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Teens can learn to fly at pilot camp

Campers will be taught the basics of aviation, how airplanes work, how to take off and land, and visual flight rules

Two new camp options for sports lovers

Held at Brébeuf College, campers will have access to state-of-the-art sports facilities, including a turf field, indoor courts, and an ice rink

New camp for teens interested in film production

Geared to teens 14-17, campers will learn about script writing, shooting, acting, editing and sound effects

Kanawana breaks down gender barriers with third sleeping option

Adding a "gender expansive" tent creates an inclusive and accepting environment for all campers

Support for parents of teens struggling with addiction

The program will give advice about how to enhance parenting skills to change the dynamic in difficult parent-child relationships

McGill unveils its 2020 Effective Parenting Series

The goal is to teach parents about the behaviours and consequences that result when children spend too much time on the internet

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Retail store hosts fundraiser to help kids with special needs

The Artizan's shopping night will benefit Trails of Summer, a non-profit day camp in the West Island

Sugar shack festival kicks off in Verdun

Kids can take part in food-tasting and square-dancing activities as well as learn the origins of maple syrup in Quebec

Montreal to host international diving competition

There will be almost 100 elite divers from 14 countries competing at the FINA World Diving competition at the Montreal Olympic Park’s Sports Centre

New play at Centaur tackles themes of life

Through games, storytelling, drawing, and the story of one sad little fish, young audiences will begin to understand how we celebrate life and say goodbye

St. Patrick’s Day parades are festive family outings

The downtown parade will take place on March 22 and a smaller one will be held in Hudson on March 21

Exhibit educates young people about the Holocaust

This temporary exhibit features five children’s books inspired by true stories

Spring Break Fun More

Spring break activities at the Old Port

There are museums, movies, skating and more for families seeking out fun school break activity ideas around Montreal.

Festival showcases puppet shows from around the world

Festival des Casteliers celebrates its 15th anniversary by featuring puppet shows, exhibitions, creative workshops and more

Place des Arts is hosting spring break activities

The lineup for young kids includes a play, treasure hunt, storytime and a dance workshop

Redpath offers science workshops for spring break

During March break week, there will be a different talk given each day that is included in the price of admission to the museum

Pointe-à-Callière offers family activities during spring break

Families can take part in percussion and creative workshops or get up close to an alpaca

What is the best cabane a sucre around Montreal?

There’s nothing quite like a visit to a cabane à sucre when the weather warms up and the maple tree

Winter Fun More

Skating trails are growing in number and popularity

There are many places not too far from Montreal where families can skate for kilometres on trails through a forest

Families invited to Lake Placid to celebrate big anniversary

The town is celebrating 40 years since the Winter Olympics and has many fun festivities on offer

Montreal Winter Festivals

The following information is for January/February, 2020.  With winter in full swing, many communities in and around Montreal have organized

Ski resorts adding family-friendly perks

With several upgraded facilities geared to young kids, families have more reasons to hit the slopes this winter

Fête des Neiges unveils new home at Jean Drapeau park

Visitors can enjoy 16 tubing slides, a refrigerated skating rink, ice-sculpture demonstrations, winter sports and more

Urban winter park adds new attractions

Located near Angrignon metro, the park will have the longest tubing hill on the island with a magic carpet lift and new intermediate ski runs

Large parks offer winter fun close to home

The city's parks offer a number of activities for families, including fat biking, kite skiing, tobogganing, snow shoeing and skating

Stellar cross-country ski trails

There are many parks in Montreal that offer kilometres of great trails for families who want to be active in the winter

Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

We’ve done some research to help you find the nearest tobogganing hill to grab your sled, dress the kids warmly and head for the hills

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Three books that honour the legacy of Anne Frank

Her diary has humanized the experience of the Holocaust and these books can help educate young people about this terrible time in history

FitSpirit program helps girls stay active

The aim is to leverage strong social bonds among teen girls to cultivate a lifelong love of sports, running, dance or other physical activity

Books tackle the difficult topic of gun violence

These four books are an age-appropriate way to educate young people about the dangers of firearms

The mesmerizing Museum of Illusions

At this Toronto interactive attraction, kids will get a kick out of learning all about visual deceptions

What to do if your child gets sick this holiday season

Knowing when to seek medical care for your child and which resource to consult can save your family lengthy wait times in the hospital

Introducing kids to downhill skiing

Find out what is a good age to let kids try out this sport and learn more about a place in Montreal that is offering ski and snowboard lessons