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French summer camp in Biarritz

Learn French at our Biarritz summer camp

Situated in the charming Basque town of St. Pée-sur-Nivelle, our French summer camp is conveniently positioned just 13km southeast of Biarritz. Discover the beauty of both the beach and the mountains as this location offers a perfect blend of natural wonders. The Basque region itself boasts a fascinating cultural heritage, making it a captivating destination for those who love food, sports, and beach activities. Internationally renowned for its exceptional surf spots and Michelin-starred restaurants, this region is a true paradise for those seeking memorable experiences. 

Age range:
13-17 years old
Opening dates:
Summer 23 June – 10 August 2024

Benefits of a summer camp in Biarritz: 

  • Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Biarritz while learning French in the Pyrenees 
  • Experience the thrill of surfing in the Atlantic Ocean and indulge in a variety of other beach activities 
  • Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities designed to enhance your learning experience, including our modern games rooms, indoor sports hall and outdoor grass pitches perfect for active pursuits 
  • Our diverse activity program offers abundant opportunities for shopping and sightseeing in both Biarritz and Bayonne, ensuring a memorable and enriching experience 
What's included
Vocabulary
French courses & learning materials
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Accommodation - Residence
Music
Activities & excursions
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24/7 supervision
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Meals
Optional extras
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Private lessons
Travel
Transfers
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Exclusive activities
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School Location

Camp information

About our summer camp in Biarritz

Camp facilities

Computer room
Classrooms
Indoor sports center
sports field
Sports field
sports facilities
Vending machines
vending machine
WiFi
wifi
Student lounge
lounge

About the course

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Please note this camp is operated by Alpadia Language Schools

Please refer to their Terms & Conditions

Choose your course package  

  • Standard 20 (20 lessons, 15 hours per week)
  • Intensive 25 (25 lessons, 18.45 hours per week)

Lesson length  

45 minutes  

The lessons and course structure  

Our French language summer camps follow a specifically designed curriculum for younger learners to help keep them engaged and inspired. 

  • Speaking and listening skills  
  • Reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar  
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership skills 

Entry levels  

All levels from beginner to advanced  

Maximum class size  

15 students  

Accommodation  

Residence 

Meal plan  

All meals are included in the package, and we can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and no pork  

Activities and excursions  

  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area  
  • Excursions to nearby landmarks and tourist attractions  

Materials and services included  

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Welcome pack
  • Assessment tests
  • Course materials and Alpadia folder
  • Student ID
  • Pocket money service
  • Safe storage of students' passports
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to the Alpadia Student Portal
Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Languages school is accredited by the following organisations

Accreditaion-AVDEP
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Accreditations-Privatschulregister

Students Accommodation

Student accommodation in Biarritz

Our contemporary student residence consists of spacious triple bedrooms designed to accommodate eight students, with bathrooms conveniently shared among the residents. You’ll be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the stunning Basque mountains from the building and take advantage of our inviting communal lounge. Additionally, we offer both indoor and outdoor games areas for your entertainment. Rest assured, the classrooms and dining hall are just a few meters away, ensuring easy access for all. 

Activities

Biarritz summer camp

Students will spend their days at our camp where they will take part in engaging lessons and have lunch. In the afternoon they will take part in activities or excursions, which may include leaving the site. In the evening, they will return to the residence for dinner and evening entertainment. 

Daily camp schedule
Breakfast meal
07:00—08:00

Breakfast

Hands-on Experience
08:30—12:30

Classes

Lunch meal
12:30—13:30

Lunch

Sports field
14:00—18:00

Activities or excursions 

Dinner meal
18:30—19:30

Dinner

Music
20:00—22:00

Evening activities

Find a place you can call home
22:30

Lights out

Activities & Excursions

Our unique location between the mountains and sea offers a wide range of activities. From watersports and beach fun to mountain walks and historical discoveries, the Basque region will delight and surprise you with its impressive natural beauty and cultural heritage.

This is a sample schedule.

Premium activities

When you spend a little more, you get more. Upgrade your experience with a Premium Plus activity to step up your summer camp program. 

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Cooking

per week

Learn to create culinary delights – from regional specialties to classic dishes, under the guidance of an experienced chef. 

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Horse Riding

per week

Our experienced instructors will guide you as you learn to ride – go for a gentle walk or galloping in the fields. 

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Water-sports

per week

Make the most of one of the best surfing spots on the Basque coast. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have a little experience, our instructors will help you catch some waves. 

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FAQS

FAQs

Why should you attend a French summer camp in Biarritz?

There are many benefits of a summer camp for youths: Alpadia’s french language camp in Biarritz gives students the chance to fully immerse themselves in their chosen language, fostering an environment that encourages fluency. The different social activities on offer enables students to practice their language skills outside of class in a real-life setting, as well as form friendships with other students at the camp and take part in memorable trips. 

What are the benefits of a language summer camp for youths in Biarritz?

With 80 years of experience in education, Alpadia is an expert at helping students achieve their language goals. Our dedicated teachers and staff do their best to ensure all students get the most out of their experience. 

Why should you choose Alpadia for attending a French summer camp in Biarritz?

When you study at our summer camp in Biarritz, you’ll learn a range of French skills, from grammar to vocabulary and writing to listening and speaking. These topics are taught using collaborative projects that encourage creativity, time management and leadership skills. 

What is the language proficiency level required to attend a French language camp?

Our French language camps are open to students of all abilities – from elementary to advanced. No matter what your level of French is, our French summer camp in Biarritz can help your language skills advance. 

How long does it take to learn French in a summer camp immersion?

How long it takes for students to learn French at our immersive summer camp in Biarritz depends entirely on several factors: this includes the student’s language level to start with and how long they stay. But with our immersive learning approach your child’s fluency levels will improve. 

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