Summer day camps in Saint-Laurent

Last updated February 21, 2024
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The arrondissement de Saint-Laurent is offering day camps at the Bibliothèque du Boisé (2727 boulevard Thimens), the Centre des loisirs (1375 rue Grenet) and the Complexe sportif (2385 boulevard Thimens), June 24 -August 16, 2024.

Designed for children and teens ranging in age from 5 to 16, Saint-Laurent day camps provide a wealth of fun, educational and sports activities based on a variety of themes. Registration fees for most camps are between $130 and $185 per week.

Day camps are staffed by qualified municipal employees who have completed a minimum of 55 hours of training, including 8 hours of first aid.

Registration

  • Starting March 26, online, at loisirs.montreal.ca 
  • Telephone assistance is available at 514 855-6110.

EXPLORERS CAMP

General interest camp. Price: $130 per week. Location: Centre des loisirs

  • Explorers Camp offers a variety of recreational and educational activities, with different themes each week.
  • Participants are grouped according to age, for greater enjoyment and to help them learn to function in a group.
  • Cooperative games, large-scale games, arts and crafts, outdoor games, singing sessions and swimming are offered throughout the summer.

ADVENTURERS CAMP

General interest camp. Price: $130 per week. Location: Centre des loisirs

  • Adventurers Camp offers a variety of recreational and educational activities, with different themes each week and the possibility of a bus outing.
  • Participants are grouped according to age, for greater enjoyment and to help them learn to function in a group.
  • Cooperative games, large-scale games, arts and crafts, outdoor games, singing sessions and swimming are offered throughout the summer.

 

 

ARTISTIC CAMP

Specialized camp. Price: $160 per week. Location: Centre des loisirs

  • Artistic Camp offers participants daily artistic activities. They will be introduced to various artistic techniques through individual and group projects.
  • Each session lasts one week and focuses on a different theme.
  • Cooperative games, large-scale games, arts and crafts, outdoor games, singing sessions and swimming are offered throughout the summer.
  • Visits from specialists and bus outings are also part of the program.

 

LITERARY CAMP

Specialized camp. Price: $160 per week. Location: Bibliothèque du Boisé

  • Literary Camp gives participants the chance to discover various literary genres through books, a variety of activities and workshops led by specialists.
  • Cooperative games, large-scale games, arts and crafts, outdoor games, singing sessions and swimming are offered throughout the summer.

 

SCIENTIFIC CAMP

Specialized camp. Price: $160 per week. Location: Centre des loisirs

  • Participants are introduced to the world of science and are given the opportunity to take part in individual and group projects as well as scientific experiments on various themes.
  • Cooperative games, large-scale games, arts and crafts, outdoor games, singing sessions and swimming are offered throughout the summer.
  • Visits by specialists and outings by chartered transportation are also on the program.

 

SPORTS CAMP

Specialized camp. Price: $160 per week. Location: Complexe sportif

  • Sports Campoffers daily sports activities. Participants will be introduced to a number of sports to develop their interest and skills.
  • Cooperative games, large-scale games, arts and crafts, outdoor games, singing sessions and swimming are offered throughout the summer.
  • Although no bus outings are planned, sports specialists will visit the children every week.

DAFA (Councillor-in-training)

Price: $520 for 4 weeks. Location: Centre des loisirs

  • Four-week training program, including actual work as a camp counsellor with a group of children
  • Permanent certification recognized by the Association des camps du Québec, providing the knowledge and techniques needed to work as a camp counsellor
  • Daily attendance required to obtain certification 

TEEN CAMP – OUTINGS             

Price: $180 per week. Location: Complexe sportif

TEEN CAMP – EXPEDITION

Price: $360 for 2 weeks (1 week of outings and 1 week on an expedition: 3 days and 2 nights). Location: Complexe sportif and an outdoor recreational area

  • The Teen Campis divided into two sections, extending over a 4-week period.
  • The outdoor expedition component is spread over two weeks, while the outing component is offered on a weekly basis.
  • During the expedition block, youngsters will discover various aspects of the outdoors through such activities as orienteering, survival, hiking and camping training. They will have the opportunity to put their learning into practice during a 3-day, 2-night expedition.
  • During the outing block, participants will have the chance to take on a number of challenges and experience unforgettable moments. Different activities are planned every day as well as outings by chartered transportation.
  • Young people with disabilities or special needs can benefit from support services to facilitate their participation in a regular day camp.
  • These youngsters must be able to follow all the activities of a regular day camp group of 10-12 children, but require a helper for certain aspects, such as:

 

 - Making sure these children eat well

 - Helping these children manage their emotions

 - Helping these children communicate their needs

 - Facilitating these children’s relations with their peers

 - Helpingthese children actively participate in group activities

 - Helping these children understand and/or follow instructions

  • Each child is welcomed by staff trained mainly in leading activities, with additional training to ensure these children’s safety and a quality experience.
  • The Integration Program is designed to be an enriching experience for all young people at the day camp.
  • To take advantage of this service, you must register online at loisirs.montreal.ca  and look for the description that includes the term INTÉGRATION + the name of the chosen camp.
  • Places are limited.

Saint-Laurent day camps are recognized as compliant municipal day camps by the Association des camps de jour du Québec (ACQ), confirmation that our services meet the highest standards of quality.