French Classes in Dallas: Ages 3 to 83!

French Classes for Children, Ages 3 to 83!

Author Cynthia Wildridge offers French classes in Dallas for children from ages 3—to 83!  Offerings for children are available through:

  • The Lamplighter School in Dallas (enrolled students only);
  • Camp Lamplighter (a summer camp held in June, open to all children), and
  • Southern Methodist University’s Summer Youth Program (a summer camp, open to all children).

For adults, please consider enrolling in a French Conversation course, offered through Southern Methodist University’s CAPE.

The Lamplighter School:  French for children, Pre-K through 4th grade

French for kids at Lamplighter Cynthia Wildridge Bun E. Boniface

The Lamplighter School in Dallas is renowned for the culturally rich environment offered to children through its Early Childhood Division (Pre-Kindergarten through Transitional First grade), an ideal time to introduce a second or third language to a child.

French starts early at Lamplighter

Bun E. Boniface first visited Lamplighter in 2014 for a library reading with the Pre-K classes.  What joy to come full-circle in 2017, offering our first after school French class with French and The Tales of Bun E. Boniface.  Our classes include Pre-K through First graders.

In addition to her Spring 2017 Night Light courses, Ms. Wildridge has created four new courses which are being offered for the 2017 Camp Lamplighter (enrollment restricted to Lamplighter students):

  • French Fairy Tales:  Castles and Kings and Knights, Oh My!
  • French Fun with Madeline!
  • French Food:  Bon appétit !
  • French Fashion:  Coco on the Catwalk

For similar French classes open to non-Lamplighter children, please consider enrolling in Ms. Wildridge’s courses at Southern Methodist University’s Summer Youth Camp!

SMU SYP 2017: French for children in rising grades K-2, 3-5

Open to all children in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, Southern Methodist University has opened enrollment for their 2017 Summer Youth Camp, featuring two French courses designed and taught by Ms. Wildridge on the SMU Plano campus:


SMU CAPE:  French conversation class for adults

Offered on the main campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, these evening, non-credit French conversation courses are open to those with some prior exposure to French, who wish to improve their comprehension, confidence, and conversational skills.

Culture et conversation:  Beginning French Conversation, Level II is offered in two Sections:

Please contact us about an Author Visit for a specific program or request for your school or event, or for information about private French tutoring.