Holiday activities

Summer activity weeks at UNIL (SOS Parents) | Holiday activities at EPFL | Other holiday activities

Summer activity weeks at UNIL (SOS Parents)

During the summer your children will be on holiday and you’ll be at work?

If you are working or studying at UNIL or EPFL, your child(ren) can join the summer activity weeks organised by the UNIL Equal Opportunities Office in collaboration with L’éprouvette.

The price for one week (including lunch, activities, materials and travel) is CHF 350. If needed, a reduction of one third of the camp price can be granted to parents who are members of the UNIL student body, under certain conditions.

EPFL also offers several weeks of activities during school holidays, including 4 in the summer, also open to children of UNIL parents. All the information here.



What is a typical day like ?

  • 08.30 am Meeting at Anthropos Café
  • 09.00 am Beginning of science/nature activities
  • 12.00 Lunch at Amphimax
  • 01.30 pm Beginning of afternoon workshop
  • 04.00 pm Afternoon tea
  • 05.30 pm Departure from Anthropos Café

Summer activity weeks 2021

See :

programme week 1 (in French)

programme week 2 (in French)

Summer activity weeks 2019

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Holiday activities at EPFL

The EPFL Equal Opportunities Office also organises holiday activities for the children of employees of EPFL and UNIL.

The last week took place from July 17 to 21.


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Other holiday activities

Workshops at L’éprouvette (UNIL)

L’éprouvette, the University of Lausanne’s public laboratory, offers fun, educational workshops all year round, including during the school holidays.

You can also book workshops to celebrate your child’s birthday.

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Activities run by UNIL/EPFL Sports Department

During the February half-term, the UNIL/EFFL Sports Department organises a ski camp at Les Diablerets for the children (aged 7-14 years) of members of both universities.

During the summer school holidays, sports clubs of Lausanne region and the Centre Sport et Santé of the UNIL/EFFL Sports Department offer children (aged 8-12 years) 5 days of various activities.


Science Promotion Service (SPS) camps at EPFL

The SPS organises science camps for children aged 11-13 throughout the summer.


Activities offered by the City of Lausanne

Camping, mountaineering, one-day packages and neighbourhood activities are offered by the Children and Leisure Department, in conjunction with the Fondation pour l’animation socioculturelle (FASL).

Lausanne office of holiday activities for 5-18 year-olds
Place Chauderon 7a
1002 Lausanne
Tél. : 021 315 68 22/65

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Holiday passports and other activities in the canton of Vaud

Municipal activities of Lausanne area available to children during the school holidays.

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Vaud famille

Vaud famille gathers all the information concerning families domiciled in the canton of Vaud. In particular, it maintains an up-to-date directory of camps, holiday activities and other activities offered for children in French-speaking part of Switzerland.

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