Location: France / Western Loire Region
Dates: July & August
Age Range: 10-17 years old

This is a total immersion programme offering the participant the opportunity to fully integrate into the day to day life of a family from the Western Loire area, learn a lot of French and discover so much more about the local area, people and customs.​

As with the integration and home stay programme on this programme too there are children around the same age of the participant* living in the family home.

Participants choosing the rowing programme will attend the local rowing club 4 days per week and take part in summer camp with other local French teenagers perfecting this team sport and learning technique**

The remainder of the day is spent with the host family taking part in normal daily family life during the summer holidays. Daily activities might include visiting family members, going to the forest parks for a picnic, doing sport with host family members and meeting their friends.

What's Included

  • Full board accommodation with host family
  • All plans and activities organised by the host family
  • Rowing club fees and tuition

Not Included

  • Pocket money
  • Airport transfers
  • Flights
  • Private travel/health insurance cover

Additional Notes

  1. *by “around the same age” the organization will ensure there is no more than 2 years difference between participants and hosts.
  2. **Beginners in rowing accepted on programme but participants must be able to swim at least 25 metres and not be afraid of swimming in open waters.
  3. Arrival airports: Nantes​
  4. Arrivals and departures: Saturdays or Sundays ideally from 10h-17h.

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