The summer camp experience is a highly valuable part of many young people’s formative years and there are many amazing camps throughout the world delivering quality programs and care. Here at Germany For Kids we deliver every aspect of a summer camp to the highest level possible and all year! Continue reading Summer Camp : but better and all year
Kids love bike-riding and the area immediately surrounding Schloss Leizen could not be better suited to cycling. Germany is famous for it’s segregated bike paths, allowing cyclists of all ages and abilities to travel to work or cycle for leisure along car-free routes that are sometimes more direct than roads themselves. Continue reading Cycling adventures at Germany For Kids
Our region is well known for it’s more recent history, dukes, knights and nobles, it’s 2000 castles, manor houses and stately homes but it is also a very important area for these structures left by ancient tribes more than 5000 years ago, some just 500m from Schloss Leizen. Continue reading Megaliths and Dolmens : Ancient Monuments on our doorstep
The home of Germany For Kids, Schloss Leizen sits in 50,000 square metres of forest and parklands. Our forest has two parts; the 300 year old trees of various species that form part of the original landscaping of the house grounds and Continue reading Our Forest : animals and activities
Ceramic and glass painting is a great introductory creative activity for all ages at Schloss Leizen.
Watch our creative expression teacher Aranka show how it’s done in this movie. Continue reading Ceramic and glass painting activity
At Germany For Kids we realise that modern youngsters live in a service world, where technology and “other people” get things done for them. When young people come to stay with us they take part in fun physical activities, games and learning of course. But we also feel that practical life skills are important. We have developed a number of workshops to give young people hands-on experience of how to create useful objects plus repair and maintain everyday items in a fun and creative way. Continue reading Custom Clothing Project
At Germany for Kids, we make learning skills fun, we also like to combine subjects as part of our multi-faceted approach. Here’s an activity that brings learning to make tasty and healthy food together with art and creativity; Sushi For Kids.
Christmas and the weeks before it is a special time at Germany For Kids. Snow, ice-skating and crisp frosty air outside, hot drinks and cozy atmosphere inside Schloss Leizen. At this time our creative sessions turn towards encouraging the children to produce individual and unique seasonal decorations to take home as gifts.
Continue reading Christmas Decoration Workshop
As with all new major hotels or restaurants it is important to test facilities and prove concept with real guests in advance of opening. Naturally we have had a number of test weekends, primarily to re-assure ourselves that kids and teens feel at home in the environment we have created at Schloss Leizen and also to test sport, catering and safety facilities and procedures. Continue reading Award winning photographer documents a day at Schloss Leizen