Kids Camps 2018

  Typical day in Our Camp :

Our Activities

Our French native teachers welcome all children in a happy, caring and relaxed atmosphere.

Morning activities are focused primarily on language skills. We combine direct instruction, small-group work, and one-on-one learning in a way that works for your child. Our teachers respect every individual rhythm and personality, and make sure that everyone enjoys their camp activities. 

Afternoon activities are designed to give the children multiple ways to express their creativity and to learn and develop new skills.  Afternoon activities include visual and performing arts, games, and more surprises!

  • June 11-15: Fun in French Discovery Camp
  • June 18-22: 20000 lieues sous les mers / Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
  • June 25-29: Les aventuriers de Fort Boyard / Fort Boyard Adventurers
  • July 02-03: Mini camp artistique / Mini art Camp
  • July 9-13: Le Petit Prince / Little Prince
  • July 23-27 : Le Chat Botté / Puss in boots
  • July 16-20: Le Moyen-Age: Princesses et Chevaliers / Middle Ages : Princesses and Knights
  • July 30- August 03: Cromagnon
  • August 06-10:  Le petit Chaperon Rouge / Little Red Riding Hood


The camps will be held at L’Alliance Française: 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA. 

Each camp will last for full days from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. We offer early drop off and aftercare to adapt to the parents’ schedule. You can register for the week or for one or several days. Registrations for early drop off or aftercare must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Kids who are registered for the camp must only be checked in after 8:55 am and must be signed out by 4:30 pm.

Registrations for partial weeks, are only on wait-list. If there is availability, we will notify you.

  • $398/week
  • Special discount may be applied for 4 weeks or more (Ask us!)
  • $120/day – only on wait-list, upon last minute availability
  • Early Drop-off 8:30 am – 9:00 am: $10/day  – $45/week
  • After care 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: $20/day – $95/week

Fees include arts supplies. 


Bookings are confirmed once the deposit is received. The remaining 50% balance is due 30 days prior to the event date.

For bookings made within 15 days of the event, full payment is required at the time of booking. 

An increase in participant count is subject to availability and payment is due at the time of request.

Check payments will be accepted, but a booking will not be confirmed until the check is received. For check payments, please make the check payable to Alliance Française de San Francisco and mail to:

Alliance Française de San Francisco 1345 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Special Discounts

  • Kids enrolled in one of our after-school programs in 2017-2018 : 10% discount (non cumulative)
  • Siblings : 10% discount (non cumulative)

We are happy that you would like your child to enjoy our camp.

Financial Assistance

We know that for some families the cost of attending camp can be a financial burden that they might not be able to afford. At L’Alliance Française of San Francisco we have different tiers of pricing for our camp program to families earning less than 60% of the median rates income. We can only offer 1 specific rate for each week, on a first-come, first-serve basis, giving priority to children who didn’t receive it already during the same calendar year. 

In order to be considered for financial assistance, you may request a meeting with the Academic Director Noëmie Causse to present your proof of revenue.

While you may have received financial assistance previously, that does not automatically ensure that you will be awarded one this year. 

Thank you for choosing L’alliance Française for your child camp. Attendance is limited to ensure the highest level of immersion and in order to give each participant the best possible care, so be sure to register quickly as slots will be sure to fill up.

Please feel free to contact the Camp Coordinator ( ) or call Gisele our office manager at 415-775-7755, we’d love to talk with you, find out more about your family and answer any questions you might have. Registering over the phone takes just a few minutes and we are here to answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to register for a camp session that is full we will add you to a wait list as availability does change as the camp approaches…

How to register ?

      1. Fill in our registration form online


  1. Book your camp online and you can also choose early drop-off and/or aftercare in your cart
  2. For One day only or half day, please contact us
  3. Each Family must provide a signed Waiver and Release Form for Kids Camp with Liability Release and Parental Consent Form and Photo Release Form  for Minor Children at event
    check-in to participate in the camp. The child’s Waiver must be signed by the parent or legal guardian. Originals Waivers only; copies or faxes will not be accepted. The original can be send via mail : Alliance Française of San Francisco, 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco CA, 94109




$100 deposit per child per session is due at the time of registration in order to secure your camper’s spot in camp.  This is a non-refundable deposit barring medical issues (see below).


When we reserve a spot for you, we are prohibiting others from signing up as we have limited space available.  There are no camp sick-day credits.



First, we would like to encourage you to simply move to another session so your child can have the experience of our camps. However, we understand that things come up and you may need to cancel all together. To do so, please call or email us with this information.

If you need to cancel for any reason and would like a partial refund, or transfer you must notify and copy at least 30 Days out from your selected session.

  • $100 Deposit is not refundable or transferable at any time unless it is a medical reason (must have written explanation from Doctor).
  • If you cancel 100 Days from camp, then you will receive a refund less 25% of your purchased ticket price,
  • Cancellation between 99 Days out from camp and 30 Days out from camp will receive a refund less 50% of your purchased price.
  • There will be no refunds or transfers 29 Days out from camp.
  • Cancellations due to personal reasons, etc. will not receive a refund
  • Campers who leave during a session WILL NOT receive a refund




We understand that medical issues may arise over the year or just as your child is set to attend camp.  Please call us as soon as possible to inform us of your need to cancel Cancellation requests due to illness or accident prior to the camp session start date require a physician’s written verification. Upon receipt of verification, we will issue a full refund.  If you child is sick and there is time and room, we will work with you to switch your camper to a later session.



Switching from one session to another is definitely possible, though it depends on your timing. If you decide you want to transfer to another session, and spots are available in that session, you’ll need to pay a $50 transfer fee. Requests to switch sessions must be made in writing to and must be made prior to 30 Days out from camp.

Registration is only transferrable during the same calendar year from original camp registration date.

If clarification on this policy is needed or you have any questions please feel free to email




If you need to transfer your registration to someone else, you must notify us and do so prior to 30 days out from camp. There will be a $50 transfer processing fee. Cancellations and transfer requests must be in writing, by emailing to

You cannot transfer your registration to a session next year or to a following season. Registrations can only be transferred within the same calendar year.

We reserve the right to cancel a session date if participation numbers are not adequate. You may select an alternative session date, or you may request a full refund of tuition paid. Cancellations of sessions will occur a minimum of one week prior to the session.

In 2017, We are part of the Summer meal program with DCYF. If we are accepted we will continue the program for 2018. But unfortunately we will not know until may 2018. 

If we can continue with the summer meal program, every weekday anyone under the age of 18 can receive a free lunch and a free afternoon snack at Alliance Francaise de San Francisco!

In case of specific requirements for your kid please contact for the specific  form.

If the program isn’t renewed in 2018, please bring a packed lunch and afternoon snack for your kid.

Our Summer camps are sponsored by Blue Orange Games