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Kids (ages 5–10)
Summer Fun in French Day Camps
Theme: Once Upon a Camp!

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Go on an adventure with Tintin, visit the magic world of Hogwarts, or explore Paris with Madeline!

This summer, your child will go on an adventure with famous characters from children’s books, discovering treasures of French and American literature along the way. Each week offers something new and exciting, with a wide range of activities including cooking, art, circus, fencing, and more.

Kids learn, explore, play, and grow in this program designed to immerse them in the French language while they have summer fun. Each day includes a language class plus a variety of cultural activities and outings. Kids get to add special daily electives that change on a weekly basis, and every Friday they are treated to a special event. Special workshops are taught by Big Apple Circus, Sheridan Fencing Academy, and more.

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Summer 2016

Ages 5–7 • Ages 8–10
For kids at all levels of French.
Groups also available for French-speaking children.

Monday–Friday, 9am–4:30pm
$780* per week


1-week sessions Activities change each and every week!
June 20–24
June 27–July 1
Abracadabra, magic tricks!
With Harry Potter, Mary Poppins, Kirikou, and Alice in Wonderland

Featuring juggling and circus performance workshops by Big Apple Circus and a visit to the Victoria Gardens amusement park.
July 5–8*
July 11–15
Let’s go on an adventure!
With Tintin, Lucky Luke, Pippi Longstocking, and the Little Prince

Featuring fencing with Sheridan Fencing Academy and a visit to the Central Park Zoo.
July 18–22
July 25–29
Games Galore!
With Prince of Motordu, Max and Lili, and Petit Nicolas

Featuring soccer with New York City Football Club, a visit to the American Museum of Natural History, and our own FIAF Olympics.
August 1–5
August 8–12
Discovering Paris!
With Eloise, Madeline, Les Triplés, and Boule et Bill

Featuring theater, music, fashion, photography, painting, and filmmaking. Special illustration and literature workshop with L’école des loisirs. A visit to the Children's Museum of the Arts.

Sign up for all eight weeks for maximum fun!

Typical Day

9-9:10am: Drop-off and welcome
9:10-9:30am: Assembly
9:30-10:30am: French class by age and level
10:40-10:50am: Goûter (snack)
10:50-11:50am: Cultural activities such as dance, art, theater, or science (except on Friday)
11:50am-12:50pm: Artistic or sports activities (except on Friday)
12:50-1:50pm: Lunch and rest
1:50-2:50pm: French class by age and level (except on Friday)
2:50-4pm: Outdoor playtime
4-4:30pm: Assembly

Every Friday kids are treated to a special event either at FIAF or around NYC.

Extra Childcare

Garderie (childcare) available daily:
— Morning 8-9am for $15 per day
— Afternoon 4:30-5:30pm for $15 per day

Two Ways to Save!

Save 5% when you sign up siblings, regardless of age!

Save 10% when you sign up for multiple weeks including non-consecutive weeks!


Number of Weeks You Save!* Discounted Price*
1 week - $780
2 weeks $140 $1,260
3 weeks $218 $1962
4 weeks $296 $2,664
5 weeks $374 $3,366
6 weeks $452 $4,068
7 weeks $530 $4,770
8 weeks $608 $5,472

*No class on July 4. Price for July 5–8 is $620. The savings and discounted prices above are calculated for consecutive weeks and include the July 5 session in each case. If you replace the July 5 session with any $780 per week session, the amounts will be adjusted accordingly.

Read Policies

Refund Policy
No refunds will be issued after May 31, 2016.
Before May 31, a $150 cancellation fee will be deducted from the refund amount. After May 31, you may withdraw any time before the start of the session for a credit minus the cancellation fee. No withdrawals are accepted after the start of a session. There are no allowances for absences, early withdrawals, or late starts. There is no pro-rating of fees. Additional FIAF policies apply, read here.

Emergency Contact Form
You must fill out an emergency contact form before the start of the summer session that your child is attending. The form will be sent to you via email before the start of the session. Your child may not attend class until this form is received. You only need to fill out the form once if your child is attending multiple sessions or programs over the summer.

Absence and Early Release Policy
If your child must leave early, written notice from a parent or guardian is required 24 hours in advance. There are no make-up classes for absences. FIAF must be notified if a child will be absent.

Children must bring their own snack and lunch. A list of necessary clothing, arrival and dismissal arrangements, medical forms, and other pertinent paperwork will be mailed via email to parents before the start of the session. FIAF is not responsible for any lost belongings. Please clearly label all belongings with your child’s name.

Please Note
Every effort will be made to keep students with others of the same level. However programs are subject to change depending on enrollment and teacher availability.


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New York, NY 10022

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