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20 Days | 19 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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 Jul 7 — Jul 26, 2013

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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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 07 - Arrival, Registration & Welcome Dinner!
Arrive To: Registration

Dinner: Dinner - A light welcome buffet will be offered at around 6:30pm

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 08 - Placement Test/Orientation and First French Class...
Note: Classes are three hours every morning, Monday to Friday. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to put to practice what you have learned in the morning by participating to workshops or during activities in the surrounding community. You will experience French Immersion and all guided tours and field trips will be conducted in French.

Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Program Orientation and French Placement Test. Learn about this immersion program and an orientation on UQTR campus. You will be given a language placement test to determine your French level. The group will then be divided in three separate classes: Beginner, Intermediate and advanced. Class sizes are between 5 and 17 students per class depending on the total number of registration.

Lunch: Lunch at cafeteria

Afternoon: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Français. French Movie Presentation and assistance with homework.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 09 - French Classes/History of Trois-Rivieres/SOS Lab
Breakfast: Breakfast at the Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Conversation Workshop.

Afternoon: Conference: The History of Trois-Rivieres. A local expert offers an overview of the first days of the colony - historical context, political organization and the relationships with the people of the First Nations.

Dinner: Dinner at the Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Lab. French Movie Presentation and SOS Lab.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 10 - Old Trois-Rivieres Tour/Musée Boréalis/SOS França...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Field Trip - Walking tour in historic Trois-Rivieres and visit to Musée Boréalis.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Français. French Movie Presentation and assistance with homework.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 11 - French Classes and Dynamic Conversation Workshop/...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: French Conversation Workshop. Orientation for weekend visits.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Lab. French Movie Presentation and SOS lab.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, July 12 - French Classes - Dynamic Conversation Workshop an...
French Classes - Dynamic Conversation Workshop and Computer Phonetic LAB!

Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: - Conversation Workshop - Computer Phonetic LAB

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: French Movie.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seven: Saturday, July 13 - Day trip to QUÉBEC CITY!
Breakfast: Breakfast on own using your cash allowance.

Morning: Travel to Quebec City to explore the only fortified city in North America. Québec City has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage.

Lunch: Lunch in Old Quebec using your cash allowance. You will have Free Time in Old Quebec.

Afternoon: Discover this fascinating historical city accompanied with a local guide. This overview covers Old Quebec including the famous Château Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace, Place-Royale, the Petit-Champlain district, the Old Port, the Citadel and Battlefields Park (the Plains of Abraham).

Dinner: Enjoy dinner in an international restaurant in Old Quebec using your cash allowance.

Evening: Return to Trois Rivieres

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eight: Sunday, July 14 - Cap-de-la-Madeleine/Notre-Dame-du-Cap Shrine
Breakfast: Breakfast on own using your cash allowance

Morning: This tour features a guided visit of the Ursuline Museum and also the Notre-Dame-du-Cap Shrine. In the morning, visit the Ursuline Chapel and Museum: A cloister, a school, a hospital... Visit a site that is over three hundred years old and take in the Ursuline experience. Moving accounts recall a period when walls surrounded the Ursuline monastery and when prayer, education and care for the sick were part of the daily life of these nuns.

Lunch: Lunch in a restaurant located in the city center, using your cash allowance.

Afternoon: In the afternoon, visit the Notre-Dame-du-Cap Shrine: Discover an oasis of peace, greenery and history along the King's Road. The Sanctuaire Notre-Dame-du-Cap (Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape), with its immense, modern basilica, old sanctuary and magnificent gardens, offers religious, spiritual and cultutal environment.

Dinner: Dinner on own using your cash allowance.

Evening: French movie.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Nine: Monday, July 15 - Field Trip to Forges du Saint Maurice/ SOS França...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Guided visit of the National historic site, Les Forges du St-Maurice: This national historic site was home to the first industrial community in Canada. Visitors will learn about the workings of the blast furnace, how iron was moulded and the various techniques used.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Français. French Movie Presentation and assistance with homework.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Ten: Tuesday, July 16 - Conversation Workshop/Presentation - Québec Songs...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: French Conversation Workshop and presentation on Quebec music.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Lab. French Movie Presentation and SOS lab.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eleven: Wednesday, July 17 - Visit of the Village québécois d'Antan/SOS França...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Visit of the Village québécois d'Antan. One of the highlight of the program!!! In the heart of the province, discover a small village where the past meets the present. This typical 19th-century village brings to life the period from 1810 to 1910. The Village québécois d'antan (old-time Québec village), a cultural, educational and tourist site charged with history, extends along the Saint-François river for two kilometres.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Français. French Movie Presentation and assistance with homework.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Twelve: Thursday, July 18 - French Classes and Dynamic Conversation Workshop/...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: - Conversation Workshop - Orientation for possible weekend visits

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Lab. French Movie Presentation and SOS lab.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Thirteen: Friday, July 19 - French Classes/Dynamic Conversation Workshop/Comp...
Breakfast: Breakfast Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Conversation Workshop and Computer Phonetic Lab.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: French movie.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Fourteen: Saturday, July 20 - Day trip to MONTREAL!
Breakfast: Breakfast on own using your cash allowance.

Morning: Travel to Montreal for a guided Visit of the Montreal's historic city centre.

Lunch: Lunch in Montreal using your cash allowance. You will have free time in Montréal to explore by yourself this cosmopolitan and amazing city.

Afternoon: Guided Tour of Montreal: Enjoy an overview of Old and New Montreal in a 2-hour bus tour. This sightseeing includes Old Port, Montréal Downtown, the Underground city, Latin Quarter, Mont-Royal Park, St-Joseph’s Oratory and Westmount or Outremont neighborhoods.

Dinner: Enjoy Montreal's cuisine in a downtown restaurant using your cash allowance.

Evening: Travel back to Trois Rivieres

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Fifteen: Sunday, July 21 - La Mauricie National Park/Laurentian Flora and Fa...
Breakfast: Breakfast on own using your cash allowance.

Morning: Travel to La Mauricie, Canadian National Park. La Mauricie National Park protects a representative sample of the Canadian Shield. It provides visitors the opportunity of learning about Laurentian flora and fauna as well as participating in outdoors activities like bird watching, or hiking.

Lunch: Picnic in the Park with your box lunch.

Afternoon: Return to Trois Rivieres at around 4:00 pm.

Dinner: Dinner on own using your cash allowance.

Evening: French Movie.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Sixteen: Monday, July 22 - French Classes/Free Afternoon/SOS Français
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Free Afternoon.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Français. French Movie Presentation and assistance with homework.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seventeen: Tuesday, July 23 - Dynamic Conversation Workshop/Presentation - Poli...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: French Conversation Workshop and presentation providing an introduction on the Politics of Québec.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Lab.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eighteen: Wednesday, July 24 - French Classes/Batiscan Old Presbytary/SOS França...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Built in 1816, the Vieux presbytere de Batiscan invites you to dive into the universe of priest Frechette and his servant Adeline. Guided visit of the site with a costumed character.

Dinner: Dinner at Cafeteria

Evening: Movie & SOS Français. French Movie Presentation and assistance with homework.

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 room. On the weekends, the dining room is closed. Participants will need to buy their own meals in restaurants nearby or at the supermarket. A $100 cash allowance will be given during the program to help subsidize the weekend meals. 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.

Contact info:
3351 Boulevard des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7 Canada
phone: 819-376-5124
web: www.uqtr.ca

Room amenities: Single bed, study desk and chair, lamp, closet cabinet. Free local phone calls and High-speed Internet. 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. 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. However, there is a maid service ($) should you be interested by this option. There is no air conditioning in the residence. We strongly recommend to bring an electric fan for your room.

Facility amenities: On-campus facilities: ATM, cafeteria, post office, book store, library, public computer rooms (free Internet access), nursing clinic, sports complex (including an Olympic swimming pool), sauna and fitness room ($). Coin laundry ($1.00 for washers and $1.00 for dryers) are available in the basement of each building. 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: July 6 - free/July 26 - $42
The room is available on the night before the program starts (Saturday July 6th ) at no extra charge. There is a charge of $42 for the night of Friday July 26th - the day the program ends. Reservations must be made at least two weeks before your arrival - please contact the coordinator, Catherine Johnston-Marchand at Catherine.johnston-Marchand@uqtr.ca or toll free at 1-888-343-8645. If you arrive before Saturday, you will need to make your own reservations in a hotel nearby.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Nineteen: Thursday, July 25 - Dynamic Conversation Workshop/Dinner at a Sugar S...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Classes: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Lunch at Cafeteria

Afternoon: Dynamic 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 Diplomas! Not to be missed!

Lodging: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Twenty: Friday, July 26 - Farewell Lunch
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafeteria

Morning: Course: French As A Foreign Language

Lunch: Farewell lunch at Cafeteria followed by independent departures from the university.

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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Included
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19 nights of accommodations
57 meals: 19 breakfasts, 19 lunches, 19 dinners
28 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Performances

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