Fencing summer camp in France

Combine Fencing with a complete immersion in France! If you've studied French and want to improve it while playing your favorite sport, enroll in this French summer camp for one or two weeks! This is a full French immersion that's fun and supervised! 

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  • study abroad Vichy France
  • age from 13 to 17 years old
  • Language French
  • dates 9th of July - 22nd of July
  • length 1 or 2 weeks
  • price from 1089 EUR

Fencing summer camps in France for teens

Nacel organizes summer Fencing camp in France. Book the program and travel to France next summer!

  • Fencing summer camp in France for one to two weeks in July,
  • Fencing camps are for teens ( 13 to 17 years old)
  • Accommodation in dorms inside the campus during this French Fencing camp. 

ABOUT OUR FRENCH SPORTS SUMMER

Our summer sports camps are organized in Vichy in France. This campus is located in the heart of France. It offers excellent facilities: dormitories, sports fields, indoor and outdoor courts, water sports facilities nearby (the ones on the campus are used for the Swimming camp), a leisure and activity room, a self-service restaurant, etc. The students will be able to practice sports and educational activities in complete safety at the campus in Vichy.

All our sports camps are developed and organized by our sports affiliate: SPORTS ELITE JEUNES. Our coaches have years of experience running training and practice sessions, they are experienced and highly skilled. They have a Sports Coach Diploma in their specific field or work in school as sports coaches.

LANGUAGE DURING THE FENCING SUMMER CAMP IN FRANCE

The majority of participants (90%) are French. Coaches and assistants are all French, and foreign students make the most of these sports camps to improve their French skills because they are immersed in a French-speaking environment, 24 hours a day. French is the language used during all activities - sports, leisure time, social activities, meals etc.

INTENSIVE FENCING SUMMER CAMP

Participants can select a sport to practice intensively during the French summer camp.
From Monday to Friday, there are 6 hours of training to improve the individual technical game, the game with other team members:

  • Technical workshops: exercises targeting the mastery of basic techniques (movement techniques, speed exercises, reactivity, simple and compound attacks, passing the ball...).
  • Challenge workshops: setting up collective situations, game analysis, practical exercises by integrating spatial, temporal and event-based constraints.  
  • Competition workshops: matches, individual and collective challenges. The practice of tactical aspects.

This stay is open to club members. The F.F.E. 2022 license is mandatory (a copy will be requested upon registration). 

Each participant will have to bring his own material:

  • Complete fencing outfit according to F.F.E. standards (pants, jacket, protective metal underarmour, gloves, socks)
  • Shoes
  • Mask
  • Epee and/or foil
  • Bodywire
  • For 14-day stays: an outing to the PAC amusement park is organized!

Interested in French classes on top of your sports training camp in France? Have a look at the Sports and French summer camp

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Activities

If you participate in this Fencing summer camp in France, you will be able to:

  • Practice Fencing ( 6 hours per day)
  • Participate in evening activities 
  • Participate in weekend activities
  • For 2 weeks: you will be able to go to a theme park with your new friends in Vichy.

Your French camp leaders will organize nice activities during this Fencing summer camp in France like games, contests, parties, competitions, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation on the Vichy campus with full board.

Students live in student residences (from 2 to 3 beds per room) with shared facilities. French and international campers share the same room based on age and gender. It is possible to specify a person with whom to share the room. Full board accommodation is provided. The 4 meals a day are balanced menus cooked by the center's chefs.

Procedures

ARRIVAL: Sunday between 3 PM and 4:30 PM

DEPARTURE: Saturday between 10 AM and 11 AM

HOW TO GET TO THE CAMP?

We offer 3 possibilities:

  1. You bring your child to the camp in Vichy and pick him/her up at the end of the stay
  2. You bring your child to the train station Gare Bercy in Paris where he/she joins other campers traveling by train to Vichy (accompanied by SEJ staff. Additional fee applies)
  3. You book the premium transfer package. 

PREMIUM TRANSFER PACKAGE:

 The premium transfer package includes:

  1. Welcome at CDG or ORLY airport in Paris on Saturday afternoon
  2. Transfer to the hotel 
  3. One night in a multiple room (by gender) including dinner and breakfast accompanied by Nacel Staff
  4. Transfer from the hotel to Gare Bercy 
  5. Accompanied train ride from Gare Bercy to the camp in Vichy by SEJ staff.
  6. Return to Paris and the airport with SEJ staff.

By adding an extra night in a hotel on Saturday we avoid the chance of missing the connection to the camp caused by delays of international planes or trains AND your child can start his camp well-rested and with a full stomach.

Prices

Fencing camp in France from 9th of July  - 22nd of July

* Price in Euros per participant. 

French Fencing Summer Camp in France 2023

Each camp session lasts for 7 or 14 days. Arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday.

Arrival dates for July are:

  • July 9th 2023 (1 or 2 weeks)
  • July 16th 2023 (1 week only)

Are you interested in taking French lessons AND practicing a sport for 3 hours in the morning? Opt for a sports camp in France WITH French lessons: 

All our sports camps in France are developed and organized by our sports affiliate: SPORTS ELITE JEUNES.

click here French and Sports summer camp in France



Price includes

  • Administration fees
  • Full board accommodation in shared rooms
  • Sport activities carefully supervised and led by certified chaperones
  • Access to all sports equipment of the campus
  • Social activities during the weekend and on evenings
  • Support, assistance and 24H emergency response phone number during the whole program


Price does not include

  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance (luggage lost, flight delay etc.)
  • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  • Group transfer from a Paris train station to the Vichy campus by train, with French chaperones, and back 
  • Premium transfer package
  • Personal expenses and pocket money
  • Medical, Liability and Emergency Repatriation insurance: please provide an insurance certificate
Eligibility

If you want to be part of our Sports Camp in France, you must consider that: 

  • We only accept students from 13 to 17 years of age
  • You must have studied French for two years
  • You must have strong motivation and willingness to create friendships with other participants 
  • You have to do your best effort to speak in French at all times
  • You have to make sure that you have the physical and mental condition to be part of this program
  • The F.F.E. 2022 license is mandatory

Thanks to this program, you will be able to improve your French, practice a sport and meet new friends. Our campers are expected to be mature and flexible.

THIS IS A NON-SMOKING PROGRAM. 

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