Programs & Activities
High School Credits
Glen Bernard Camp is a private school with the authority to grant high school credits under the Ministry of Education. Each camper enrolled in a course credit will have a report card sent to their home school at the end of the summer and their numerical grade will be added to their student record and transcript. The following credits are currently offered at GBC, please check the Dates and Rates page for session dates and fees.
GPP30 – Leadership and Peer Support, Grade 11 Guidance
Campers entering grade 11 will be participating in the Pacer leadership program which focuses on skill development and teaching techniques in camp activities. This program is a leadership development opportunity and especially valuable for those who wish to be considered for GBC Assistant Counsellor positions the following summer. Campers attending either of the three-week sessions have the opportunity to earn this credit. This course prepares students to act in leadership and peer support roles. They will design and implement projects that contribute to the Glen Bernard community; develop skills in communication, interpersonal relations, teamwork and conflict management; and apply those skills in leadership and/or peer support roles – for example, teaching an activity lesson to peers and leading programs for younger campers. Students will examine group dynamics and learn the value of diversity within groups and communities.
PLF4M - Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12 University/College Preparation
Campers selected to participate in the 9 week Assistant Counsellor program have the opportunity to earn this grade 12 credit. This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promoted the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. This course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership, as well as the role of counsellor at GBC.