Activities in French

Introduction of the French language through day-to-day activities: greetings, colors, fruits, and days of the week, to name a few.  

Mornings focus on the acquisition of the French language. Afternoons consists of various activities including games, arts, crafts, sports, singing, and reading.  

This program also focuses on social-emotional learning and helps mini campers gain social skills through everyday interactions. 

Each week mini-campers will be introduced to a new theme. The French instructor will plan the sessions and activities accordingly and let the children explore and learn about the theme throughout the week.  

  • Week 1 (July 23 - 27) Les Animaux – This week we’ll learn about the wonderful creatures that live on our planet. We’ll do various animal arts and crafts, read stories, sing songs and more!
  • Week 2 (July 30 - August 3) L’Afrique, L’Asie, L’Oceanie – Come explore far off lands with us. We’ll learn about the animals, plants, and people from these 3 great continents!
  • Week 3  (August 6 - August 10) Les Contes de Fées: Princes et Princesses – There will be so much fun to be had this week, using our imaginations, costumes and pretend play to become princes and princess’s. Lots of coloring and arts and crafts too!
  • Week 4 (August 13 - August 17) Le Monde des Mers – Lets dive deep into the beautiful blue ocean and learn all about the amazing fish and other animals that live in the sea! 

What to Expect in Other Learning Sessions

  • Mathematiques: Children will study one-on-one correspondence, recognizing numbers, and counting in French. 
  • Fine Motor Skills: using a pencil, learning how to write letters, and drawing. 
  • Art: mixing colors, cutting, gluing, and discovering forms, and textures. 
  • Sports: developing fine and gross motor skills as well as coordination through ball games. 
  • Music: new vocabulary and rhymes through French songs. 

Aftercare Activities (In English)

Although the Aftercare activities are optional, it is not like regular after school care. Le Camp d’Eté will introduce mini campers to arts, athletics and sciences from Monday to Thursday. On Fridays Le Camp d’Eté will feature a performer for the mini-campers and their parents.  The junior campers and their parents will join the show as well.  

A Day at the mini camp

Time Activity
8:00-9:00 Morning Care (freeplay — english)
9:00-9:15 Morning routine
9:15-10-15 Circle time and Activities in French 
10:15-10:45 Snack and recess
10:45-12:00 Activities in French
12:00-1:00 Lunch and outdoor play time
1:00-2:30 Nap and quiet time (nap not required)
2:30-3:45 Activities in French
3:45-4:00 Snack
4:00-4:30 Free play and pick up time
4:30-5:30 Aftercare activity (english)
5:30-6:00  Pick up time