Mont-Libre’ Summer Camp
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Mont-Libre, Montreal’s Agile Learning Centre (ALC), will be hosting a democratic bilingual summer camp that will take place between June 29th and July 3rd at our location on St. Laurent, just North of Jarry Park. Geared towards kids aged 5-11, Mont-Libre Summer camps offer the opportunity for kids to use Agile Learning Tools while being invested in free play. Our staff will support kids in:
- Communicating using some of the principles of Non-Violent Communication (NVC)
- Developing a sense of independence and curiosity about the world and their place in it
- Strengthening their physical, emotional, and psychological well-being
- Cooperating and collaborating with others through democratic processes
- Combination of organized activities and unstructured play
- Discovering their talents and abilities
Here are some of the activities that we will offer to the kids:
- Outdoor Sports: Scooter, Skateboard, Soccer, Basketball, Frisbee, Base-ball, Beach Volley-ball, Swimming
- Food Chemistry
- Science Challenges
- Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, Graffitis on cardboard
- Card games and board games
- “Scratch” video game design
- 3D printing
WHAT A DAY LOOKS LIKE:
Camp participants are dropped off in the morning and picked up in the afternoon. All our days start with a morning greeting where we state our intentions for the day and discuss the day’s activities. This is a time for everyone to connect, and be mindful of what we intend to do, and provides a space where we can discuss how we want to go about it together. At the end of the day, we come back together to reflect and discuss how things went and of what we are proud. In between, we not only play but create together, learning how to share our own strengths, and appreciate the strengths of others in a way that makes everyone feel welcome and included. Our days include a combination of organized activities and unstructured play to help children become more autonomous, to improve their decision-making skills as well as their conflict-resolution abilities.
Mont-Libre is based in a belief in self-directed learning, where kids are free to explore their own interests and abilities and to be partners in the creation of their experience (although Mont-Libre does not have many screens during the summer and we want kids to explore a variety of activities, we will respect children’s choice to use them while promoting other kind of activities). Staff create as much as possible a non-hierarchical atmosphere, where staff and children share responsibility for the cultivation of a culture discovery and curiosity. Regular educators from the staff will host the camp.
Mont-Libre Camps are $195 per week or $165 for four days, and operate within a bilingual environment. The fee does not include lunch.
Our hours are from 9h AM to 4h PM and our activities take place between 9h30 AM and 3h30 PM.
GET IN TOUCH WITH US
email@example.com or by phone at 514-587-6721
We are located near Jarry Park in Villeray, where the 15 meets the 40 as well as near three subway stations. Our proximity to Jarry Park enables us to take advantage of many opportunities for outdoor activities.
Places are limited at the camp. In order to secure a place for your child, we ask that you to pay a $50 deposit. You can pay your deposit or the full registration fees with Interac (firstname.lastname@example.org).