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Language Summer Camps

A Sampling of Programs

Please note: This listing is for information purposes only and does not imply an endorsement or recommendation.

Bank Street offers a Spanish Immersion program for students grades Pre-K to 2nd grade.

Berlitz offers summer language programs for children ages 4-18 at locations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Bilingual Buds is a Mandarin Chinese immersion school for children ages 2-12. Two programs are offered: Summer Camp in NYC is offered for two-week sessions, and Summer Camp in Beijing is an 18-day program for children and their families.

Bonjour NY French Summer Camp welcomes children ages 4-9, including non-speaking French students. Campers are grouped according to fluency of the French language and have the opportunity to practice their skills in educational workshops and through games, dance, music, sports, outdoor and water activities, as well as local field trips. Program sites are located in Carroll Gardens and the Upper West Side. Camp hours are 9:00-4:00 p.m. with extended hours available.

Collina Italiana offers children ages 2-12 an Italian Summer in the City. Located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, campers learn and practice Italian while meeting new friends, and exploring the lively Italian culture through daily activities such as dancing, music, games, preparing Italian dishes like pizza, pasta, and biscotti, outings, and more.

Concordia Language Villages offer one to four week language immersion programs for children 7-18 years. High school students can also earn foreign language credits by attending a language village at Concordia's Minnesota campus.

Deutsches Haus is a New York University program for children ages 3-10 that offers German language intensives for all levels

French Institute - Alliance Francaise offers summer programs for children through 17 years. Program options include a two week immersion program for middle and high school-age students, a cultural program for middle and high school students, and a themed program, Summer Fun in French, for elementary and middle school students.

Hola Play Group offers Spanish summer camps for children ages 3-7 years. Camp themes range from Exploring Cultures to Radio Lab to Yoga en Español.

Instituto Cervantes offers half day camp where children ages 4-17 can learn, develop, and practice their Spanish language skills. To ensure that each student is in the appropriate level, a placement exam is available prior to the start of the session. Available camp sessions are 9:00-12:00 p.m. or 12:00-3:00 p.m.

La Escuelita holds Spanish language classes for children ages 2-5 over the summer. They also have a range of bilingual English/Spanish experiences throughout the school year.

La Petite Ecole offers a 2-4 week French immersion Summer Camp program for children ages 4-6 years. Using an art-based curriculum, children enjoy learning French and Franco-American culture through hands-on projects and field trips. Available camp sessions are 9:00-12:15 p.m. or 1:45-5:00 p.m.

Lango: Foreign Languages for Kids offers Mandarin and Spanish summer camp programs in Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. Campers ages 3-5 years spend each week immersed in an exciting part of Latin America or Asia. Experienced teachers are supported by a team of native-speaking and fluent assistant counselors.

Language Workshop for Children offers year round and summer language programs in French, Spanish, Chinese, or Italian for young children 6 months through 9 years. Programs are available in New York and New Jersey.

Lycée Français de New York offers a French immersion program in Manhattan. Campers range from 2.8-11 years old. Children learn to speak French through a variety of camp activities such as swimming, art, music, sports, and more.

NYCNDA (Nihongo de Asobou) means NYC Let’s Play in Japanese! The Summer Program offers a fun and casual environment for children to learn the Japanese language and culture. Activities vary by age group and according to the camp’s weekly theme. Some activities may include ceramics, music, dance, hiragana activities, science experiments, yoga and field trips. Camp hours are 9:00-4:00 p.m. with early and extended hours available.

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