Discover Québec Activity Program

Développement durableBureau de la vie étudiante hosts a variety of activities to introduce international students to Québec and Québec culture and help them settle in.

There is a registration fee for these off-campus activities, which include return transportation departing from Université Laval. Participants should see the liability waiver for these activities.

In the event of bad weather, certain activities may be postponed or cancelled. A notice to this effect will be posted on this Internet page and emailed to those on the Décou-Québec mailing list.

Schedule 2016-2017

August 2016

Trekking and wildlife concert at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, August 21st (PDF)
Sunday, August 28th (PDF)

Québec City Orientation Tour
 
Sunday, August 26th (PDF)

September 2016

Trekking in the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Friday, September 1st (PDF)
Friday, September 30th  (PDF)

Québec City Orientation Tour
Sunday, September 4th (PDF)
Saturday, September 10th (PDF)

Apple picking at Orleans Island
Friday, September 16th (PDF)

October 2016

Trekking and Snow Geese watching at the Cap Tourmente
Saturday, October 8th (PDF)

Huron-Wendat Museum
Friday, October 21st (PDF)

Activity offered by our partner Forêt Montmorency
Moose watching (French only)
October 7th, 14th and 21st

Activity’s description

November 2016

Hockey – Remparts de Québec
Sunday, November 6th (PDF)

December 2016

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, December 11th (PDF)
Sunday, December 18th (PDF)

January 2017

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, January 8th (PDF)

Québec City Orientation Tour
Sunday, January 15th (PDF)

Ice Fishing
Friday, January 20th (PDF)

Snow sliding at Village Vacances Valcartier
Sunday, January 29th (PDF)

February 2017

Dog sledding rides
Saturday, February 4th (PDF)

Skating in the Parc du Grand Héron
Friday, February 10th (PDF)

Introduction to snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at Duchesnay
Saturday, February 11th (PDF)
Sunday, February 19th (PDF)
Saturday, February 25th (PDF)

Important notice: Because of the forecasted bad weather, the activity of Saturday February 25th  has to be moved to Sunday February 26th . Tickets holders can keep the same tickets. If this new date does not suit you, you can get a refund at the Bureau de la vie étudiante until Tuesday February 28th at 12h30. 

March 2017

Dog sledding rides
Saturday, March 11th (PDF)

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, March 19th (PDF)

An evening at the sugar shack
Friday, March 31st (PDF)

April 2017

A visit of the Huron-Wendat village
Saturday, April 29th – CANCELLED

May 2017

Cruise on the St. Lawrence river to Grosse-Île
Saturday, May 20th (PDF)

June 2017

Baseball evening with the Capitales de Québec
The activity of June 2nd is cancelled and postponed to Thursday July 20th. June 2nd ticket holders can keep their ticket for the new date or have them refunded. Refunds are accepted until Monday June 5th at 4 p.m.

Treetop areal course at Duchesnay
Saturday, June 10th (PDF)

July 2017

Rabaska in the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Saturday, July 8th (PDF)

Baseball evening with the Capitales de Québec
Thursday, July 20th

Mailing list

Would you like to receive information on Bureau de la vie étudiante activities for international students? If so, subscribe to the Décou-Québec list. You’ll receive an email 3 weeks in advance to notify you of any activities that might interest you.

The mailing list also lets you know when activities are cancelled or rescheduled because of bad weather.

To subscribe

  • Click on the following link: decou-quebec-bve
  • Write your name and email address
  • Click on «S’abonner Decou-Quebec-BVE»
  • Go to your mailbox, and click on the link that confirms your registration.
Important notice

Unless otherwise specified by Bureau de la vie étudiante, these activities are not considered university activities and are not covered by Université Laval’s insurance. All participants are responsible for ensuring that they have adequate insurance coverage.

For more information on Université Laval student insurance, see the Laval website at www.sf.ulaval.ca/assurances.