Registrations are now Open for Les amis de la montagne Summer Day Camp!

2016-03-08

Les amis de la montagne is pleased to offer for an 8th year a summer day camp in Mount Royal Park. Children of 5 to 10 years of age are invited to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities and discoveries on Mount Royal, under the supervision of qualified educators.

A typical day at Les amis de la montagne’s Summer Day Camp:

  • Playing under the ancient oaks of the summit;
  • Walking in the forest to discover the diversity of its flora;
  • Exploring the natural environment through a magnifying glass or looking for animals with binoculars;
  • Travelling in time to discover the mountain’s first inhabitants and those who have built important private and institutional properties on Mount Royal.
  • An introduction to the natural sciences, architecture and the arts
  • Sharing a stimulating experience with one’s peers; and,
  • Living a week in nature, in the heart of the city, with qualified and committed educators.

Price for one week:

  • $180 with the Montreal Access Card
  • $205 without the card
  • Extended Day Program: $40/ week or $10/ day
     

Les merveilles de la forêt (5-6 years-olds*)

What timid beings are hiding in the undergrowth? By exploring the mountain with a sprinkling of imagination, children will discover the wonders of the flora and the fauna of Mount Royal.

-          June 27 to July 1

-          July 11-15

-          July 25-29

-          August 8-12
 

Il était une fois le mont Royal (5-6 years-olds*)

Who used to live on the mountain? As the week unfolds, participants will uncover the mysteries of Mount Royal and learn more about its first inhabitants.

-          July 4-8

-          July 18-22

-          August 1-5

-          August 15-19
 

Les curieux de nature (7-8 years-olds)

The mountain’s secrets are hiding around every corner! Participants will learn to recognize the smallest plant and the biggest mammal while becoming knowledgeable naturalists.

-          June 27 to July 1

-          July 11-15

-          July 25-29

-          August 8-12
 

Les aventuriers du temps (7-8 years-olds)

From Mount Royal’s cross to the base of the mountain, adventurers will go on a 500-million-year journey, following in the footsteps of its first inhabitants and discovering the breathtaking vistas which amazed early settlers.

-          July 4-8

-          July 18-22

-          August 1-5

-          August 15-19
 

Les explorateurs du mont Royal (9-10 years-olds)

Hike all over the mountain to discover its natural treasures. Become a Mount Royal expert during hikes, games and meetings with specialists, to become in turn ornithologists, geologists, botanists, and more!

-          July 11-15

-          August 8-12
 

L’odyssée de la montagne (9-10 years-olds)

By hiking to the three summits of Mount Royal, apprentice historians will trace the story of Montreal and its inhabitants. Travelling back in time, they will look for traces of the First Nations and explore the secrets of the park and its forest.

-          July 18-22

-          August 15-19

*All 5 and 6 year-olds enrolled in Les amis de la montagne’s Summer Day Camp must have completed at least one year of kinder garden.
 

INFORMATION

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Extended Day Program: offered from 8-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. ($40/ week or $10/ day)

Venue: Smith House in Mount Royal Park

Sign up your child today! *

* You must create an account on Sportplus to register

 

CONTACT

reservations@lemontroyal.qc.ca

514 843-8240 ext. 235

www.lemontroyal.qc.ca

Discover Les amis de la montagne's full programme of activities for winter 2016.