Accepting students at all levels of French proficiency, the Barat Foundation teaches language through a combination of classes and workshops in Provence. Workshops address French conversation and literature, writing, art, cuisine, photography, cinema, dance and movement, and theater. Field trips to Aix en Provence, Avignon, Arles, the mediterranean Sea, Vaison la Romaine, Nice, and more—including visits to monuments, churches, nature preserves, museums, nearby cities, local businesses, vineyards, and theatrical performances—reinforce classroom language learning. Professors and teaching artsis live on site providing a daily learning environment. Community service program offers up to 40 hours of community service to students teaching English to French children.
|Name||Barat Foundation Summer Program in Provence|
|Program Focuses & Features||Dance, Drawing, Film, French, Hiking, History, Music, Painting, Photography, Swimming, Theater, Writing/Journalism, Yoga|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||9-PG|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 14-18|
|Director||Chandri Barat, Director|
|Residential Fee||$7995 (+1750), 4 weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||June-July; 1 session, 4 weeks long|