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CAMP VIRGULE

SUMMER CAMP IN FRENCH!

 

Camp Virgule is a fantastic opportunity for children from 6 to 12 years of age to learn and practice their French while having fun. The child should be francophone or have at least one year of French immersion to participate in the Camp Virgule.

A special program is created each year around entertaining activities, including games, sports, outdoor excursions, visits to the beach and museums, for a summer that is full of francophone adventures!

Registrations for 2021 Camp Virgule are open! Please fill the Google form available here. This year Camp Virgule will take place from June 28 to August 13. Only 24 children will be accepted.

Rates:

  • Member: $215 per week | $170 for 4 days week*
  • Non-member: $230 per week | $185 for 4 days week*

Daycare: $5 / hour per child. 

*Weeks 1 and 6 only include 4 days (statutory holidays).

Program (subject to change depending on the evolution of the COVID-19)

Week 1 - FULL - WAITING LIST OPEN
World explorers

Are you curious to learn more about the world and its explorers? Grab your hat and we will set out on a voyage of discovery! Destination Flyover Canada to discover Canada’s amazing and varied landscapes from east to west, and further afield to learn more about other countries of the world and their history through fun activities.

Week 2 - FULL - WAITING LIST OPEN
Musical pixies

Do you like music? Dancing? Singing? Join us for this musical week at Camp Virgule! We will enjoy Zumba classes, an outing to Loop Park, and singing songs in French! You will also learn how to make your own musical instruments.

Week 3 - FULL - WAITING LIST OPEN
Van Gogh's apprentices

This week will bring out the artist in you, as we visit the U paint, I Fire studio to paint on ceramics. The week’s activities will focus on painting and drawing (melting crayons on paper, reinventing an artistic style). We will be inspired by some of the greatest painters, including Van Gogh and Emily Carr. 

Week 4 - FULL - WAITING LIST OPEN
Towards infinity and beyond

Are you fascinated by outer space, the planets, and the stars? Prepare for take-off! We will turn you into astronauts at the H.R. MacMillan Space Museum to learn about the mysteries of the universe. Back at Le Centre, we will create constellations using the bubble painting technique and marshmallows.

Week 5 - FULL WAITING LIST OPEN
Little scientists

Let’s learn about science! On the menu, we will make balls that rebound and do scientific experiments like Dr. Seuss’ Oobleck and many others!

Week 6 - FULL - WAITING LIST OPEN
Nature exploration mission

We will all go together to Stanley Park to discover nature, understand how it works and how we can protect it. The week will end with a treasure hunt, a race against the clock, and lots of other activities.

Week 7 - FULL - WAITING LIST OPEN
Put on your detective's hat

Have you always dreamt of becoming the next Sherlock Holmes? Well, you will have your chance this week at Camp Virgule! For starters, we will play an outdoor escape game and then we will solve mysteries, explore labyrinths and build an obstacle course.

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