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TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC

French Immersion: A Key to the Francophone World

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Program #2764RJ
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.
Start of Program
Jul 6, 2014
Arrivals and check-in to the University in Trois-Rivieres, QC between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Light dinner buffet at 6:30 p.m.
You will be staying at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières that night.
Location: Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Nearest city or town: Montreal, Quebec
Nearest highway: Highway 40
Nearest airport: Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport / Montreal (Easier to get to Trois-Rivières from Montreal) OR Jean Lesage Airport (Quebec City, QC)

End of Program
Jul 25, 2014
Independent departures after lunch from the University in Trois-Rivieres, QC. Check-out is 12 noon.
You will be staying at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières the night before.
Location: Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Additional transportation information same as above.
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 not available for pre-program nights. Suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres: 1. Hôtel du Gouverneur, 975 Rue Hart, (888)-910-1111 2. Hôtel Delta : 1620 Notre Dame, (819) 376-1991 3. Comfort Inn : 6255 rue Corbeil, (819) 371-3566 Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (July 25th) $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival, call Marie-Pier @ 1-888-343-8645; email marie-pier.carpentier@uqtr.ca

Check in time: 3:00 PM

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 after: See below
Rooms at the university not available for pre-program nights. Suggested hotels in Trois-Rivieres: 1. Hôtel du Gouverneur, 975 Rue Hart, (888)-910-1111 2. Hôtel Delta : 1620 Notre Dame, (819) 376-1991 3. Comfort Inn : 6255 rue Corbeil, (819) 371-3566 Rooms at the University ARE available on the night the program ends (July 25th) $45 + tax. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before your arrival, call Marie-Pier @ 1-888-343-8645; email marie-pier.carpentier@uqtr.ca

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
19 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 15 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 15 dinners
28 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Performances

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