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 2018-2019

May 2018

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 2018

Arbraska Duchesnay
Sunday, June 3rd (PDF)
Get your ticket online at Thepointofsale.com

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 

September 2018

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

Québec City Orientation Tour
Monday, September 3rd 
Sunday, September 9th 

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

An evening at the sugar shack
Friday, November 30th

Hockey – Remparts de Québec
Friday, November 10th 

December 2018

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

January 2019

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

Québec City Orientation Tour
Sunday, January 13th

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

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

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.