Summer Cultural Discoveries Club (Ages 11 to 14)

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Course Details
Price:
$499 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jul 13, 1:00pm - Jul 17, 4:30pm Eastern Time (5 sessions)

Next start dates (3)

Important:
All classes are being held online on Zoom while FIAF's premises are closed.
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 11 - 14 years old
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this kids french class:

Teens will discover the rich culture and history of Francophone countries around the world. They will gain a deeper appreciation of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe through music and sports, walking tours, visits to museums, culinary excursions, and more!

Teens will laugh, play, explore, learn, and stay active as they visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, Little Senegal, United Nations, and other cultural spots around the city. They will enjoy workshops taught by New York City Football Club, French Cheese Board, and others.

Week 1 & Week 2: Philosophize, Perform, and Play in Asia

June 15–19
June 22–26

Teens will trace the Silk Road in Asia and travel to the ancient cultures of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos to learn French through literature, music, art, sports, and Gastronomie.

Activities include yoga and basketball from Laos, calligraphy, Asian music instruments, and visits to Chinatown and galleries in the Met Museum and Asia Society.

Week 3 & Week 4: Explore, Exchange, and Engage in the Americas

June 29–July 2*
July 6–10

Teens will discover the French Caribbean, Louisiana, Haiti, and Canada by following the footsteps of great explorers, including Jacques Cartier and Christopher Columbus.

They will improve their French through film and literature, Latin Music and Jazz, Haitian poetry, and field trips to the United Nations and the Studio Museum in Harlem.

*No class on July 3. Price is pro-rated.

Week 5 & Week 6: Taste, Think, and Travel in Europe

July 13–17
July 20–24

Teens will explore the richness and diversity of European history, art and gastronomy. Celebrating Bastille Day and other important holidays, they will learn French, Belgian, and Swiss traditions and folklore.

They will enjoy a workshop at the French Cheese Board, visit MoMA, and explore the great museums of France via Micro-Folie, an interactive digital museum sponsored by the French government.

Week 7 & Week 8: Discover, Dance, and Draw in Africa

July 29–31
August 3–7

Teens will experience Africa’s strong French background and learn the rich histories of Senegal, Nigera, Guinea, Cape Vert, and Morocco!

On top of learning to make African cuisine and visiting art exhibitions, teens will tour Little Senegal, sing Congolese songs, learn to play indigenous instruments, and dance to African beats.

Programs subject to change.

Please note: All classes are being held online on Zoom while FIAF's premises are closed.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
To request a refund, please send a written request at least three (3) business days prior to the first day of class. You may submit a written request in person at the Language Center office or by email to [email protected] A refund (less an $85 administration fee) will then be issued. 

No refunds or credits are offered for books, specialty exams, or workshops. Refunds are not offered for private lessons, but you may reschedule your class.
Start Dates (4)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD 5 $499
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Jul 14 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Wed, Jul 15 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Thu, Jul 16 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Fri, Jul 17 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD 5 $499
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Tue, Jul 21 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Wed, Jul 22 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Thu, Jul 23 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Fri, Jul 24 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD 5 $499
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Tue, Jul 28 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Wed, Jul 29 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Thu, Jul 30 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Fri, Jul 31 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD 5 $499
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Tue, Aug 04 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Wed, Aug 05 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Thu, Aug 06 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD
Fri, Aug 07 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD

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