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Summer Camp on Mount Royal

Come summertime, Les amis de la montagne invites 5 to 12 year olds to an unforgettable day camp in Montréal’s magnificent Mount Royal Park. Kids enjoy exciting outdoor activities, games and nature discoveries as they explore the mountain’s natural habitat and unique sites under the supervision of qualified educators.

Spending a week or two on Mount Royal is the perfect way for kids to unplug and reconnect with nature in one of the city’s great urban parks!

Summer 2019: Registrations begin on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

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This camp is geared for children who will have completed their kindergarten at the end of the 2018-19 school year and who were 5 years old on September 30, 2018. No exceptions allowed.

Activities for this age group awaken young children to the wonders of the natural world. Children discover the forest while learning about wildlife on Mount Royal and developing an emotional connection with the environment. Through exploration activities, games and hikes highlighting the mountain’s legends and imaginary beings, youngsters develop their curiosity about the various inhabitants of the woods.

The camp includes two weeks of programming (A and B) that alternate throughout the summer. Children can be registered for one or two weeks, but can only participate once in each program.

Week 1: June 24 to 28 (Program A)
Week 2: July 1 to 5 (Program B)
Week 3: July 8 to 12 (Program A)
Week 4: July 15 to 19 (Program B)
Week 5: July 22 to 26 (Program A)
Week 6: July 29 to August 2 (Program B)
Week 7: August 5 to 9 (Program A)
Week 8: August 12 to 16 (Program B)

Base camp: Smith House

Available spaces: 16 per week

Registrations begin on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

Click here to create or update your account information in our online reservation system.

This camp is geared for children who will have completed grade 1 at the end of the 2018-19 school year and who were 6 years old on September 30, 2018. No exceptions allowed.

Focusing on adventure and storytelling in the great outdoors, this camp gets children to take on challenges while exploring Mount Royal Park. Activities in nature teach campers to work as a team and to help each other, while developing their sense of belonging to the mountain. During their adventures, children discover the biodiversity of the forest, learn to identify a variety of species in the park and become acquainted with the different figures who marked the history of Mount Royal. Team games consolidate the information learned during exploratory hikes while allowing kids to experience active and playful moments outdoors.

The camp includes two weeks of programming (A and B) that alternate throughout the summer. Children can be registered for one or two weeks, but can only participate once in each program.

Week 1: June 24 to 28 (Program A)
Week 2: July 1 to 5 (Program B)
Week 3: July 8 to 12 (Program A)
Week 4: July 15 to 19 (Program B)
Week 5: July 22 to 26 (Program A)
Week 6: July 29 to August 2 (Program B)
Week 7: August 5 to 9 (Program A)
Week 8: August 12 to 16 (Program B)

Base camp: Smith House

Available spaces: 18 per week

Registrations begin on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m. 

Click here to create or update your account information in our online reservation system.
This camp is geared for children will have completed grade 2 at the end of the 2018-19 school year and who were 7 years old on September 30, 2018. No exceptions allowed.

Focusing on adventure and storytelling in the great outdoors, this camp gets children to take on challenges while exploring Mount Royal Park. Activities in nature teach campers to work as a team and to help each other, while developing their sense of belonging to the mountain. During their adventures, children discover the biodiversity of the forest, learn to identify a variety of species in the park and become acquainted with the different figures who marked the history of Mount Royal. Team games consolidate the information learned during exploratory hikes while allowing kids to experience active and playful moments outdoors.

The camp includes two weeks of programming (A and B) that alternate throughout the summer. Children can be registered for one or two weeks, but can only participate once in each program.

Week 1: June 24 to 28 (Program A)
Week 2: July 1 to 5 (Program B)
Week 3: July 8 to 12 (Program A)
Week 4: July 15 to 19 (Program B)
Week 5: July 22 to 26 (Program A)
Week 6: July 29 to August 2 (Program B)
Week 7: August 5 to 9 (Program A)
Week 8: August 12 to 16 (Program B)

Base camp: Beaver Lake Pavilion

Available spaces: 18 per week

Registrations begin on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

Click here to create or update your account information in our online reservation system.

This camp is geared for children will have completed grade 3 the end of the 2018-19 school year and who were 8 years old on September 30, 2018. No exceptions allowed.

Youngsters discover Mount Royal’s many facets as they explore the mountain beyond Mount Royal Park. They deepen their knowledge of the park's biodiversity and mountain heritage, the importance of the park in the city and the evolution of the city landscape over the years. Campers work as a team to complete missions in the forest. Games lead them to help each other and allow them to test their physical limits. Group decisions influence the course of the day.

The camp includes two weeks of programming (A and B) that alternate throughout the summer. Children can be registered for one or two weeks, but can only participate once in each program.

Week 1: June 24 to 28 (Program A)
Week 2: July 1 to 5 (Program B)
Week 3: July 8 to 12 (Program A)
Week 4: July 15 to 19 (Program B)
Week 5: July 22 to 26 (Program A)
Week 6: July 29 to August 2 (Program B)
Week 7: August 5 to 9 (Program A)
Week 8: August 12 to 16 (Program B)

Base camp: Beaver Lake Pavilion

Available spaces: 20 per week

Registrations begin on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

Click here to create or update your account information in our online reservation system.

This camp is geared for children will have completed grade 4, 5 or 6 at the end of the 2018-19 school year and who were 9, 10 or 11 years old on September 30, 2018. No exceptions allowed.

Day campers head out on day-long expeditions in search of rare plant species and animals on the territory. Young people learn about Mount Royal conservation issues and contribute to its protection by taking part in hands-on activities that help the mountain’s environment. Competitive games are valued and strategy is needed to win, but the importance of team spirit and inclusion is also valued.

The camp includes two weeks of programming (A and B) that alternate throughout the summer. Children can be registered for one or two weeks, but can only participate once in each program.

Week 1: June 24 to 28 (Program A)
Week 2: July 1 to 5 (Program B)
Week 3: July 8 to 12 (Program A)
Week 4: July 15 to 19 (Program B)
Week 5: July 22 to 26 (Program A)
Week 6: July 29 to August 2 (Program B)
Week 7: August 5 to 9 (Program A)
Week 8: August 12 to 16 (Program B)

Base camp: Beaver Lake Pavilion

Available spaces: 20 per week

Registrations begin on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

Click here to create or update your account information in our online reservation system.
Our summer camp takes place Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Mount Royal Park.

Cost of day camp/week: $220

A daycare service is available at 8 a.m. and until 6 p.m.

Cost of daycare: $45
For general questions about our day camp (activities, schedules, etc.), please contact our day Camp Coordinator Emily Coffey at 514 843-8240, ext. 221 or write to ecoffey@lemontroyal.qc.ca.