Martine

About Martine: Driven to make an impact in second-language learner children in their quest to become bilingual, Martine Brouillet founded Camp Tournesol in 2001 in Ontario, Canada. The company’s flagship French camps have since become leaders in this market, welcoming tens of thousands of children and spawning sister products including virtual French classes, virtual camps and French tutoring. To learn more about Camp Tournesol, visit www.campt.ca Contact Martine Brouillet at martine@campt.ca | 905-891-1889

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5 Tips To Support Your Child In French Immersion When You Don’t Speak French

  Setting Your Child Up For Success In French Immersion   You enrolled your child in French Immersion because you were excited about the flurry of positive benefits the program provides. Maybe you even have a few friends who rave about the program and couldn’t be happier with their decision. But when your kids start …

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Don’t Pick An Educational Summer Camp Until You Ask These 10 Questions

Having trouble picking a program for your child this summer? Feeling overwhelmed with the endless options? If you’re like most parents, you want your child to have fun but you also want the program to be educational too! So how do you find a summer program with the right balance of fun and education? Well, …

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Debunking The Myths: Why You Should Not Pull Your Child Out Of French Immersion

To continue with French Immersion or not – that is the question! As the director of a long-running French camp in the GTA, concerned parents of children in grade 6 and 8 often approach me looking for answers to this important question: “Why should I NOT pull my child out of French Immersion?” There are …

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How to transform a family holiday into a learning opportunity

In Ontario – with a common school calendar across the province – it is tempting to take advantage of the “off season” fares when travelling. Providing your child with priceless experiences such as discovering a new part of the world is a great learning opportunity that you can easily provide with a simple trip out …

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6 Ways To Help Your Child Stay Motivated in Learning French Language

It’s no secret that learning a second language takes consistent effort, practice and motivation. And when it comes to motivation, there are two major hurdles: Getting motivated Staying motivated In today’s blog, we’re going to dive deep into the challenge of staying motivated. As the director of a leading French Day camp in the GTA, …

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3 Reasons Why Group Language-Learning Beats Going It Alone

Does your child want to enhance their French skills but hasn’t yet found the most effective way to go about it? While some children may initially feel more comfortable resigning to their desk with a handful of French worksheets and studying alone, there is certainly a case to be made about learning a new language …

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