Discover Québec Activity Program

Bureau 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 2019-2020

Click on the link of the activity you want to join to purchase your ticket online. Tickets are also available at the Bureau de la vie étudiante, room ADJ-2344.

Spring – Summer

April 2019

Private evening at the Nordic Spa
Friday, April 12th

May 2019

Visit of the Huron-Wendat Village
Friday, May 3rd

Cruise on the St. Lawrence River and visit to Grosse Île
Saturday, May 18th

June 2019

Arbraska
Saturday, June 1st

July 2019

Rabaska
Saturday, July 6th

Fall

August-September 2019

Tickets for the fall activities will be on sale shortly.

Canoe on the St. Charles River
Sunday, August 25th

Québec City Orientation Tour

Thursday August 29th
Monday September 2nd

Trekking in the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Friday August 30th

Apple picking at Orleans Island
Friday September 13th

Visit of the Huron-Wendat Village
Friday September 27th

October 2019

Trekking and Snow Geese watching at the Cap Tourmente
Saturday, October 19th

Trekking and wildlife concert at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, September 2nd

Québec City Orientation Tour
Monday, September 3rd
First Departure (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Second Departure (1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

Sunday, September 9th
First Departure (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Second Departure (1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

Apple picking at Orleans Island
Friday, September 14th

Geocaching at Duchesnay
Saturday, September 15th

Trekking in the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Friday, September 28th

October 2018

Trekking and Snow Geese watching at the Cap Tourmente
Sunday, October 14th

Visit of the Huron-Wendat Village
Friday, October 26th

November 2018

Hockey game with «Les Remparts»
Friday, November 16th

An evening at the sugar shack
Friday, November 30th

December 2018

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, December 9th
Sunday, December 16th

Winter

January 2019

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, January 6th

Québec’s Ice Hotel
Thursday, January 10th

Québec City Orientation Tour
Sunday, January 13th: First Departure (8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

Sunday, January 13th: Second Departure (12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Duchesnay
Saturday, January 19th

Ice Fishing
Friday, January 25th

February 2019

Snow sliding at Valcartier Vacation Village and visit of the Ice Hotel
Sunday, February 3rd
* The visit of the Iced Hotel is optional. An extra cost may apply.

Skating in the Parc du Grand Héron
Friday, February 8th

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Duchesnay
Sunday, February 10th

Sled dog stroll
Saturday, February 16th
Saturday, February 23rd

March 2019

Skating in the Parc du Grand Héron
Friday, March 1th

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Duchesnay
Saturday, March 9th

An evening at the sugar shack
Friday, March 15th

Cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Forêt Montmorency
Sunday, March 17th

May 2018

Visit of the Huron-Wendat Village
Saturday, May 4th

Cruise on the St. Lawrence river to Grosse Île
Saturday, May 19th

June 2018

Arbraska Duchesnay
Sunday, June 3rd

July 2018

Waterslides at Valcartier Vacation Village
Sunday, July 8th

August 2018

Rabaska
Friday, August 24th

Trekking in the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Thursday, August 30th

Québec City Orientation Tour
Friday, August 31st
First Departure (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Second Departure (1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

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April 2019

Coming soon…

May 2019

Coming soon…

Visit of the Huron-Wendat Village
Saturday, May 4th (PDF)

Cruise on the St. Lawrence river to Grosse-Île
Saturday, May 19th (PDF)
New!
Get your ticket online at Thepointofsale.com

June 2019

Coming soon…

Arbraska Duchesnay
Sunday, June 3rd

July 2019

Coming soon…

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.