CPF French Summer Camp 2019


This is a day camp where campers can enjoy sports, arts and activities in a French language environment! Lots of indoor and outdoor activities, art, French books and games. Camp includes a cool French t-shirt! French is the primary language spoken in the camp so campers require minimum 1 year of French Immersion or equivalent. Ages 5-12.

Camp is held at the Charles Rummel Community Centre (3630 Lozells Ave, Burnaby, V5A 2Y8), a quiet community park in the Government area of Burnaby. The park is equiped with playgroud, spray park and playing field.

  • Week 1 – August 12-16: Camp SOUS LA MER
    Come for an underwater science adventure!! Explore the biology, ecology and hidden mysteries that exist under the sea. Camp includes one day trip to the Vancouver Aquarium.
  • WEEK 2 – August 19-23: CAMP CONTES EN MUSIQUE
    Let’s put on a show! We’re brining in Griottes Polyglottes who will lead the campers in storytelling, singing and acting. Kids will perform at the end of camp. Local day trip, location TBD.

Registration is now open on Eventbrite – “CPF Burnaby Fun with French Summer Camp”

$175 per week

Ages 5-12 and completed 1 year of French Immersion or equivalent

All campers require a Family CPF Membership for this camp. You can sign up on the National CPF site – or add a $25 Donation and we’ll do the work for you!
Note: only one family membership is required, regardless of the number of kids or weeks in the camp.
For enquiries regarding your membership registration please contact: Debbie Murphy, Member Services, Phone: 1-613-235-1481 x 236.

All participants need to be enrolled in a French Immersion/Francophone program and have completed at least 1 year of French Immersion to participate in the camp.
What should my child bring to camp?
Lunch, snacks, water bottle, backpack, swim suit, towel, runners. Campers will be provided with a CPF t-shirt for the day trip. Please avoid packing any nut products. Please leave valuables and unncessary electronics at home.
Can I register my child if he/she has been accepted to French Immersion but has not started yet?
We cannot accept any children who have not completed Kindergarten but welcome you to sign them up next year! For those entering in Gr. 1 or late immersion but have some knowledge of French, please contact us. This camp is not recommended for campers with no exposure to French as all Leaders and volunteers will be speaking primarily in French throughout the camp.
Can I register my 5 year old if he/she has completed French Immersion Kindergarten?
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Charles Rummel Centre is a short walk from Lake City Way Station and can also be accessed by the #110 bus. On-site parking for easy drop off and pick up.
What are the camp hours? Is there before or after camp care?
Sign in is at 9am, sign out is at 3pm. No, we do not provide before or after camp care. You may complete the Sign In/Out Release Form to allow your child to sign in and/or sign out by themselves. We are only responsible for the campers during camp hours.
Behaviour Policy
CPF promotes a safe environment for all campers; bullying, dangerous, or violent behaviour will result in immediate suspension without refund.
Refund Policy
No refund.
Volunteer opportunity for French Immersion High School Students
Our camp provide fabulous opportunities for high school students to practice their French and gain experience working with kids!

We’re happy to answer them! Contact us at: cpfburnabychapter@gmail.com

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