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Teens (ages 11–14)
Cultural Discoveries Teen Club
Discover France in New York

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Teens discover exciting connections to France in New York through creative workshops, walking tours, visits to museums and tech start-ups, culinary excursions, and more.

They will visit MoMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center, the Society of Illustrators, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and other cultural spots around the city. They will learn circus tricks from the Big Apple Circus, make artisanal chocolates at Voila Chocolat, practice fencing and football, attend a cheese tasting at French Cheese Board, and discover new technology at French start-ups.



Summer 2019

June 17–28
July 1–12*
July 15–26
July 29–August 9

Monday–Friday, 1-4:30pm
$795 per two weeks
$495 for one week (available by request)

*No class on July 4. Price is pro-rated for the July 1–5 week.

Explore — June 17–28
Enter the world of explorers! Teens will improve their language skills while following the adventures of explorers and writers such as Antoine de Saint-Exupery. They will examine links between France and North America through visits to The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History, and by playing games, sketching, and creating interactive maps.

Experience — July 1–12
Teens will immerse themselves in science-fiction through cinema and literature like Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. They will create their own avatar, visit French start-ups in the digital and video game sectors, and participate in theater and creative writing activities.

Experiment — July 15–26
Teens will gain expertise in digital and scientific inventions! They will read books and articles, then debate and experiment. They will visit tech start-ups and play new games with Artificial Intelligence.

Exhibit — July 29–August 9
Teens will discover revolutionary French and American artists through exhibitions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, films, street art, fashion, and literature. They will go on walking tours of New York and discover a new side to the city. They will create their own comic strips and videos through an art lab at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).


10% when you enroll in multiple sessions (non-consecutive allowed) of this program.
5% when you enroll siblings, regardless of age and program.

Best Value: Full-Day Package
Teens ages 11–14 can add the morning Immersion Class to their afternoon Cultural Discoveries Club for a richer all-day experience. Special rate of $1235 for each 2-week package, $800 for each 1-week package. Cannot be combined with any other discount.

Regular FIAF policies apply, read here.


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