After lunch, each week day afternoon, our students participate in a wide variety of fun and challenging activities. Our experienced leaders and enthusiastic assistants ensure that, whatever the weather or chosen activity, all the students enjoy themselves and get the most from their experiences. Many of our previous summer school students have taken the opportunity to try out a new challenge, be it sporty or artistic.
Students who choose Sailing are able to improve their technical and practical sailing skills at our school harbour on Lake Constance. It is essential that these students are good swimmers and that they have some previous dinghy sailing experience, in order to gain the most from this course.
Participants of our very popular Rock Climbing activiy lern to climb in the climbing hall in the nearby town of Radolfzell during this introductory course. No experience is necessary, but no fear of heights and good physical fitness are essential! Students taking this activity will have the opportunity to be assessed for their "Top Rope" climbing licence and are also then eligble to participate in the Rock Climbing Weekend Excursion.
For the Outdoor Adventure activity it is essential that students have excellent physical fitness. Mountain biking, kayaking are just a few of the activities on offer in this very rigorous and challenging outdoor programme for our very sporty students.
Outdoor Leisure is a more relaxed programme for those who like to spend time outdoors without having to work up too much of a sweat! For this activity, our leader will introduce students to some nearby cultural sights as well as go Swimming and Walking in the local area.
Students choosing to play Tennis will enjoy improving their skills on our excellent astroturf courts at the college campus. Our experienced and friendly coaches are able to encourage both beginners and improvers to develop their game. A tournament at the end of the week is a highlight!
Water Sports is an option for our water lovers. Here we offer a mixed fun and sporty programme mainly out on the lake. Students will experience a variety of activities depending on the weather, including kayaking, water-skiing, and Swimming. Also part of the programme is a visit to the Lake Constance water facility in the nearby village of Sipplingen. Here the students learn about the essential element of water on a guided tour given by local expert.
For the artistic, we offer a Ceramics course. Here students will work through the whole process of designing, creating, decorating and firing their own unique and interesting clay sculptures. At the end of the programme, students can take their sculptures home with them.
Students are also able to develop new artistic skills by participating in the Art and Design course. The leader is an experienced local artist and teacher who engages the students through a variety of media, model making, printing t- Shirts and jewellery making.
Students are encouraged to challenge themselves by choosing Acting in preparation for performing on stage at our Final Evening Production. Our highly experienced and supportive Theatre director and his assistant work hard to get the best out of the students and parents and guests are always highly impressed with the result.
Circus Arts is a fun and physical activity where students learn a wide range of skills including juggling, acrobatics, mime and movements. The Group works together to creae choreographies they then perform at the Final Evening Production.
Talented and enthusiastic musicians are encouraged to join the Summer School Band where they can enjoy playing Music together in preparation for showcoming their skills at the Final Evening Production. All Musical tastes and instruments can be catered for - if possible, please bring your instruments with you.