General information

General information for summer camp

 

Arrival and departure of campers :

12 and 26 days session:
ARRIVAL at camp Sunday between 1 and 3 pm.
DEPARTURE from camp Friday between 9 am and 10:30 am.

6 days session (Sunday to Saturday):
ARRIVAL : Sunday between 1  and 3 p.m.
DEPARTURE : Saturday between 9 and 10 a.m.

6 days session (Saturday to Friday): 
ARRIVAL: Saturday at 1 pm.
DEPARTURE: Friday between 9 am to 10:30am.

N.B. We may be required to modify the arrival departure times in accordance with our COVID-19 protocols. More information will be sent to you as the camp season approaches.

COVID-19:

So that your child has a safe camp experience in accordance with public health guidelines, as the camp season approaches we will:

  • Send you the procedures to follow before your camper’s arrival with a specific list of objects to bring (ex: pencils, markers, scissors, hand sanitizer, water bottle, light day pack, etc.)
  • Send you information on the sanitary measures we will be following during your camper’s stay

Medical insurance card and medication:

Upon arrival at camp, it is important to drop off your child’s medical insurance card and medications like Tylenol, Advil, prescriptions…to the camp’s health care supervisor, no medication is allowed in the cabins. Everything will be returned to you upon departure.

Laundry Service :

Laundry Service is offered to campers who have registered for 26 day session. The cost of the laundry service is $10.00 per load. The fee must be paid cash upon arrival at camp.

T-shirt :

A camp T-shirt will be offered free of charge to each camper upon arrival at camp.

Transportation :

Parents are responsible for transportation of their children to and from camp.

Safety :

The supervision of campers is assured 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by the team of counsellors, coordinators and directors of the camp. All staff follow a yearly first aid class as well as a 60 hour camp training program before any campers arrive at camp. In order to ensure the safety of the children, the camp follows diligently the safety norms as called out by the certification program of the Quebec Camp Association. In order to ensure the safety of the campers, certain activities may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Lice:

Please examine your child’s head for lice in their hair prior to arrival to camp to avoid spreading infestation.
A routine inspection will be done upon arrival on camp with the parent. A child with lice at arrival will be returned home until complete lice and eggs elimination. We will administer the second treatment that will be provided by the parents after a week. 

Objects that are forbidden at camp :

Video games, cellular phones, computer, electronic tablet, candy, alcohol, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, pocket knifes and drugs. Campers caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be return home with no refund.

Objects not recommended for camp :

Jewelry, expensive clothes, mp3 players, iPod, digital cameras.

Lost objects :

The camp is not responsible for objects that are lost or forgotten at camp. Upon departure of each camp session, the camp staff will place in the cafeteria all objects found in the dorms and unclaimed by the campers. Please ensure that the campers do not leave anything behind.

For campers staying 26 days :

These campers will have the opportunity of spending an afternoon in the village of Saint-Donat in a supervised activity as well as attend a water slide activity. It is permitted to bring pocket money for these activities; we suggest a maximum of $20 since they will be responsible for their money.

Parental visits :

There are no parental visits for camp sessions of 6 and 12 days. For campers staying 26 days, visiting days are Sunday July 11, 2021 and  Sunday August 8, 2021 between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

How to contact your child :

Regular mail is the recommended method of communication (if you send an envelop special delivery please do not request for a signature since it will take longer to get to your child). The campers are encouraged to write to their parents and friends, do not forget to provide them with sufficient paper and pre-stamped envelopes. Parents can also send a message through our new communication platform on our website. You can find the link here. We will deliver the messages on Wednesday only. Campers are not permitted to use the telephone and the Internet except in case of emergency or on a camper’s birthday.

Camp management is available to inform parents on their children’s progress and their adaptation to camp life.

Payment :

After receiving confirmation from your registration, please send us a completed and signed medical form for each camper (download it here).

For 2021, the total amount of the session will be payable in May 2021. More information will be sent to you.

Camp sweatshirt :

If you wish to order a camp sweatshirt for your child, please include the payment of 35$ with you deposit. Campers will receive their sweatshirt upon arrival at camp.

 

 

Mailing address :

(Before May 1st)
Secrétariat La Grande Aventure en Anglais
1914 route du Nord
Brownsburg-Chatham (Québec) J8G 1C8

tél: 819-424-3636

(After May 1st)
La Grande Aventure en… Anglais !
33 Ch. Lac Provost Nord
St-Donat (Québec) J0T 2C0

Telephone (including any emergencies) :
819 424-3636