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ANTIBES PROGRAM (AGES 8-17)

Campus – Residence – Host family.

Juan-les-Pins, situated on the west side of the city, is a very famous sea resort.
With its sandy beaches, its terraces and discotheques, this destination is to teens and young adults what Saint Tropez is for the jet set!
600 students maximum in two campuses and one school for family hosted students.

ANTIBES FRENCH RIVIERA PROGRAM IS OFFERED DURING

  • Easter/Autumn for 13-17 years old : 25.03.2018 – 27.10.2018
  • Summer for 8-12 years old : 01.07.2018 – 25.08.2018

ARRIVAL DATES

  • Every Sunday during the set program dates
  • DELF Junior 13-17 y.o: 24.06 – 07.07 / 09.07 – 21.07 / 22.07 – 04.08 / 05.08 – 18.08
  • Abiturkurs 16-17 y.o: 29.07 – 11.08
  • No class on national holidays: 02.04 • 01.05 • 10.05 • 21.05 • 15.08 • 01.11

THE PACKAGE PRICE OF 790 €/WEEK INCLUDES:

  • Standard course (20 lessons x 45 min.)
  • Accommodation (campus, residence or host family)
  • Full board
  • Weekly activities and excursion program
  • Supervision
  • Return transfers (from Nice airport or Antibes train station)

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ANTIBES, FRENCH RIVIERA

In the heart of the « Côte d’Azur », an ideal place to spend holidays.

With its 25 km of sandy beaches, between Nice and Cannes, Antibes/Juan-les-Pins is a particularly suitable place for teens to spend their holidays, mainly because of its worldwide reputation, its mild & sunny climate and its location on the Mediterranean Coast which is ideal for water sports.

Juan-les-Pins district, is considered a place to be for teens as it offers a wide choice of activities both day and night.

ANTIBES IN NUMBERS

  • 75 000 inhabitants but that number is nearly doubled in the summer months (15th June–15th September)
  • 25 km of sandy beaches

ANTIBES IS …

  • 15min from Cannes
  • 30min from Nice
  • 45min from Monaco

AVERAGE PRICES

  • 3 € for a soda
  • 5 € for a sandwich
  • 8 € for a movie ticket

COURSES IN ANTIBES

  • Standard course
    20 lessons x 45min/week from Monday to Friday 9am-12.20pm.*
    15 students maximum per class.
  • Intensive course
    26 lessons x 45min/week from Monday to Friday 9am-12.20pm* and on Tuesday and Thursday 2.00pm-4.00pm.
    15 students maximum per class in the morning, 8 in the afternoon.
  • DELF juniors
    26 lessons x 45min/week from Monday to Friday 9am-12.20pm* and on Tuesday and Thursday 2.00pm-4.00pm.
    15 students maximum per class in the morning, 8 in the afternoon.
  • Abiturkurs
    29 lessons x 45min/week from Monday to Friday 9am-12.20pm* and on Tuesday and Thursday 2.00pm-4.00pm.
    15 students maximum per class in the morning, 10 in the afternoon.
  • Individual course
    Number of lessons on request.

Notes:

Break: 20 min. break in the morning.
No classes on the first day: Introduction meeting and visit of the city in the morning. Written and oral tests at 2pm.
No classes on public holidays the lessons are neither replaced nor refunded except for the individual classes.

ACCOMMODATION IN ANTIBES:
Campus, Residence or Host Family

In Summer: Students are accommodated in two campuses of 200/300 places each. Around 100 students are also welcomed in our host families.

During other holidays: Students are either accommodated in a smaller residence or in our host families.

CAMPUS (« Horticole » or « Leonardo da Vinci »)

CAMPUS HORTICOLE – SUMMER

A modern campus surrounded by a large garden, located in a residential neighborhood of Antibes

  • 2 km from Antibes train station.
  • 2.5 km from the center & the beaches.
  • 4 km from the center of Juan-les-Pins.

ALL INCLUSIVE CAMPUS
This campus includes accommodation, classrooms, a restaurant, a 16 meters mobile swimming pool, gardens and sport fields spread over 20000 sq. meters (4.94 acres).

Campus "Horticole"

SETTING:

  • A very large campus with 200 beds, in a quiet area 2.5km from the city center and the beaches.
  • The campus offers a mobile swimming pool, a cafeteria with TV, a theater for evening shows and several sports grounds.

ROOMS:

  • The rooms for 2 or 4 students are spacious and well equipped. Single rooms are available for a supplement. *
  • Bathrooms and toilets are located on each floor

MEALS:

  • Courses are held on the premises.
  • All meals are taken on-site, except on weekend’s excursions days (packed lunch provided).

HOUSEKEEPING:

  • Sheets are provided (but not towels) and are changed weekly.
  • Light cleaning is done daily and the residence is cleaned thoroughly on a weekly basis.
  • Students are responsible for keeping their room reasonably clean and tidy.

 

Free Shuttle Service (according to our timetable)

  • Every afternoon : from 1.15pm until 7.30pm
  • Tuesday or Wednesday evening: from 8pm until 11pm
  • Friday (from 8.30pm until 1am), Saturday and evenings prior to public holidays : from 9.30am until 1am

CAMPUS LEONARDO DA VINCI – SUMMER

A completely renovated campus in a quiet and green environment.

  • 5 km from the center and the beaches.
  • 6 km from Antibes train station.
  • 6 km from Juan-les-Pins town center.

ALL INCLUSIVE CAMPUS
This campus is reserved for our students it includes accommodation, classrooms, a restaurant, a mobile swimming pool, gardens and sport fields spread over 37 000 sq. meters (9.14 acres).

Campus "Leonardo da Vinci"

SETTING:

  • A huge modern complex of 2 buildings, capable of housing 330 students 5km from the city center and the beaches.
  • The campus offers a mobile swimming pool, a TV room, a cafeteria, a self service restaurant and several sports grounds on the premises.

ROOMS:

  • The rooms for 3 students are equipped with 2 sinks and a shower. Single rooms are available for a supplement.*
  • Toilets are located on each floor.

MEALS:

  • Courses are held on the premises.
  • All meals are taken on-site except on weekend’s excursions days (packed lunch provided).

HOUSEKEEPING:

  • Sheets are provided (but not towels) and are changed weekly.
  • Light cleaning is done daily and the residence is cleaned thoroughly on a weekly basis.
  • Students are responsible for keeping their room reasonably clean and tidy.

 

Free Shuttle Service (according to our timetable)

  • Every afternoon : from 1.15pm until 7.30pm
  • Tuesday or Wednesday evening: from 8pm until 11pm
  • Friday (from 8.30pm until 1am), Saturday and evenings prior to public holidays : from 9.30am until 1am

IMPORTANT NOTICE: ASSIGNMENT TO A CAMPUS

We cannot guarantee that the student will be accommodated in a specific campus (« Horticole » or « Leonardo da Vinci »), whatever the date of booking.

However, you may inform us of the student’s preference and we will do our best to satisfy his/her request (we generally do).

RESIDENCE CASTEL ARABEL (Easter, Pentecost, Autumn)

A beautiful residence reserved for our students, only 600 meters from the city center and the beaches.

  • 600 m from Juan-les-Pins beaches.
  • 450 m from Juan-les-Pins center.
  • 1 km from Antibes town center.
"Castel Arabel" residence

SETTING:

  • A nice residence with 50 beds reserved for Juniors, surrounded by a garden and close to Juan-les-Pins and its attractions.
  • There is a swimming pool, a TV+DVD room, a restaurant and a nice terrace.

ROOMS:

  • Cheerful and light double rooms, nicely furnished, all with individual bathrooms. Single rooms are available for a supplement.*

MEALS AND COURSES:

  • The school is 1200 meters from the residence (free shuttle service).
  • Breakfasts and lunches are taken at « Le Château » school except on weekend’s excursions days (packed lunch provided).
  • Dinners are provided at the residence.

HOUSEKEEPING:

  • Sheets are provided (but not towels) and are changed weekly.
  • Light cleaning is done daily and the residence is cleaned thoroughly on a weekly basis.
  • Students are responsible for keeping their room reasonably clean and tidy.

 

Free shuttle service (according to our time table)

To go to school
Classes are held in « Le Château » school 1200 meters from the residence.
Free shuttle service every morning from Monday to Friday (return journey not provided).

To the city center and beaches: No need
The residence is at a walking distance to the city center and the beaches.

RESIDENCE COULEURS SOLEIL (Summer)

A modern residence in the heart of Juan-les-Pins, only 70 meters from the sea.

  • 70 m from the sandy beaches of Juan-les-Pins
  • 50 m from Juan-les-Pins train station
  • 4,5 km from the school “Lycée Horticole”
  • 1,6km from the « Le Château » school
Residence "Couleurs Soleil"

HOW TO GO TO SCHOOL:
Courses take place at the school: “Lycée Horticole” in July and “Le Château” in August and September.
Free shuttle service every morning from Monday to Friday, return journey not provided.

SETTING:

  • A modern residence with 105 studios and an indoor garden
  • Very close to Juan-les-Pins, its attractions and its beaches

ROOMS:

  • Light studios, nicely furnished, all with individual bathrooms.

MEALS AND COURSES:

  • Free shuttle service in the morning to the school.
  • In July breakfasts, lunches and dinners are taken at school “Horticole” except on weekend’s excursions days (packed lunch provided).
  • In August and September breakfasts & lunches are taken at school “Le Chateau” and dinners in our residence “Castel Arabel” except on weekend (packed breakfast & lunch provided).

HOUSEKEEPING:

  • Sheets are provided (but not towels) and are changed weekly.
  • Light cleaning is done daily and the residence is cleaned thoroughly on a weekly basis.
  • Students are responsible for keeping their room reasonably clean and tidy.

 

Free shuttle service

To go to school
Free shuttle service every morning from Monday to Friday (return journey not provided).

To the city center and beaches: No need
The residence is at a walking distance to the city center and the beaches.

HOST FAMILY (all seasons)

We take the greatest care by selecting our host families and we visit them on a regular basis.

HOW TO GO TO SCHOOL

  • We will do our best to accommodate the student within walking distance of the school.
  • This is not always possible and some students may have to take the bus to reach the school (maximum trip of 30 min.)
A host family

SETTING:

  • Our host families are all located within Antibes/Juan-les-Pins city limits.

ROOMS:

  • Double or single rooms (at a supplement of 117€/week).*

MEALS:

  • Lunches: Provided at the school from Monday to Friday.
  • Other meals: Taken at the host families’ house or as a packed lunch provided by the hosts during weekend’s excursions days.
  • Once a week, dinner will be served as part of the programs’ evening activities (after the « barbecue » evening)

Notes

  • *If the students have to share a room, we will do our best to place them with another student of the similar age, but who has not the same mother language.- Students can ask their host family to use their washing machine at a cost of 2€ per load to be paid directly to the family.
  • Students will receive information about their host families 2 weeks prior to arrival.

 

Free shuttle service

Summer
Classes at Campus « Horticole ». Students benefit from its afternoon and evening shuttle service.

Easter, Pentecost, Autumn
Classes at « Le Château » school, near the city center and the beaches : no need for a shuttle service in the afternoon.

One night per week
After the « barbecue » or « disco » evening, a shuttle bus will drop off the students near their familys’ home.

ACTIVITIES AND SUPERVISION IN ANTIBES

Students are under supervision 24/7, except during the periods allowed by their permissions to go out provided by their parents (except 8-12).
Our staff is always on hand to answer any questions, organize games, join in during the meals and overall being available to assist the students.

Moreover, a progam consisting of evening activities and excursions is organised on a weekly basis :

EACH WEEK:

Excursions:

  • A day trip to the « Iles de Lérins », Nice or in a nautical theme park
  • One half-day excursion to Monaco, Cannes or « Marineland » dolphin park

Download a sample program of activities over 2 weeks

Afternoon’s activities:

  • One afternoon of sailing.
  • Our tour leaders organize various activities such as: sport tournaments, games, themed activities, entertainment, French films…
  • The shuttle service will also be available if students wish to go to the beach or to the city center.

Evening’s activities:

  • One barbecue evening for all students (campus and host families).
  • One disco or thematic evening (at the Atoll junior premises) only for students accommodated on campus.
  • Entertainment evenings: our tour leaders organize games and fun activities such as cabaret, casino, games, Olympic games, shows… (only for students accommodated on campus).

KIOSK ACTIVITIES (to be booked and paid on the spot):

In addition to our activity program, there is a choice of extra activities such as water-skiing, horse-riding, paragliding… These activities are provided by carefully selected national instructors or adequately qualified external providers to ensure the greatest standards of safety.

 

Notes: We highly recommend that students are given parental authorization to go out.

About the parental authorization: From experience we know that students who are not allowed to go out will feel frustrated after arrival and will ask to change the status of their parental permission.
We must receive parental authorization to go out prior to each student’s arrival.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Arrival and Departure

  • Arrivals are on Sundays and departures are on Saturdays, however, it is possible to reserve one extra day upon arrival and/or before departure (supplement: 80 €).
    Airport: There is a shared transfer to the campus. Upon their arrival in Nice International airport, your child will be met by our representative who will be wearing a yellow CIA T-shirt. We are offering several shared transfers during the day (approximately 2 in the morning and 3 in the afternoon). That means that before being transferred to the campus, your child may have to wait with a group leader in order to gather students arriving via other incoming flights (maximum of 2 hours). Your child will be accompanied by a member of our staff during any waiting time spent at the airport.
  • No class on the day of arrival as this first day is dedicated to the information meeting, the visit of the city and the placement tests.
  • No class on public holidays, lessons are neither replaced nor refunded.
  • Please make sure we receive the compulsory arrival & departure, going out and health form prior to the student’s arrival. You can also use your own form, as long as all mandatory information requested (see our form) is included.

DATES AND PRICES OF ANTIBES PROGRAM

 

Antibes All inclusive Program

ANTIBES PROGRAM – Residence / Campus / Host family – 8–17 y.o
Dates for 8-12 y.o 01.07.2018 – 25.08.2018
Dates for 13-17 y.o 25.03.2018 – 27.10.2018
Prices / week 790 € – Full board
Supplements / week
DELF Junior 100 € minimum entry level: A2
Session dates: 24.06 – 07.07 / 09.07 – 21.07 / 22.07 – 04.08 / 05.08 – 18.08
Abiturkurs 100 € minimum entry level: B1
Session dates: 29.07 – 11.08
Intensive course 73 € (26 less. x 45 min / week)
Single room 117 € (host family) and 160 € (residence/campus)
Extra day full board 90 € (multiple room) 110 € (single room in host family) 117 € (single room in residence/campus)
Extra transfer (during the week) 80 € (from/to Nice airport) / 25 € (from/to Antibes train station)
Gluten-free meals supplement 195 €

MORE ABOUT ANTIBES…

Antibes is very easy to reach from anywhere in the world as it is only 18 km from Nice/Cote d’Azur international airport and Antibes has an average 300 sunny days per year (and 25km of sandy beaches!)

HOW TO REACH ANTIBES

  • 7 hours from New-York (direct flights)
  • Less than 2 hours from the major European capitals (direct flights)
  • Only 1:20 hours from Paris by plane (direct flights) and at 4:30 by high speed train (TGV)

TRANSPORTATION WITHIN ANTIBES/JUAN-LES-PINS

BY FOOT: The city is quite easy to go around and distances are reasonable for walking. The best way to explore it is by foot!

SCOOTERS: Scooters and small motorbikes are very practical. Rentals start at 30€ per day.

BY BUS: Large and effective network. A weekly pass costs 10€ and a bus journey costs only 1€.

TAXIS: Thanks to their CIA student card, up to 4 students are entitled to favorable pricing for one way trips after 8pm, costing between 10-20€, depending on the trip and provided it is within Antibes/Juan-les-Pins.

TRAIN AND BUS: Link all the cities along the coast at a frequency of about 1 every 20 minutes every day. Stations are never far away from the beaches.

A MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE

Seasons Average temperature Months
Winter 8-12 °C – (46-54 °F) December-February
Spring 14-18 °C – (57-64 °F) March-mid June
Summer 25-35 °C – (77-96 °F) Mid June-Mid September
Autumn 15-23 °C – (59-73 °F) Mid September-November

WHAT TO WEAR

Summer season: Students are advised to pack comfortable clothes including sport and swimming outfits. Sun protection is necessary (hat and sunscreen)

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