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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where are your camps located?

Montreal - Trafalgar School - 3495 Simpson St, Montreal, QC H3G 2J7
Beaconsfield - Sherbrooke Academy Senior - 313 Windermere Rd, H9W 1W1
Laval - Hillcrest Academy - 265 Bladen, Chomedey, Laval, QC, H7W 4J8

Q. How old/ trained are your counsellors?

Our counsellors have an age range of 17-27, they go through background checks, CPR training and are fully trained prior to the start of camp. We have a ratio of 5-1 (3-1 for juniors) of campers to counsellors which is a lower ratio than most other camps.

Q. Do the junior campers get to nap?

Yes! Our junior campers (age 3-4) have a nap time for 45 minutes right after lunch but parents can opt out if they wish.

Q. What do the kids do during extended care hours in the morning/evening?

During check-in and check-out and extended hours our campers are supervised in the gym for free play time.

Q. What Language does the camp run in?

All of our camps activities and games are run in English. Our counsellors however are all bilingual.

Q. Do the kids go to the pool?

We don’t have swimming or anything that involves the head being submerged under water as we feel the risk is too high. We do however have weekly water activities such as sprinkler, slip-n-slides and water balloons.

Q. Does Laurus accommodate children with special needs?

If your child has an aid during the school year and needs one on one attention, parents will have to provide a shadow to accompany them at camp.

Q. Where do we hire a shadow for our son/daughter?

You can visit this website. We would need a background check from the shadow

Q. How does registration work?

Registration is completed through our website, just make sure you have selected the correct location! You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered.

Q. What are the weekly themes that I see on your website?

Our weekly themes are incorporated into as many camp activities as possible all week long! Everyone gets to experience the theme of the week regardless of which STA you sign up for. Superheros, Under the Sea and Nature are examples of themes you can expect your child to explore at Laurus!

Q. Does your camp still run on holidays? i.e. Canada Day & Jean Baptiste?

Yes, our camp runs 5 days a week every week in the summer even if there is a holiday.

Q. What is your cancellation policy?

Any cancelled weeks before May 1st have a charge of $25 per week cancelled. Any weeks that are cancelled after May 1st have a $75 per week cancellation fee. Adding of switching weeks is always free though!

Q. When is payment due?

When registering you will be required to include credit card information. Payment is required in full prior to your child starting camp in order to keep their spot secured.

Q. Do you offer payment plans?

Generally the amounts are paid in full online but we can work out a payment plan that works with you.

Q. Do you have to be a Quebec resident or have a visa to attend your camp?

Nope! Our camp is open to anyone, you do not have to be a Quebec resident to register. We have campers from all over the world joining us.

Q. My child is allergic to nuts - can he attend your camp?

Yes! Our camp is nut free facility. All lunches must be nut free.

Q. Is my child properly accompanied throughout the day?

Yes, it is our camp counsellors main priority to ensure that each camper is with their group and well integrated into the camp lifestyle. Our counsellors accompany their children wherever they need to go throughout the day (water breaks, bathroom breaks, etc).

Q. Does the school have AC when the kids are inside?

Some have AC but they are all well ventilated rooms. Weather allowing the campers are outside as much as possible and the counsellors are trained to have water breaks every 20 minutes.

Q. Is it an overnight camp?

No, we are a day camp.