TASIS Summer Program (TSP)

TASIS The American School in Switzerland


Challenging. Inspiring. Engaging. TSP courses offer you the opportunity to stretch your mind alongside new friends from around the world. Each TSP student selects one course and focuses on that subject for approximately four hours each weekday morning.

LEARN
LEARN

Depending on which of the two summer sessions they attend, students can choose from the following courses:

English as an Additional Language (EAL),
EAL Academic Writing,
Intensive Italian,
Intensive French,
Language-Based Activities,
Digital Photography,
Architecture & Design,
Fashion & Textile Design,
Musical Theater,
International Baccalaureate Preparation Course,
Italian Cooking,
Lean Startup Masterclass.

Play
Play

Afternoons at TSP are devoted to sports, the arts, travel excursions, outdoor adventures, and other activities. Go windsurfing, paddleboarding, sailing, or swimming on the Italian lakes; play tennis, soccer, basketball, or volleyball; or relax with yoga or Pilates. Dance, drama, and musical theater options are also available and culminate with performances during the Summer Arts Festival.

Special sports are available at an extra cost. Students may choose to participate in Olimpia Milano Basketball, where coaches from the program focus on improving physical strength, fitness, and confidence; Milan Academy Scuola Calcio soccer offers the exceptional opportunity to work on skills with professional coaches; or in Crossfit, a strength and conditioning program consisting of aerobic exercise, calisthenics, and weightlifting.

Explore
Explore

Our travel program introduces students to some of the most beautiful and exciting destinations in Switzerland and Italy. Hike the Jungfrau. Sketch in Venice. Climb a glacier. Eat in Rome. Go canyoning, whitewater rafting, or kayaking.

With a location in the heart of Europe, the TSP travel program introduces you to beautiful and exciting destinations—from the Italian lakes to the Swiss Alps to the Mediterranean coast.

Dates Session 1: June 27–July 23 2020 / Session 2: July 26–August 15, 2020
Duration 3 or 4 weeks
Activities English, French, Italian, English as an Additional Language (EAL), EAL Academic Writing, Intensive Italian, Intensive French, Language-Based Activities, Digital Photography, Architecture & Design, Fashion & Textile Design, Musical Theater, International Baccalaureate Preparation Course, Italian Cooking, Lean Startup Masterclass.
Languages English, French, Italian
Age Group 14 to 18 years old
Price per session Session 1: CHF 8,200 (boarding) / Session 2: CHF 6,700 (boarding)

Intensive courses in languages, Visual and Performing Arts, Academic Writing, and International Baccalaureate prep. A wide variety of sports and outdoor adventures. Cultural excursions to some of Europe’s most beautiful locations.

Founded by M. Crist Fleming in 1956, TASIS is a family of international boarding and day schools committed to creating global citizens through education, travel, and citizenship.

Courses (all students choose one)

English as an Additional Language (EAL)
EAL Academic Writing (1st session only)
Intensive Italian (1st session only)
Intensive French
International Baccalaureate Preparation Course (2nd session only)
Fine Art Portfolio (new for 2019, 1st session only)
Lean Startup Masterclass (1st session only)
Musical Theater
Digital Photography
Architecture & Design (1st session only)
Fashion & Textile Design (2nd session only)
La Cucina Italiana: Italian Cooking (2nd session only)

Sports

Milan Academy Scuola Calcio
Olimpia Milano Basketball
Crossfit