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Yu’Speak French Kid Winter Camps in Whitehorse
3 to 5 days camps with overnights in french immersion
All our camps include tent overnights and are located at Fish Lake, a 35 minutes drive from Whitehorse.
WINTER CAMPS DETAILS
Our kid winter camp in French Immersion will give to your children the opportunity to practice French at all levels, it is also an easy and fun way to get back into before going back to school.
Our winter camps are supervised by two French instructors & outdoor guides. We offer various activities such as crosscountry and nordic backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, orienteering and treasure hunts, art/craft/DIY activities etc..., all, on the trails and frozen lakes surrounding our log cabin at Fish Lake. The children will also spend a lot of time with our sled dogs which are an integral part of camp life, including during activities.
Kids will also experience overnights in our warm and comfy Arctic Oven Tent, with their guides.
Activities can include some writing and reading work to learn more vocabulary through games.
- Classic Cross-country ski gear (preferably fish-scales)
- Day Backpack
- Your smile!
- Coaching by two French experienced outdoor instructors
- Nordic backcountry ski pack (skis, boots and poles)
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, diner and snacks)
- All the activities
- Arctic Oven Tent-sleeping bags and mats "special cold"
- Safety gear (bear spray, satellite phone, first aid kit)
Passionated, knowlegeable, experienced guides and instructors, and parents of a little girl. In addition to guiding experience, Raphaelle is a cross-country and touring ski certified instructor. She is also assisting in teaching French at the Yukon Montessori Elementary School in Whitehorse. Fabien is a Canadian ski patrol and was a professional musher and sleddog racer until recently. Both guides have their Wilderness Advanced First Aid.
The groups are very small, 2 to 5 participants to allow for an immersive experience, an intimate connection with nature and with a low environmental impact.