French language camps

Camps with French immersion and FSL

Voudriez-vous participer au camp français? French camps across the country offer programs from basic to advanced conversational French. No matter what your current level, you can advance and improve French skills. Camps listed directly below specialize in French or French immersion, while the many camps found further below offer some French instruction. Further down the page there is more information for parents and campers. Read more


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Brick Works Academy   

Ontario (13); Online (1)

  • Science: LEGO
  • Virtual Program, Day camp

The Best Technology summer camp in the region! Your children and friends are super excited about our Lego Robotics, Lego Castle Builders, Minecraft Computer Camp, Pokemon Designer and Lego Stop Motion Animation camps! Read more...

  • Ages 6 to 13
  • Coed
  • from $220/week
Virtual Program, Day camp openCamp Coed2206-130Forest Hill, Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo, Kingsway Park, Toronto, Guelph, London, Alexandra Park, Toronto, Kitchener, Mississauga, Burlington, Cambridge, Lansing , Toronto, OnlineScience: LEGOBrick Works AcademyThe Best Technology summer camp in the region! Your children and friends are super excited about our Lego Robotics, Lego Castle Builders, Minecraft Computer Camp, Pokemon Designer and Lego Stop Motion Animation camps! Forest Hill, Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo, Kingsway Park, Toronto, Guelph, London, Alexandra Park, Toronto, Kitchener, Mississauga, Burlington, Cambridge, Lansing , Toronto, Online Virtual Program, Day camp Coed

CASMA Camps   

Bridle Path, Toronto; Lawrence Heights, Toronto

  • Traditional (multi activity)
  • Day camp, Program

Attend camp in English or French at CASMA with physical distancing measures in place. Choose from sports, arts, music and more. Read more...

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $160/week
Day camp, Program openCamp Coed1604-161Bridle Path, Toronto, Ontario, Lawrence Heights, Toronto, Traditional (multi activity) CASMA CampsAttend camp in English or French at CASMA with physical distancing measures in place. Choose from sports, arts, music and more. Bridle Path, Toronto, Ontario, Lawrence Heights, Toronto, Day camp, Program Coed
  • Education: Language Instruction
  • Day camp, Overnight camp, Program

Fun French day camps and overnight trips in Ontario for kids aged 4-14. Year-round 1-on-1 online tutoring and weekly e-classrooms in French, as well as school workshops and overnight school trips for francophones. Read more...

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • from $310/week
Day camp, Overnight camp, Program Coed3104-162Bloor West Village, Toronto, Forest Hill, Toronto, Trinity Bellwoods, Toronto, Oakville, Danforth Village, Toronto, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, York Mills, Toronto, MississaugaEducation: Language InstructionCamp TournesolFun French day camps and overnight trips in Ontario for kids aged 4-14. Year-round 1-on-1 online tutoring and weekly e-classrooms in French, as well as school workshops and overnight school trips for francophones. Bloor West Village, Toronto, Forest Hill, Toronto, Trinity Bellwoods, Toronto, Oakville, Danforth Village, Toronto, Aurora, Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, York Mills, Toronto, Mississauga Day camp, Overnight camp, Program Coed

Oxford Learning High Park   

Bloor West Village, Toronto

  • Education (multi)
  • Day camp

Oxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain and Science Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Learning takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn! Read more...

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • from $400/week
Day camp openCamp Coed4004-123Bloor West Village, Toronto, OntarioEducation (multi)Oxford Learning High ParkOxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain and Science Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Learning takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn! Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario Day camp Coed
  • Education: Language Instruction
  • Day camp, Overnight camp

English students learning French mix with French students learning English in this innovative program in the French Alps. Sports and other activities are an important part of the experience, along with language lessons. Read more...

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • from $2,540/week
Day camp, Overnight camp openCamp Coed25406-174International, OtherEducation: Language InstructionFrench International Language CampsEnglish students learning French mix with French students learning English in this innovative program in the French Alps. Sports and other activities are an important part of the experience, along with language lessons. International, Other Day camp, Overnight camp Coed

 

French camps across Canada and international

If you are interested in traveling or want to find camps in specific cities, there are options. Traveling and learning French is an ideal way to really broaden your understanding of the language, in different cultural contexts. Use our advanced search to find camps in the following cities and regions:

  Ottawa
  France

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Interested in more than summer camp?

For students who are interested in a career that requires French language or who just love the language, we list camps and programs going well beyond summer. After school programs are an important means of retaining and deepening vocabulary and conversational French. Overnight camps encourage a fuller engagement with the language and with others. You can use our advanced search to find different options like:

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A quick overview of what you'll find in French camp

Specialized French language camps offer a deep immersion in conversational French that will advance kids' understanding noticeably, even over a week. Camps or sessions might be tailored to a specific age group or proficiency level. Some camp sessions at a basic level are ideal for students who are just beginning to study French. More advanced camps and sessions are appropriate for students to improve conversation and reading skills.

An oral and written test may be conducted at some camps in order to assess a camper’s current level of French. Campers will be placed in the camp class or session that best suits their needs. Students develop skills in listening, speaking, writing, reading, conversation and grammar in the French language. Instructors will be given to some one-on-one instruction. All communication focuses on the deepening of vocabulary, syntax and understanding of the French language. From the beginning to the end of this highly intensive immersion, including outings, classroom interaction and extracurricular activities, kids' French improves.

The advantages of French language camps

French camps ensure that the student not only understands but also speaks French well. The following elements are covered in these camps:

  • Repertoire or vocabulary
  • Verb structures
  • Grammar and syntax
  • Pronunciation
  • Colloquial expressions
  • Text and oral comprehension
  • Oral and written expression

These camps also ensure that kids meet others from the same area who share an interest in the language. 

Fluency in another language opens up career and travel opportunities and aids in personal growth and social opportunities. 

There are many other benefits of any kind of camp experience

Related camps and other French acquisition programs

Overnight camps in Quebec immerse kids in French language and culture. Camps also have various other activities like sightseeing, picnics, indoor games and sports.

International travel programs are ideal for older teens. These expose you to fun and adventure abroad and afford opportunities to interact in French.

French language schools should definitely be on your radar, if you want to fully develop language skills and prepare for a career that requires French.

Questions to ask

As you are talking to camps on your shortlist, you will have many questions. Here’s a quick starter list of things to keep in mind:

  • How much and what percentage of time is French spoken during camp? 
  • Aside from French language immersion, what kind of cultural immersion is available through the camp?
  • How much one-to-one instruction is available, should that be needed? 
  • What is the ratio of leaders to campers? 
  • Are kids expected to bring anything? And will they be taking anything home? 
  • How is discipline handled in the camp? 

That’s just a brief sample. 

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