50th "Swiss mountain adventure camp"


6th July to 20th July 2019

Host Country:


Host Club/Organizer:

Rotary Club Martigny (D. 1990, certified)


will be accepted until 30 April 2019
Official EEMA-Camp Application in DUPLICATE or by e-mail to:
Rotary Youth Exchange Association Tel. +41 56 426 50 58
Switzerland / Liechtenstein Fax +41 56 426 79 91
Gustav Zeiler-Ring 10
CH-5600 Lenzburg camps (at) rotaryswissyep.ch

Invitation for:

Participation is restricted to a total of 26 students. Please note that more invitations will be sent out than can be accepted. We operate and accept students according to the “first come first served” principle.


15 to 19 years


Preferably, the participants have some experience in mountaineering. Beginners are also welcome, provided they are active in sports. Applicants must confirm that they are in excellent physical condition and are well trained.


French, German and/or English


Mountain Cabin


Two adventurous weeks in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps. Introduction to alpine environment and climbing on rock and ice for beginners and medium level. They will also practice canyoning and via ferrata. Acquaintance with flora, fauna and geology. The camp is supervised and led by professional mountain guides.
See www.rotary-smac.ch


Foreign participants are asked to purchase the insurance CISI Bolduc Plan B for 76 US Dollars. Detailed instructions for purchase will follow by RYE Switzerland office to all accepted candidates. 

Rotary club Martigny subscribes an insurance at Air Glaciers for the Swiss participants.

Total costs for Participants:

Participants will need to cover their travel costs to Martigny and back and participants: pocket money.
A fee of CHF 1'200.- to all participants is charged by the organising club prior to arrival (covers the cost for mountain guides, food as well as for transportation during the camp activities).


CHF 1’200.- by 31st May 2019 to be paid to:
Banque Cantonale du Valais, Avenue de la Gare 20, CH-1920 Martigny /
Account of Rotary-Club Martigny
IBAN: CH09 0076 5001 0236 5270 6 / SWIFT: BCVSCH2LXXX


In case of withdrawal up to 31st May 2018, the fee will be refunded in full. After this date, there can be no refund. We therefore recommend that the participants get special cancellation insurance.