Fully elective individual program, every camper chooses their own schedule based on their interests. Major activities at French Woods include music, art, theater, magic, dance, nature, circus skills, skateboarding, fitness, a sports clinic (basketball, soccer and gymnastics), tennis, riding and waterfront offerings. Minor activities are offered in various artistic and athletic areas, including martial arts and circus skills. French Woods occupies a lakeside site in the western Catskill Mountains.
|Name||French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts|
|Program Focuses & Features||Acting, Aquatics, Art, Baseball, Basketball, Boating, Canoeing, Ceramics, Circus Skills, Climbing Wall, Computers, Crafts, Cross-country, Dance, ESL, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Film, Fine Arts, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Media, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Music, Painting, Photography, Riding, Roller Hockey, Ropes Course, Sailing, Skateboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Volleyball, Water-skiing, Watersports, Weight Training, Woodcraft, Writing/Journalism|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||2-12|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 7-17|
|Director||Ron Schaefer, Beth Schaefer & Isaac Baumfield, Directors|
|Residential Fee||$750-11600 (+$150), 1-13 weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||June-Aug; 5 sessions, 1-13 weeks long|