Camps Garnier & Marion
Welcome to the Club Optimiste francophone de Durham's website!
What we do
Since 2005, the Camp Garnier is a stimulating and interesting environment that offers high quality activities in French to 6 to 15 year olds.
The unforgettable experience of Camp Garnier, now in Pickering!
For children, having fun is key to learning the French language!
It’s true! Our Tutoring Program is offered throughout the year, even in the summer! Consult the Tutorat FrancoOptimiste page for more information.
Camps Garnier and Marion are open for 7 weeks during the summer, but a team of counselors and mentors is busy planning well ahead of each season, creating a new unforgettable experience each year! Weekly themes vary from year to year, as well as our outings. Click the Themes and Outings button above and take a[…]
At Camps Garnier and Marion, we are doubling down in our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint. Our strategy includes local or closer-to-home outings which will reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, not to mention support local small businesses and non-profits.
We would not have such fun camps if it weren’t for our dynamic, creative and caring team of counselors and staff. We hope all of you will join us again in 2020!