Human curiosity continues to push us to higher and farther unknown places. Wisdom and Courage are byproducts of this urge.
Verbier, with an altitude of 2000m, is the largest skiing heaven in Switzerland——4 Vallées’s most famous segment. The gorgeous landscape of the Alps and the near perfect ski slopes gather ski enthusiasts here every year from December to April.
From 1/27 through 2/9 of 2018, 26 Huijia student and teachers came to Verbier to begin their Winter skiing experience. As a traditional Huijia Winter program, The Swiss skiing trip has been ongoing for four years. Each year, Huijia skiing enthusiasts come here for the views and ski slopes. They enjoy challenging themselves on harder slopes and sharing the joy with skiers from all over the world!查看更多
Mr. Liu said, “The Swiss International Skiing Winter Camp is Huijia’s traditional winter program. Switzerland has natural world-class ski slopes. Combined with coaching from the expert local ski coaches, students can truly experience the spirit and culture of skiing while homing in their skiing skills. In addition, Switzerland’s unique natural and cultural heritage allows the kids to gain international perspective and immerse into this international environment. This is precisely the multicultural education I advocate for.”
8 days, 64 hours, Students are receiving instruction from foreign coaches under professional and safe conditions. Whether they are dealing with low visibility from a snow storm or challenging themselves on the daunting Audi slope, these 8 days will always an experience of a lifetime.
Venturing through mountains in covered snow and leaving behind staggered or smooth skiing tracks, the students are constantly practicing and getting better. No matter how many times they fall, they always rise and try again!
In the end, all of kids reached Intermediate and Advanced levels. When the kids placed the Huijia flag on the peak of the Verbier Mountain, the coach told everyone excitingly that they were all brave adventurers! If one can triumph in face of the obstacles posed by nature, they could easily push through the once-considered difficulties in life with poise and ease.
The Swiss International Skiing Winter Camp ended with everyone longing for more. The students gained valor, perseverance, and a competitive spirit through skiing. Together with the cultural knowledge and new perspectives, these values and knowledge will become an important part of these student’s identities.