Workshops and Activities

Online and In-Person Programs

Rich in heritage and culture, Quebec is a vital and thriving part of the French-speaking world. At the French Immersion School, we offer an extensive and varied program of social and cultural events and activities. Special interest clubs enable you to meet, exchange ideas, and participate in activities appropriate to your particular level of French.

Workshops and activities are offered during our in-person and online immersion programming, and are approved for Western's Co-Curricular Record.

Workshops we have offered in the past include:  WCCR-image.JPG

  • Basic Communication 
  • Theatre and Improvisation
  • Quebecois and French Music
  • Visual Arts 
  • Creative Writing 
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Quebecois Society 
  • Discovery of the Region: History and Culture of Trois-Pistoles

Socio-cultural Activities

Sociocultural activities offer experiences that enhance the language learning process and form an integral part of the immersion program.  You are expected to participate in these activities on a regular basis. Some activities will be mandatory, while other sociocultural activities are optional.  

Extracurricular activities we have offered in the past include:

  • Concerts and plays performed by francophone groups
  • Student talent shows, poetry readings and folklore evenings
  • Tournaments for badminton, volleyball, basketball, soccer, tennis, and ping-pong
  • Outdoor activities including bicycle trips, swimming, kayaking, and hiking excursions
  • Language workshops (phonetics, DELF/DALF exam preparation)

Popular optional activities we have offered include:

  • A weekend trip to Quebec City
  • Whale-watching in Rivière-du-Loup
  • Visits to Mont Albert, Parc du Bic and Île aux Basques

Excursions provide you with an excellent opportunity to become better acquainted with the town of Trois-Pistoles and the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. Any optional activity is offered as a valuable supplement to the regular program.