Camp Frantastique, Digby County

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Camp Frantastique, Digby County2019-11-04T18:55:23-05:00

Camp Frantastique offers swimming, sports, crafts and games.   This is a smaller camp with a beach and roped-off swimming area.  The camp offers showers, flush toilets and a mess hall. Campers sleep in cabins with an assigned counsellor.   The camp runs from Monday to Friday.  Camp Frantastique is perfect for a first time camper.  Camp Frantastique is located close to Digby, NS.

Campers will have supervised sessions in Archery and a Challenge Course.   Instruction will be given by certified English-speaking instructors. Camp staff will assist in translating. 

This year, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act, campers will enjoy a workshop presented by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages!!!

 

Camp Frantastique is a week-long residential camp that is open to French Immersion and Core French campers aged 10 to 14 years. Morning and evening sessions will have campers participating in language activities in small groups; afternoons will be dedicated to the various recreational  and arts programs offered.  Registration is limited to 48 campers.

All camp activities (including camp fires) are weather and safety dependent.

 

Camp Frantastique Information

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 and arts programs offered.

Ages: 10-14 years

Dates: August 5 – August 9, 2019

Cost: $320 plus tax $48 total $368

*New This Year

Students not in French immersion must have completed grade 6 Core French.

Membership is required to attend a CPF 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.

Camp Fees

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.

Refunds

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.

Follow-up Information

A confirmation letter of acceptance into the camp is mailed out as soon as the registration is processed along with a receipt if the payment was received in full. Additional information will be posted here, 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 contact  the Branch Office at 453-2048 or toll-free at 1-877-273-5233.

Camp Staff

There will be one camp staff for every 8 campers to ensure a successful experience for everyone.

CPF-NS-Summer-Camp -Registration-Form

 

CPF Nova Scotia’s Camp Behaviour Management Policy.

Please take a moment to review our camp behavioural management policy.

Level 1

Not participating in camp activities, reluctance to speak French, and socializing in English.

1st incident

Meeting with camp counselors and/or Camp Director to discuss any issues, if needed.

2nd incident

Time out and/or possible loss of privileges. Meeting with Camp Director to discuss solutions. Camp Director to call parents/guardians to update and discuss solutions.

3rd incident

Camp Director to call parents/guardians to request removal of the camper. Meeting with Camp Director and senior camp staff, followed by removal from camp.

Level 2

Arguing, swearing, refusing to listen, being inappropriate, personal space issues, disrespecting staff/other campers.

1st Incident

Time out, removal from activity and/or possible loss of privileges, followed by a meeting with camp counselors and/or Camp Director to discuss solutions.

2nd Incident

Time out, removal from activity and loss of privileges, followed by debriefing.
Camp Director to call parents/guardians to update and discuss solutions with parents/guardians. Camper is to meet with the Camp Director and senior camp staff.

3rd Incident

Time out, removal from activity and loss of privileges, followed by a debrief. Camp Director to call parents/guardians to request removal of the camper. Meeting with Camp Director and senior camp staff followed by removal from camp.

Level 3

Violence (i.e. hurting other campers or staff, self-harm, destruction of property), stealing, bullying, and threatening violence, physical confrontation.

1st Incident

Time out, removal from activity and loss of privileges, followed by a debrief. Camp Director to update and brainstorm solutions with parents/guardians. Meeting with Camp Director and senior staff to discuss solutions. Consequence and behavioral contract must be signed or removal from camp

2nd Incident

Time out, removal from activity and loss of privileges, followed by a debrief. Camp Director to call parents/guardians to request removal of the camper. Meeting with Camp Director and senior camp staff followed by removal from camp.

  1. Any camper removed from camp will need to be picked up from camp immediately by their parent or guardian. They will not be permitted to finish the day. They will be removed from all activities and wait with the Camp Director for the parent or guardian’s arrival. If you are unable to pick your camper, arrangements will be made with one of your emergency contacts.
  2. CPF employs a zero-tolerance policy for bullying. If it is found that a child is bullying another, they will be asked to leave camp immediately.

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