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Camp MacLeod Registration Night, CPF Sydney

Location: McConnell Memorial Library, 50 Falmouth Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Date: Apr 26th, 2018 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Event Type: Youth Activities

Camp MacLeod is a week-long residential camp that is open to campers presently attending grades 6-8 French Immersion and Core French programs. This is a smaller camp of up to 50 campers.

Camp MacLeod is located in Albert Bridge, just outside of Sydney. Set on the shores of the Mira River, this camp offers swimming, sports, crafts and games. Campers sleep in cabins with an assigned counsellor.


Camp MacLeod Information

Ages: 11-14 years

Cost: $280 plus $42 HST, total $322.

Dates: June 22-27, 2018

Camp registration nights will be held Wednesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 26 at the McConnell Memorial Library, 50 Falmouth St, Sydney, from 5:30 to 7:30. Information will also be distributed to local schools. Organized and sponsored by Canadian Parents for French, Sydney chapter.

For more information, contact:
Tanya MacDonald
[email protected]

CPF Nova Scotia Provincial Concours d'art oratoire

Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, 166 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date: May 5th, 2018 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

Event Type: Youth Activities

Concours d’art oratoire is Canada’s largest annual French-language public-speaking competition involving over a 100,000 students across Canada every year, and thousands of dollars worth of prizes.

The aims of this public speaking contest are to stimulate the interest of students learning French, to improve their oral skills, and to give them experience speaking in public.

This event is organized by Canadian Parents for French (CPF), who has worked together with parents and school staff since 1983 to organize school, district and provincial-level competitions.

Concours is open to French Second Language (FSL) and Francophone students from grades five through twelve who are studying Core French, Integrated French, Intensive French, French immersion (Early or Late) or French First Language (CSAP), or studying in at a CAIS school (Canadian Association of Independent Schools).

Students will advance from their school and regional competitions to the provincial competition. For information on participating, please contact your teacher or the French Language Coordinator for your school board.

For more information, contact:
Rebecca Lancaster
[email protected]
(902) 453-2048 x.18775233

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Francoforum, St Pierre, France

Location: Francoforum, Boulevard de Port-en-BessinSt PierreFrance

Starts: Jul 1st, 2018 6:00 pm

Ends: Jul 6th, 2018 2:30 pm

Event Type: Youth Activities

Teenagers aged 14 to 18 have a unique summer opportunity offered by Canadian Parents for French Nova Scotia. Students in French immersion, IB French and Core French can participate in a cultural visit to the French island of St Pierre.

CPF Nova Scotia’s group to St Pierre in July will be hosted by the FrancoForum, a St Pierre based French language and culture institute affiliated with Memorial University.

Campers on the program will be chaperoned by Canadian Parents for French personnel and will be billeted with host families for the entire stay.

For more information, contact:
[email protected]
(902) 453-2048

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Nautical Camp, Magdalene Island

Location: Centre nautique de l'Istorlet, 100 Chemin de l'Istorlet, Havre-Aubert, Quebec

Starts: Jul 8th, 2018 11:30 am

Ends: Jul 14th, 2018 12:30 pm

Event Type: Youth Activities

Nautical Camp held by Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia camp runs for seven days and is open to young adults in French Immersion between the ages of 12 – 16 years old.

Nautical campers stay at the beautiful Centre Nautique de l’Istorlet located on the southernmost island of Havre-Aubert. The campers are immersed in the culture and language of the Iles-de-la-Madeleine while enjoying activities such as sailing, windsurfing, swimming, cycling and canoeing.

A Canadian Parents for French chaperone will meet campers at the ferry terminal in Souris, PEI. The chaperone will accompany campers and stay at the Centre nautique de l’Isorlet for the full week.

For more information, contact:
[email protected]
(902) 453-2048

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Sea Kayaking Expedition Camp

Location: Centre nautique de l'Istorlet, 100 Chemin de l'Istorlet, Havre-Aubert, Quebec

Starts: Jul 8th, 2018 11:30 am

Ends: Jul 14th, 2018 12:30 pm

Event Type: Youth Activities

Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia first offered a Sea-Kayaking Expedition on Iles-de-la-Madeleine in 1998. The campers go on a five-day wilderness adventure accompanied by the professional staff of Centre Nautique de l’Istorlet. French Immersion students between the ages of 15 – 17 years discover birds, whales and seal colonies while exploring caves, cliffs and tunnels by day, camping on the sand dunes at night.

A Canadian Parents for French chaperone will meet campers at the ferry terminal in Souris, PEI. The chaperone will accompany campers and stay at the Centre nautique de l’Isorlet for the full week.

For more information, contact:
[email protected]
(902) 453-2048

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