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A fun and enriching outdoor day camp for French Immersion students (6-9 yrs) is coming your way July 23 to 27, 2018! We promise a week full of storytelling, songs, crafts, nature exploration, and games - en français!


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Hardwood Nature School is an educational organization in Peterborough, Ontario. Our outdoor learning programs combine French immersion, nature connection, wilderness skills, and outside play to help children build resilience, and positive relationships with each other and the land. 


Learn French outside! Where French and nature immersion meet. 

Designed to meet the expectations of the Ontario FSL curriculum through an experiential and hands-on approach, our programs are ideal for kids who learn best outdoors. Participants will learn French through play, and authentic experiences in nature. Programs are taught by qualified bilingual Outdoor Educators with years of experience facilitating outdoor programs.

Current Programs

les PEtits amis (4-6)

A French outdoor learning program for four- to six-year-olds. Your little one will be introduced to the French language through songs, stories, and games while engaging with nature. 

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les amis (7-9)

French and nature immersion come together in this outdoor learning program for seven- to nine-year-olds. Your child will be exposed to the French language through songs, stories, organized games, art, drama, and authentic experiences.

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