Stewart Museum and Jean-Doré Beach team up to offer you a full fun-filled day at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Start your day with your choice of activities at Stewart Museum and spend the rest of the day enjoying the sun at the beach.
Morning at the Stewart Museum
Choose one of the following activities:
The children imagine what it was like to cross the ocean to New France. They learn navigation techniques using reproductions of old instruments.
A model of the great sailing ship Jupiter immerses them in life on the sea. Children experience the daily lives of sailors through role playing and overcoming challenges.
The children discover the story of a coureur des bois. They learn about fur trapping and trading with Aboriginal people through a tale about the mysteries of the forest.
By handling furs and playing an association game, they also learn to recognize the most highly prized animal of the period - the beaver!
Immersive installations in the exhibition Expo 67 - A World of Dreams introduce campers to the technological innovations in the pavilions and the big dreams that became a reality during the 1967 world's fair.
In a workshop, the children create a futuristic model.
Campers hold a rally and explore St. Helen's Island through clues and solving riddles.
They look for a treasure chest and discover the island's heritage.
"Recruited soldiers" dressed in costume are drilled in 18th century military manoeuvres and exercises leading to a mock rank and file battle on St. Helen's Island.
Who will win?
Afternoon at the beach
There many reasons why Parc Jean-Drapeau's beach is an amazing outing for summer camps, including:
- its golden sand perfect for building sandcastles;
- a top-quality water for swimming;
- a games park for children;
- a terrace with picnic tables and umbrellas where you can have a snack;
- a chalet with all the services;
- easy access by public transportation;
- and special rates for groups of 20 people or more!
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|June 21 to August 18, 2017|
|Tuesday to Friday||10 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
- The beach is closed on July 19, 2017
- The schedule can be affected by weather conditions.
Here is the Chaperon ratio required by the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau:
|2 years and under||1 adult / 1 child (PFD mandatory)|
|3-5 years||1 adult / 3 children (PFD mandatory)|
|6-11 years||1 adult / 6 children|
|12 years and over||1 adult / 15 children|
Getting to Stewart Museum
When you leave the Stewart Museum, head toward Jean-Drapeau Metro Station to reach the nearby STM bus stop.
Jean-Drapeau subway station
Getting to Jean-Doré Beach
From the the STM bus stop, take the "767 La Ronde / La Plage" STM shuttle which will take you to the entrance of the beach. This shuttle is free at all times.