Pirate, private detective or adventurer? Spend a summer of fun and learning at the CEPEO’s francization camps!

OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 3, 2014  – The Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO) is inviting young people to embark on the adventure of the French language by participating in its francization summer camps. Several day camps will be offered to children from ages 4 to 12 who want to have fun while improving their competency in French at the same time. 

The CEPEO’s francization camps are being offered from July 7 to 18, 2014 or July 21 to August 1, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A daycare service is also available one hour before and one hour after the camp hours, at no extra charge! (Registration required.)   

A pirate adventure!
 (ages 4 to 6) 

Come discover the treasures of the French language! Join us if you want your child to take part in a program in French or just develop their skills as a polyglot.  Our crew of qualified educator-counsellors is waiting to take your child out on the high seas of French!

A detective adventure! (ages 7 to 9)

Come with us as we track down the French language! Our qualified educator-counsellors will use their magnifying glasses to examine the secrets of French and help your child become a great speaker. So many mysteries to uncover and riddles to solve on the trail of the French language!

Become an adventurer!
(ages 10 to 12)

Set off on the wildest journey of the summer! Your child’s itinerary en route to mastery of French will be action-packed with the Adventurers! A team of qualified educator-counsellors has planned a series of enjoyable encounters that will help your child rise to the challenge of the French language in record time. It’s time to head out!


Four camp locations are available:


École élémentaire publique Charlotte-Lemieux

École élémentaire publique Marie-Curie

École élémentaire publique Séraphin-Marion

École secondaire publique Louis-Riel

*Become an adventurer camp only


For more information on the camps offered by the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario and our competitive rates, visit http://www.cepeo.on.ca/francization-camps or contact France Chapdeleine at france.chapdeleine@cepeo.on.ca.

Registration opens June 2, 2014.  

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Écoles de choix, Conseil de choix. A leader in education and environmental management, the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO) is the first school board in the world to offer the ISO 14000 program for students and to receive ISO 14001 certification, recognized worldwide by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The CEPEO serves close to 13,000 students and includes 38 French-language elementary and secondary schools across Eastern Ontario.



Delphine Denis
Communications Officer
Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario
Telephone: 613-742-8960, ext. 2020
E-mail: delphine.denis@cepeo.on.ca