Summer Programs in Switzerland


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bshea - Posted Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 7:36:00 AM
Learn why we believe the TASIS Summer Programs are the best in the world.
michelle - Posted Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Beginning at the age of seven, children in the Le Château des Enfants (CDE) program have the opportunity to be boarding students at the TASIS Summer Programs. In this inspiring new video created by Graham Pearsall and Alex Secilmis '19, several of these students discuss what they love most about the program.
bshea - Posted Monday, Aug 12, 2019 2:14:08 PM
Alex Secilmis '19 put together this beautiful look at the final week of the summer, which started with an exciting Parade of Flags and culminated with an incredible Summer Arts Festival.
bshea - Posted Monday, Aug 12, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Students who attended the 2019 TASIS Summer Programs had the opportunity to pursue a huge variety of performing arts offerings under the direction of the best team in the business. See the culmination of their hard work.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Aug 5, 2019 3:22:05 PM
Alex Secilmis '19 created this energetic look at a particularly exciting week at the 2019 TASIS Summer Programs.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 2:14:35 PM
Alex Secilmis '19 retook the reins at the start of session two of the 2019 TASIS Summer Programs and produced this engaging look at the sights and sounds of opening week.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Jul 15, 2019 9:45:00 AM
A 60-second look at the people, activities, and adventures that made up the third week of the 2019 TASIS Summer Programs in Lugano, Switzerland.
michelle - Posted Monday, Jul 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM
This 60-second look at week two features video highlights captured by photographers Lily Engelmaier and Kinte Taylor.
michelle - Posted Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 1:34:00 PM
Students in the TASIS Summer Program's Academic Writing course penned short essays about their weekend trips to Venice, Verona, Munich, and more. Enjoy their impressive work while learning more about TSP's academic and travel offerings.
michelle - Posted Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 1:30:00 PM
Prolific young filmmaker Alex Secilmis '19 put together this 90-second look at a terrific opening week in Lugano.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Jun 24, 2019 9:02:06 AM
The 2019 TASIS Summer Programs in Lugano, Switzerland, officially opened on June 22. Read about the early days, see photos and video highlights, and learn how you can keep an eye on the action this summer.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 11:28:41 AM
Aspiring filmmaker Alex Secilmis '19 joined the Communications Office for a few weeks and put together two excellent highlight videos.
bshea - Posted Monday, Aug 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM
Students from all three divisions concluded session one of the 2018 TASIS Summer Programs by showcasing their immense talents at the Summer Arts Festival on July 16–18. See their excellent work and learn more about the unmatched performing and visual arts programs offered at TASIS.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM
Aspiring entrepreneurs in the TASIS Summer Program studied the basic principles of the lean startup approach and capped off the session by presenting four innovative business proposals.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 9:07:00 AM
Students from the 2018 Summer Programs celebrate student accomplishments in music, drama, musical theater, dance, photography, architecture, and visual arts from August 8–10.
michelle - Posted Monday, Aug 6, 2018 4:42:00 PM
MSP students enrolled in the Milan Academy Scuola Calcio were delighted to be among the first to meet Gonzalo Higuain and Mattia Caldara.
michelle - Posted Monday, Aug 6, 2018 3:00:00 PM
Amelia Panella '18 caught up with 10 students and counselors to find out what they love about spending their summers in Lugano.
bshea - Posted Monday, Aug 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM
When he's not spending his summers in Lugano, Dr. Jim Haley is the Science Department Chair and teaches chemistry at a private school in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Amelia Panella '18 sat down with him to learn more about his background and the excellent program he runs at TASIS.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 10:00:00 AM
Marc-Pierre Jansen runs the Middle School Program (MSP) during the summer and spends the rest of the year working for TASIS in the United States. Amelia Panella '18 interviewed Mr. Jansen to learn more about his background and the outstanding program he directs each summer.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 2:22:00 PM
A Pre-Kindergarten teacher in California for most of the year, Meagan Vincent loves coming to Lugano each summer and having the opportunity to work with a larger range of ages. Amelia Panella '18 sat down with Ms. Vincent to learn more about her background and the important work she does at TASIS.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 2:47:47 PM
Enjoy a quick look at some of the many exciting things that happened on and off campus during the first three weeks of the 2018 Summer Programs.
michelle - Posted Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 11:38:00 AM
Writer Amelia Panella '18 and photographer Lily Engelmaier teamed up to chronicle the trip boarding students from Le Château des Enfants (CDE) took to Parco San Grato and Lido di Carona on Sunday, July 1.
michelle - Posted Monday, Jul 9, 2018 1:54:00 PM
Students from both TASIS The American School in Switzerland and the TASIS Switzerland Summer Programs will continue to have the exceptional opportunity to train with coaches from the renowned Milan Academy Scuola Calcio.
michelle - Posted Friday, Jul 6, 2018 8:38:00 AM
Amelia Panella '18 sat down with Rosenbaum, a professional actor and composer from New York who has worked at the TASIS Summer Programs since 2014. He discusses how his predecessor, Matthew Frazier-Smith, prepared him for his demanding new role and shares his vision for the future of DPAT.
michelle - Posted Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 2:30:00 PM
The 2018 TASIS Summer Programs in Lugano, Switzerland, opened on Saturday, June 23. Read about the start, see photographs and video highlights, and learn about the various ways you can keep up with the action this summer.
bshea - Posted Sunday, Aug 27, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Learn why we believe there is no better place to spend your summer.
bshea - Posted Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Guided by an experienced teacher and the build-measure-learn feedback loop, students will learn the basic principles of the lean startup approach to launching a new business.
bshea - Posted Monday, Aug 14, 2017 5:00:00 PM
Students from the 2017 TASIS Summer Programs capped off session two by showcasing their talents at a visual arts exhibition and a number of live performances.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 1:58:00 PM
Students who attended the first session of the Middle School Program (MSP) or the TASIS Summer Program (TSP) reflect upon academic clubs, outdoor adventures, cultural trips, the TASIS campus, the diversity of the student body, and more.
bshea - Posted Friday, Jul 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Students from all three divisions closed out session one of the 2017 TASIS Summer Programs by demonstrating their considerable talents at a visual arts exhibition and a variety of live performances. See their excellent work.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Le Château des Enfants (CDE) students spent several nights camping in Novaggio during each of the summer sessions. Have a look at all the fun they had in session one.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 3:00:00 PM
Middle School Program (MSP) students enjoyed Monte Tamaro's hiking trails, high ropes course, and alpine slide on July 12. Watch an engaging video about their day.
bshea - Posted Monday, Jul 10, 2017 3:00:00 PM
Le Château des Enfants (CDE) students cruised around Lake Lugano in pedal boats on the afternoon of July 6. Enjoy a creative look at their excursion.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 3:00:00 PM
Middle School Program (MSP) students tore it up on Lake Lugano on the afternoon of July 3. Watch them in action.
bshea - Posted Monday, Jan 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Each summer a community of professional artists gathers amongst the mountains and lakes of southern Switzerland and devotes itself to providing a transformative experience to students hailing from more than 50 nations.
bshea - Posted Monday, Aug 15, 2016 9:27:00 AM
Led by the Dedicated Performing Arts Team, our talented students closed out session two of the TASIS Summer Programs with a variety of excellent performances.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 10:01:58 AM
Students in the TASIS Summer Programs celebrated Swiss National Day with a party on campus and a trip to Lake Lugano for an amazing fireworks display.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 4:00:00 PM
The TASIS Summer Program offers rigorous academic courses to help prepare students for university.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 11:13:00 AM
Led by the Dedicated Performing Arts Team, our enthusiastic students closed out session one by showcasing their considerable talents at a variety of excellent performances.
michelle - Posted Sunday, May 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM
We recently caught up with summer alumni from each of the past six decades and asked them what memories still stand out today. Six major themes emerged.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Aug 17, 2015 5:00:00 PM
Young fashion enthusiasts around the globe have begun to discover the magic of the TASIS Summer Program's Fashion and Textile Design course, which grants students a fascinating introduction to the world of clothing design.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 4:00:00 PM
A favorite overnight trip for MSP second-session students was to Tuscany, where they explored the charming hill town of San Gimignano, visited the beautiful city of Siena, and took obligatory Leaning Tower selfies in Pisa.
TASIS - Posted Sunday, Aug 2, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Loved by all, Betsy Newell, Director of Le Château des Enfants, retires after leading the program for 23 years.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 9:00:00 AM
August 1 is Swiss National Day, a holiday to celebrate everything we love about Switzerland!
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Every year TSP welcomes students from around the world, and this year they celebrated the diversity of this population with International Day, including a Parade of Flags in the Palestra.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 12:00:00 PM
Inspired by one of Mrs. Fleming's favorite Shakespeare quotes, writer and composer Andrew Leonard created a musical for our CDE students entitled Throw Your Light.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM
The Summer Arts Festival is the culminating event for Lugano students. Over the past three weeks first summer session, TASIS students have had the opportunity to stretch their creativity through the visual and performing arts.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM
Sometimes things just happen in the summer, like TSP Twin Day! On a recent morning, Director Jim Haley noticed that quite a few students were dressed like twins, just by chance. "It was a sign - we needed to have a Twin Day,"
TASIS - Posted Monday, Jul 20, 2015 1:00:00 PM
Children in CDE had a great time with their living history fair of educational exhibits, games, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment showing off their wares on the grounds at Belvedere and Al Focolare!
bshea - Posted Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 2:00:00 PM
TSP Film Course students, together with DPAT - the Dedicated Performing Arts Team of instructors, put together a production this summer which premiered in the Palmer Cultural Center, Tuesday, July 21.
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