2021 Summer Camps

Come join us for another exciting summer at the International Leadership Academy!

Week 1 : June 28th - July 2nd 

 

Ages 3-6 : Arts and Crafts : Creativity under the Sea

Instructors: Nadia et Pierrot

Put your captain’s hat on and enter a  world of creation that includes  painting, artistic techniques and materials. Campers  will be able to do various works of art surrounding  the beauty of ocean life: fish, boats, shells and crustaceans are just a few sea creatures that campers will focus on. Come celebrate summer and the start of summer camps! 

Camp taught in French and English


 

Ages 5+: ILA va aux Jeux Olympiques! 

Instructors: Sam and Colin 

We are passing off the torch ! We all know the feeling we get when the Olympic games are approaching. It is the biggest stage in the world. The best athletes from all over, gathered in one place to compete for one of the highest honors in sports. We want to share this passion and excitement with our campers. As we follow the theme of this exciting world event we have tons of games and activities that help us teach kids about the Olympic games. We will be diving into some long jump, turbo javelin (javelin without a sharp tip),  foot races, badminton, golf, handball, archery, and more! Come join us as ILA goes to the 2021 Summer Olympic Games. 

Camp taught in French and English

 

Week 2 : July 5th - July 9th

 

Ages 3-6: Collective Games and Sports 

Instructors : Nadia and Pierrot

Your children will be able to have fun, learn and create while cooperating with their peers!

The camp will feature  board games, group outdoor games, team sports. At the end of the week, campers will have their very own board that they will take home; and they will have made it themselves!

Camp taught in French and English

 

Ages 5+ Lights , Camera, Action… 

Instructors : Sam and Colin

Lights, Camera, Action! During this exciting week campers will be a part of the movie making process. We will be learning about lighting, angles, cameras, acting, directing, and much more! Campers will be acting and assisting in the realization of a short film. The film will feature the COVID virus as the villain while our campers are the heroes who overcome the struggles that the virus has placed on our lives. Dress up and play a role, decorate amazing costumes and scenes, explore fantastic imaginary worlds. 

Camp taught in French and English

 

Week 3 : July 12th - July 16th

 

Ages 3-6  Pump it Up! World Beats

Instructor: Nadia 

Pump up the beat in this fast paced and exciting week of music and dance at ILA! Discover the rhythm of dance and the music that makes people move their bodies all over the world. This week's theme is beats of the world. Discover how music impacts people from all different cultures and backgrounds. Campers will be able to express themselves through jumping, dancing and having fun. This is going to be an epic week filled with dance techniques, dance themed games and activities, and an endless outlet of creativity. 

Camp taught in French and English


 

 Ages 5+ : The Path Back to ILA - The Secrets of Silver Mountain

Instructor: Colin 

Grab your compass and your map, because we are going on an epic adventure, ILA style. Campers will embark on an adventure of natural discovery. Learn to use a map and compass as you decipher clues and puzzles in order to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Silver Mountain. Embrace your inner explorer as we take hikes, play games, and create some exciting crafts that all have their own real world uses. Group up as a team for fun cooperative activities. Join us on the journey of a lifetime; you won’t want to miss.

Camp taught in French and English

Week 4 : July 19th - July 23rd

 

Ages 3-6: Mad Science 

AM - IN THE GARDEN

Instructors: Mad Scientists

A fun and hands-on introduction to basic environmental science. Your budding scientist will explore how living things grow and how they interact with the environment around them.  They will discover how, why and where things grow, how weather affects our gardens, the basic science of seeds all while exploring leaves, flowers and the creatures that live in our gardens.

PM - MICRO-SCIENTISTS 

Calling all micro-scientists! Science is all around us all the time! Discover the secrets of creepy crawly "bugs" and wiggly worms. Learn about dinosaurs and why they became extinct. Science is involved in everything we do, from the color we see to the air we breathe, and even our own bodies! 

Camp taught in English

Ages 5+ : Baking Camp 

Instructors: Dyna and Malika 

The Ultimate Learning Experience for your child and a perfect place to learn baking skills while stirring-up creativity!

This is the perfect camp for kids that love everything baking! . Your child will learn all the skills needed to create delicious and attractively prepared desserts while having fun in a hands on learning environment! How to measure using weight and volume, how to read and follow a recipe, ingredient identification. Campers will go home at the end of the week with their very own recipe book to recreate all of the tasty confections they learned how to make. 

Camp taught in French and English

Ages 5 - 7 Mad Science 

Instructors: Mad Scientists

AM - IMAGINATION ACADEMY 

Discover, create and play! All aboard the imagination train as your young scientist takes a journey around the world of science.  Join in the fun as we make our own inventions while exploring the world of inventors, learn to cast fossils in the domain of the dinosaurs, explore the vastness of space and create a comet, watch the pull of gravity with parachutes and feel the heaviness of the air pressure all around us.

 

PM - JUNIOR SCIENCE EXPLORERS  

Decipher the world all around us in this exciting camp designed just for your young scientist! Campers will develop their earth awareness and explore this world as junior naturalists before heading for space as junior astronauts.  Campers will also explore just why their big toe is important and how to find their center of gravity when they investigate the science of sports!

Camp taught in English


Week 5 : July 26th - July 30th 

 

Ages 3-6 : Music and Fairy Tales 

Instructor: Mr. Marc (Music Teacher)

Students will use French sounds, syllables and words to create songs inspired by fairytales. Students will learn about different styles of music from around the world. They will develop their sense of music and practice improvisation through games, music, percussion, dance and songs.

Camp taught in French and English

Ages 3-6:  Sensory Camp

Instructors: Lili and Sophia

This summer, your kids will take a dive into sensory play. They will get to make different types of sensory benefiting activities which are shown to support learning. Make  SLIME with your friends and discover the properties of oobleck slime.  They will explore different textures, manipulation of items, scents and so much more. 

Camp taught in English
 

5+ Multicultural Exploration Through Art and Games 

Instructors: Malika and Dyna

During  a week  session targeting exploring different  cultures from Europe, America, Africa and Asia, camp participants will be introduced to art and games from around the world. Students will become familiar with the sights, sounds, arts and traditions of a multitude of cultures, with frequent pauses for dialogue and reflection on the similarities of our diverse human family.

Camp taught in French and English

Week 6 : Aug 2nd - Aug 6th

 

Ages 6+ : ILAmène L’enquête : The Mystery at ILA 

Instructor : Mr. Marc (Music Teacher)

 There is a mystery at ILA that is just waiting to be solved. It’s time to decipher the code as we jump into a world of investigation and clues. During this camp we will explore the world of codes, observations, logic, puzzles in the form of history, mathematics, games, and DIY role-playing games.

Camp taught in French and English
 

Ages 4-7 Exploring Culture Through Cooking

Instructor: Debora and Dyna and Malika 

Multicultural food scene allows us to taste flavors from all around the world and diversify our palate. Multicultural Cooking, kids interact and experiment with ingredients, dishes and flavor combinations.

This camp allows children to gain a sense of cultural awareness at a young age and encourages them to be open to trying new things. It also enriches campers’ relationships with food which they can continue to build upon in the future and will leave them with experience in cooking and tasting different cultural cuisines.

At the end of the camp, the campers will receive  the recipes of all  we made throughout the week so that they can make the recipes at home for their families! 

Camp taught in French and English

Week 7 : Aug 9th - Aug 13th

Ages 3-6: Mad Science 

Instructors: Mad Scientists

AM - IN THE GARDEN 

A fun and hands-on introduction to basic environmental science. Your budding scientist will explore how living things grow and how they interact with the environment around them.  They will discover how, why and where things grow, how weather affects our gardens, the basic science of seeds all while exploring leaves, flowers and the creatures that live in our gardens.

 

PM - MICRO-SCIENTISTS

Calling all micro-scientists! Science is all around us all the time! Discover the secrets of creepy crawly "bugs" and wiggly worms. Learn about dinosaurs and why they became extinct. Science is involved in everything we do, from the color we see to the air we breathe, and even our own bodies! 

Camp taught in English

 

Ages 5+ : Knights and Pirates

Instructor : Mr. Marc (Music Teacher)

This week will be dedicated to the discovery of knights and pirates. Creating, inventing, playing and learning will be the main purpose of this camp. We will immerse ourselves in the art of heraldry as we study suits of armor and build our own shield. We will familiarize the children with the knight's code of honor as we listen to tales and legends.We will learn about pirates and pirate ships as we sing pirate songs, participate in treasure hunts, follow maps, and decipher coded messages.

Camp taught in French and English

 

Week 8 : Aug 16th - Aug 20th 

Ages 3-6 : Junior Wilderness Explorers

Instructor: Blake 

Let’s explore this beautiful world around us! This is a camp for the truly adventurous. The children will be going on hikes, bird watching, building a mega fort,  learning how to track. Campers will be learning about our ecosystem and the value of our beautiful forests. Campers will discover how water cycles work and how mother nature affects every single living thing on this planet.  They will have the pleasure of a visit from an animal expert who will be bringing several animals to the school and sharing information about them. This camp will motivate students to think critically in the outdoors and practice new skills.

Camp taught in French and English

 

 


 

Ages 6+: Un Auteur, Un Jour 

Instructor: Mr. Marc (Music Teacher)

This camp will be dedicated to the pleasures of stories, reading, and books. We will voyage through the imagination of literature, discovering or rediscovering such classic authors as Roald Dahl, Hans Christian Andersen, Jules Vernes, Dumas and more! We will also create our own stories through games, crafts, music, mime, theater, and dance.

Camp taught in French and English

Summer Camp

Open to all 

(French Language Proficiency Not Required)

 

Camp hours 9:00am to 3:00pm - 7:30am early care (free)

Space is limited so sign up early to ensure your child has a spot.

Please bring your own lunch and snack. 

$300/week full day regular camp

Camps may not be prorated, students must attend all 5 days

Weekly after care –pick up by 4:30 + $40

Weekly after care –pick up by 6:00 + $80

No Refunds

Contact Us

Tel: 50​3-662-8452

Email: contact@ilapdx.org

 

Address

14788 Boones Ferry Road

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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