Does you child feel like learning French? Well, Education française Austin is providing kids aged 5 to 11 with a perfect opportunity to give French a try: a French immersion camp on “the magic of circus” from June the 15th to the 19th (9AM to 5PM) at the Highland Park Baptist Church located on Balcones Drive. The tuition is $230 (+$30 material).
This is a nice addition to Austin’s offer of French immersion summer camps, centered around Austin International School’s one, running from June the 8th to July the 17th (although La Petite Ecole Internationale serving kids aged 2 to 5 and Austin French for Kids also have one each). And a great way to support the nonprofit teaching French to young francophones who attend American schools and need this after-school to keep learning French grammar and spelling.
You can register your child by filing this PDF form and sending it via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Among all the French-speaking summer camps in Texas I listed for French Morning, there’s a new one in Austin that seems especially interesting, it’s the puppetry workshop proposed to French-speaking kids age 4 to 7 by Education française Austin (EFA), a French-speaking after school founded by French parents for their French-speaking kids (see the French schools page of this website for more information).
Here’s EFA’s pitch for their first summer camp:
“Come and discover the pleasure of learning puppetry. Puppetry is a unique form of art, which enables artists around the world to put profound subjects at the reach of children and adults alike. Learn about the cultural, historical and technical aspects of various forms of puppetry with these addictive hands-on workshops!”