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. Perfect choice for a first-time camper.
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
Dates: Sunday, June 19 – Saturday, June 25, 2016
Camp registration nights are Thursday, April 21st and Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the McConnell Memorial Library, 50 Falmouth St, Sydney from 5:30-7pm. Information will also be distributed to local schools. Organized and sponsored by Canadian Parents for French, Sydney chapter.
Membership is required to attend a Canadian Parents for French summer camp. Join Canadian Parents for French today and take advantage of the benefits that membership brings! Go to www.cpf.ca or fill out a membership form and send it into our branch office.
French Immersion and Core French students
The first day of camp is an orientation day with instructions and rules outlined in English, after which campers are expected to participate in French. Support and assistance to aid the campers’ vocabulary will be continuous. Campers will be in groups according to their abilities in French. Morning and evening sessions will have campers participating in language activities in small groups; afternoons will be dedicated to the various recreational programs offered.
Camp fees cover part of the cost of camp for your child. The balance comes from the Nova Scotia Department of Education and the Department of Canadian Heritage. Membership in Canadian Parents for French is a prerequisite for attending camp, and the non-refundable $25 fee must be paid at the time of application.
2016 camp fee: $275
* Fees are subject to change based on funding level received for the program.
Refunds for withdrawal of the student from the camp are possible only if notice is given at least two weeks prior to the starting date of the camp. Canadian Parents for French membership cannot be refunded and a non-refundable registration fee of $25 is included in the cost of camp. No refunds are given for leaving camp early.
Additional information will be shared with you from the Canadian Parents for French Sydney Chapter, including what to pack and drop-off and pick-up times. For further information on this camp or any of our other residential and day camps, please call the Branch Office at 453-2048 or toll-free at 1-877-273-5233.
Camp staff for Canadian Parents for French camps are selected by Université Sainte-Anne. There will be one camp staff for every 6 campers to ensure a successful experience for everyone.