Autumn: 11.10 – 25.10; 25.10 - 08.11.2014

  • Children 8 -14 years old
  • Additional program for adults on request

Program conditions :

Accommodation in the comfortable timber house by the beautiful lake in the Yorktown.

Catering: Three meals a day prepared with the products from the local organic and natural farms. Traditional American dishes


  • pick up at the airport of Washington D.C.; transfer to Yorktown; accommodation
  • the Busch Gardens theme park and roller coasters; shopping
  • Virginia Beach and the ocean; an authentic mall and the Barnes & Noble bookshop
  • an excursion to Colonial Williamsburg; a walk through the historical British settings preserved from 1699; a traditional dinner
  • a visit to the Virginia Zoo; shopping
  • fishing and biking; dinner; a film & popcorn night
  • a trip to Washington D.C.; The White House and The Pentagon; the Smithsonian museums
  • a walk through the historical Civil War battlefield in Yorktown, the place where the peace treaty was signed and the United States of America emerged as a country; shopping
  • Virginia Beach and the ocean; Norfolk
  • a visit to the local organic farm Amy‘s Garden and getting to know the rural area; a film & popcorn night
  • an excursion to Jamestown, the first British fortification built in 1607; the story of Pocahontas; the American party
  • Richmond: getting to know the capital of Virginia; a mall; the American turkey dinner
  • one of Virginia’s waterparks or the Virginia Aquarium; the farewell dinner; packing
  • transfer to the airport of Washington D.C.
Fee for the program $ 3000 per child/2 weeks

Discount for siblings

The fee covers:

  • American visa assistance, if necessary
  • Transfer to and from the airport of Washington D.C.


  • Mandatory medical insurance.
  • Visa costs
  • Pocket money (recommended 50 CHF per week).
  • Payments for additional activities, lessons or services