Distant and In-person Summer Camps

Due to Covid 19 we offer 2 options to our campers : In-Person Camp and Distant Camp. For more information, click on the In-Person Summer Camp In JC Brochure or on the  Distant Summer Camp Brochure.

Registrations are open!

Discover our Distant Summer Camp 

Our Distant Summer Bilingual Camp offers your child a chance to be exposed to both French language and culture in a laid-back and engaging way. Not only, we offer a bilingual setting, but each camper will be part of a small group with peers of his age. As a result, best learning practices and super fun activities can be implemented. For example, each activity will offer the possibility for beginners to learn words and new concepts in both French and English.  Also, it will allow French-speaking children to talk, write, play and make scientific discoveries in both languages. In fact, it will be just like in school, but with a LOT more fun!

Benefits of Distant learning camp

We often hear that Virtual camp is not the same than regular summer \camp filled with hands-on activities and time spent outdoor playing with their newly-made friends!

Yes, you are right, it will be not the same. But, as a matter of fact, there are ways where it can be better.  For example, remote camp provides safety that you might want for your children during Covid-19. It might also give an opportunity for shy kids to express themselves better than in-person. For a full list a benefits, visit our page on Remote learning.

Campers will stay active ! Yes, our French-English Camp will start everyday with gym or physical activities. That way, children will stay connected with their own bodies! Next, you will receive a kit for your children to use during the camp. We will make sure that, just like the in-person camp, you never hear the sentence  “I don’t know what to do…” during our program.

Parents also say that they don’t want their kids to spend more time on screen, and that it is too much work on top of full-time jobs
Did you know that not all screen time is the same? Check our Remote learning page to know more about it.

Our teachers are experts in distant learning and they are able to offer children the best education and the most engaging activities with minimal involvement from parents. Whit our program, you will have about 3 full hours to do your work while your kids are learning and playing with friends in the safe environment of your own home.

If you are interested in other resources for parents during coronavirus, visit our Covid-19 page

In New Milford

MINI CAMP – APRIL

Our New Milford Campus will offer a mini-camp during the April break. Mini camp run from 8:30am to 3:00pm with an After Care Program from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

Offered to both French American Academy students as well as to the local community, they are designed to entertain and teach our young campers in a warm and nurturing atmosphere, both language and social skills around a common theme.

SUMMER CAMP

Do You Speak Art?” from July 4th to July 24 2020, for children 3 to 11

An immersion in French to learn or reinforce the French language, a discovery of the French culture through visual art, from prehistoric drawing to modern paintings.

To get back in shape or to improve your drills, join Richard, our soccer coach for a week of soccer.

If you are interested in our camps, contact Cathy Joly at cjoly@faacademy.org or click on French Summer Camp to apply for the Summer Camp.

In Jersey City

MINI CAMP – FALL, WINTER AND SPRING BREAKS

Our Jersey City Campus will offer mini-camps during the Fall break as well as during both Winter and Spring Breaks. Those bilingual camps are conducted in English as well as in French during one week in October, in February and in April. All camps run from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm with an After Care Program from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Offered to both school students as well as to the local community children from 3 to 11 years old, our camps are designed to entertain and teach our young campers in a warm and nurturing atmosphere, both language and social skills around a common theme. Children will be grouped according to their age. The Pre-K group (3-4 years old) will only accept potty-trained children.

SUMMER CAMP

Our Jersey City Campus is ready to offer an In-Person Summer Camp for seven weeks from July 6 to August 21, 2020 

Our In-Person Summer Camp is a Full Immersion experience that allows children to explore the French language and culture through a Journey Through The Colors of Nature featuring a new color every week and highlighting famous painters and figures. Children will be grouped according to their age following the necessary sanitary measures (maximum 10 children per group for example). Ask us our protocol through email. The Pre-K group (3-4 years old) will only accept potty-trained children.

Click on the In Person Summer Camp Brochure for more information about our In-Person Camp.

The French American is also ready to offer a Distant Summer Camp for eight weeks from June 29 to August 21, 2020 .

Our Distant Summer Camp is a Bilingual experience that allows children to take a Journey Through The Colors of Nature online. Children will play and make scientific discoveries through activities in both languages that include Yoga, STEM, Gym, Music, Arts, Games, Oral and Written Workshops adjusted to each level and age.

Click on the Distant Summer Camp Brochure for more information.

If you are interested in our camps, contact Deborah Steenhout at dsteenhout@faacademy.org   Fill out our Summer Camp Application Form  to receive personalized information on pricing and fees.


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