In Canada, parents are encouraged to support their child’s education by getting involved with the school and school board. In addition to helping your child succeed, this is an excellent opportunity to meet people, become part of the school community and express your opinions on what is taught in your child’s school. You can get involved by:
- volunteering at your child’s school;
- meeting your child’s teacher at parent-teacher evenings; or
- becoming a member of the school council (which contributes to managing the school).
Ask the school for more information on how you can get involved.
During the summer holidays, many parents in Canada send their children to “summer camps.” There are many types of summer camps where children and youth can take part in activities such as:
- religious instruction, etc.
Some camps operate just during the day and others have children stay overnight for several days or weeks. The cost of summer camps varies widely.
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