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Language Camps

Our week-long spring and summer language immersion camps are a fun opportunity for children ages 3-10 to begin learning French, Chinese, Spanish, or Russian. Camp is also a great way to maintain language skills during school breaks. Campers participate in hands-on activities, such as arts and crafts, cooking, storytelling, and singing while acquiring a target language.

Each session is available for full-day (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM) and half-day (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) enrollment. Aftercare is available, pending sufficient registration.

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Per-child tuition

Full-time $350
Half-time $195

Tuition includes healthy snacks in the morning and afternoon.

Sibling and military discounts – 5%

Spring Break Camps

During our Spring Break Camp, students will explore different countries and cultures from around the world through crafts, activities and games. Students will try their hand at preparing a dish from one of these cultures. There will be a special emphasis on learning about Francophone countries.

During our Spring Break Camp, students will explore different countries and cultures from around the world through crafts, activities and games. Students will try their hand at preparing a dish from one of these cultures. There will be a special emphasis on learning about Spanish-speaking countries.

During our Spring Break Camp, students will explore different countries and cultures from around the world through crafts, activities and games. Students will try their hand at preparing a dish from one of these cultures. There will be a special emphasis on learning about the Chinese-speaking world. 

Children in our Russian immersion Spring Break camp will learn about Russian culture. We will read Russian tales, make arts and crafts, cook Russian dishes, play traditional games, sing folk songs, learn about cultural traditions and much more. 

SUMMER 2021

French Camps

Preschool preview camp is designed for our youngest students to help them ease into the school routine. This camp is a mini version of our full-time program. Children in this camp will try out our learning center activities, engage in free play, learn stories and songs all in a French language immersion environment.

With expert guidance from our native French instructor and a cooking master Isabelle Hall, children explore the world of French food. They will make classic favorites such as crêpes, quiche, chocolate mousse, and more. At the end of the week, families will be invited for a special Dégustation.

*Additional food supplies fee applies: $30 (full day) or $20 (half day)

Join us in learning about the world’s second largest continent in French! Students will explore Africa’s varied geography. The will discover many famous places and diverse environments, play traditional games and make handicrafts from African cultures.

On each day of our around the world camp children learn about a new continent, with a special emphasis on Francophone countries. Children learn geography and explore the world through activities, crafts, and games.

 

Make art, explore drama and learn French through our French fairy tales camp. In this camp, children will learn famous tales from France, Europe and the French-speaking world. For children who love “Be Our Guest!” this is the chance to learn “C’est la fête.”

Celebrate Bastille Day (14 juillet) during our Vive la France camp. Children learn about France’s fascinating history and culture through stories and hands-on activities. They’ll learn about different famous places in France as well as some famous French people! We will also play traditional French games and learn a few beloved French stories.

Chinese Camps

Preschool preview camp is designed for our youngest students to help them ease into the school routine. This camp is a mini version of our full-time program. Children in this camp will try out our learning center activities, engage in free play, learn stories and songs all in a Mandarin Chinese language immersion environment.

Flex your creative muscles and make something new in a Chinese immersion environment! In this camp, we will make our own slime, tie-dye and more all while learning Chinese!

On each day of our around the world camp children learn about a new continent, with a special emphasis on the Chinese diaspora. Children learn geography and explore the world through activities, crafts, and games.

Does your child love bubble tea, sushi, and fried rice or just want to try them for the first time? In Flavors of Asia, students learn about famous Asian foods and have the opportunity to make some favorites. Families will be invited to a special tasting event at the end of the week.

*Additional food supplies fee applies: $30 (full day) or $20 (half day)

In our Chinese Traditional Arts camp, children will explore the varied arts of China. They will learn about and make their own sancai porcelain, calligraphy, paper cuts, and more. Each day will be a chance to create something new and and be immersed in the Chinese language!

Get immersed in Mandarin Chinese with China STEAM! This class will introduce students to basic Mandarin through STEAM-based activities. Students will learn colors, numbers, animals and shapes while learning about rockets, tangrams, ancient pottery and more. While learning a new language, students will also learn about Chinese culture, practice their math skills and participate in hands-on activities.

Spanish Camps

Preschool preview camp is designed for our youngest students to help them ease into the school routine. This camp is a mini version of our full-time program. Children in this camp will try out our learning center activities, engage in free play, learn stories and songs all in a Spanish language immersion environment.

Get to know Latin America through games and crafts from its many different countries! Students will make bread dough figures from Ecuador, Mexican papel picado, Huichol bead art, Peruvian pottery and more! Children will also play popular games from across Latin America.

On each day of our around the world camp children learn about a new continent, with a special emphasis on Spanish-speaking countries. Children learn geography and explore the world through activities, crafts, and games.

Learn about the ancient Inca, explore the Amazon, listen to Colombian cumbia and more in our Cultures of South America camp. We will make art and taste some arepas all in a Spanish immersion environment! Children will also learn about Machu Picchu, Easter Island, and Tierra del Fuego as they explore the continent of South America.

Get immersed in Spanish with Spanish STEAM! Children will expand their Spanish skills through STEAM-based activities. We will launch rockets, conduct experiments and learn science all in the language immersion environment. Students will also make lots of creative art projects with new materials such as salt, magnets, and baking soda!

Learn to make simple recipes in our Spanish immersion cooking camp! Children will make lots of tasty dishes from Spanish-speaking countries, they will make papusas, empanadas, tortilla de patatas y más. In addition to practicing their Spanish, children will learn basic cooking techniques in this camp.

*Additional food supplies fee applies: $30 (full day) or $20 (half day)

Russian Camps

Children will learn about flora and fauna in the USA and Russia. They will observe nature around them and keep a journal of their observations. Children will also learn to recognize and write their names and nature related words in Russian. They will learn colors, shapes and numbers. Every day there will be a story in Russian, lots of singing, dancing and playing Russian games. 

The children will explore various professions and will discuss what they want to be when they grow up. This week we will also be learning to read and write in Russian.  Each day will begin with an alphabet song and end with a small dance party. Children will be able to decode secret messages like secret agents, rhyme words like poets, carve and decorate letters of the alphabet like real artists. The week will end with a feast with homemade pancakes.

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