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CANNES PROGRAM (AGES 13-17)

Campus – Host family

Cannes is appreciated for its typical French Riviera atmosphere and small, friendly size.
A maximum of 120 students accommodated on campus and 50-80 family hosted students.

CANNES, FRENCH RIVIERA PROGRAM IS OFFERED DURING SUMMER: 01.07.2018 – 18.08.2018

ARRIVAL DATES: Every Sunday during the set program dates.

THE PACKAGE PRICE OF 820€/WEEK INCLUDES:

  • Standard course (20 lessons x 45min)
  • Accommodation (campus or host family)
  • Full board
  • Weekly activities and excursion program
  • Supervision
  • Return transfers (From Nice airport or Cannes station)

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CANNES, FRENCH RIVIERA

Cannes, the place to be in Summer.

Third largest city of the French Riviera, famous worldwide and conveniently located after Monaco & Nice and before Saint Tropez, Cannes is the trendy place to be, especially for students : aside from the luxury world of the Croisette, Cannes has a wealth of free beaches and cheaper places to eat and have fun.

Cannes is clean and safe. It is a reasonably sized city where it is easy to settle in and go around.

CANNES IN NUMBERS

  • Population of 70000 inhabitants (third city of the Cote d’Azur)

CANNES IS AT…

  • 45min from St-Tropez
  • 40min from Nice
  • 1hour from Monaco

AVERAGE PRICES

  • 3 € for a soda outside
  • 5 € for a sandwich
  • 8 € for a cinema ticket

COURSES IN CANNES

  • 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.
  • 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 CANNES:
Campus or Host Family

CAMPUS « CARNOT »

Our spacious student housing in the heart of Cannes is just a 15-20 minute walk from the Cannes festival and beaches.

DISTANCES

  • 1.5 km from Cannes train station
  • 2.5 km from the famous « Croisette »

ALL-INCLUSIVE CAMPUS
The campus is reserved for our students. On-site amenities include accommodation, classrooms, a self-service restaurant, a cyber space, an above-ground pool, gardens and sport fields.

Carnot

SETTING:

  • This building is classified as a historic monument, can hold up to 120 students and is just a mile and a half from local beaches and « La Croisette ».
  • This campus has classrooms, double rooms, an above-ground pool, a large self-service restaurant and grounds for outdoor recreation, all conveniently located on the same site.

ROOMS:

  • Spacious twin rooms.
  • Private bathroom (shower and toilets) shared by 2 twin rooms*.

MEALS AND COURSES:

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

 

Free Shuttle Service (according to our timetable)

  • Every afternoon from 1:15pm until 7:30pm
  • Tuesday or Wednesday evening from 8pm until 11pm
  • Friday*, Saturday and evenings prior to public holidays from 9:30am until 1am *Friday from 8:30pm until 1am

HOST FAMILY

We take the greatest care in 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 or very close to Cannes city limits.

ROOMS:

  • Double rooms *.

MEALS:

  • Breakfasts and dinners are taken at the host families’ house or as a packed lunch provided by the hosts during weekend’s excursions days.
  • Lunches are taken at the school cafeteria.

Notes:

  • *If the students have to share a room, we will do our best to place them with another student of 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 (according to our timetable)

  • Summer
    Classes at Carnot Campus. Students benefit from its afternoon and evening shuttle service.
  • 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 CANNES

Every day after the lessons and meals, we offer a varied program of excursions and/or activities. They all are organized and supervised by our tour leaders.
No excursion the weekends of your arrival/departure.

EACH WEEK:

Excursions:

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

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…
  • 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.

 

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: 85 €).
  • 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.
  • Arrival/departure transfers (included): Students will be met by their host family in Nice/Côte d’Azur international airport or in Cannes train station.
    Transfers from Mondays to Fridays are charged at 50€/trip/person.
  • Please make sure we receive the the compulsory arrival & departure, going out and health form prior to the student’s arrival. You may use your own form, as long as all mandatory information (see our form) is included.

DATES AND PRICES CANNES PROGRAM

Cannes

CANNES PROGRAM – Campus / Host family – 13-17 y.o
Dates * 01.07.2018 – 18.08.2018
Prices / week 820 € – Full board
Supplements
Intensive course 73 € (26 less. x 45 min / week)
Extra day full board 95 €
Extra transfer (during the week) 80 € (from/to Nice airport) / 25 € (from/to Cannes train station)
Gluten-free meals supplement 195 €

Extra cost for one week stay for all destinations: 50€
*No lessons on French national holidays, nor on the Monday of arrival (lessons not replaced)

MORE ABOUT CANNES…

HOW TO REACH CANNES

At 28 km from Nice/Cote d’Azur international airport, Cannes is very easy to reach from anywhere in the world:

  • Only 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 hours by high speed train (TGV).

MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION WITHIN CANNES

BY FOOT: The families, the beach, downtown and all activities are all within reasonable walking distances of one another (a short bus ride may be necessary).

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

BY BUS: Good and convenient network. The service operates until 8pm. A bus pass costs around 10€/week a bus journey costs only 1€.

TAXIS: One way trip costs from 15€ depending on the trip.

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

Cannes has an average 300 sunny days per year (and 25km of sandy beaches !)

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).
A light jacket may be necessary for the evenings.

VIEWS AND MAP OF CANNES

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