can play, learn and make new friends.

Contents

Contents

Welcome

Welcome to Peak Horizon

About Us

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Discover who we are and the people that make these fantastic camps happen.

Language Camps

6-9

Find out about our innovative French/English tuition offering.

Sport Camps

10-13

On your marks, get set, go! Improve your sporting skills with our fantastic NBA basketball camps.

Activity Camps

14-17

Discover the wealth of land, water and air based activities we offer.

Young Entrepreneur Camps

18-21

Prepare for success! Find out more about our business camps.

School Trips and Group Tours

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We have the ability to tailor-make our tours to suit your group or school.

Resorts

24-31

Familiarise yourself with our stunning locations, set high in the French Alps.

Clubhotels

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Learn about our excellent accommodation standards and offerings.

Camp Planner

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A summary of ‘what, where and when’.

Essential Information

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All the additional information you need to know about our summer camps.

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International Summer Camps

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Peak Horizon offers International Summer Camps for young people all over the world, focusing on language, sport, activity and business themed courses. Peak Horizon is part of the TUI Education Division, within TUI Travel PLC, the world’s leading leisure travel company, operating in over 180 countries with more than 30 million customers in 27 key source markets.

Welcome to Peak Horizon! Having lived and breathed the Alps for the last 13 years I know that this alpine environment is a gift that we should all enjoy and Ben Shinn Programme Director experience. Waking to the view across the peaks of the mountains or walking on the banks of an alpine river, it’s simply inspiring. Our Peak Leader Team’s aim is simply to ensure that you leave our camps having maximised and enjoyed every minute of your time with us – be it for sports, language tuition or thrilling activities. I look forward to seeing you in our camps!

About Us

About Us

About Us

Our People

Pastoral Care

Our Peak Leaders (PLs) are trained in first aid and attain the standard of Brevet d’Aptitude aux Fonctions d’Animateur (BAFA) or other EU equivalent qualifications, for their responsibility in youth leadership and of taking charge of the teens throughout the day and during the night. Our Peak Leaders ensure that they remain safe and sound while gaining the maximum amount of enjoyment from everything we offer. One Peak Leader is assigned to every eight children in-line with the local regulations.

Financial Security

It is reassuring to be part of TUI at this economically challenging time and we are proud to offer our clients the highest level of financial protection. Moreover, all our tours and camps are fully bonded by ABTA and ATOL, which protects against any unforeseen events in the travel industry.

24-hour Support

Peak Horizon has direct access to the TUI Travel Group 24-hour duty office, staffed by a specialist experienced team to support our summer camps.

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International Summer Camps

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Language Camps

Turn your computers off and come and learn a new language in our outdoor classroom! Our Peak Horizon language courses provide young people, aged 10 to 17, with 15 hours of English or French tuition per week. These camps are endorsed by the TUI Language portfolio and include a full programme of activities, sports, local visits and excursions. We use interactive techniques and project work to immerse our participants in their chosen language. We have three levels of tuition – beginner, intermediate and advanced in both French and English, to cater for all abilities.

We run our Language Camps in Alpe d’Huez and La Plagne. See pages 24-25 & 30-31.

Our Teachers and Facilities

Language Camps

Language Camps

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• Our English language teachers are CELTA/DELTA certified, which is the highest qualification available in English language teaching. • Our French teachers are Français Langue Étrangère (FLE) or equivalent qualified. • Our teacher/pupil ratio is maximum 1/15 during a class. • Our tutors provide the campers with guided practice in listening and speaking English/French via a variety of interactive tasks and projects. • Although our classroom facilities are all state of the art and provide a good learning environment we try to take the language campers out and about to provide a fun interactive learning atmosphere.

Association/Accreditation All of our language courses are endorsed by the TUI Language portfolio’s EAC and ELC businesses. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of the hours they studied and the tasks they accomplished.

Harness the power of the sun – campers can build a small solar panel-powered toy car.

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Educational Aims

Our language courses focus on communication skills via real-life tasks and interactive project work outside the classroom. For example, the assignments of the language campers will include local shop visits, nature rambles and cooking lessons in French or English.

Language Camps

Language Camps

Our Fascinating Programme Other Cool Activities

After the classes, language campers will have the opportunity to try, play and master countless sports, engage in team building and survival exercises, and take a day trip to Geneva or other historical cities in the region.

Age Categories

We will create study groups with the optimum mix of ages and abilities to ensure the best learning conditions for all. 10-12

Will typically focus on the language skills required for meeting people, socialising and essential life skills.

13-15

Move into progressively more challenging situations, with a strong educational theme throughout.

16-17

Take more responsibility for self learning, with face to face encounters and real life language challenges.

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See pages 24-25 & 26-27.

Shoot hoops to pass the summer holidays! Our Sport Camps provide our international aspiring athletes, aged 10 to 17, with training and skill development sessions in basketball. To enhance the experience of our participants we have partnered up with prestigious teams/ organisations to provide our sport tuition. For our basketball camps we are delighted to have partnered with the NBA, who will provide three days of intensive coaching within each Peak Horizon basketball camp.

Our Coaches and Facilities

Whether they are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player, our participating athletes will be trained by the best and utilise the world-class sporting facilities available. We split our teens into three age groups 10-12/13-15/16-17 to provide balanced challenges during the drills and games.

Association/Accreditation

Our Sport Camps provide the opportunity to meet and play sports with others from all over the world away from the distractions of television and video games.

Sport Camps

Sport Camps

Sport Camps

We run our Sport Camps in Alpe d’Huez and Tignes.

• The programme is led by experienced instructors and coaches, some of which have been professional players themselves. We have many different partnerships and accreditations, with fully qualified coaches. • Our coaches will help you become a better athlete while having the time of your life as you gain new skills and make new friends. • Our sporting venues are all top class.

Our Sport Camps are conducted in-line with local regulations and in association with recognised sport organisations. The NBA (National Basketball Association) is the official partner for our Basketball Camps. For more information about the NBA go to NBA.com.

Booking

Please note our NBA basketball camps will run with a minimum of 15 people.

Learn about organic farming to become informed consumers and make better choices that benefit the environment.

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Educational Aims

Our aim is to inspire and motivate children of all abilities and focus on teaching individual skills and the importance of teamwork. This will help our participants to grow both as people and as basketball or football players. We also educate and give advice on nutrition, game tactics and fitness during the Sport Camps. Participants will be asked to keep a sports diary to monitor their progress and improvements while they are with us. • Basketball Skills Developed: Our young athletes will be able to play against other basketball enthusiasts and improve their dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, individual and team defense, and understanding team offense.

Age Categories

Our Sport Camps are carefully managed according to the skill levels and age ranges of all participants, to ensure the best possible playing and learning environment for everyone. 10-12 year olds

Well structured skill sessions, with plenty of games and challenges to improve skills in a low stress, fun environment.

13-15

Continued focus on technical skills, with a growing emphasis on tactics, strategy and self confidence.

16-17

A more individually focused coaching style approach, with a strong element of personal, emotional and physical preparation for future challenges.

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Other Cool Activities

We organise daily tournaments and competitions for the sport campers and offer the opportunity to try out new and adventurous sports such as rafting and archery. We also take field trips to historical French cities.

Sport Camps

Sport Camps

Our Skillful Programme

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Highlights of My Week Tuesday – Today I learnt to shoot some hoops from long range, some of them went in, excellent! Our Basketball Camps are endorsed by the NBA and will all include three days of coaching, drills and games from an NBA qualified coach to further enhance the experience and knowledge of our participants.

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Wednesday – Tried snails and frog’s legs today and loved them. Thursday – Had a match against a local school and we won. The training is obviously working.

Saturday – Really enjoyed the gala dinner, so many cool people I’ve got to know. I will add them all on Facebook and will keep in touch. Sunday – Time to go home but I have had a great time and made so many new friends.

Friday – Visited Chamonix today.

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Fun-packed, action-filled activity camps to make this summer unforgettable! Our activity camps offer a wide range of activities from sports to arts & crafts, on water, on land and in the air for our participants aged 10 to 17. Our activity camps enable young people to try out new activities and sports that are rare and unique. These can include rafting, sailing, golf, climbing, mountain biking and other sports that they have never tried before.

We run our Activity Camps in Alpe d’Huez, Serre Chevalier and La Plagne. See pages 24-25, 28-29 & 30-31.

Activity Camps

Activity Camps

Activity Camps

Our Instructors (Peak Leaders)

Our instructors, or Peak Leaders as we call them, have a vast amount of collective talent, experience and expertise. They are all BAFD accredited, or other EU equivalent qualified, in-line with local regulations and trained according to the British Activity Holiday Association (BAHA) guidelines. They specialise in water sports, archery, fencing and other skills that help keep the children entertained and safe at the same time.

Association/Accreditation

All of our activity camps are conducted in-line with the British Activity Holiday Association guidelines and the French organisation of Jeunesse et Sport.

We invite local experts, usually directly responsible for the ski or tourism infrastructure, to share their expertise with our participants. These local professionals can give informative interviews or support practical demonstrations with regards to environmental awareness.

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Highlights of My Week Tuesday – Tried golf for the first time in my life. Wednesday – Real mountain biking in really big mountains – the scenery was amazing. Thursday – Had such a laugh during the tug-of-war competition, so many nationalities took part. Saturday – Visited Lyon today – one of the most historical cities in the South of France.

Wednesday – Took a guided trip to understand the flora & fauna of the Alps. I learned about endangered species and the effort of protecting them.

Activity Camps

Activity Camps

Our Fun-Filled Programme

Friday – Had an amazing dinner today and a get together afterwards, great memories, I will miss everyone. Saturday – Going home soon! However, everyone has signed up to my Facebook page and I’m going to keep in touch with everyone I met.

Monday – Was really exhausted after the water-sport day; I swam, sailed and visited an aqua fun park.

Educational Aims

Our Activity Camps provide young adults with the opportunity to develop a variety of skills via unique activities, sports and arts & crafts. In addition, participants will learn survival skills and experience teamwork from large groups to small group activities. We split our teens into three age groups 10-12/13-15/16-17 to provide balanced challenges during the activities.

Activities Available

What can be cooler than sharing the thrill of a raft together? Well, learning survival and drama skills within the same camp really completes the list. The exciting activities available include: • Abseiling • Archery • Canyoning • Golf & Tennis • Horse Riding • Ice Skating & Glacier Skiing

Age Categories

Our Activity Camps offer new challenges and immense reward to every Peak Horizon camper, regardless of their age or physical prowess. To ensure a rewarding, safe and enjoyable camp experience for all, we carefully group our guests into their respective age groups. 10-12

Well structured, closely supervised sessions introducing the widest possible range of activities.

13-15

Fun and development for all, with a carefully structured, but challenging programme of physical and non physical activities.

16-17

Our older guests work closely with our Peak Leaders, taking responsibility for planning a challenging, exciting yet safe activity programme to suit everyone.

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• Mountain Biking • Rock Climbing • Rope Courses • Sailing

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• Swimming, Lakes & Aqua Parks • Whitewater Rafting

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Be the next apprentice and try our challenging fun-filled Young Entrepreneur Camp! This exclusive camp introduces young adults, aged between 15 and 17, the fundamental elements of setting up a business venture. Projects will include product development, finance, marketing and sales, in a fun and enjoyable environment. Young Entrepreneurs will engage in business tasks that will require them to put their business sense into practice and give all that it takes to succeed at the challenge.

How do we satisfy our customers?

See pages 24-25.

Our Mentors

A dedicated consultant will lead the different tasks and provide advice to our Young Entrepreneurs. Our Young Entrepreneurs will be inspired by business experts, local entrepreneurs and TUI Travel PLC’s directors and managers.

Young Entrepreneur Camps

Young Entrepreneur Camps

Young Entrepreneur Camps

We run our Young Entrepreneur Camps in Alpe d’Huez.

Our Partner – Enterprise Education Trust

“Empowering young people to realise their potential through business and enterprise” is the mission of the Enterprise Education Trust – the UK charity that has been teaching youngsters about the importance of Entrepreneurship and Business for the past 35 years. Enterprise Education Trust and Peak Horizon have teamed up to offer the best experience for our Young Entrepreneurs. Together we have developed inspirational programmes that use real life situations and challenges to improve participants’ understanding and foster enthusiasm for business and develop their key skills.

Our Young Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to learn more about sustainable business practices and will have the possibility of working on an innovative sustainable idea which will deliver commercial success.

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Young Entrepreneur Camps

Young Entrepreneur Camps

Our High-Flying Business Programme Educational Aims

Our aim is to develop the business leaders of tomorrow. This camp is all about providing Young Entrepreneurs with the foundations and tools to succeed in the business world and nurturing their entrepreneurial spirit. We will focus on teaching specific business principles and both French and English language skills via interactive workshops, sessions with guest speakers and exciting business competitions.

Other Cool Activities

In-between business challenges, Young Entrepreneurs will have the chance to try out new sports, visit cultural sites, meet local entrepreneurs and learn about survival skills – all with a focus on working in teams and developing their business skills.

Age Categories

Our unique Young Entrepreneur Camps will challenge and excite everyone, regardless of their previous experience level. Small groups will be split into their appropriate age groups to ensure that everyone is learning and developing in a well-supported environment, at a pace to suit them. 15-17 year olds

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A thorough overview of business skills, with greater responsibility for challenging ideas and thinking on your feet.

International Summer Camps

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School Trips & Group Tours

School Trips & Group Tours

School Trips & Group Tours Do you have a group of students or adults who are looking for something more bespoke? If so, then we have the ability and the experience to create the perfect tour to suit your needs. The green alpine paradise, along with the fresh air and beautiful scenery, creates a very enjoyable and beneficial outside learning experience tailored particularly to your school’s/group’s need. Contact us today and we will happily devise a personalised itinerary to suit your tour plans. In the meantime, here are some of our most popular activities and excursion choices. Information for School Trips: We will tailor your itinerary from our palette of offering Activity, Educational and Adventure elements. These elements are designed to suit all ages, interests, abilities and budgets. Excursions may also be included for a half or full-day to a regional theme park, tourist attraction or city. Activity – The exceptional alpine setting offers unique activities such as sledging, guided mountain walks and Alpine adventure play parks. Education – Field study projects unquestionably boost knowledge, understanding and awareness of the subject matter alongside the development of key skills such as data collection and analysis. We offer activities and excursions that cover subjects such as Geography, Language studies (English and French) and Sports - Let us help you plan the perfect mix of education modules for your group. Adventure – This third category boasts a select choice of adrenalinedriven activities. Popular choices include; whitewater rafting, canyoning, hydro-speed, downhill mountain biking, snowboarding and rock climbing.

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Teacher Support With offices throughout the world, our team of experienced and knowledgeable staff will gladly support you throughout the entire booking process. Our aim is to work in partnership with you to achieve the common goal of providing a safe, enjoyable and stress-free tour for the students and teachers alike. Flexibility and Choice We understand how difficult and time consuming planning a group tour can be and so we have done our utmost to provide a varied choice of programmes and activities, split into 3 main categories: Activity, Education and Adventure. We can of course mix and match all the activities available, creating a tailor-made tour to fulfil all your specific requirements.

Information for Group Tours: We have great flexibility in putting together a tailor-made itinerary for you choosing from a variety of cultural and physical activities. Based on your interest we can recommend the best resorts in the French Alps. Favourite activities to pick from are the following: Cycling Alpe d’Huez is extremely popular for cycling and hosts several high profile events from La Marmotte, Tour de France and gaining in popularity the EDF Alpe d’Huez Triathlon. In addition to the fantastic cycling, you can enjoy recovery sessions in the impressive sports complex, with swimming pools, spa, and gym for conditioning and strengthening. Rafting Most rafting centres are based in the valley bottoms to enjoy the exciting yet safer river conditions. Our hotel in Serre Chevalier is ideally placed, with the river running right past the hotel, making it an ideal location for starting your rafting adventures. Mountain Biking As the sport of mountain biking increases in popularity, so do the number of trails available in the French Alps! There are rides for all levels.

Walking and Hiking We work with the Bureau de Guides to accompany our guests when a guide is requested. Many of the resorts offer fantastic walking for all levels, from valley walks to glacier trekking.

Water Sports All of our resorts offer an abundance of water-sport activities including sailing, wind surfing, kayaking and catamaran sailing. Summer Skiing Open throughout the summer in Tignes, you can walk from your hotel and within half an hour be standing 3444m above sea level and skiing on a sunny August morning.

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Our Resorts – Alpe d’Huez

Our Resorts – Alpe d’Huez

France

Alpe d’Huez

Perched on a south-facing plateau at 1860m, boasting in excess of 300 sunny days per year, this outstanding resort is often referred to as “Island in the Sun”. The natural setting is simply remarkable, affording stunning views over the Ecrins National Park, creating the ultimate alpine adventure playground.

Sports Facilities Alpe d’Huez is well known for the quality of its sports and recreational facilities, as top-level athletes of all disciplines come here to attend high-altitude training camps. The sports facilities complement the resort’s natural assets, providing the ultimate playground for our guests.

Our Accommodation

In Alpe d’Huez we host: • Language Camps • Young Entrepreneur Camps • Sport Camps • Activity Camps

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Riding high above Alpe d’Huez

Excursions & Attractions Situated on the edge of the Ecrins National Park, Alpe d’Huez has fantastic access to numerous excursions. Visit the historic fortifications of Briançon/Grenoble or spend a day at the Walibi Theme Parc for all action adventure. Nearby glaciers and Hydro Electric sites offer a real educational take on key aspects of the local environment.

The Tour de France Alpe d’Huez and the 21 hairpin turns remain the most challenging and well known stage of the Tour de France. Each day during the summer, an average of 1000 recreational and expert riders climb this mythical ascent together. Alpe d’Huez really is at the heart of cycling, and the ascent to Alpe d’Huez is truly a once in a lifetime experience!

Vallée Blanche

FRANCE

Belle Aurore

We offer comfort and convenience in our two Clubhotels - the Vallée Blanche and the Belle Aurore. Both of these Clubhotels are located in the centre of Alpe d’Huez and are fully equipped with: • Large rooms with 2-4 beds • Fully equipped en-suite facilities • Large dining room • Games room/disco • Wii consoles and chill-out rooms • Permanently staffed reception

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Our Resorts – Tignes

Our Resorts – Tignes

France

Tignes

Off-beat, up-beat, cosmopolitan, sporty and innovative, Tignes gives you the unique opportunity to experience the mountains in a different way. Located in the Tarentaise Valley, Tignes is undoubtedly one of the best known, highly acclaimed alpine resorts in France. This is a resort which excels in all fields and is quite unique in the advantage that it offers such an extensive choice of on-site activities and alpine possibilities. Sports Facilities With a fantastic indoor and outdoor infrastructure, Tignes is the ultimate summer camp resort. With a multi-sport gymnasium, semi-Olympic pool, gym and fitness room, recreational sports area, natural grass pitch and an artificial pitch, all at an altitude of 2100m, Tignes has it all! The French football team trained in Tignes before the 2010 World Cup, highlighting the excellent standard of facilities on offer here.

Our Accommodation

In Tignes we host: • Sport Camps

Walking above the trees in Vanoise National Park

Excursions & Attractions At the head of the Tarentaise Vallee, Tignes has fantastic access to one of the most visited sites of France – Annecy. A tour of the historic site and a lunch on the lake boat is a fantastic experience. With many local cheese factories to visit and access to Mont Blanc you will find yourself enjoying some of the most treasured highlights of France.

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Vanoise National Park The first of its kind to be created in France, the Vanoise National Park was created back in 1963 and sits just south of the Mont Blanc massif in the Savoie region. The park covers some 520km2 and is home to an impressive diversity of flora and fauna, combined with a defined geological character which clearly demonstrates the extensive glaciations that shaped the Alps.

Clubhotel Curling

FRANCE

The Clubhotel Curling is in the heart of the Val Claret area of Tignes. Extensively refurbished in 2010, the Curling has 34 rooms and is fully equipped with: • Large rooms with 2-6 beds • En-suite facilities • Balconies with amazing panoramic views • Karaoke and disco room • Chill-out room with TV • 24-hour staffed hotel

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Our Resorts – Serre Chevalier

Our Resorts – Serre Chevalier

France

Serre Chevalier Despite its accomplishments as a world famous ski resort, Serre Chevalier is steeped in tradition and boasts an unfalteringly French feel and welcoming character. Its mountainous character remains the principal attraction of the resort but the regional, climatic influences ensure that the summer months boast all the traits of a Mediterranean destination.

Sports Facilities The Guisane Valley has a rich selection of mountain bike trails that climb up mountain paths through larch forests and descend to the green fields of alpine pastures. With its source at the Col du Lautaret, the Guisane follows the Serre Chevalier valley and offers excellent white-water rafting possibilities. History has left Serre Chevalier with a rich heritage and it acts as a beacon for the cultural identity of the region.

Our Accommodation

In Serre Chevalier we host: • Activity Camps

At one with nature in the Ecrins National Park

Excursions & Attractions In the Southern Alps, Serre Chevalier sits only 25 minutes away from the Italian Border. You may find yourself enjoying an Italian dish in a local market town or visiting Briançon, the highest town in Europe and its inspiring UNESCO accredited 17th century Vauban fortifications. The huge Lac de Serre Ponçon also offers an amazing day of water sports and lakeside activities.

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Ecrins National Park Serre Chevalier sits right on the doorstep of the Ecrins National Park, which was established back in 1973 to safeguard and nurture the outstanding natural and cultural heritage within its boundaries. The wealth of fauna and flora here is quite remarkable, whilst conservation and research are key factors and these areas are quite simply magnificent to experience.

Clubhotel Fréjus

FRANCE

Situated in the resort of Villeneuve, the Fréjus enjoys a tranquil location within easy reach of all the local amenities and activities. The Fréjus is fully equipped with: • Large rooms with 2-6 beds • Fully equipped en-suite facilities • Large dining room • Games room/disco • Wii consoles and chill-out rooms • Permanently staffed reception

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Our Resorts – La Plagne

Our Resorts – La Plagne

France

La Plagne

At a height of 2,050m, with a Savoyard identity and welcoming nature, La Plagne is the perfect destination to take part in our summer camps. Here you’ll find an abundance of activities to enjoy during the warmer months, catering for those wishing to soak up the tranquillity of the mountains or those hankering after more energetic sports… the decision is yours!

Sports Facilities The mountain station itself is spread across five key villages with a network of routes between them and the towering mountains, all fantastically graded for walkers and mountain bikers. The Hotel Turquoise sits on the doorstep of the high ropes adventure course and outdoor sports facilities, coupled with fantastic open grass areas for our activities. A 2 minute walk sees you enter the quaint shopping area and traditional market place. There is access via the lift system to the fantastic ice cave on the La Plagne Glacier…it’s amazing!

Our Accommodation

In La Plagne we host: • Language Camps • Activity Camps

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A breath of fresh air over La Plagne

Excursions & Attractions Settled above the beautiful village of Aime, La Plagne enjoys great access to the town and lake of Annecy where water sports, historic tours and sun are the pick of the day. You may also get the chance to visit the natural Gorges de Fier or even Geneva and its towering water fountain, CERN centre or the famous Palais de Nations.

Via Ferrata If climbing up sheer rock on the end of a piece of rope sounds a bit scary then Via Ferrata climbing offers an element of security that still allows beginners to enjoy the achievement of having scaled a mountain! Following marked routes through the mountains you are helped along by steps, bridges and ladders whilst being roped up for extra safety.

Clubhotel Turquoise

FRANCE

The Clubhotel Turquoise is ideally located in Belle Plagne, enabling easy access to the resort’s activities and amenities. The Turquoise is fully equipped with: • 26 rooms accommodating 101 guests • Large rooms with 2-7 beds • Fully equipped en-suite facilities • Large restaurant and adjoining bar • Fantastic sun terrace • Permanently staffed reception

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Our Hotel team are experienced, dedicated professionals chosen for their passion to deliver a brilliant service to their guests. Our teams are headed by managers and head chefs with a proven track record for driving our product and staff forward year round. With typically 14 people dedicated simply to providing the hotelier service, our guests are in good hands.

Welcome to our exclusive range of Clubhotels. As we run these hotels specifically for the school trips and international summer camp market, everything is geared towards providing our guests with the exact services, facilities and support that they require during their stay. Special dietary requirements are handled with ease and sensitivity, and the variety of on-site entertainment options, ranging from Wii consoles, juice bars, chill-out rooms and discos, guarantees an easy, stress free and enjoyable holiday for all. Clubhotel Belle Aurore Alpe d’Huez

Clubhotel Vallée Blanche Alpe d’Huez

Clubhotel Curling Tignes

Our Staff

Our Peak Leaders and hotel staff have fun, safety and education running through their veins. Chosen for their charisma and experience, they thrive on maintaining a fantastic atmosphere both in and out of the accommodation - be it activity or rest time… we would not have it any other way. They generally live on site and are always eager to assist whenever necessary.

Clubhotels

Clubhotels

Our Clubhotels

Profile of the hotel team

Safety and Security

Clubhotel Fréjus Serre Chevalier

Clubhotel Turquoise La Plagne

Undoubtedly, safety and security is of paramount importance when choosing a summer camp provider. With our vast experience, we place a huge emphasis on delivering a safe and fun environment for our young adults.

Personal Security

Our Clubhotel employees are specifically recruited on the basis of their skills and eagerness to work with young groups of people. All our full time staff are CRB checked, enabling them to work with young adults, whilst seasonal staff are all checked through the list 99 scheme, or other local screening programmes.

Jeunesse et Sports

The majority of our Clubhotels are proud to be awarded the Jeunesse et Sport classification, as we have shown the French government that our Clubhotels are suitably furnished, safe, well managed and serviced for the requirements of young groups.

Catering

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In the heart of Alpe d’Huez, Clubhotel Belle Aurore can cater for up to 138 guests in a total of 38 en-suite bedrooms. The Belle Aurore has a range of facilities on offer including:

Located at the foot of the mountainside, Clubhotel Vallée Blanche can house up to 140 guests in a total of 41 en-suite rooms. The Vallée Blanche offers:

Situated in the heart of Tignes, Val Claret, Clubhotel Curling has been extensively refurbished in 2010, catering for up to 126 guests with just 34 rooms. In-house facilities include:

• Purpose built classroom • Comfortable bar/lounge area, offering TV and DVD facilities • Large panoramic dining room • Magnificent views across the Oisans Valley

• Large dining area • Spacious bar/lounge area • Fully equipped en-suite facilities • In-house disco/games room

• Large rooms with 2-6 beds • All bedrooms have en-suites • Cellar bar, with full disco and PA equipment • Cosy bar close to reception area • 24-hour staffed reception

International Summer Camps

Set in a perfect location in Serre Chevalier, Clubhotel Fréjus is situated in the picturesque village of Villeneuve and has just 24 rooms, accommodating up to 102 guests. Fréjus is fully equipped with: • Spacious dining area • Welcoming bar/lounge area complete with TV/DVD player • Full disco/karaoke facilities • Large sun terrace at front of hotel

With a great central resort location, Clubhotel Turquoise is ideally located in Belle Plagne centre close to all the local amenities. Clubhotel Turquoise facilities include: • Small hotel with just 24 rooms • Sleeps up to 101 guests • Large restaurant • Spacious bar area with TV and DVD facilities • Fantastic sun terrace with scenic views of the mountains

Our philosophy is simple; to provide healthy nutritional meals to even the most demanding of palates. Our chefs are also fully conversant with the many special dietary requirements now seen as standard, with most requirements easily catered for. All of our staff understand the importance of various food intolerances and allergies, which are handled with ease and sensitivity.

Building Security

All of our Clubhotels have been recently renovated and have all achieved ‘type R’ status. This classification ensures that the hotels meet the highest standards in fire detection, fire containment, fire-systems control, smoke evacuation and people evacuation.

To book and for more information • call +44 (0)1273 244 695 • e-mail info@peakhorizon.com • visit www.peakhorizon.com

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Essential Information

Whether you decide on a particular camp, have a preferred alpine destination or want to travel during a certain summer month, the camp planner below clearly indicates the ‘what, where and when’ for all our International Summer Camps. Look at our website for further information about our camps, including start dates and availability.

YES OUI

Language Camps • English • French

Sport Camps • Basketball

Geneva

JUL • Aug

✈ Tignes

La Plagne

Clubhotel Belle Aurore

To book one of the Peak Horizon International Summer Camps, or for further information, please visit our website, www.peakhorizon.com or get in touch with one of our representatives via the phone numbers listed on this page. Alternatively e-mail info@peakhorizon.com

Our Peak Leaders are split among the groups according to gender for the ease of managing house rules. Ratios are one Peak Leader to eight individuals. We have strong, long term relationships with doctors who are on call 24 hours-a-day to deal with any medical circumstances that may arise and there are hospitals within easy reach of each of our resorts.

For our latest Summer Camp dates, prices and offers please refer to our website, www.peakhorizon.com

Activity Camps

Pastoral Care

Summer Camp Dates and Prices

FRANCE

Lyon

How to Book

Get in Touch E-mail

info@peakhorizon.com Phone UK

+44 (0)1273 244 695

Handy Tips and Information About Our Summer Camps

France

Please visit our website, www.peakhorizon.com for more information on topics such as:

Netherlands

Transfers

• Summer Camp sample itineraries

We provide transfers from Geneva and Lyon airports and train stations to our summer camps included in our package. You will be able to make arrangements for these transfers upon booking. Please check with your airline representative on how to arrange for the Unaccompanied Minor (UM) services if the child/children are travelling on his/her/their own to our summer camps.

• How to prepare the children for our Summer Camps

Essential Information

Camp Planner

Camp Planner

+33 (0) 479 10 41 88 +31 (0) 10 411 4127 Belgium

+32 (0) 471 222 680

• What to pack

Russia

• Homesickness

+7 (925) 866 01 42

• Rules & policies at our Summer Camps • Insurance

Middle East

+971 (0) 4366 3907

Alpe d’Huez

Sport Camps • Basketball

Serre Chevalier

Activity Camps

Clubhotel Vallée Blanche YES OUI

Language Camps • English • French

Activity Camps

Young Entrepreneur Camps

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International Summer Camps

To book and for more information • call +44 (0)1273 244 695 • e-mail info@peakhorizon.com • visit www.peakhorizon.com

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