Summer Fun in French Day Camps for Kids (ages 6–11)

June 22–August 14, 2020

One-week Day Camps
Half-Day (New Schedule): Mon-Fri, 8:30am-12:30pm
Full-Day (New Schedule): Mon-Fri, 8:30am-3:30pm

$330 per week for half-day / $535 per week for full-day
10% multiple-week, 5% sibling, and $25 referral discounts available!

5% Early Bird savings through May 31
Email fiafnj@fiaf.org to request code. Cannot be combined with other promotional discounts.

After-camp Childcare (new extended hours)
3:30-6pm • $125 per week / $30 per day / $12 per hour

Kids will laugh, play, explore, and stay active all summer long during week-long day camps.

Each day includes language lessons plus a variety of activities including cooking, art, music, yoga, and more.

Open to all levels of French including native French-speaking kids. Whether your child is brand new to French or already proficient, these day camps will help them learn and improve their French while having fun and making new friends.

The FIAF Montclair Advantage

  • An authentic French-language immersive approach that will benefit all children whether they are new to French or already fluent.
  • Small groups (8-10 children maximum)
  • Themes change each week.

Age Groups
Ages 6-8: Children enrolled in Grades 1-3 for the school year 2020-2021.
Ages 9-11: Children enrolled in Grades 4-6 for the school year 2020-2021.

This summer will be Franco-fou! View themes below.

Sign up for all eight weeks for maximum fun and learning!

  • A Typical Day

    8:30-9am: Drop-off and free play
    9-9:30am: Welcome and daily routine
    9:30-11am: French Class and games
    11-11:15am: Goûter (snack)
    11:15am-12:15pm: Individual themed project
    12:15-12:30pm: Cleaning time, goodbyes and dismissal (half-day option)
    12:30-1pm: Lunch time
    1-1:30pm: Playground
    1:30-2:15pm: Free play
    2:15-3:15pm: Themed project
    3:15-3:30pm: Cleaning time, goodbyes and dismissal.
    3:30-6pm: Childcare (optional)

  • June 22-26: F comme FESTIVAL

    During this week kids will learn about French culture through popular celebrations like La Galette des rois, La Chandeleur, Mardi-Gras and Bastille Day.

    Each day kids will explore a different French tradition with cooking, craft and more.

    Kids enrolled in the full-day program will create a fun calendar to take home.

  • June 29-July 2*: R comme RYTHME

    During this week kids will learn about music and instruments.

    Each day, kids will discover a new French singer, learn songs and illustrate a song book.

    Kids enrolled in the full-day program will create their own choreography and perform their favorite song at the end of the week.

    *No class on Friday, July 3.

  • July 6-10: A comme AVENTURE

    During this week kids will learn about wild animals, insects, fantastic characters and mysterious objects.

    Each day kids will have to solve enigmas and complete physical challenges based on Fort Boyard, a popular TV game show.

    Kids enrolled in the full-day program will build a model fort.

  • July 13-17: N comme NATURE

    During this week kids will learn about their natural environment: continents, oceans, seas, rivers, fauna and flora.

    Each day kids will complete a world map of endangered species, plant, create their own terrarium and more!

    Kids enrolled in the full-day program will create a stop-motion movie based on the life of their favorite species.

  • July 20-24: C comme CHEF

    During this week kids will learn about food, fruits and vegetables.

    Each day, kids will discover a new recipe, cook or bake a sweet or savory item.

    Kids enrolled in the full-day program will create a video to illustrate their favorite recipe.

  • July 27-31: O comme OLALA!

    During this week, kids will learn about fashion, clothes and famous French designers.

    Each day, kids will practice stitching, knitting and sewing, design and create their own accessory.

    In the full-day program, kids will learn how to repair and customize their own clothes to make them look like new!

  • August 3-7: F comme FUN!

    During this week, kids will learn about sports and popular French games.

    Each day, kids will play different indoor and outdoor games.

    In the full-day program, kids will create their own board-game.

  • August 10-14: OUch Docteur!

    During this week, kids will learn about anatomy, face and body parts.

    Each day, kids will make different experiments to understand how our bodies work.

    In the full-day program, kids will create their own human body map.