Chil­dren in­vited to take part in new French camp

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY -

It is a won­der­ful ex­pe­ri­en­tial op­por­tu­nity for Is­land kids to have fun in French dur­ing the sum­mer

The first year of a new Mini U camp is be­ing of­fered in part­ner­ship with CPF P.E.I., the UPEI Pan­ther Academy and the UPEI French as a sec­ond lan­guage (en­seigne­ment en français langue se­conde) BEd French Pro­gram.

The sum­mer camp will be for stu­dents who have com­pleted Kinder­garten up to Grade 6 in French Im­mer­sion or French lan­guage school. It runs be­gin­ning July 6 for seven weeks, Mon­day to Fri­day at UPEI.

A va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties is be­ing planned by a cur­ricu­lum con­sul­tant to en­sure that there is the right mix­ture of fun and learn­ing. All ac­tiv­i­ties are in French.

To mark this un­der­tak­ing CPF P.E.I. will be of­fer­ing each camper fam­ily a free one-year CPF P.E.I. mem­ber­ship, val­ued at $25 and in­cludes The CPF Mag­a­zine, an ebul­letin to help a child ex­pe­ri­ence French in the com­mu­nity and par­ent sup­port, re­search and op­por­tu­nity to be in­volved.

Cana­dian Par­ents for French is a na­tional net­work that val­ues French as an in­te­gral part of Canada and is ded­i­cated to the cre­ation and pro­mo­tion of French sec­ond-lan­guage learn­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties for young Cana­di­ans.

"We are happy to be a part of the Learn and Play en Fran­cais Sum­mer Camp. It is a won­der­ful ex­pe­ri­en­tial op­por­tu­nity for Is­land kids to have fun in French dur­ing the sum­mer," said Brit­tany Jaku­biec, CPF P.E.I. pres­i­dent.

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