Youth Activities

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Youth Activities2020-03-25T16:50:33-04:00

Opportunity Knocks…

CPF-MB promotes the value of enrichment through French language and cultural opportunities. Here are links to opportunities worth investigating:

  • Jeux de la francophonie

    Jeux de la francophonie Canadienne

    The Canadian Francophone Games are among the largest gatherings of Canada’s French speaking youth.

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  • Concours Virtuel

    Concours virtuel:Ensemble à distance

    Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have had to cancel the 2020 Provincial Concours d’art oratoire and we advise all chapters and districts to cancel their local competitions. In-lieu of the traditional Concours, today with a number of partners, CPF-MB is proud to be partnered in launching: Concours virtuel — Ensemble à distance Ton expérience face au virus.
    We invite students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 across Canada to record and virtually post 1-3 minute videos, en français, sharing how they are spending their time while schools are closed and events are cancelled. While this is an incredibly serious public health moment, as we’ve seen from towns in Italy and Spain, there is power in sharing the experience together – to help raise each others’ spirits and remind each other that we’re in this together. Ensemble à distance 
    Cash prizes total over $10,000 for students in Grades 6 – 12 who place in the top three in each category!
    All cash prizes will be matched with a financial donation to a registered charity of the student’s choice. For each submission made for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 we will make a $10 contribution to Food Banks Canada In addition, each submission will be entered into a random draw for two (2) roundtrip tickets anywhere in the Canada with AirCanada!  Students under 18 must be accompanied with a parent or guardian. Deadline to submit videos through our website is May 2, 2020. Click here for full competition details.  Brought to you by: Canadian Parents for French Manitoba en partenariat avec le Conseil jeunesse francophone de la C.-B. and CPF BC and Yukon, Ontario, PEI,  Alberta,  Nova Scotia, CPF National and Francophone partners across Canada. Some key points:
    • Students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 anywhere in Canada are eligible to participate.
    • There are three categories per grade: Francophone, French immersion, and Core French.
    • Ensemble à distance is one pan-Canadian competition. Students will be participating all together at the same time.
    • There are two components to the project:
    • (a) To be formally entered in the competition participants will need to submit a video link through our submission form by May 2, 2020.
    • (b) In addition, we are welcoming students/parents/guardians to share their videos online and tad le conseil jeunesse francophone de la C.B. anduse#EnsembleADistance
    Good Luck ~ bonne chance!

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  • Concours d'art oratoire

    Le Concours d’art oratoire is an annual French public-speaking event for schools throughout the province. Classroom, school and then board-level competitions lead to the provincial competition, which is held at l'Université de Saint-Boniface (USB).

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  • Jeune artiste du Manitoba

    Jeune artiste du Manitoba (JAM) is Manitoba's French language singing competition for French-Second-Language (FSL) students who are 11 to 19 years old.

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  • French Summer Camps

    French Summer Camps are for French Immersion students aged 6-10 years. They provide an opportunity for French Immersion students to use the French language outside of the classroom in a fun environment, which encourages, creativity, imagination, and an insight into French as a day-to-day, living and enjoyable language.

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  • Cultural Tours

    CPF-MB organizes travelling workshops /events/performers to bring activities to French Immersion and Basic French students to motivate them and to create relevant opportunities for them to use and expand their French language skills.

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  • Manitoba-Quebec Exchange

    A reciprocal 3-month homestay exchange for French Immersion and Basic French students in grades 10 and 11. MB students are twinned with QC students based on common interests. An amazing opportunity to learn French.

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  • Theatre Projects & Drama Extravaganza

    Drama-based French activities specifically designed for Basic French students in Grades 9-12.

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