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Autumn Camp
10-14 October

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Check out our Autumn 2022 Program



Monday 10th October 2022 - Get to know Miguel and the other kids, where Mexico is and some Spanish

Where is Miguelito from?​ Mexico!

Today, is our welcome day! We get to know each other while playing a variety of fun games! We will also get to know Miguel, where he is from, and learn some Spanish expressions. We will take a look at the map of the world and some flags, and make our own mini globes. We will go on a special treasure hunt in the Pestalozzi library, play in various playgrounds and go for a quiet walk through the Sihlfeld cemetary.

Back at Academicus we will have more time for fun, crafts and a book! What an exciting start to the week!

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Tuesday 11th October 2022 - Shoe-making, sombrero-wearing, and a special guest

Shoe Making, a special guest and an amazing quest

Today we will meet the Rivera family of shoe-makers and we will make our own shoes. We will practice sewing and painting, as well as tying our shoelaces. Today a special guest will visit us and we will design our own sombreros together.  We will then board a boat that will take us to a park where we will spend the other half of the day playing various games and having loads of laughs. Once back at Academicus we will read a book about The Dead Family Diaz and make colourful masks too.

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Wednesday 12th October 2022 - Musical Instruments, a music show and a museum full of instruments

Music and a musical museum

Today we will listen to Mexican music and try to recreate it. We will make and decorate our own maracas and musical bottles, and after some training create an orchestra and make real music. Today's trip is to the Musical Instrument Museum in Dürnten, because today is all about music:) 

As always there will be also time for a book, a park and more fun and crafts, once back at Academicus. And, of course, we will also find out why Ernesto's guitar was so famous, and learn to play some cords.

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Thursday 13th October 2022 - Scary skeletons, bones and Kulturama

Human bodies versus skeletons

Today we will learn about the body, its different parts and learn about various bones that support us. We will exercise, dance, run and stretch, as this is important to keep our bodies healthy. We will paint sugar skulls and create cue tip bone art. Today's trip is to Kulturama where we get to learn about humans, and animals, evolution and the past. We will talk about heritage and family lineage. And then we will head out for some more games and sports outdoors to fill our lungs with fresh healthy air. What a fun and educational day!

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Friday 14th October 2022 - Festival Day & Spring Ding Indoor Playground

Jump, dance, preform and have heaps of fun!


To complete our fantastic week of jam-packed activities, learning and discovery will host a mini talent show, creating our own colourful festival! We will learn about various festivals in different countries, then we will head over to the AMAZING Spring Ding indoor playground to continue these festivities! It is so much fun for both young and old! We'll test our driving skills, jumping skills, climbing skills and running of course. Heaps of Fun guaranteed:)

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Autumn Camp for kids in Zurich

Mon, 10 October - 14 October - Autumn Camp (Kids 5+yrs)

A FULL WEEK of Learning, Sports, Crafts, Fun & ENGLISH!

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Why join the Academicus Autumn Camp?

  • Program in English which helps your child improve their English language skills in a natural environment

  • Heaps of adventures, disguised education, new discoveries, sports, crafts and FUN!

  • Breakfast, lunch and healthy snacks included!

  • Amazing full day program adjusted to working parents' schedules - drop off at 8:30-9:00 & pick up at 17:30-18:00

  • Convenient drop off and pick up at ACADEMICUS ATELIER - Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002, Zurich

  • Have your kids participate in an entire week of fun or choose the day you like best

Whats included:

  • Transportation tickets

  • Entries to places of interest

  • Creative materials

  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks

  • Specialist supervisors

  • 9hours of thrilling activities for kids


  • Academicus Autumn Camp - 785CHF for full 5 days of camp, or 190CHF per single days

Minimum of 4 participants - Maximum 6 participants per supervising adult


Looking for activities for kids in Zurich in the Autumn Break? The Academicus Autumn Camp is here to make your Autumn in the city fabulously AMAZING! An action packed week, full of discovery and learning. We provide fun, active and creative activities for children  5+ years of age. Our goal is to make the Autumn Break in Zurich exciting, educational and fun for kids. Our program offers a huge range of activities for kids: sports, storytelling, creative workshops, experimenting, tinkering

The Academicus Autumn Camp in Zurich is active, interactive and fun, allowing children 5+yrs to explore their capabilities and creativity through sports, games and artistic workshops.  Guided activities are balanced by opportunities for the children to let out their energy in parks and playgrounds and in the Academicus Atelier. The Autumn Camp is conducted entirely in English, so kids have a fantastic opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of English and activate their native- (or second-) language in a native speaking environment. Every day we broaden our horizons, learning something new, in a fun and entertaining way. We activate our bodies and minds - making sure the camp is a holistic experience!
We are sure to keep your kids busy and happy!

Who is The Academicus Autumn Camp in Zurich for?

  • The Academicus Autumn Camp in Zurich is for children 5+ yrs

  • The camp activities are conducted in English only - full immersion in English

  • The program is appropriate for native English speaking & bilingual kids

  • Children with communicative English are welcome to join & boost their English

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Check out just some of the fun we have had so far!


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Academicus City Autumn Camp in Zurich

Zurich Zoo • Trampolino • Jucker Farm • Kindercity • Technorama



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Academicus City Winter Camp in Zurich

Zoological Museum • Dolder Ice Skating • Fantasy Golf• Museum für Gestaltung • Springding


We are so lucky to have found you! I can say, you were born to make kids happy! They've made such great memories during the camp and for that I am deeply grateful! I must confess, I was sad today when I realised that the camp ended. Every afternoon, I was so excited to hear what kind of adventures they experienced! Hope we can see you as often as possible!

— Mum of Camp Participant

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