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Mushroom picking in France

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We had a request from Sandrine and Philippe, who were looking for an English-speaking Summer camp in Brittany, where they live, for their children. The children, who are 5 and 7, are French but attend an American school (pre K and grade 1).

We have found a few exciting and unusual ideas for them:

Château Marmont

Situated in the département of Mayenne, in the Pays de la Loire, this Holiday Camp focuses on language, games and sports (some of which most unusual in France, such as rounders, basketball, archery or even fencing), all delivered in the English language.

For more info, click here

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Santec – Ile de Batz

A children’s Summer camp located near Roscoff in Brittany, the Centre de Vacances du Bon Vent offers English speaking holidays for children, as well as water-based activities such as Body Board.

For more info, click here:

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English homestays in France

For a holiday with a difference, why not consider a stay with a British family in France?

For more info, click here:

Children's Summer camps in Brittany 3
Family fun in Brittany

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