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Manhattan » Summer Programs for Children

Kids (ages 5–10)
Summer Fun in French Day Camps

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Send your child on a journey of French discovery!

Kids learn, explore, play, and grow in a program designed to immerse them in the language while having summer fun. Each day includes a language class plus a variety of activities and outings that introduce them to French cultures in New York City. Our biweekly themes come to life through cooking, theater, art, crafts, and singing as part of the core program. Kids get to add special daily electives that change on a weekly basis (see below) and every Friday they are treated to a special event—all en français !

Ages 5–7 • Ages 8–10
For kids at all levels of French
Groups also available for Native French Speakers


Summer 2015

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

Activities change each week—sign up for all eight weeks for maximum fun!

Middle Ages & Circus June 22–26
June 29–July 2*
Circus activities taught by Big Apple Circus, Chess and Games, Fencing with Sheridan Fencing Academy, Calligraphy, Illustration, and Jewelry-making
Nature & Sciences July 6–10
July 13–17
Gardening, Cooking with Chef Sylvie Berger, Yoga, and Science Experiments
FIAF Olympics July 20–24
July 27–31
Soccer with Paris Saint-Germain Academy, Fencing with Sheridan Fencing Academy, Dance, Archery, and Bowling
FIAF Kids Art Festival August 3–7
August 10–14
Theater, Music, Fashion, and Painting with guest artists

Typical Day

9-9:10am: Drop-off and Welcome
9:10-9:30am: Assembly
9:30-10:30am: French class by age and level including for native speakers
10:40-10:50am: Goûter (snack)
10:50-11:50am: French class (except on Friday)
11:50am-12:50pm: Cultural French activities (except on Friday)
12:50-1:50pm: Lunch & Rest
1:50-2:50pm: Elective program of artistic or sports activities
2:50-4pm: Outdoors Play
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 3. Price for June 29–July 2 is $620. The savings and discounted prices above are calculated for consecutive weeks and include the June 29 session in each case. If you replace the June 29 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, 2015.
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 a Emergency Contact Form before the start of the summer session that your child will attend. 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 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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FIAF Manhattan
22 East 60th Street,
New York, NY 10022
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Special thanks to Big Apple Circus, Le District, Paris Saint-Germain Academy, and Sheridan Fencing Academy. Snacks provided by GoGo squeeZ and Jacquet.

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