Bilingual (French/English) Summer Camps
Join us at Petits Pas for a week of arts, dance, yoga, theatre and acrobatics!
Our camps are available from complete beginners to native French speakers.
Summer Camp Location: 399 San Fernando Way, San Francisco, CA 94127 (with Indoor and outdoor spaces, dance/theatre stage, art studio)
The location of the camp is gorgeous: access to a patio with green lawn surrounded by typical Mission-style architecture.
Camp highlights: Dance, Yoga, Acrobatics, Theatre, Crafts & French!
Yoga, Dance (Ballet, Modern Jazz, African Dance,...), Acrobatics and Theater classes
Arts and Crafts: Body Tracing, Costumes designing, Clay sculpturing, modeling, painting and more
Bilingual environment (French-English for all level)
Final performance at the end of each week
Monday through Friday: 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Extended Care until 4 pm (For Add. fees)
Age : 4 (in May 2019) - 10 yo (we always adapt groups in regard of age and level difference)
Student Teacher Ratio 4/1.
4 Teachers (Virginie & Léna: Dance and Yoga, Tiffanie: Art and Crafts, Marie: Acrobatics and Theatre)
A different theme each week (6 themes)
ACRO & CIRCUS | June 5 - 7
Students will learn to use their bodies and movement to explore the art of comedy and familiarize themselves with certain French and American cartoon characters distinctive humorous traits. Students will be encouraged to improvise and produce short dance sketches to inspire laughter and comedy. They will use acrobatic skills and Acro Yoga skills to bring their characters to life! A great camp to learn self-confidence as well as to spark creativity in each of their little and ripe minds.
WORLD DANCES | June 10 - 14
Join us for a full week of dance!
Students will learn the art of movement in this dance immersion program - French Ballet, Modern Jazz, African dance, Tzigane dance and more (no background necessary). The goal is to help them connect with their bodies & further develop their creative minds! We will use varied visuals to reinforce the different dance styles. Many of these visuals will be created by the students during their daily arts/crafts sessions.
DANCING THROUGH TIME | June 17 - 21
Ready to go on a journey and learn about some of the decades most impactful dances!
This special and unique camp will guide the students through past historical and modern dances, including how to moonwalk! We will also encourage them to delve into the art of self - expression when learning these dances and movements. By using different visuals (masks, films, books) and auditory senses (music and instruments), we will reinforce their association to dance. A great camp to increase their self confidence and travel back through time as a means to expand and enrich their dancing experience.
MUSIC ALL! | June 24 - 28
Ready to go onstage and dress the part?
Students will experience the joy of performing onstage and be in the spotlight. During this camp, we will be putting on a spectacular musical. The goal of the camp is to teach your little star about dance and how to perform in front of an audience. Many of the props we will use will be created during our arts and crafts session each day. We are looking forward to help our students bring new characters to life and teach them the art of choreography.
AUX CHAMPS-ELYSEES | July 8 - 12
You are NOW in Paris!
Every activity will have a strong association to the city of love. We will select and incorporate well-known and distinctive landmarks to expose our students to the French culture. They will participate in musicals, stand up comedies, drama plays, ballet dancing and Tutu/costume Designing.
ALL AROUND THE DANCE | July 15 - 19
Join us for a full week of dance !
Students will learn the art of movement in this dance immersion program - Ballet, Contemporary, Bollywood, Swing dance and more (no background necessary). The goal is to help them connect with their bodies & further develop their creative minds! We will use varied visuals to reinforce the different dance styles. Many of these visuals will be created by the students during their daily arts/crafts sessions.