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Pointe-aux-Trembles by Ferry and Bike

This summer, I took advantage of the new, frequent ferry (‘navette fluviale’) running from the Old Port out to Pointe-aux-Trembles to explore the eastern tip of our island by bike.

Carpooling Rules and Etiquette

Carpooling is often the most economical and practical mode of transportation to reach sites outside of Montreal. Here are a few rules and guidelines to ensure that carpooling is safe and enjoyable for everyone. Information...

Try Camping This Summer!

What could be more fun than spending a night outdoors in a tent, and waking up to the sound of birds singing? To try camping in Montreal or out of town, here are a few options: Parks Canada...

Donate – Canoe and SUP!

Sponsor a low-income new Canadian to try SUP and canoe-camping with us this summer! Make a charitable donation by June 25th to make Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and Canoe-Camping accessible! Each $25 donation will enable a low-income new Canadian...

Refund Policy for Intercultural Outdoor Recreation Program Activities

Weekly Activities If you need to request a reimbursement, please note that there will be a cancellation fee equivalent to 10% of the total amount of your bill, up to a maximum of $50, in addition to the...

Huts in Quebec

In Quebec we are fortunate to have an extensive backcountry hut system. There are many huts you can get access by hiking, snowshoeing or skiing, allowing you to spend an overnight or even several out in the...

How to Deal With Quebec’s Mosquitoes!

Mosquitoes, black flies, horse flies, deer flies, no-see-ums… During the warm season in Quebec, we’re never truly alone! It can be difficult to calmly remember that all of these biting insects are truly essential for a healthy...

How to Try Kayaking This Summer

Here is a non-exhaustive list of companies, organisations and clubs that offer kayak classes and outings for beginners. Montreal’s whitewater kayaking club organizes lessons in a heated swimming pool near Frontenac metro station that are...

Goodbye Neil and Thank You!

We would like to thank and recognize a special volunteer, Neil Yee, who has put in hundreds if not thousands of hours since 2012 to help us teach new Canadians and all of our...

Winter 2019 Report!

Plein air interculturel, rapport hiver 2019Download