Your cross-country adventure expert in the Yukon!
Yu’Speak French Kids Summer Camps
French immersion, in the wilderness, with overnight camping!
Our summer camps will get your child practicing and improving their level of French while enjoying the outdoors in an immersive environment.
SUMMER CAMPS DETAILS
Our kids Summer camps 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.
We offer various activities
Hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, canoeing or paddle boarding, orienteering and treasure hunts, art/craft/DIY activities etc..., all, on the trails, rivers and 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.
Activities can include some writing and reading work to learn more vocabulary through games.
Kids will sleep in spacious dome tents they share with 2-3 participants. We make affinity groups. The tents are settled up very close to our cabin.
Our summer camps are supervised by two French instructors & outdoor guides.
From mid-June 21 to mid-August
- Mountain bike
- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping mat
- Your smile!
What to bring
- Coaching by two French and experienced outdoor instructors
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, diner and snacks)
- All the activities
- All specific gear such as canoë, paddle board, fishing roads and craft supplies
- The tents
- 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. He also has a strong experience in coaching kids.
Both guides have their Wilderness Advanced First Aid.
The groups are very small, 2 to 6 participants to allow for an immersive experience, an intimate connection with nature and with a low environmental impact.