Canadian Parents for French (CPF), Nova Scotia Summer Camps are a great way to make new friends, have lots of fun, and reinforce language skills over the summer months. The camps also provide an excellent introduction to late French immersion with exciting summertime adventures – while totally immersed in the French language!

CPF offers camps in various parts of Nova Scotia, including day camps and sleep-away camps. Also being offered this year are virtual summer camps for all ages!

Camp Chocolat and Camp du Soleil are week-long day camps for children ages 6 to 10 years. The kids will have a great time learning French through participation in field trips, swimming, arts and crafts, games, and other fun-filled activities.

Camp Frantastique is a 5-night, sleep-away camp for children ages 10 to 14 years located near Digby. Campers will sleep in cabins with an assigned counselor and will be kept busy with swimming, sports, crafts, games, and archery – all while learning French!

Camp Breton is a new camp being offered in 2022! This 5-night overnight camp is perfect for students in the CBVRCE and SRCE and is open to children ages 10 to 14 years. This camp is located on the beautiful Mira River in Cape Breton and offers swimming, sports, crafts, and games in addition to morning and evening language activities.

Camp de la Baie, located at Bayside Camp in Sambro Head, is a 5-night sleep-away camp. Campers ages 10 to 14 years old, will sleep in cabins and be in groups according to their French abilities. Activities will include swimming, sports, hiking, drama, arts and crafts. This camp is for French immersion and core French students (those not in French immersion must have completed Grade 6 core French).

Virtual Camp, CPF Nova Scotia is offering exciting online French Camps this summer to keep your children engaged in the French language while learning and having fun. Join in with your friends for summer fun en Francais en ligne! These online camps are being offered FREE for all CPF members. If you don’t yet have a membership, you can get one by registering at https://cpf.ca/en/join-cpf/. Family memberships are available for $25/year or $60 for 3 years.

 

CPF Summer Camp

CPF 2022 Camp Dates and Locations

Camp Chocolat, Halifax

Ages 6 – 10 (French immersion students)
Location: Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax
Dates: July 4th – 8th | July 11th – 15th | July 18th – 22nd | July 25th – 29th
Cost: $215.50 + HST/week

Camp du Soleil, Dartmouth

Ages 6 – 10 (French immersion students)
Location: Woodlawn United Church, 54 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth
Dates: August 1st – 5th | August 8th – 12th | August 15th – 19th | August 22nd – 27th
Cost: $215.50 + HST/week

Camp Chocolat and Camp du Soleil are scheduled from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Childcare is available from 8:30 am – 9:00 am and from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The weekly cost is $15 for morning care, $30 for afternoon care, and $45 for full day care.

Camp Frantastique, Digby County

Ages 10 – 14 (Core French and French immersion students)
Location: 3561 Sissiboo Road, Barton
Dates: August 1st – 5th
Cost: $320 + HST

Camp Breton, Mira River

Ages 10 – 14 (Core French and French immersion students)
Location: 1503 Ketch Harbour Rd, Sambro Head
Dates: August 8th – 13th | August 14th – 19th
Cost: $280 + HST

Camp de la Baie, Sambro Head

Ages 10 – 14 (Core French and French immersion students)
Location: 1503 Ketch Harbour Rd, Sambro Head
Dates: August 22nd – 27th
Cost: $450 + HST

Virtual Camps

Ages 6 – 16 (Core French and French immersion students)
Dates: TBD
Cost: These camps are being offered FREE for all CPF members

 

Canadian Parents for French

CPF was founded in 1977 by parents who wanted to ensure that children would have the opportunity to become bilingual in the Canadian school system. Since then, CPF has evolved into a proactive national network with 10 Branch Offices and 150 Chapters in communities from coast to coast.

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia – Summer Camps

When: July – August 2022
Where: Various locations in Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 453- 2048 or 1-877-273-5233
Email: cpf@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: ns.cpf.ca/en/youth/french-camps
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CPF.NS