COVID-19: Registration for summer day camps have been suspended for the summer

Given the uncertainty regarding the duration of the crisis of the coronavirus, of the municipalities to suspend the registrations for day camps planned for this summer.

This is particularly the case in the cities of Lévis, Saguenay and Laval. “The service offers day camps will be re-evaluated in function of the evolution of the situation”, and the team is working on the development of several scenarios, says it is in Laval.

Registration for day camps starts as early as march in some municipalities, and may extend until may usually, said.

On the side of the city of Quebec, the registration period is maintained.

Further, it has been impossible to obtain more precision on this subject on Tuesday on the side of the City of Montreal.

Camps specialty

In the towns and cities that have suspended registrations, the scenario is the same for day camps for children with special needs.

The possibility of not being able to rely on day camps during the summer period may push up a notch the level of anxiety in the families, ” says Bianca Nugent, spokesperson for the Coalition of parents for special needs in Quebec.

“It is necessary to prepare for, it will not be a been as usual. When are we going to have a clear signal on this subject?”, lance-t-elle.

Several parents whose children received specialized services at the school every day struggle to adapt to their new family reality, she adds: “We are receiving several testimonies. There is a lot of distress in some families.”

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