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French Immersion Summer Camp

Welcome to the Lycée Summer Camp! Our mission is to provide fun, innovative opportunities to learn for children aged 3-8 in a supportive, creative and playful environment. Our campers from all over the world will feel at home in our French language immersion summer camp. No previous knowledge of French is required!

Our Summer Camps

The Lycée has been a leader in bilingual education for over 85 years, supporting and inspiring thousands of students through our rigorous academic program, unique resources, and a creative approach to learning both inside and outside the classroom. The Lycée's Summer Camp combines this academic excellence with innovative and exciting activities, all led by French speaking educators from the Lycée’s regular and after-school programs. 

Campers take part in a program tailored to their level of development, and take advantage of opportunities to make friends from around the world. Our range of activities includes discovering French and Francophone art, crafts, cooking, theater, and storytelling, interspersed with movement, sports,  playtime, and adventure. The curated camp schedule offers campers engaging ways to develop their curiosity and strengthen their French-language skills.

Camp Éveil: 3 year olds

"Éveil" means to awaken in French, and that's just what our youngest campers will experience this summer. 

Our day camp integrates a variety fun activities that allow campers to:
  •  Make new friends in a reassuring environment with French-speaking counselors;
  • Nurture the French language with games, songs and rhymes on our rooftop playground, in our music room and gym;  
  • Explore new flavors and textures, cooking and baking simple French dishes;
  • Create age-appropriate art projects, with pencils, paint brushes, crayons and cut-outs;
  • Play with mime and marionettes, classics of a French childhood.

Camp Découverte: 4 to 5 years old

Join us for an adventurous week in a world of discovery, where a passion for learning and creating begins! The French language lies at the heart of our program, through a range of engaging indoor and outdoor activities that will vary each week.

Activities at Camp Découverte include:
  • Experimenting with different art techniques such as collage, and papier mache;
  • Discovering new ingredients and flavors through such simple French specialties;
  • Classic French playground games such as pétanque and le jeu du facteur, sports and activities on our rooftop playground and in state-of-the-art gym;
  • Honing their French and deepening vocabulary through the art of theatrical narrative, storytelling and exploration of the imaginary, working with a theater teacher to create and stage their own play.

Camp Exploration : 6 to 8 years old

Campers explore the worlds of theater, art, and games with lots of time for outdoor play. The French language lies at the heart of all activities.

Campers enjoy:
  • Mixing their own paint and developing their understanding of art techniques as they experiment with different materials and concepts to explore their creativity;
  • Discovering new ingredients and flavors through such classic French specialties as sablés or gâteau marbré;
  • An introduction to new sports through fun French schoolyard games, along with interactive play and obstacle courses created with state-of-the-art equipment in our school gym;
  • Honing their French and deepening vocabulary through the art of theatrical narrative, storytelling and exploration of the imaginary, campers will work in groups with a theater teacher to create and stage their own play.
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