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Summer Vacation Program

The ZIS Summer Vacation Program for 2021 is only open to ZIS students (Pre-School to Grade 12, ages 3 to 19) and is organized into morning and afternoon sessions.

  • You can register for individual weeks below - please do not use a smart phone to register.
  • Grades refer to the 2020/21 school year (!)
  • More details on individual ZIS camps are visible after step 1 in the registration process.

ZIS Summer Camps

Times, costs and details
  • 09:00-12:00 - Cost CHF 250
  • 13:00-16:00 - Cost CHF 250

You can register for morning sessions, afternoon sessions or all day (09:00 to 16:00)

  • Children who are attending for the whole day must bring a packed lunch and they will be supervised over the lunch hour.
  • Please ensure that children have appropriate clothing for the program they are registered for and for the weather in the case of outdoor activities.
  • Please do not drop your child off any earlier than 15 minutes before the start of the program (i.e. 08:45 or 12:45).
  • Please ensure that your child is collected on time at the end of the program.
  • There is no school transportation offered.
  • Activities' descriptions are available when registering and choosing sessions (in step 2). 
ZIS students kayaking on Lake Zurich during ZIS Summer camp
June 21 - 25 (Week 1)

At the Middle School:

  • Multi-activities, EC & KG
  • STEM Robotics,
    Grades 1-2, AM
  • NEW! Various STEM Workshops, Grades 1-10
  • Multi-sports, Grades 1-5
  • "Let's get fit" Week, Grades 1-5, full day
  • Fun swimming and water games, Grades 1-5
  • Multi-sports, Grades 6-8
  • German language (A2/B1 level), Grades 6-8, AM 
  • Cooking, Grades 6-8 AM
  • Experimental Chemistry Workshop, Grades 10-11

Off campus:

  • Kayaking, Grades 6-12

Register

June 28 - July 2 (Week 2)

At the Middle School:

  • Multi-activities, EC & KG
  • STEM Robotics,
    Grades 1-2, AM
  • NEW! Various STEM Workshops, Grades 1-10
  • Multi-sports, Grades 1-5
  • "Let's get fit" Week, Grades 1-5, full day
  • Fun swimming and water games, Grades 1-5
  • Multi-sports, Grades 6-8

Off campus:

  • Paddling, Grades 4-6

Register

July 5 - 9 (Week 3)

At the Middle School:

  • Multi-activities, PS to Grade 2
  • Multi-sports, Grades 1-5

Off campus:

  • Paddling, Grades 4-7, day camp (Mo, Wed, Fr)

Register

August 2-6 (Week 4)

At the Middle School:

  • Multi-activities, PS to Grade 2

Register

EC students taking part in a multi activity camp

For more information for each camp, please click on Register, and details will be available after step 1 in the registration process.

Partnership Programs

 

June/July/August

At ZIS campuses:

  • Musical/Theatre camp, run by Close Encounters Theatre.
    For more information and to register, visit Close Encounters.
    • Week of June 21-25: Theatre, Grades 1-4, mornings or full days, at the Middle School. 
    • Week of June 28 - July 2: Musical Theatre, Grades 5-9, full days at the Middle School. 
    • Week of July 5-10: Improvisation, Grades 6-10, afternoons, at the CET Studio, Pfingstweidstrasse 101 in Zurich. 

External camps:

  • Hebbian STEM program - virtual program, Grades 7-12.
    For more information and to register, visit Hebbian
    • June 21-25: Cybersecurity - Crash course
    • June 28-July 2: Web Development - Crash course
  • Golf camp run by Mari-Carmen Cortina, PGA-Golfpro, in Küsnacht am Rigi, transportation from Thalwil/Rüschlikon provided, max. 4 students -
    for Lower, Middle and Upper School students
    June 21-25, June 28-July 2, July 5-9 
    For more information and to register, visit Golf camps
Soccer Camp at ZIS, girl kicks a football on the soccer pitch
Picture of students taking part in a music vacation activity
ZIS Lower School student taking part in a coding camp
ZIS Lower School students working on their drawings in art camp
Lower School students warming up on the All Weather pitch during summer camp
ZIS Lower School boy walking on the balance beam
Lower School girl kicks the ball in a soccer match
Lower School students painting as part of summer camp
Lower School student working on their laptops as part of coding camp
Lower School students playing with lego
ZIS Lower School girls watching a girl do a sommersault
Lower School students taking part in coding camp