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Activities for school camps

Our managers are experts in their region and know the best activities around their hostels. Whether adventure and sports in nature, history and the Middle Ages in our castles or culture and museums in our city youth hostels: we offer the perfect setting for your class camp.

Cityhopper |  Mountain magic | Charming small town | Countryside | Water fun | Castles and palaces

Top tip for spring

Off to the Jura in spring! With numerous excursions in the region and our youth hostel nearby, it’s a great place for “class camping”.

Top tip for autumn

The youth hostel in Baden is not only located directly on the Limmat, but is also right next to a versatile sports facility.

Cityhopper

How about a trip to one of our beautiful cities? There’s so much to discover – check out our top 5 activities.

  • Basel

    Hardly any other city offers as many museums and attractions as Basel – right on the border with Germany and France.

  • Bern

    A trip to the federal capital is a must for every class. Plus, the city on the Aare offers a wealth of cultural activities.

  • Lausanne Jeunotel

    In addition to its unique old town, the city on the lake geneva has great activities to offer around the Olympic movement.

  • Locarno

    Famous for its festivals, there are various castles and amazing nature to discover around the city on Lake Maggiore

  • Lugano

    If you want to replace the school desk with palm trees, a pool and proximity to the city, Lugano is the place for you!

  • Lucerne

    Known for the world-famous Kapel Bridge, Lucerne offers exciting attractions for school classes such as the Museum of Transport and the Gleschtergarten

  • Zurich

    Switzerland’s largest city has something for every class: Whether museums and culture, water and fun or animals and nature - a trip is always worthwhile.

Find out more about the different youth hostels and contact them directly if necessary: Basel | Bern | Lausanne | Locarno | Lugano | Lucerne | Zurich

Mountain magic

Escape the city for a mountain adventure. Swap the whiteboard for breathtaking mountain panoramas and the versatility our mountains offer.

  • Château-d`Oex

    Château-d’Oex and its surroundings are a feast for the eyes in summer and winter. The region offers great conditions for different outdoor activities

  • Crans-Montana

    The Crans-Montana ski region offers plenty of fun and adventure in the middle of the mountains all year round.

  • Davos

    The sporty little town of Davos is the perfect starting point for all kinds of activities.

  • Engelberg

    The youth hostel in Engelberg offers winter sports and summer air in the Titlis area. There is a lot for school classes to discover in the region.

  • Grindelwald

    In addition to the Jungfrau-Joch and the Aletsch Glacier, numerous other activities await your school class.

  • Gstaad Saanenland

    The top modern hostel with mountain view is a ski, family and bike hotel at the same time. Here you have everything for an eventful time in Gstaad, in the middle of the Bernese Oberland and the glacier region.

  • Interlaken

    The region is not only popular with tourists, as the city between the two lakes also offers plenty of activities for schools.

  • Laax welnessHostel3000

    Surrounded by mountains over 3,000 metres high, the ski area of the resorts of Flims, Laax and Falera is one of the largest connected winter sports areas in Switzerland.

  • Pontresina

    At the foot of the Piz Bernina, there are many other activities besides glacier hiking.

  • Saas-Fee wellnessHostel 4000

    Surrounded by 13 four-thousand-metre peaks, the glacier village of Saas-Fee offers plenty of outdoor activities.

  • Scuol

    In Scuol you can experience the Engadin and pursue countless activities around the unique nature.

  • St. Moritz

    St. Moritz is not only worth a trip for skiing. Whether mountains, lakes or sports: This is a wonderful place to pursue outdoor activities.

  • Trin

    Thanks to its location, our Trin Youth Hostel is ideally situated for great activities in the forest or an excursion to the Rhine Gorge.

  • Valbella-Lenzerheide

    In winter as well as in summer, the Valbella-Lenzerheide ski area is ideally suited for experiencing nature and sporting highlights.

Find out more about the different youth hostels and contact them directly if necessary:  Château-d`Oex | Crans-Montana | Davos | Engelberg | Grindelwald | Gstaad Saanenland | Interlaken | Laax | Pontresina | Saas-Fee | Scuol | St. Moritz | Trin | Valbella-Lenzerheide | Zermatt

Charming small town

Our small towns have at least as much to offer as some big cities. Discover the diversity of Switzerland and plan your next school trip to a small town. We have the inspiration you need.

  • Avenches

    In the Roman town in the Three-Lakes Region, you can experience a lot of other things besides history.

  • Baden

    Numerous activities, from cultural to athletic, await you in and around the charming town of Baden.

  • Bellinzona

    Has it long been a wish of your school class to spend the night in a villa in the sunny corner of Switzerland? Bellinzona has a lot to offer.

  • Brugg

    The Schlössli Altenburg in Brugg sends school classes straight back to the time of the Romans and Habsburgs with its historical flair.

  • Burgdorf

    On a unique school trip to Burgdorf Castle, you will be transported right back to the life of the Zähringers, while still being able to enjoy the beautiful Emmental.

  • Delémont

    With its beautiful landscape, magical forests and picturesque gorges, the Jura region around Delémont offers a wide variety of activities.

  • Montreux

    Directly on the shores of «Lac Leman», the Lake Geneva region with its many activities is a wonderful place to discover.

  • Rapperswil-Jona

    In addition to an obligatory visit to Knies Kinderzoo, there is much more to experience around the small town of Rapperswil-Jona on Lake Zurich.

  • Schaan-Vaduz

    Get a breath of princely air, cycle along the Rhine or look down on the historic town from a height of 120 metres. We have inspiration for your class camp.

  • Schaffhausen

    Close to the famous Rhine Falls, a variety of exciting activities can be experienced around our secluded little castle in Schaffhausen.

  • Sion

    From hikes to castle tours, Sion has plenty in store for school groups.

  • Solothurn

    Small but mighty: Solothurn, with its 11 royal houses, 11 churches and chapels and 11 museums, offers all kinds of culture and history.

  • [Translate to Englisch:] St. Gallen

    In the east of Switzerland, St. Gallen offers many cultural activities for school classes. But of course, the agenda also has to include some fun.

  • Stein am Rhein

    Besides the impressive Rhine Falls, there are plenty of other highlights for schools around the picturesque little town.

  • Zug

    There are all kinds of things to experience on the shores of Lake Zug. From sports activities to culture and animals, there is something for everyone.

Find out more about the different youth hostels and contact them directly if necessary:  Avenches | Baden | Bellinzona | Brugg | Burgdorf | Delémont | Montreux | Rapperswil-Jona | Schaan-Vaduz | Schaffhausen | Sion | Solothurn | St. Gallen | Stein am Rhein | Zug

Countryside

Escape the city for a country adventure. There is a lot to experience and discover in the countryside... What are you waiting for? Get inspired.

  • Burgdorf

    On a unique school trip to Burgdorf Castle, you will be transported right back to the life of the Zähringers, while still being able to enjoy the beautiful Emmental.

  • Mariastein

    At Rotberg Castle, everything is still as it was 500 years ago. Various activities focus on a journey to the Middle Ages in the midst of beautiful nature.

  • Seelisberg

    There is plenty of outdoor fun and nature to experience around our smallest group hostel near the Rütli meadow.

Find out more about the different youth hostels and contact them directly if necessary:  Burgdorf | Mariastein | Seelisberg

Water fun

Sleep right by the water and make your school camp unforgettable with great activities? We’ve put together the right activities for you.

  • Beinwil am See

    In a unique location on Lake Hallwil, there is not only Hallwyl Castle, but also a large nature reserve to explore

  • Brienz

    The Bernese Oberland is a wonderful place to explore from the youth hostel directly on Lake Brienz.

  • Fällanden

    How about a camp at the beautiful Greifensee? The venerable Emil Roth Hostel is the perfect accommodation for your class camp.

  • Kreuzlingen

    Situated directly on Lake Constance and the German border, the small town of Kreuzlingen offers various activities from outdoor to museums.

  • Laax wellnessHostel3000

    Surrounded by mountains over 3,000 metres high, the ski area of the resorts of Flims, Laax and Falera is one of the largest connected winter sports areas in Switzerland.

  • Leissigen

    From the house of the Ovo inventor, numerous activities can be undertaken around Lake Thun.

  • Rapperswil-Jona

    In addition to an obligatory visit to Knies Kinderzoo, there is much more to experience around the small town of Rapperswil-Jona on Lake Zurich.

  • Richterswil

    Directly on Lake Zurich near the city centre, Richterswil offers the perfect accompanying programme for a school trip, from outdoor fun to cultural aspects.

  • Romanshorn

    Right next to the harbour in Romanshorn, our youth hostel is the perfect base for great activities in Eastern Switzerland.

  • Saas-Fee wellnessHostel4000

    Surrounded by 13 four-thousand-metre peaks, the glacier village of Saas-Fee offers plenty of outdoor activities.

Find out more about the different youth hostels and contact them directly if necessary: Beinwil am See | Brienz | Fällanden | Kreuzlingen | Laax wellnessHostel3000 | Leissigen | Rapperswil-Jona | Richterswil | Romanshorn | Saas-Fee wellnessHostel4000 

Castles and palaces

Spending a class camp at a historic location is at the top of your list? The Swiss Youth Hostels have some historic buildings to offer.

  • Brugg

    The Schlössli Altenburg in Brugg sends school classes straight back to the time of the Romans and Habsburgs with its historical flair.

  • Burgdorf

    On a unique school trip to Burgdorf Castle, you will be transported right back to the life of the Zähringers, while still being able to enjoy the beautiful Emmental.

  • Mariastein

    At Rotberg Castle, everything is still as it was 500 years ago. Various activities focus on a journey to the Middle Ages in the midst of beautiful nature.

  • Sils im Domleschg

    Play a fair maiden in the old keep or dine in the knights’ hall. Our Ehrenfels Castle in Sils leaves nothing to be desired in terms of chivalry.

Find out more about the different youth hostels and contact them directly if necessary: Brugg | Burgdorf | Mariastein | Sils im Domleschg