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Class Retreats and School Camps (Grades 4 -12)

Class Retreats and School Camps (Grades 4 -12)

Whether you’re looking for adventure, community-building, action, connection to nature or creative activities, we tailor make school camps and retreats to fit your group, community, and themes.

In the Bavarian Alps, we have lakes, mountains, rivers, forest on our doorstep and a wide adventure menu to cater for every taste. Upon request, we also travel further afield to lead or set up activities.

We work with international schools locally and internationally to deliver high-quality, enjoyable, and memorable experiences for your students and school trip leaders.

Leave the planning, logistics, and organisation to us, while we challenge, encourage, and inspire young minds to challenge themselves and grow.

Together, let's make extraordinary adventures a reality!

  • Tailor-made programmes to needs of school and group
  • Expert, experienced, and enthusiastic activity leaders who can communicate effectively in German and English
  • Small participant to leader ratio to guarantee a high quality experience
  • Clear and detailed pre-information to ensure everyone is prepared and can get the most out of the experience
  • Support with school risk assessment
  • Pre-information sessions for students, staff, and parents
  • Eco-friendly travel options and low carbon footprint activities
  • Team-building activities - games, problem-solving, small and large group
  • Action - Rock climbing, river crossing, hiking,
  • Water sports - SUP, rafting
  • Winter sports - ski, snowshoeing, iglu building
  • Wilderness and Survival - Fire skills, navigation, water filtering, shelter-building, whittling, animal tracking
  • Nature connection - Wild art, wild wellness, Camp cooking, Forest bathing, hiking
  • Reflection - Outdoor journaling, solo
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • Lenggries, Germany
  • Sonthofen, Germany
  • Oberammergau, Germany
  • Ötztal, Austria
  • Lammertal, Austria

Camp base is the ground rock of a successful trip. Our accommodation are carefully selected to ensure a comfortable, accessible and welcoming stay. We place great value on having activities on the doorstep and having safe and fun spaces for downtime and play.

We also know that teachers need a good night’s sleep - therefore we organise single ensuite rooms where possible.

Upon request, we also can incorporate a night in a mountain hut! This is a great opportunity to get deeper into nature and experience alpine culture first hand. Accommodation here is a more basic experience. We take care of the logistics to ensure that sleeping arrangements are suitable (separate sleeping areas for staff, students etc)

Dates & booking

Date: Year round
Tour length

1-7 Days


Min. 15 Max. 120


Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Tour experience level:
We are:

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