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Toddlers (ages 3-5)
Mini Fun in French Day Camps
Summer Tour de France

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Toddlers embark on an exciting voyage, traveling through France exploring its cities, mountains, countryside, and waterfronts—all en français!

Toddlers engage with French every day through exciting themes animated by stories, art, games, music, yoga, cooking, and more.

These day camps are appropriate for both toddlers new to the language and those who have already been exposed to French.

Registration recommended by April 15 to secure your preferred dates.


Summer 2018

Monday-Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm
$415 per week*


day camps
Brand new themes!
Activities change every week.
Sign up for all eight weeks for maximum fun and learning.
June 25-29
July 2-6*
Les P'tits Citadins - La ville
Each day, children will discover the wonders of the city. They will learn about houses, stores, libraries, parks, and restaurants. Plus, children will work together to build a city in collaboration with The Montclair STEM Learning Center.
July 9-13
July 16-20
Les P'tits Baigneurs - La mer
Each day, children will enter the world of the sea and oceans. They will learn about aquatic animals and plant-life and create an ocean-themed mural.
July 23-27
July 30-August 3
Les P'tits Randonneurs - La montagne
Each day, children will go on an adventure up the French mountains. They will learn about nature and wild life and create their own herbarium.
August 6-10
August 13-17
Les P'tits Campeurs - La campagne
Each day, children will explore the French countryside. They will learn about farm animals, fruits and vegetables, and make their own recipes featuring farm-fresh produce.

*No class on July 4. Price is pro-rated for the July 2–6 week.

Typical Day

9:30-9:45am: Drop-off and free play
9:45-10am: Greetings and circle time
10-10:30am: Individual art-and-craft project
10:30-10:45am: Cleaning time and free play
10:45-11am: Goûter (snack)
11-11:30am: Games and movements
11:30am-12:15pm: Collaborative project
12:15-12:30pm: Cleaning time, story time, goodbyes and dismissal

Age Groups & Levels

For ages 3-5. To enroll for these day camps, children must be born between September 1, 2012 and June 25, 2015. They should be toilet-trained and accustomed to separation.

Open to all levels of French including native French-speaking toddlers.


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

To take advantage of the discounts, be sure to register all at once.
Discounts cannot be combined with any other FIAF discount except refer-a-friend.


Parents/caregivers may not stay in the classroom. They are welcome to stay in the sitting area for the duration of class.

Children bring their own snack. 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.

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Refund Policy
No refunds will be issued after May 31.
Before May 31, a cancellation fee of $85 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.

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.


FIAF Montclair
7 North Willow Street, Suite 7
Montclair, NJ 07042 [Map]

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Additional Programs for Toddlers

FIAF Montclair also offers four-week à petits pas Summer Classes for ages 2 to 4 that meet once a week for 90 minutes, June 25-July 21 and July 23-August 18.

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FIAF Montclair
7 North Willow Street,
Suite 7
Montclair, NJ 07042

Special thanks to The Montclair STEM Learning Center
for collaborating on the June 25-July 6 day camps.

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