Hendrix to Host French Camp for 6th-12th Grade Students : REGISTER HERE Registration deadline: May 26, 2019
*The Department of Languages will host two sessions of a French
language and culture camp this June 2019
The mission of the Hendrix French Summer Camp is clear: we seek to offer a life-changing cultural and linguistic experience to the leaders of tomorrow. To achieve that mission, we will focus on the following principles:
- Encouraging the development of young people into global citizens;
- Fostering the creation of open-minded communities;
- Improving cultural fluency and a critical application of that fluency to one’s own culture;
- Initiating or improving upon language proficiency.
1: June 3rd-7th from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders (8 a.m. early drop off, additional fee)
Two Groups: Beginner
and Intermediate Levels
2: June 10th-14th from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for rising 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders (2019 high school
graduates also welcome!) (8 a.m. early drop off, additional fee)
Two Groups: Beginner and Intermediate
program will include language and culture instruction, crafts, games, sports, computer work
in a language lab, music, and French-language films. We seek to provide students
with an introduction or enhancement of French and Francophone language and
culture skills. Hendrix French faculty members Dr.
Cathy Jellenik and Séverine Cottrant will lead the program, along with Hendrix
students who are majoring or minoring in French.
Each day, please bring one re-fillable water
bottle, sunblock, a blanket for outdoor meals/snacks, a lunch, and typical
classroom supplies such as a notebook and pens/pencils.
Daily Schedule: (subject to change)
8:00 - 9: 00: Early drop-off (fee): French board games, cultural activities
9:00 – 10:00: Regular Arrival, Meeting/Activity (Mills
10:00 – Noon: Language and Culture Learning (Mills Center)
Noon – 12:45: Lunch (Mills Library)
12:45 – 2:00: Activity (Various)
2:00 – 3:00: Language and Culture Learning/Snack (Mills Center)
3:00 – 4:00: Film/Computer Lab (Mills Center/ Lab)
4:00 PM: Regular Dismissal (Mills Lobby)
4:00 - 5:00: Late pick-up, cultural activities
$175.00 per child
all crafts, learning materials, and snacks.
- Campers must bring
their own lunch, water, and a snack.
- Early drop-off and
late pick-up will be available for an added fee. That option will be available
- For participants
commuting from Little Rock, we will help coordinate transportation with other
participants or families.
more information about the program, please contact Dr. Cathy Jellenik at Jellenik@hendrix.edu
or Séverine Cottrant at Cottrant-Estell@hendrix.edu.