August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
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Quick Facts


What?
Paré pour is the event designed by and for young people at the Congrès mondial acadien 2019 (CMA 2019). Organized by youth representatives from the four Atlantic provinces and previously called Grand rassemblement jeunesse (GRJ), Paré pour introduces a new youth event format where participants choose the workshops they wish to attend. They can also take in the major CMA 2019 shows and events to learn more about Acadie and make new Francophone and Francophile friends from around the world! The full and varied programming is festive, cultural, intellectual, and intergenerational.

Where?
Abram-Village and Miscouche, Prince Edward Island, and Moncton and Dieppe, New Brunswick.

When?
August 14 to 17, 2019

Who can participate?
To take part in Paré pour, you must meet the following requirements:
Be 12 to 18 years of age at the time of the event (as of August 14, 2019) and available from August 14 to 17, 2019 (plus travel days, if applicable);
Be prepared to spend $125 (plus HST) for participation fees;
Be able and willing to speak French at all times and agree to comply with the Participation Policy throughout the event.

How do I sign up?
The application form is available here
Since spaces are limited, completing a form doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be a participant. If more than 125 applications are submitted, we’ll choose from among the applicants to ensure diversity.

Costs and payment methods
$125 (plus HST) payable by cheque, PayPal, or credit card once your participation has been confirmed.

Application deadline
June 24, 2019


Program Overview

August 14
École Évangéline, Abram-Village
4:00 p.m.: Start of Paré pour activities
Evening: Sound and light show in Miscouche
Return to École Évangéline for the night

August 15
Morning: Travel from Abram-Village to Moncton
Noon: FJFNB’s Finals of the music competition Accros de la chanson
Afternoon: Unit A of workshops
Evening: Tintamarre, August 15 celebrations and show
Return to Université de Moncton for the night

August 16
Intergenerational morning: Unit B of workshops and meals with seniors
Afternoon: Conference, Unit C of workshops, and free time at Espace Extrême frontière
Evening: Musical performances at Extrême frontière and comedy show
Return to Université de Moncton for the night

August 17
Morning: Final group activities
10:00 a.m.: Departure