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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for May 24 — Jun 12, 2015

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Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, May 24 - Arrival and Check-In/Registration/Welcome Dinner
Arrive To: Arrivals and transfers to the University in Trois-Rivieres, QC. Check-in between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Optional airport shuttle scheduled to arrive at 4:30 p.m. Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Dinner: A light welcome buffet dinner will be offered at around 6:30 p.m.

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, May 25 - Program Orientation/Campus Visit/First French Cla...
Note: Classes are three hours every morning, Monday to Friday (8:30 - 11:30). Each afternoon, you will practice what you just learned in the morning; either by joining workshops or during field trips. You will experience French Immersion at its fullest as all guided tours and field trips are conducted in French.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Program presentation with the group leader along with the guide that will travel with you during outings. You will also have an orientation visit of the campus and student cards will be issued.

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Classes: French As A Foreign Language. The group will be divided into three separate classes: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. Class sizes are between 5 - 17 students depending on the total number of registrants.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or homework assistance workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, May 26 - French Classes/History of Trois-Rivieres/Diction ...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: A local expert offers an overview of the history of Trois-Rivieres in the first days of the colony. Historical context, political organization and the relationships with the people of the First Nations will be examined.

Afternoon: Conversation Workshop.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or diction workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, May 27 - French Classes/Old Trois-Rivieres/Homework Assist...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Take a guided walk in historic Trois-Rivieres.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or homework assistance workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, May 28 - French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Information ...
French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Information Session - Weekend Outings/Diction Workshop

Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria.

Afternoon: Information regarding the weekend activities will be discussed in a mandatory presentation about the field trips and outings.

Afternoon: French Conversation Workshop.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or diction workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, May 29 - French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Diction Work...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Conversation Workshop.

Afternoon: Diction workshop (optional).

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or board game night (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seven: Saturday, May 30 - Day trip to Montreal
Breakfast: Breakfast on your own.

Morning: Travel by deluxe coach to Montreal. Our first stop will be at Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica. Renowned for its extraordinary rich interior decoration and the daring architectural experiment of the Notre-dame Chapel, Montreal’s Notre-Dame Basilica attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world every year. After this visit, you will have free time to visit Old Montreal.

Lunch: Lunch in Montreal. A group reservation will be made at a restaurant in Montreal, participants will pay for their own lunch.

Afternoon: Visit Montreal’s botanical garden. An oasis in the middle of the city, it is recognized as one of the largest and most beautiful in the world. Its rich collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, its 10 exhibition greenhouses, Tree House, and some 30 thematic gardens make the venue exceptional. Its cultural gardens, in particular, invite you to travel to places like China, Japan, and the First Nations through botanical traditions.

Dinner: A group reservation will be made at a restaurant in Montreal, participants will pay for their own dinner.

Evening: Travel back to Trois-Rivieres

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eight: Sunday, May 31 - Day Trip to Ferme Nouvelle-France
Breakfast: Breakfast on your own.

Morning: Travel by school bus to Ferme Nouvelle-France. The heart of our rural and agricultural heritage, Ferme Nouvelle-France provides a wide array of activities and services showcasing the rural and agricultural heritage. A reception hall decorated to reflect the architecture of an old barn, a country market where the villagers sell their produce and local crafts, a mini-farm for the children, an agricultural museum where you can learn about the daily lives of people from this era.

Lunch: A group reservation will be made and participants will pay for their own lunch.

Afternoon: Free time In the beautiful gardens of la Ferme Nouvelle-France. Participants will be back at l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières by 4:00 p.m.

Dinner: Dinner on own. Participants will pay for their own meal.

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Nine: Monday, June 01 - French Classes/Cruise on Saint-Maurice River/Home...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Settle comfortably on board of the ferry for a relaxing cruise on the St. Maurice River. The lazy swells will soon have you bewitched while you listen enraptured by the spellbinding narrative of their very own captain.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or homework assistance workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Ten: Tuesday, June 02 - French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Diction Work...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Discover Quebec history told through the poetic and social sides of music. An overview of the greatest singer-songwriters from Félix Leclerc to the latest; artists who expressed in a meaningful way the collective memory of the nation.

Afternoon: Conversation workshop.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or diction workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eleven: Wednesday, June 03 - French Classes/Musée Québécois de Culture Populai...
French Classes/Musée Québécois de Culture Populaire/Old Trois-Rivières Prison/Homework Assistance

Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: The Musée Québécois de culture populaire offers many exhibitions about the history of Quebec. The exhibitions will be followed by a visit of the Old Trois-Rivières prison. The building divisions are unchanged since 1815: the ground floor is in its original state, supported by cedar beams in the basement and many old doors have been kept. You will be guided by an ex-prisoner.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or homework assistance workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Twelve: Thursday, June 04 - French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Information ...
French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Information Session - Weekend Outings/Diction Workshop

Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Conversation Workshop

Afternoon: Information regarding the weekend activities will be discussed in a mandatory presentation about the field trips and outings.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or diction workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Thirteen: Friday, June 05 - French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Diction Work...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Conversation Workshop and Diction Workshop (optional).

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or board game night (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Fourteen: Saturday, June 06 - Day trip to Québec City
Breakfast: Breakfast on your own.

Morning: Travel by deluxe coach to Quebec City to explore the only fortified city in North America. Québec City has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit le Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Surrounded by the Plains of Abraham, the MNBAQ holds a collection of 37,000 works dating from the 17th century to the present. It also hosts major international exhibitions and classic works of art in the history of Quebec. http://www.mnbaq.org/en

Lunch: Lunch will be at Restaurant du Musée. A group reservation will be made. Participants will pay for their own meal.

Afternoon: Discover Quebec City accompanied by a local guide. We will explore this fascinating and historical city including Old Quebec, the famous Château Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace, Place-Royale, the Petit-Champlain district, the Old Port, the Citadel and Battlefields Park (the Plains of Abraham). There will be free time to explore on your own.

Dinner: A group reservation will be made in a restaurant in Old Quebec. Participants will pay for their own meal.

Evening: Return to Trois-Rivieres.

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Fifteen: Sunday, June 07 - Village Québécois d’Antan
Breakfast: Breakfast on your own.

Morning: Travel by school bus to the Village Québécois d’Antan. Morning: Visit of the Village québécois d'Antan. One of the highlights of the program!!! In the heart of the province, discover this small village along a beautiful river, where the past meets the present. This recovered typical 19th-century village brings to life the period from 1810 to 1910.

Lunch: Lunch will be on-site, participants will pay their own meal.

Afternoon: Return to Trois-Rivieres late afternoon.

Dinner: Dinner on own in Trois-Rivieres. Participants will pay for their own meal.

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Sixteen: Monday, June 08 - French Classes/Musée de la Faune/Homework Assista...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: A visit to the Musée de la faune will amaze you with their different species from our forests including sounds and smells! You will also visit the Mokotakan Amerindian village: the 11 Quebec nations are presented by their different traditional housing.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or homework assistance workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seventeen: Tuesday, June 09 - French Classes/Dynamic Conversation Workshop/Dict...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Presentation.

Afternoon: French Conversation Workshop.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or diction workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eighteen: Wednesday, June 10 - French Classes/Free Time/Homework Assistance
Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Free afternoon.

Dinner: Dinner at the cafeteria

Evening: French movie screening or homework assistance workshop (optional).

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: University apartment style residence (fully furnished) with four single occupancy bedrooms and common living room, kitchen and bathroom (one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet plus a 2nd bathroom with only toilet and sink). Each person has a set of keys for the apartment and a personal key for his/her bedroom. The apartments are approximately 15 - 25 minute walk to restaurants, drug store, grocery store and shopping centre. Taxis are also available on campus. MEALS: During the week breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the University cafeteria’s private cafeteria - the bistro. This private area is closed on weekends. Participants need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. For those who are participating to day trips during the weekends, restaurant reservations are made for the groups and participants pay for their own meals. To specify any special dietary needs or allergies, contact the coordinator at 1-888-343-8645 at least 2 weeks before to the beginning of the program.

Contact info:
École internationale de français de l’UQTR
3351 Boulevard des Forges, C.P. 500
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca/eif

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet (no Wi-Fi connection). Please note there are no irons or hangers. All apartments are furnished and silverware, utensils, dishes pots and pans are also included. Kitchens are equipped with an oven, a refrigerator and a microwave and a coffee maker.



Bed sheets, covers and pillows are provided as well as towels, a face cloth and a bath mat (1 per person for the duration of your stay). You need to wash your bed sheets and clean your apartment yourself.



There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend bringing an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), Wi-Fi connection on campus, nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), indoor jogging tracks (free), sauna (free) and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. A 10 km/6.2 mile walking trail beside the campus.


Public phones are available on the main floor of the University building. There is also a phone available in the living room of each residence for local calls (no voicemail). For long distance calls, you need an international calling card. International calling cards are sold in all convenience stores of the area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Participants share bathroom facilities; one full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and toilet; plus a 2nd bathroom with toilet and sink. Facilities shared by up to 4 people in apartment style housing with 4 single occupancy rooms.

Additional nights before: See below
Rooms at the University are not available for pre-program nights. Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (Fri, June 12, 2015) at a cost of $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival - contact the coordinator toll free at 1-888-343-8645. See Pre/Post Hotel information for suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Nineteen: Thursday, June 11 - French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Dinner at a ...
French Classes/Conversation Workshop/Dinner at a Sugar Shack/Diploma Ceremony

Breakfast: Breakfast at the cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at the cafeteria

Afternoon: Conversation workshop

Dinner: Enjoy a farewell dinner and evening in an authentic sugar shack! Sample traditional Quebec country cooking in a cozy, cheerful atmosphere and learn about the old and new methods of making maple syrup. Folk Music, Dance and Diploma ceremony. Not to be missed!

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Twenty: Friday, June 12 - Program Concludes/Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria is at 7:30 a.m.

Lunch: Departures after breakfast as per individual travel plans. Optional ($$) airport shuttle departs the University at 9:00 a.m.; approximate arrival at Montreal International Airport is 11:30 a.m. Check-out is 12:00 noon for those departing independently. This concludes our program. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please be in touch via the Road Scholar Social Network, where you can share memories, pictures and comments. Best wishes for all your journeys.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Old Trois RivièresTrois-Rivières offers visitors a variety of tourist attractions including museums, theatres, cinemas, art galleries and heritage sites.
For additional information, visit: www.tourismetroisrivieres.com/en/a_decouvrir.php

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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19 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 15 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 15 dinners
27 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Performances

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