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Camel's Hump

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Welcome, Grüezi

You have just discovered the most unique language schools there is! If you want a "Super, Natural British Columbia" experience, while learning English at the same time, you have come to the right place! 


Canada, known for it’s intense, vast, and unrivaled beauty, is everything you’ve heard about and more! You will be swept away by dramatic landscapes, towering mountains and stately trees that stand guard over unspoiled, tranquil areas, untouched by human activities. A glimpse of a bear, cougar, moose or deer is all too possible in this majestic oasis. Yes, Canada is everything you’ve imagined and more than you’d hoped!

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Came'ls Hump Guest ranch puts you right up close to the Canadian outback - forests, wilderness, vastness, and wildlife...full of unforgettable beauty. We'll pick guests up in Kelowna and bring them to the ranch for a truly unique holiday. During the stay, guests get to know the Canadian way of life, visit local attractions, observe wildlife, and experience all of our outdoor activities and excursions - everything from canoeing and fishing to jet boating and water skiing. We also offer horseback riding lessons, which is exclusive to our residency students only!

Camel’s Hump guest ranch has Swiss roots, and we offer a special English immersion program that allows guests to learn English from our Canadian teacher while experiencing a Canadian country lifestyle out in nature. We offer language class for beginners and advanced learners, and for people of all ages. The best way to learn English is in a relaxing and fun atmosphere like Camel's Hump Guest Ranch. Come master your English skills in a uniquely Canadian Ranch environment - it's a combination of English school and vacation!

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Learning English is fun in a relaxed atmosphere!


Our program includes:


  • Levels for beginners and advanced

  • Small classes

  • Practical lessons in an informal atmosphere

  • Three different study books and practice materials

We offer English school for beginners, advanced learners, and for people of all ages. Classes are held on the ranch. A qualified English teacher (ESL; English second language) is available for the class (beginners and advanced learners). The lessons are very practical. Depending on the weather conditions, the lessons are given indoors or in the open air twice a week (every Tuesday and Wednesday) - according to the motto: Learning should also be fun. In addition to the regular lessons, the school organizes an excursion for the students once a week so that they can use the language on a daily basis.

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Accommodation at Camel's Hump Guest Ranch includes a main building with 6 bedrooms varying in size from 2-6 guests and 3 private cabins. Each cabin sleeps 2-4 people and all have a kitchen, bathroom with shower and are fully furnished. The sleeping arrangements in the cabins include lofts. Guests are expected to help on a small scale.


Camel's Hump Ranch offers

  • Buffet style dining and basic activities which can all be included

  • Bedding and towels are provided

  • A lounge with satellite TV

  • A hot tub on the lodge patio

  • Day tours and excursions such as wine tours, golfing, boating, rodeos, shopping and hot springs are available to make your stay unforgettable 

  • A campfire provides the right atmosphere for a cozy get-together in the evening

  • A chance to experience the Canadian wilderness and Okanagan like nowhere else

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Camel's Hump Guest Ranch offers a quiet, relaxing and safe base for recreational activities. It lives up to almost every cliché you would expect of Canada. The ranch is the starting point for various activities that show the scenic and cultural beauties of British Columbia.


Camel's Hump prides itself on new and exciting outdoor summer activities such as jet boat trips on the Shuwap River and pontoon boat tours on Kalamalka Lake. Other services include horseback riding, snowmobiling, paddle boarding, ATV/UTV riding, camping, hiking and shuttle service to Silver Star ski area. 

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There is something for everyone at Camel’s Hump guest ranch!


We Offer:

  • Trail rides on ranch horses (beginners will be taught horsemanship and riding)

  • Swimming in one of the nearby lakes

  • Trout fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking,

  • Picnics, rodeo, salmon watching, a visit to a historic ranch or to hot springs, ATV rides, biking, boating, water skiing, jet boating

  • Other activities and excursions according to the individual interests of the guests (cinema, theater, shopping, dancing)

  • Observing wild bears, coyotes, moose, deer, owls, eagles etc.


Our competitive, transparent rates include full board accommodation, school, activities and excursions. Clear prices, you know in advance what your stay will cost you.

Price for program








Full room and board - includes meals at the ranch and transportation to and from the airport. (Does not include fees for alcohol, or events/restaurants outside of ranch).



Activities/Leisure - Contribution towards horseback riding, swimming, fishing, camping, canoeing, excursions, etc.



English school (15h per week)



By Request.

School Materials - Books, English dictionary, pens, pencils, notebooks

one time fee


By Request.

Please call us for more information

Travel Tips

Travel Information


  • Valid passport

  • No visa necessary

  • Money: Canadian Dollars

  • We will send you a letter of acceptance 3 weeks before your arrival. This will help you with entry

  • Destination airport: Kelowna


Flights from Zurich


  • Lufthansa: Zurich – Frankfurt – Vancouver – Kelowna

  • KLM: Zurich - Amsterdam - Vancouver - Kelowna

  • British Airways: Zurich - London - Vancouver - Kelowna

  • Air Canada: Zurich - Toronto - Kelowna

Contact Us


Camel’s Hump Guest Ranch
1129 Creighton Valley Road
Lumby B.C


001 250-841-8422

Best Time

If you are calling from Europe, the best time to reach us is between 21.00-22.00 (CET)

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