The male gender is used in this document as a gender neutral. The use of the male gender is intended to lighten the text and make it easier to read it.
Your child is expected on Sunday between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. in order to participate in his first activity at 3:30 p.m., and must leave La Ferme d’André 2.0 the following Saturday between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
At La Ferme d’André 2.0, children are not divided by age group and do not have a dedicated camp monitor. They define their own “schedule” according to their interests and passions at the time. Accompanied by qualified, motivated and dynamic instructors, the children carry out their projects, make discoveries and participate in the various activities offered.
It is highly recommended that you discuss this with your child beforehand so that they are ready for family detachment and can adapt to the evening routine. It is important to assess his level of concern in order to give him tips and tricks to have confidence in himself and fall asleep in peace. Other children will also be sleeping at La Ferme d’André 2.0 for the first time. Everyone must be well prepared. Sound advice is published on the internet to help your family prepare for your child’s stay.
On average, there is one (1) camp monitor for six (6) to ten (10) children. The camp monitors are always at their posts at the various strategic locations of the farm in order to safely accompany the children in their activities.
At most, La Ferme d’André 2.0 can accommodate 70 children at a time to sleep.
It is important to have enough comfortable clothing for your child’s stay according to the weather forecast. A shelf space will be assigned to your child upon arrival so that he can store his clothes and personal belongings. Accessible at all times, the space is however limited: 54 inches wide x 14 inches high x 15 inches deep. Note that La Ferme d’André 2.0 will not be held responsible for lost items. We invite you to check out the recommended list of personal belongings to bring, found on our website, so you don’t forget anything.
Your child will sleep in one (1) of the two (2) dormitories located in the stone house, with camp monitors nearby. Your child will also be able to sleep one (1) night or two (2) in the Grange à Tarzan. Camp monitors will accompany your child to ensure his safety and that of the other children.
Yes, there is a (1) dormitory for girls and a (1) dormitory for boys.
When allocating beds Sunday night, camp monitors always ensure that your child is placed close to his friends. La Ferme d’André 2.0 makes it a duty to ensure that all children are happy during their stay!
We carry out daily routine control of the beds. It would be advisable to add overnight underwear to your child’s luggage if he suffers from bedtime bedwetting. When you arrive, we will make sure to store them carefully, out of sight. We know that these nocturnal leaks are a sensitive and delicate subject. That’s why you can count on our absolute discretion!
Balanced healthy meals and small treats are served to the children during their stay at La Ferme d’André 2.0. Menus and snacks are chosen according to their tastes:
- Pasta, hamburgers, soups, etc.
- Raw vegetables with dip or salads.
- Appetizing, unsweetened desserts.
- For snacks, fresh fruit and crackers with cheese or a snack that the children will have cooked Cookies, popcorn or other treats, in the evening.
La Ferme d’André 2.0 is concerned about the safety of children. This is why careful and vigilant attention is paid to the meals served, in order to meet their specific needs or to respect their dietary restrictions such as allergies and intolerances.. Please use the registration form to inform us of any restrictions your child may have, without omitting anything.
In the event of a reaction, we will use the EpiPen auto-injector prescribed to your child and transport him to the Hospital of Ormstown, located seven (7) minutes from La Ferme d’André 2.0. Should such a crisis occur, we will notify you as soon as possible.
Aquatic activities are under the supervision and safety of qualified lifeguards. The outdoor swimming pool meets the requirements of the Public Bath Safety Regulations. La Ferme d’André 2.0 takes care to respect the ratio required according to the number of swimmers.
Your child follows a comforting routine: he/she sits around the campfire, grabs a snack, sings and plays his musical instrument, if he wishes. Finally, your child brushes his teeth, puts on his pyjamas and goes to bed around 9:30 p.m.
This situation is rather rare but in such a case, we’ll console your child, encourage them, and make sure a staff member encourages them to do an activity by pairing them with other friends. If the boredom persists and your child is unhappy, we will contact you to let you know and determine the best approach to support and reassure him.
Twice a week, La Ferme d’André 2.0 will publish a series of photographs on its Facebook page to share the unforgettable moments experienced by our campers. If you are worried about your child’s well-being, leave us a message on our voicemail or send us an email. Please remember that since all our attention is devoted to accompanying children throughout the day, there may be a delay in responding to your message. However, we will try to answer you as soon as possible.
Your child is in good hands and will take part in multiple activities. We will contact you in the event of any urgent and/or significant situation.
If your child is vegetarian, vegan or has any other dietary need, be sure to indicate this on the registration form and remind the children to let the staff know about it during meals and snacks. Be aware that La Ferme d’André 2.0 always has certain foods available related to such diets, including tofu, lentils, beans, eggs, etc.