General information

General information for summer camp

Arrival and departure of campers :

13 and 27 days session:
ARRIVAL at camp Sunday, exact time to be announced later
DEPARTURE from camp Friday between 9 am and 10:30 am.

7 days session (Sunday to Saturday):
ARRIVAL at camp Sunday, exact time to be announced later
DEPARTURE : Saturday between 9 and 10 a.m.

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

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 27 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, electronics, digital cameras.

Lost objects :

The camp is not responsible for objects that are lost or forgotten at camp. It is important to label each of your child clothing items.  Upon departure of each camp session, the camp staff will place all objects found in the dorms and unclaimed by the campers on a table. If any articles are not claimed, they will be given to a local charity.

For campers staying 27 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 7 and 13 days. For campers staying 27 days, visiting days are to be announced depending on the pandemic situation.

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.

International camper :

Exceptionally for season 2022 and due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, the international campers will require a contact in Quebec (friend or family) willing to care for them outside the camp in case of a Covid infection. The camp does not have the facilities to keep a camper during quarantine beyond the testing period.

Payment :

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

  • A deposit of 500$ which includes a 150$ file opening fee that is not refundable in case of cancellation, will be required to confirm the registration for a stay of 13 days or 27 days. A deposit of 250$ for a stay of 6 days will be required with a 150$ file opening fee non refundable in case of cancellation.
  • The balance of payment will be due the  first of May 2022 by postdated cheque. There will be no reimbursement after that date unless the camper has a serious illness diagnosed by a doctor.

Mailing address :

(Between September 1st and April 30th) 
Secrétariat La Grande Aventure en Anglais
5022 Clark
Montréal (Québec) H2T 2T8

tél: 819-424-3636

(Between May 1st to August 31st)
La Grande Aventure en… Anglais !
33 Ch. Lac Provost Nord
St-Donat (Québec) J0T 2C0

Telephone (including any emergencies) :
819 424-3636