Our selection of the best French Speaking Summer Camp in New York

Pick up among the best Summer Camps in French

If you are looking for some ideas to keep you children busy over the summer, and you would like them to practice speaking French, why don’t you kill two birds with one stone and find a French Summer Camp?  Activities like Arts, sports, music, performing arts, soccer, and more, are offered with French Immersion or Bilingual programs in many different locations.

Map of the Summer camps in French - NYC

Upper west side

1- La petite Ecole UWS

The  Summer camp of La petite ecole is offering children fun indoor and outdoor activities in French (cooking, arts and crafts, singing, dancing and more), as well as trips to the park and museums.

Open tochildren aged 2.5 to 5

Dates: June 19 – July 14  Hours: 9 am – 3 pm

Location: 159 West 82nd street, #1, NY 10024. See other location in Tribeca 

Fees$575/week  for a registration before May 1 ($620/week  after May 1)

Contact: (646) 504-9694 or info@lpeny.com

2- Bonjour New York UWS

During the Bonjour NY summer camps, the children will be immersed in the French Language through workshops and activities including visual and performing arts, games, dance, music, sports, outdoor activities, field trips…

Open tochildren  aged 3.5 to 11, even if they don’t speak French

Dates: July 3 – September 1  Hours: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Location: PS 84- 32 W 92nd St, NY 10025. See other location in Brooklyn

Fees$650/week (half day and extended hours available)

Contact: (646) 588-5068 or admin@bonjourny.com

 

Upper East side

3- FIAF  UES

FIAF offers different  French Day Camps and Classes depending on the children’s age; for example, for  the children 5-10, the Manhattan sessions include 2 language classes every day, fun activities like cooking, theater, music and sports, and field trips.

Open tochildren and teenagers aged 1 to 17

Dates: June 19 – September 1  Hours: 9 am – 3 pm or 4:30 pm

Location: 22 East 60th street, NY 10022. See other location in Montclair NJ

Fees:

-$740/week for children children aged 3 to 4 attending the full day session (9am-3pm)

-$780/week for children 5 to 10 attending the full day session (9am-4:30pm)

-Childcare available daily from 8am (starting at 5yo) until 5:30pm

Please check the FIAF website for more information/options available, and for registration

4- The language workshop for children 

The language workshop for children offers a language immersion summer camp with games, enriched play, music, baking, cultural events and more stimulating activities.

Open tochildren aged 3 to 8

Dates: June 19 – July 28  Hours: 9 am – 12 pm or 1 pm – 4 pm

Location: 888 Lexington Avenue, NY10065

Fees: $495/week mornings or afternoons

Contact:  (212) 628-2700 or register online

For your information, the LFNY will not hold a French Summer Camp this Summer. The York wing, inaugurated in 2016, will offer new facilities and activities in 2018.

Midtown and Downtown

5- EINY

The bilingual school offers a Summer camp at the Flatiron campus. Activities include  art, dance, music, sports and field trips ; morning activities will be conducted in French and afternoon activities in English.

Open to:  children from 3 to 10 years old,  even if they don’t speak French or English.

Dates: June 26 – July 14  Hours: 9 am – 3:30 pm    

Location: 111 East 22nd street, NY 10010

Fees: $550/week; flexible options available (single day, half day, extended day…)

Contact: Anthony Bernier : (646)766-1843 or  anthony@einy.org

6- Bleu Blanc Rouge

Bleu Blanc Rouge is a French summer camp Immersion for kids with a different theme each week and many art projects.  The children will learn Art and French  through painting, film, photography, drawing, singing, sports, cooking, architecture and more.

Open to: children from 3 to 9 years old  

Dates: June 20 – August 12   Hours: 9 am – 3:30 pm

Location: 32 Gramercy Park South, NY 10003

Fees: $630/week, half day available for the youngest children.

Contact: Brigitte Saint Ouen: (212) 780-0932 or Frenchcampny@gmail.com

7- La petite Ecole Tribeca

La petite ecole Summer camp is offering children  fun indoor and outdoor activities in French, as well as field trips.

Open tochildren  aged 2.5 to 5

Dates: June 19 – July 14     Hours: 9 am – 3 pm

Location 45 White Street #1A NY 10013

Fees$575/week for a registration before May 1 ($620/week after May 1)

Contact: (646) 504-9694 or info@lpeny.com

Brooklyn

8- Bonjour New York  Brooklyn

During this summer camps, the Bonjour NY children will be immersed in the French Language through workshops and activities including visual and performing arts, games, dance, music, sports, outdoor activities, field trips…

Open tochildren  aged 3.5 to 11, even if they don’t speak French

Dates: July 3 – September 1   Hours: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Location: PS 58 (Carroll Gardens) – 330 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 

Fees$650/week (half day and extended hours available)

Contact: (646) 588-5068 or admin@bonjourny.com

9- International School of Brooklyn

The ISB offers a  French and Spanish Immersion Summer Program. Activities include arts and crafts, group games, sports, cooking, music, story time, drama, and  outdoor time.

Open to:  rising Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students of all level

Dates: June 26 – July  28    Hours: 9 am – 3 pm

Location477 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Fees$500/week, with complimentary morning childcare available from 8am and aftercare available until 6pm.

Contact: (718) 369-3023 ext 490 or kdixon@isbrooklyn.org ; online registration here.

10- The Language and Laughter Studio

Children of all levels and French-speaking backgrounds are welcome to take part in this immersion program. The Language and Laughter Studio engages them  in lively and creative activities, through songs, movement games, thoughtful and complex art projects, and outdoor games.

Open to: 

  • Mini Camp for children from 6 months (9:30-10:15 for under 2yo, 10:30-12pm for children 2-4yo)  
  • Full Camp for children 4 to 10 (9:30am-12pm or 9:30am-4pm)

Dates: July 3 – July  28

Location: 139 Nevins Street, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn 11217

Fees$450/week for Summer Camp Half Day Program

$600/week for Summer Camp full day program

$150/week for Mini Camp children under 2yo

$200/week for MIni Camp children 2-4yo

Sibling and multiweek discount available

Contact : (718) 596- 2233 or classinfo@thelanguageandlaughterstudio.com

 

New Jersey

11- The French American Academy

On the Jersey City Campus, the Summer Camp  program is organized around 4 main themes (2 weeks each): Earth and Nature, Health and movement, Music and Dance and Young Engineers. Activities include language workshops, arts and crafts, sports, cooking, and trips to the park.

Open to:  children from 3 to 7 years old

Dates: June 26 – August  18    Hours: 8:30 am – 3 pm

Location: 209 Third Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Fees$485/week with discount for sibling and for registering for more than one week. After care available until 6pm.

Contact: Deborah Steenhout, 201 338 8320 ext210    dsteenhout@faacademy.org

On the New Milford Campus, a Art Camp will include many artistic activities; the campers will discover the  history of the Arts and some artists while learning or improving their French language. A one week soccer camp is also available.

Open to: children from 3 to 11 years old

Dates: June 26 – July 21  (art);  August 28 – September 1 (soccer)

Location: 1092 Carnation Drive, New Milford, NJ 07646

Fees$440/week (art) ; $295/week (soccer, Half Day only, 8:30-12:30pm)

Registration here

12- FIAF Monclair

You can choose French Day Camps and Classes depending on the children’s age; for example, for  the children 5-10, the theme will be “voyage around the world” and activities will include cooking, drama, music, singing,  yoga, and more.

Open to: children and teenager aged 1 to 17

Dates: June 19 – August 18  Hours: 9 am – 3:30 pm

Location: 7 North Willow Street, Suite 7, Montclair, NJ 07042

Fees: $535/week for children aged 5 to 10 attending the full day camp; morning and afternoon childcare available

Please check the FIAF website for more information/options available, and for registration

Larchmont

13- FASNY

The Larchmont Summer Camp  is a program  that introduces and immerses children to French through fun activities including Music, Science, Arts and Crafts. Cooking and outdoor fun. The school also offers a back to school program designed to progressively get back onto the rhythm and develop either French or English Language skills.

Open to:  children from 3 to 11 years old

Dates: June 26 – July 21 (Summer Camp) ; August 21 – 25 (back to school)

Location111 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538

 Fees: $500/week 9am-4pm ; $250/week 9am-12pm

Contact: Ms Sara Parson Lobner (914)413-3665 or camps@fasny.org

 

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