Tools

Fun and educational tools for all age groups

Members
  • Power Up Camps
  • Power Up + Camps
  • Non-members
Audience
  • Coordinators
  • Counselors

The summer of 2020 will be different, but thanks to you it will be memorable! Discover the special tip sheets we’ve prepared for you to easily set up fun activities to promote healthy lifestyle habits, even when you’re socially distanced!

They are full of ideas to help you put physical activity, healthy eating and body diversity on the agenda.

You will find these different themes in the files below!

Counselors in action

All 5 tip sheets

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Counselors in action

Organize your environment section

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Counselors in action

A breath of fresh air section

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Counselors in action

In individual mode section

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Counselors in action

Wash-a-thon section

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Counselors in action

Put a little sunshine in your summer section

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We warmly thank those who reviewed and contributed to these tools:

  • Marie Douce Guay, Town of Sainte-Marie
  • Julien Pertin, Camp Kéno
  • Sabrina Paré, Town of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce
  • Audrey Coutu, Loisirs et sports Lanaudière
  • Diane Gosselin, Loisirs et sports Montérégie
  • Marie-Ève Dufour, CIUSSS Capitale-Nationale
  • Mélissa Cardinal, Eastern Ontario Health Unit
  • Dominique-Ann Boisvert, United Counties of Prescott-Russel

Grow a Garden and Nourish your Curiosity

Tips and tricks to make gardening activities simple this summer at camp!

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Ready, Set, Spatulas

Sheet for setting up fun culinary workshops

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Let’s Eat

Sheet to better organize meal times at camp this summer

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The Wonder of Water

Make hydration one of the focus of your programming!

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This summer is all about getting active while having fun

Tips and tricks to activate your program in a fun way this summer at camp!

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Explore your Plate

Sheet to stimulate your creativity and help you to explore the world of food with youth.

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Make a Difference!

Sheet to help you create an environment that promotes body diversity

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This summer, I’m fostering physical litteracy with my campers!

Sheet to help you create an environment that promotes body diversity

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Counselors and coordinators from our member camps looking to improve their camp activities are invited to visit the Power Up Portal, where over a hundred different resources are available to help further integrate healthy habits into camp life.

Below are summaries of 4 examples of available tools that can add something extra to camp activities. They specifically target programming, physical activity, healthy eating, and body diversity. The complete versions of these tools are available on the Power Up Portal and available to member camps.

A number of free tools
are available to your team:

The mystery of the masked banana

Find out how much you know about fruits and vegetables. Get ready to put your five senses to the test

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Fun with cooking

Entice youth to get their hands dirty with mouth-watering recipes that are easy to make at camp.

Ages 5-6

Ages 7-8

Ages 9-12

Ages 13+

My HH program

This tool adds visual elements to the camp counselor’s program to provide a quick visual reference of the day’s HH (healthy habits) objectives.

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Acroyoga

AcroYoga is a unique activity campers are sure to find both interesting and exciting. Combining yoga, acrobatics, and dance, this activity lets campers discover the art of movement by connecting with others.

Ages 13+

Versions are also available to ages 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12

I am super!

This activity aims to encourage young people to adopt a more positive dialogue towards their body.  It allows them to reconnect with what their bodies allow them to do, to live, to feel and express, regardless of their shape or physical appearance.

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I am unique

This activity helps counselors make campers aware of their unique nature by drawing attention to their personal abilities without paying attention to their appearance.

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What’s Your Recipe?

This practical guide helps you plan, prepare and lead culinary workshops with youth.

It also invites you to reflect and keep track of your future workshops.

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HH Policy?

A turnkey tool to easily implement a healthy camp lifestyle policy.

The companion document is intended to assist camp managers or others in completing the HH Camp Policy Template.

The HH Camp Policy Template facilitate the integration of healthy lifestyle habits into your programming and be able to identify them quickly.

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Download the HH Camp Policy Template

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