Free and Active Play

Free and Active Play

Add Free and Active Play to your program this summer!

Target: Counselors, Managers
Time frame: 60 minutes or more
Members: Everyone
Type of tool: Activities, Planification
Ages: 4 years, 7-8 years, 9-12 years, 13 and Over
Group size: More than one group, Whole camp
Value: $10   Free
Physical activity


Free and Active Play is a youth-initiated and youth-directed activity. This tool allows you to implement it in a safe and fun way!

It includes : an information sheet for managers, an information sheet for counselors, a letter to parents, a document describing the steps to set up an Adventure Course.


  • Coordination
  • Balance
  • Jumping
  • Throwing
  • Running
  • Climbing
  • Crawling


To enable youth to take on challenges within their reach and explore their personal limits while encouraging their independence and creativity.

Required material(s)

Everything you have on hand! Be creative!


Many thanks to all our collaborators for their participation in the development of the content of this tool: Unité de loisir et de sport de la Capitale-Nationale Alliance sherbrookoise pour des jeunes en santé CIUSSSS Chaudière-Appalaches Le lion et la souris PLAYLearnThink.

Documents to download