Swim summer camp in France

Improve yourself, master different swimming styles and breathing techniques, and work on improving your swimming times at our swim summer camps in France.
If you've studied French and want to improve it while practicing 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 July to August
  • length 1 or 2 weeks
  • price from 1339 EUR

Swim summer camps in France for teens: Swim with French teens of your age

Nacel organizes summer swim camps in France. Book the program and travel to France next summer!

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


Our summer sports camps are organized in Mâcon and Vichy) in France.  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. The sports and activities offered in Vichy take place in world-class facilities used for training French national teams. 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.

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.


Technical workshops: in this program, 10 hours are devoted to dry warm-up, muscle strengthening, stretching and 20 hours to practice in the pool. 

  • Workshops on diving, flowing, swimming and turning in the different swims, work on balance (position and alignment of the body),
  • Propulsion and breathing for better performance in the 4 swimming techniques. 
  • Challenge workshops: use of specific equipment: pull buoy, mini fins, snorkel, plates... Initiation to dive during an evening. 
  • Competition workshops: introduction to mental preparation (concentration, visualization of the race). Introduction to self-analysis.
  • Muscle strengthening and stretching to prepare the body and promote recovery

ATTENTION: for this program, young people must have a swimming license.

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


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

  • Swim 20 hrs a week in a pool and participate in 10 hrs a week of warm-up exercises ( 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 Mâcon.

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


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.


ARRIVAL: Sunday between 3 PM and 4:30 PM

DEPARTURE: Saturday between 10 AM and 11 AM


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. 


 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.


Swim summer camps in France: choose your dates!

*price in Euro's

French Summer Camps in France 2023

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

    Arrival dates for July in Vichy are:

    • July 9th 2023 (1 or 2 weeks)
    • July 16th 2023 (1 or 2 weeks)
    • July 23rd 2023 (1 or 2 weeks)
    • July 30th 2023  (1 or 2 weeks)

  • Arrival dates for August in Vichy are:

    • August 6th 2023 (1 or 2 weeks)
    • August 13th 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: 

French and Sports summer camp in France

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

Price includes

  • Administration fees
  • Full board accommodation in shared rooms
  • Sport activities carefully supervised and led by certified staff
  • 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

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

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.


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