French Summer Camp in Biarritz

Students aged: 14 - 17 years

Location: The surf capital of Europe, Biarritz is a popular seaside resort on the Atlantic coast. The French language school is located in the centre of Biarritz, a short walk from the lively 'Halles' district which houses the towns many markets, restaurants, cafés and boutiques, and only 10 minutes from the Côtes des Basques beach.

Course: The course comprises 20 French lessons in dedicated classes for students aged between 14 - 17 years in the 'Ecole Sainte-Marie in Biarritz, with a maximum 14 students per class. The lessons encourage the development of all 4 main language skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) with a
major focus on oral communication. The French teachers encourage students to interact as much as possible and actively use what they learn in class.

Accommodation: Students are housed with carefully selected host families located in Biarritz or Anglet (30 min. max by bus from school) offering twin rooms and full board accommodation (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Activities: Students can choose between a surf activity programme or a multi-activity programme. 

Surf option:
4 sessions of 1.5 hours, on the “Plage des Corsaires” in Anglet. Timetable will vary according to the tides and weather conditions.
Fully-qualified instructors from our partner surf school providing lessons adapted to the needs and levels of the participants. Groups of 8 students maximum with all equipment provided (wetsuits and boards).

Multi-activity option:
4 sport initiation sessions per week: e.g. rock climbing, rafting, hiking, sea-kayaking, golf,

A group leader runs the activity programme and supervises the students. The supervision ratio is 1 to 8 for water activities and 1 to 12 for other activities and excursions.

Programme Includes: 20 French lessons per week, full board host family accommodation, return transfers from Biarritz airport/train station, surf or multi activity programme, and a social programme including a variety of activities, sports and excursions.

What’s Included:

Transport Transport (optional)

We can arrange flights & transfers to your destination if needed.

Accommodation Accommodation (optional)

We can arrange for you to stay in residence with the school, stay with a host family or in a hotel.

Language School Classes Language School Classes

Learn at some of the best language schools in Europe in a supportive environment.

Activities Activities (optional)

In your down time we can arrange activities to really experience the culture of the city.

Certificates Certificates

Every student will receive a certificate during a graduation ceremony.

Louis Devonish

Very satisfied! A brilliant two weeks, at a well run school, in a beautiful city, with really interesting friendly people.

Sarah Webb

I learnt to be more independant and think for myself, i made some amazing friends and stayed with a really nice family!

Olivia Trenaman

I am more confident and better than I was at speaking french than when I came to France.

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