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

Celebrate French Around the World


June 15–August 7, 2020
1-week Day Camps
Mon–Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm • $789/week

Ages 5–6 • Ages 7–10

Kids embark on an exciting adventure across the many continents that speak French! They will travel the Silk Road through Asia, go on an expedition across Africa, follow in the footsteps of the great explorers of the Americas, and trace the rich culture and history of Europe.

Week-long day camps are offered all summer long. Daily language lessons are paired with an assortment of fun activities like cooking, theater, art, music, cinema, sports, science, and yoga—all based around exciting themes.

Kids will laugh, play, explore, learn, and stay active as they visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Children’s Museum, MoMa, the Asia Society, and other cultural spots around the city. They will enjoy workshops taught by Big Apple Circus, Sheridan Fencing Academy, New York City Football Club, French Cheese Board, and others.

Open to all levels of French including complete beginners. Specific groups available for native French speakers.

Activities change each week. Sign up for both weeks of a theme to enjoy a fuller experience.
Sign up for all eight weeks for maximum fun and learning!

Brand New Themes

  • Week 1 & Week 2: Travel the Silk Road Through Asia

    June 15–19
    June 22–26

    Mon–Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm • $789/week

    Kids will travel the Silk Road through Asia, discovering the art, music, cuisine, sports, and traditions of countries with French-influences.

    Highlights include yoga and basketball of Laos, calligraphy lessons, and an introduction to Asian music. Kids will visit the Asia Society and the United Nations, and make banana leaf wraps.

    Featured Daily Activity
    Monday – Art + Sports
    Tuesday – Music + Cinema
    Wednesday – Theater + Yoga
    Thursday – Art + Sports
    Friday – Visit to Asia Society (week 1) / Visit of the United Nations (week 2)

    Typical Day
    8-9:30am: Childcare (add-on)
    9:30-9:35am: Welcome
    9:35-10:30am: French Class (by age and level)
    10:40-10:50am: Snacks
    10:50-12:50am: Mon-Thu – Featured Activities; Fri – Field Trip
    12:50-1:50pm: Lunch
    1:50-2:50pm: French Class (by age and level)
    2:50-4pm: Outdoor Playtime in Central Park
    4-4:30pm: Assembly
    4:30-5:30pm: Childcare (add-on)

  • Week 3 & Week 4: Follow in the Footsteps of the Explorers of the Americas

    June 29–July 2*
    July 6–10

    Mon–Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm • $789/week

    Kids will follow the footsteps of the great explorers, including Jacques Cartier in Canada and Christopher Columbus in the Americas through film and literature. They will discover the beats of Caribbean music and the great Jazz standards of the United States.

    They will visit The Children’s Museum and go on a treasure hunt at Battery Park.

    Featured Daily Activity
    Monday – Art + Sports
    Tuesday – Music + Cinema
    Wednesday – Theater + Yoga
    Thursday – Art + Sports
    Friday – Visit Superpowered Metropolis at The Children’s Museum (week 1) / Treasure hunt near The Statue of Liberty (week 2)

    Typical Day
    8-9:30am: Childcare (add-on)
    9:30-9:35am: Welcome
    9:35-10:30am: French Class (by age and level)
    10:40-10:50am: Snacks
    10:50-12:50am: Mon-Thu – Featured Activities; Fri – Field Trip
    12:50-1:50pm: Lunch
    1:50-2:50pm: French Class (by age and level)
    2:50-4pm: Outdoor Playtime in Central Park
    4-4:30pm: Assembly
    4:30-5:30pm: Childcare (add-on)

    *No class on July 3. Price is pro-rated.

  • Week 5 & Week 6: Trace the History of Europe

    July 13–17
    July 20–24

    Mon–Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm • $789/week

    Travel back to the French Revolution through a Bastille Day celebration. Make delicious French breakfast and enjoy chocolates from Switzerland and Belgium. Dance to the music of French pop-stars, and experience the very best art from France through Micro-Folie, an interactive digital museum.

    Featured Daily Activity
    Monday – Art + Sports
    Tuesday – Music + Cinema
    Wednesday – Theater + Yoga
    Thursday – Art + Sports
    Friday – Visit French artists at MoMA (week 1) / Workshop at French Cheese Board (week 2)

    Typical Day
    8-9:30am: Childcare (add-on)
    9:30-9:35am: Welcome
    9:35-10:30am: French Class (by age and level)
    10:40-10:50am: Snacks
    10:50-12:50am: Mon-Thu – Featured Activities; Fri – Field Trip
    12:50-1:50pm: Lunch
    1:50-2:50pm: French Class (by age and level)
    2:50-4pm: Outdoor Playtime in Central Park
    4-4:30pm: Assembly
    4:30-5:30pm: Childcare (add-on)

  • Week 7 & Week 8: Go on an Expedition through Africa

    July 27–31
    August 3–7

    Mon–Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm • $789/week

    Discover the rich traditions and landscapes of Morocco, Nigeria, Congo, and Senegal through expeditions in nature and art!

    Play soccer, dance to the beats of Staff Benda Bilili and Youssou Ndour, make African delicacies, visit the African Art department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and go on a treasure hunt in Little Senegal.

    Featured Daily Activity
    Monday – Art + Sports
    Tuesday – Music + Cinema
    Wednesday – Theater + Yoga
    Thursday – Art + Sports
    Friday – Visit the African Arts department at The Met (week 1) / Go on a treasure hunt through Little Senegal (week 2)

    Typical Day
    8-9:30am: Childcare (add-on)
    9:30-9:35am: Welcome
    9:35-10:30am: French Class (by age and level)
    10:40-10:50am: Snacks
    10:50-12:50am: Mon-Thu – Featured Activities; Fri – Field Trip
    12:50-1:50pm: Lunch
    1:50-2:50pm: French Class (by age and level)
    2:50-4pm: Outdoor Playtime in Central Park
    4-4:30pm: Assembly
    4:30-5:30pm: Childcare (add-on)


Programs subject to change.

Before & After-camp Childcare available:
— 8-9:30am, $25/day or $100/week
— 4:30-5:30pm, $15/day or $60/week