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13 - 17 yrs - Monaco | Summer Camp

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Programme Summary:

  • Summer courses for youths aged 13 to 17
  • Programmes for 2, 3 or 4 weeks
  • 20 French lessons per week
  • Daily extra-curricular activities and an excursion on Saturdays
  • Supervision by certified counselors

Programme

This programme has been specially designed for young people aged between 13 and 17 who wish to spend a few weeks in a French-speaking environment during the summer to improve their French. It combines French lessons, activities and residential accommodation.

French Lessons

This programme includes 15 lessons per week: Students have three lessons every morning (60 minutes each) from 8.45am to 12.15pm (half an hour break at 10.30am), in groups of a maximum of 15 students.

The experienced teachers use stimulating activities to facilitate creativity and participation (role plays, simulations etc). They primarily use the communicative approach, favouring interaction between the students.

The lessons also provide the opportunity to discover the cultural and historical aspects of the Côte d'Azur. The prepare for the excursions which the students take during the programme. These active outings provide practical situations where the students can put into practice what they have learnt.

Students are given a certificate at the end of their stay.

Activities

The school offers a variety of activities designed to be both fun and enriching.

Activities include:

  • Excursions in the Cote d'Azur (Monaco, Nice, Menton etc)
  • Various supervised sporting activities in Cap d'Ail and Monaco (Catamarans and windsurfing, snorkelling, kayaking, swimming, roller skating...)

Every afternoon, four or five different activities are offered and students can choose and sign up depending on which activity they would like to do (tourism, culture, sports, games).

Evening activities are also organised (cooking, dance, water activities, sports tournaments etc) and a full day excursion is organised every Saturday.

The team of supervisors are experienced, qualified and available 24/7. They supervise the sports and cultural activities after lessons and evenings, as well as when students have to get up and go to bed. They ensure the general well-being of the students.

Optional lessons (additional fee):

The school also offers international stays including music, singing, drama and design. Contact us if you would like more information about this type of stay.

Destination

Discover Monaco

The Principality of Monaco lies in South-Western Europe sandwiched between France and the Mediterranean Sea a few kilometres from Italy. It is the second smallest country in the world after the Vatican City and is famous for its beautiful, rugged landscape and sunny Mediterranean climate -- there is almost no precipitation there.

Monaco’s capital city, Monte Carlo, famous as a tax haven for the super-rich and for the annual Formula-One race that takes place there, is one of the most luxurious resort towns in the world.

School

Since the creation of our partner school, almost 230 000 students from all over the world have attended its courses in French Language and Civilization. Its cultural commitment and pedagogical experience attracts approximately 4 000 youths and 200 teachers each year.

Its idyllic setting, a beautiful wooded and floral park nestling on the hillside overlooking the Mediterranean, along with its antique style amphitheatre imagined and decorated by Jean Cocteau and now used for cultural events, create a unique atmosphere.

Set in a beautiful park overlooking the Mediterranean, the spectacular amphitheatre, three accommodation units, cafeteria, classrooms and reception area make the Centre a refreshing and stimulating place to live and work. The study areas include 8 classrooms, the amphitheatre and outdoor facilities. Catering is self-service, offering balanced meals cooked in the kitchens. The cafeteria stays open in the evenings: students can meet up in a friendly, festive environment.

Accommodation

Students are housed in a residence with full board provided.

The Centre has 51 rooms, 40 of which have an ocean view. The rooms have 3 to 5 beds, with a bathroom. Linen is changed once a week and clothes can be washed every week.

The self-service cafeteria offers abundant and balanced food. It stays open in the evenings and students can hang out and relax in a friendly environment. There are often evening activities arranged to take place there: presentations, film clubs, magic shows, food tasting, discos, etc.

Blessed with a beautiful 3 hectare garden and an amphitheatre overlooking the sea, the campus provides an idyllic and relaxing environment in which students can build friendships and enjoy life.

Prices & Dates

Dates 2015

The standard programme begins the following dates: - 21/06 - 28/06 - 05/07 - 12/07 - 19/07 - 26/07 - 02/08 (for a maximum of two weeks)

The camp closes on 15/08/2015. Arrivals should be on Sunday and departures on Saturday.

PLEASE NOTE: The programme is fully booked from 28th June to 25th July.

Programme prices -

All taxes and enrollment fees included

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Programme prices
DurationPrice
2 weeks1,645 €
3 weeks2,245 €
4 weeks2,815 €

Prices include:

  • 15 lessons of 60 minutes each per week
  • Free use of learning materials and school facilities
  • Full pension in a residence
  • 24 hour a day care by a professional supervisory team
  • Standard sports and cultural activities and Saturday excursions
  • Reception costs, including transfer to/from the Nice airport or the Monaco train station.

Prices do not include:

  • Transport to Nice or Monaco
  • Additional drinks
  • Possible additional days

Practical Info

Transport

  • Arrival airport or train station: Nice or Monaco
  • There is a welcome service upon your arrival and departure taking you to and from your accommodation.

If you prefer, we can book your flights for you. Please mention this in your booking form.

If you intend to book your own flight, try to arrive the Sunday before the start of your course and leave the Saturday the course ends.

Visa Information

Do you need a visa for this programme? For more information please consult our page Visa Information.

Do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or email if you require any additional information.