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  • Audio induction loop

    Audio induction loop

    A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to ‘T’ (Telecoil) setting, if the device is equipped with this option.

    That way, deaf people or people with difficulties to hear are able to hear music transmitted through a PA / hi-fi system, conferences, music concert or seminars directly through their hearing aids, without the interference of surrounding noises.

    At Le Camp, our seminar and banquet halls "René Guisan" and "Charles Béguin", located upstairs of our "Old Main" (Bâtiment Principal), are equipped with these kind of Audio induction loops for deaf or hearing impaired persons. As soon as the halls very own audio material is used, the induction loops are automatically activated. This equippement was certified and validated last february by the Forum Ecoute, which is an association for deaf and hearing impaired persons in french speaking part of Switzerland.

    The hearing loop consists of the device that sends the signal (our "in house" audio system); an amplifier which processes the signal which is then sent through the final piece; the loop cable, a copper wire placed in the floor plate around the perimeter of the halls to act as an antenna that radiates the magnetic signal to the hearing aid. The position which guarantees the best receiving and hearing is the centre of this loop.

    After the installation of different devices and aids for handicapped people, Le Camp is proud to be from now on equitable equipped to receive, host and entertain deaf and hearing impaired people.

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  • Damien Vuilliomenet appointed Director

    Damien Vuilliomenet appointed Director

    During a meeting on 21 November 2018, Mr. Damien Vuilliomenet was appointed director by the Le Camp Foundation Board.

    Previously deputy director and CFO, Mr. Vuilliomenet has been very closely involved with Le Camp for many years. He is also actively involved in the commercial side of the business, as well as in operations, administration and employee management. He is delighted by the confidence entrusted in him by Le Camp’s permanent and seasonal teams.

    Mr. Vuilliomenet’s new role is valid with immediate effect. The Foundation Board is pleased with this new collaboration and knows that it can rely on Mr. Vuilliomenet’s many years of experience and commitment to ensure thoughtful strategic decisions for the future of Le Camp.

    The Foundation Board strongly encourages all of Le Camp's partners to place their full confidence in the new director and wishes him the best of success in all his endeavours. All the other team members are also committed to continuing their service to Le Camp for which the Foundation Board thanks them most sincerely

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  • Treat your taste buds: an event on 23 February 2019

    Treat your taste buds: an event on 23 February 2019

    A new year means a new Le Camp menu. Created by our eminent chef, Stéphane Martignoni, our 2019 menu offers an array of tastes for any palate by blending creativity, innovation, and refinement in both our fare and its presentation.

    You may explore these prodigious creations by the chef on the “Restaurant & fine dining” page of our website.

    And we have even more to offer you! Following our long-established tradition, a taster evening will provide our guests with the opportunity to discover some delightful morsels from the new menu on 23 February 2019 at Le Camp. The meal will follow a wine tasting and presentation from partner winegrowers and producers.

    Reservations are required and places are limited. Please reserve by phone at +41 32 836 26 36 or through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Event prices: 42 CHF for adults and 18 CHF for children aged 6 to 16 (meal served with mineral water and no table wine).

    Hours: wine presentation and tasting starts at 17:30, with dinner at 19:00.

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  • Marcus Junior : the new Le Camp mascot

    Marcus Junior : the new Le Camp mascot

    In the guise of a kite and since the start of this century, our mascot Marcus has escorted us or made his presence felt on all our documentation, pathways and on room signage.

    He even stole the limelight during the entertainment at the inauguration party for our renovated Main Building in September 2017.

    But, like us all, Marcus has reached the age where he is making way for his son (or grandson?): Marcus Junior.

    Although evidently fresher, younger, and more dynamic than his father, Marcus Junior still retains a family likeness and cannot hide his lineage. This has enabled a smooth transition, ensuring the continuity of our image while demonstrating Le Camp's devotion to staying modern and with the times.

    What is Marcus worth for us? Absolutely everything! And you could be forgiven for thinking two Marcus' are better than one, but Junior, with his contemporary look, will easily assume the reins of his honourable predecessor.

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