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Kids Summer Camps 2021

Hard to believe but the summer holidays are nearly upon us and unless you are able to have 6 to 8 weeks of vacation time you are going to be looking for ways to keep your kids occupied at least for some part of the summer. But fear not we have some suggestions for you.

FerienPass Luzern

A great way to get the kids out of the house is by taking advantage of the Luzern Holiday Pass 2021 which this year is valid from 12 July to 20 August . The pass is a regional offer from 17 participating municipalities and is aimed at children and young people (aged 6 to 18). The pass entitles them to free travel (including by bus, train and boat) and free entry into 11 Badis as well as 15 other museums and attractions. There are two passes available:

Ferienpass BLAU: CHF 12
– Free travel and Entrance fees
– Valid from the first summer holiday week

Ferienpass ROT: CHF 15
– Free travel and Entrance fees
– Sightseeing
– Activities and studios
– Movie Theatres
– Day animation (additional costs: +5 francs / day)
– Valid from the second summer holiday week

From 19 July to 19 August 2021, the Ferienpass Centre is set up in the Säli school building. In the Ferienpass Centre daily activities and workshops are offered. There is also a Kids Café with a fire bowl and a playgrounde.

For more information and full details please visit the official website.

Filmcamp Luzern

A great camp offering teens aged 11 to 15 the chance to write, direct, act in, edit and produce their own film which will then be premiered on the 8th of August.

  • When: Augut 9 to 13 from 9.00 to 17.00
  • Where: Pfarrei St Michael, Rodteggstrasse 4, Luzern
  • Cost: CHF 190 includes lunch and a T-shirt
  • How: Sign up here.

ABC Tutors Summer Camp

If your kids like being creative then perhaps the ABC Tutors Art Summer Camp is the right one for them.

  • When: From July 12 to 16
  • Where: The LiLi Centre
  • How: Sign up here.

Eisklub Luzern

The summer is going to be hot, why not keep your kids cool at an ice skating camp.

  • When: From August 9 to 14.Sign-ups are possible until June 30
  • Where: Lucerne Ice Rink
  • How: Sign ups are welcome until June 30.


One of the few organisations running football camps during the school holidays (in canton Zug) where English is the main language. They run a variety of summer camps including:

Mini Camps: a fantastic fun introduction to Soccer for 3–5 year-olds for Boys & Girls wanting to do mornings only. Lots of fun games related to children’s ages helping improve skill, technique, balance, movement & coordination via great children’s coaches.

Junior Summer Camps: cater for 5-9 year-olds who are put into age & ability groups coached by first aid & football qualified coaches teaching them new skills/techniques through our fantastic structured coaching programs including lots of small sided matches

Academy Summer Camps are for Boys & Girls approx. 10-13yrs looking for bigger challenges over 1-5 days.

And more! For full details please visit the official website.

  • When: Throughout the summer
  • Where: in Zug and Cham
  • Cost: CHF 450 or CHF 100 (single day) when booked online. Covers all instruction, a camp T-shirt, certificate and medal. Lunch is not included!
  • How:  +41 22 361 5155 /

MS Sports

MS Sports offers four- and five-day non-residential holiday camps in hip hop dancing, tennis, football, horse riding and unihockey (one day) across various locations in cantons Luzern, Zug and Nidwalden.

MS Sports also runs week-long residential camps in Sursee throughout the summer. Open to children from ages 7-17, each camp focuses on a particular activity for a few hours each day – karate, archery, tennis, riding, football, dance, to name but a few.

For more information you can contact MS Sports: +41 41 260 33 67 /  or go to their website.You can also contact the Sursee Campus directly: +41 41 926 26 26 /


Now in their 13th year, Kinder-Camps is a five-day camp for children aged 6 -13 based in Kriens & Luzern. Activities include climbing, football, hockey, dancing, acrobatics, juggling, and Capoeira.

Fit4Future Sportcamp Luzern 

For primary school children (1st – 6th grade) this sports camp takes place in Alpenquai, Luzern and gives kids the opportunity to try a new sport each day!

  • When: 02.08.21 – 06.08.21
  • Where: Alpenquai, Luzern
  • Cost: CHF 280 per child (siblings CHF 240) The price includes supervision, coaching, lunch, t-shirt and water bottle!
  • How: For more details please visit the official website.

Charlie Hartmann is the managing director of the Livingin organisation which focuses on helping international residents connect, grow and thrive in Switzerland.