In Montreal (NDG)

Specialty camps

Additional fees of $65 per week

While enjoying a very active week in the Multisports program, campers are also offered the opportunity to develop other interests or discover new ones, by participating in one of our specialty camps. Two hours per day are devoted to these activities, for a total of 10 hours per week.

* Please note that 5-day stays are offered between June 25th and August 17th, 2018 for all our specialized camps, except swimming lessons. Places are limited, so you can also place your child on a waiting list if the specialty of your choice is no longer available by contacting us at info@edphy.com. As soon as a place is free, we will contact you and you will have 24 hours to confirm your decision.

For sports lovers

Lunchtime yoga - ages 4 to 6

This activity, held every lunch hour for 25 minutes, allows children to relax and release muscle tension to start the afternoon on a good note.

Swimming lessons - ages 4 to 12

This aquatic program allows participants to have fun while climbing the Canadian Red Cross Society ladder.  Our specialized swimming instructors will provide each child with a progress card at the end of the course.

CrossFit and healthy eating - ages 11 to 15

This program, created by a Kinesiologist, is built to sensitize children about the benefits of moving on a daily basis. The program develops coordination, flexibility, and endurance. The sessions are completed with a small cooking workshop of healthy snacks. Two hours a day are dedicated to this activity.

Tennis - ages 9 to 15

The aim of this program is to develop motor skills, acquire a few techniques and a sense of strategy, all in a fun and cooperative environment.  A great way to awaken the Milos Raonic within!

 

For the artists

Artistic creations - ages 4 to 6

The specialized camp Artistic creations, which the program is elaborated over four weeks, allows participants aged 4 to 6 to develop their creativity, to express themselves, to communicate, to represent reality in their own way after seeing the work of others, amongst other children, throughout different artistic activities. Their artistic presentations will be shown to all parents on Friday.

Four explored arts:

Fine arts

  • Collage
  • Tearing
  • Drawing
  • Modelling
  • Painting
  • Assembling
  • Engraving
  • Printing

Music

  • Discovery of the sound world (sounds of objects around us & percussion instruments)
  • Learning and interpretation of songs
  • Creation and interpretation of musical sequences

Dance

  • Creation and interpretation of dance sequences with various music
  • Creation and interpretation of dance choreographies
  • Discovering different dance styles

Theatre

  • Creation of drama games
  • Interpretation of sequences and stories

Note. This list can change depending on proposed projects

Arts and crafts - ages 7 to 10

The Arts specialized camp, in which the content is elaborated for a two-week stay, allows participants to develop their creativity and to explore their artistic talents. Accompanied by a qualified specialist, they are invited to implement their creative thinking and explore the use of different materials and techniques, done individually or in a group. An exhibition of the young artists’ works will be held for the parents on the Friday

Techniques, mediums, cardboard and paper, and materials frequently used:

Techniques

  • Collage
  • Tearing
  • Drawing
  • Modelling
  • Painting
  • Assembling
  • Engraving
  • Printing

Mediums

  • Markers
  • Chalk
  • Pastels
  • Charcoal
  • Gouache
  • Ink

Cardboard and paper

  • Thick cardboard
  • Construction paper
  • Paper
  • Printing paper

Materials

  • Papier mâché
  • Aluminum paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Cellophane
  • Adhesive tape
  • White glue
  • Glue stick

Note. This list is subject to changed based on suggested activities.

Performing arts - ages 7 to 12

This specialty camp introduces young acrobats, actors, and dancers to different forms of preforming arts. The program prioritizes popular circus activities such as walking on a tightrope, trapeze and juggling, as well as different dance styles and drama games. Two hours a day are dedicated to this activity.

 

For science buffs

Sciences - ages 7 to 12

Exploring the world of science and technology, this program offers a host of interactive experiments and exciting demonstrations. The participants’ favourites will be presented to the parents on the Friday.

Creation of short films - ages 9 to 15

This camp allows for the creation and production of short films. The participants will have the support of a qualified specialist equipped with the best technology to develop scenarios and shoot scenes at the height of the children’s imagination!

Four sessions are offered on the following dates:

  • June 24th to July 5th, 2019,
  • July 8th to July 19th, 2019,
  • July 22nd to August 2nd, 2019,
  • August 5th to August 16th, 2019.

For verbal linguistics

Language courses / 7 to 15 years old

This innovative and interactive program, developed by a certified teacher and in accordance with the Québec Education Program, allows children to expand on concepts learnt during the school year and to develop basic skills in English or in French as a second language. Participants are invited to take advantage of various contexts (in class and out of class) to practice different concepts, orally. They are also introduced to reading and writing.

A placement test is used to form two groups (beginners and intermediates - this program is not intended for advanced or bilingual participants), which allows the teacher to adapt his or her teaching content in taking into account the needs and skills of children. An evaluation grid is provided to parents at the end of their stay.

Please note that this specialized option is offered for 10 day stays only, on the following dates:

  • June 24th to July 5th 2019;
  • July 8th to July 19th 2019;
  • July 22nd to August 2nd 2019;
  • August 5th to August 16th 2019.