French Language camp for teens
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Learning French for kids
Antibes Essential 6-78-1112-17

Antibes "Essential" is today the best attended language camp in France

Program
All-inclusive

820€
per week

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AccommodationCampus or host families
Icon representing people6-7 / 8-11 / 12-17
From April 5th to October 24th
Program without accommodation: 560€/w
Courses only (day school): 299€/w
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Monitoring
24/7 !

At Antibes Atoll Juniors, we organize French language camps in Antibes
and from one generation to the next, almost everyone leaves with
an address book full of life-long friends.

For teens aged 12 to 15 and 16 to 17 read 

After French classes: Sailing, boat trip to the Lérin islands, pool games, beaches, zumba and parties on campus...and if parents wish, permission to leave the premises.
Our group leaders, who have experience of establishing a caring relationship with kids and teens but remain strict about monitoring curfews, are on-hand 24/7.
For 30 years, 50,000 teenagers have come to learn French in Antibes.

The younger students aged 8 to 11 read 

Learning French in France is more about educational activities in the morning than French classes per se.
After the classes, the activities team is on-hand 24/7 and organizes pool games, trips to the beach, shows and evenings on campus.
For the youngest, learning French in France will have a lasting cultural influence.
These courses also exist for day students.

For the youngest kids, aged 6 to 7 read 

In the Summer, even 6-7 year-olds can enjoy an introduction to the French language with a program called “Fun Morning Activities!”.

The "Essential" program in Antibes

Teens 12-15 16-17

Welcome to Antibes and to France's best known language camp.
Antibes is a coastal resort where students can go everywhere on foot and are housed on a campus near the town center and sandy beaches. “A little Saint Tropez” for teens and kids where students can easily make friends.
 Discover Antibes

A group leader on the watch A group leader looks out for the students
Students socialize during break time Students socialize during break time at the campus
French courses are the core of our programs The French courses are an integral part of our programs
The entrance of Campus Horticole The students are walking into Campus Horticole
Shared student rooms Students stay in shared student rooms
Meal choices Students are choosing what to eat during mealtime at the campus
Happy students at mealtime Happy students during mealtime in Campus Carnot
Playing in the pool The students are playing in the pool
Jump Students are jumping into the pool
Football game The students are playing football
Jumping into the pool A student jumping into the pool at the campus
Sailing afternoon Students have a sailing afternoon
Sit and have a cold drink Students sit and have a cold drink at the campus

Courses
 

French classes are in the morning from 8.45 am to 12.05 pm in classes of no more than 15 students.
Teachers strive to create a fun atmosphere that is conducive to developing spoken skills so that everyone can become more confident in their ability to communicate in French. Grammar work focuses only on the basics.

There are intensive classes 2 afternoons a week from 1.45 pm to 4.15 pm in small groups of 8 students (for an additional fee).

There are no lessons on the first Monday. You will take a test of written and oral French in the morning to assess your language level and assign you to a class.
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Accommodation
 

In Summer, a modern campus surrounded by green spaces and with all facilities: Classrooms, bedrooms, restaurant, pool and sports pitches and courts (football, volleyball, basket ball etc.).
Rooms are for 2 or 4 students with shared toilets on each floor.
After Summer, in Easter and Autumn, the program continues on a smaller campus a stone's throw from the beaches. The twin air-conditioned rooms are en-suite.

In and after summer, the program is also available with a home-stay accommodation..
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Activities, excursions, safety, transfers
 

Learning French in France is also about having fun. A different activity programme each week: half-day excursion per week, a full day on weekends, an afternoon of sailing and tree climbing, Salto, Aquasplash, Marineland, bowling, sports tournament ...

The animation team is available 24/7 with students organizing swiming-pool games, hosting parties, preparing shows or accompanies them to the beach.

Return transfers from Nice Airport are included.
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Parental permission to leave:  

For teens aged 16-17: permission to leave the premises until 10 pm from Monday to Thursday and until 1 am on Fridays and Saturdays.

13 to 15 year-olds:  Free to go into town or the beach after activities until 7.30 pm and dinner.

12 year-olds remain under the constant supervision of our group leaders.
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The youngest students 8-11

It is never too early to familiarize yourself with French.
Throughout the Summer we host a group of about fifty 8-11 year-olds from all over the wold which is exclusively managed by group leaders who are seasoned in the needs of this age group.
This group has autonomy on our campus with supervision and activities appropriate to their age group.
 Discover Antibes

A student playing with a group leader A student playing with a group leader
Water sprinkler Students are surrounded by water sprinklers
Water slide A happy student on a water slide
A helpful group leader A group leader is helping a student with colouring
Getting ready for water activities. Students are ready for water activities.
Sailing for the 8 to 12 year-olds Students go sailing as part of their afternoon activity
Let's learn French Learning French can be very fun
Fun activities for the juniors The students are doing some fun activities
Table tennis at the campus The students are playing table tennis at the campus
French courses for 8 to 12 year-olds Students during french courses for 8 to 12 year-olds

Courses
 

Classes are in the morning from 8.45 am to 12.05 pm in classes of no more than 15 students. An age-appropriate syllabus is offered.
Learning basic grammar skills and most importantly developing spoken skills so that children can become more confident in their ability to express themselves in French.
In France, young students learn mostly through activities and educational workshops.

There are no lessons on the first Monday. You will take a test of written and oral French in the morning to assess your language level and assign you to a class.
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Accommodation
 

For reasons of safety, all 8-11 year-olds stay on campus.
This French “high school” surrounded by green spaces has all facilities: Classrooms, bedrooms, restaurant, pool and sports pitches and courts (football, volleyball, basket ball etc.).
Students share a room with 2 or 4 beds and shared toilets on each floor.
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Activities, excursions, safety, transfers
 

The activities team are specially trained to support this age group and supervises them 24/7 particularly during activities off-campus.
On the program:
1 half-day excursion (Monaco, the Village of Fools etc.), an afternoon of sport, an afternoon of sailing and a full day excursion at the weekend (Nice or Aquasplash).
In the evening, games and social events are organized on campus.
Return transfers from Nice Airport are included

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Young kids  6-7

These French classes for young kids are held every morning from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12.20 pm in classes of no more than 12 students.
6-7 year olds can enjoy an introduction to the French language with a program called “Fun Morning Activities!”.
The aim is to offer an approach to French that uses interactive classroom activities to spark children's interest.
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Students during fun morning activities Students in a class during fun morning activities
A French teacher A French teacher is teaching a class
Meal buffet A student is choosing what to eat from the meal buffet
Fun mornings Students participate in activities while learning French
Fun morning activities in the summer Students during fun morning activities in the summer
Modelling clay Students are playing with modelling clay during an activity

A day of "Essential" program in Antibes

activities with children
classroom with students
friendship
students in the shop
outdoor recreation

To find out more about  learning French in Antibes

By choosing Antibes to learn French in France you are getting more than a language camp. You're also opting for a complete change of scene in a setting that is conducive to learning and relaxation.
Antibes has the benefit of being a town on a human scale where everything can be done on foot. As such, students have the freedom to take advantage of the beaches and seaside and explore the charm of the old town a few yards away.

More than a trip to France, an unforgettable experience

From morning to evening, kids and teens are looked after and supervised by our activities team. A perfect blend of learning French theory, excursions and seaside activities is on offer. From visiting the region's iconic towns (Monaco or Nice) to sailing lessons or a trip to the water park, students will have a vacation that they are not likely to forget. Everything is in place to ensure that each age group, kids and teens, learn French whilst enjoying a customized vacation.
In Antibes everything is included: From classes, to meals to accommodation. In Summer, more than 35 nationalities come together and mingle on a modern campus close to the town center. In Spring and Autumn, our residence with all modern conveniences, a stone's throw from the beaches of Juan-Les-Pins accommodates those students who prefer the peace and quiet off-season.

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Finally, for those who want an experience that is 100% made in France, our host families offer students complete immersion in French culture.

Learn French in France while having fun

Every morning, from Monday to Friday, students go to their classrooms where they are in groups of no more than 15 and will learn French or improve their proficiency
Classes based on active teaching methods combining fun and interactive activities that promote speaking in order to develop communication skills. Classes are compulsory and open to all levels, including beginners.

For lunch, we offer balanced meals in the form of a buffet. Every afternoon, a program of activities and excursions is carefully designed and organized through which kids and teens are also given the opportunity to practice and improve their language skills. Although 12 year-old learners are not allowed to leave the premises unaccompanied, at the end of the day, those aged 13 and up can have free time to go to the beach or go shopping until 7.30pm, before returning for dinner.
16 and 17 year-olds are allowed to go out until 10 pm on Monday to Thursday and up to 1 am on Friday and Saturday evenings subject to parental permission.
Accommodation is available on campus for all ages and in French families for 13-15 year-olds.
The program is also available without accommodation for day students.
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