Discover this program
Two programs financed by the foundation
Foundation vacation camps, for children 6 to 14 years old
With this program, the Fondation Bon départ gives young people the opportunity to experience summer and winter camps. In order to participate in this camp free of charge, youth must be referred by a CISSS/CIUSSS or an organization dedicated to youth. The youth selected will have the chance to experience a dream stay, with the costs of transportation, meals, entertainment and lodging being entirely financed by the foundation.
The camper’s experience
The Fondation Bon départ offers a memorable camp experience. The camper is supervised from beginning to end, ensuring a quality stay. The foundation offers free transportation (by plane or bus), lodging, a camper kit including a sleeping bag, clothing, balanced meals, supervision by qualified counsellors and facilitators, … The camp’s program encourages the adoption of healthy lifestyle habits through the practice of sports and outdoor activities, as well as culinary and nutrition workshops. A stay at the Base de plein air Bon départ is more than just a camp experience.
A trip towards adventure
By plane or by bus, sometimes strewn with anxiety or filled with excitement (offered free of charge by the foundation).
Friends and fits of laughter
Delicious, balanced meals
The return home
Often sad, but with wonderful memories…