Childhood and Youth
The Association des camps certifiés du Québec (A.C.Q.) is a non-profit organization that represents businesses in Québec offering residential camp, day camp, nature class and group- and family-oriented programs.
Canada Cadets is a national program for all young Canadians aged 12 to 18 who are interested in participating in a variety of fun, challenging and rewarding activities whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that stimulates an interest in the Sea, Army and Air activities of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Guiding provides a safe, all-girl environment that invites girls to challenge themselves, to find their voice, meet new friends, have fun and make a difference in the world. Girl Guides of Canada strives to ensure that girls and women from all walks of life, identities and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can fully participate. Girl Guides is an organization with over 100 years of history and a strong and growing future.
Harmonie Richelieu Monseigneur Richard de Verdun is a not-for-profit organisation existing since 1989 under the mentorship of Club Richelieu Verdun. It offers to young people the opportunity to play music in groups. Thanks to the various workshops, it is possible to learn to play one or more instruments. So, if you are interested in music and you want to have fun, come and join us.
Maison des familles de Verdun has been fostering parents and children for more than 20 years. The organisation offers activities and services for the young and the older: games, moments of relaxation, information sessions, outings, meeting people, workshops… and many other opportunities for the entire family to evolve.
The Verdun Youth Council (CjV) is a non-partisan consultative body made up of fifteen members aged 12 to 25 living in Verdun or having had a business there for at least a year. Created on December 1, 2015, the CjV is the first borough youth council in Montreal. Its purpose is to advise the mayor and elected officials on youth issues and to ensure that youth concerns are taken into account in borough decisions.
L’École de cirque de Verdun is a non-profit organization dedicated to the training and development of circus arts. The school acknowledges the universality of circus arts for their privileged contribution to the expression of a better world based on solidarity, mutual aid, and self-accomplishment, where young and old of diverse social, cultural and ethnic environments thrive.
For over 70 years, the École de musique de Verdun has set a standard of excellence in providing quality music instruction in Montréal. Children and adults may register for piano, guitar, voice, violin and cello lessons. We also offer instruction for a number of wind instruments: recorder, flute, saxophone and clarinet.