2024 Timnath Middle School Quebec Program
June 4, 2024 -
June 11, 2024
Dates are tentative until flights are secured
Airfare not included in program tuition
There are two options for payment, including an interest-free installment plan. Follow whichever works best for your family. If we are within 90 days of travel, only the pay in full option is possible.
Program Tuition: $2,990
Pay in Full
Pay a $500 deposit at the time of enrollment and establish an interest-free monthly payment plan. If you enroll today, your estimated* monthly payments would be:
All prices in United States Dollars.
Canada Cultural Journey
Don’t want to fly cross the ocean to experience Europe? Quebec is the answer! Canada’s largest province is also the most multicultural. It has the most unique mixes of old-world meets new-world, English meets French, and history meets today in all of North America. People from just about every walk of life can be found in Quebec, and the province boasts a multi-faceted geography, gorgeous landscapes and diverse climate. Four very distinct seasons put their stamp on this vast territory, and no matter what time of year you come, this friendly, romantic province is full of festivals and appeal.
Cultural Journeys allow travelers to gain insights into the heritage, history and modern realities of their destination by offering a broad diversity of experience. We rely on the expertise of our local staff to plan itineraries which not only explore the prominent sites but also make time for the lesser-known local gems and are intentional about regular interaction with local people.
Check out some of the featured experiences of your program!
Wander through the markets at the old port of Montreal
Have the adventure of a lifetime with your friends
Visit the Chutes Montmorency, a spectacular waterfall in Quebec
Take a ghost tour as costumed guides wander with lanterns through the streets of Old Quebec
Practice French with language classes led by native speakers
Explore the oldest military building in Canada and other architectural wonders
We do everything possible to run safe, engaging, and immersive programs for our travelers, but given the unpredictable nature of international travel we must remain flexible in our planning. Changes to a schedule are uncommon but if inclement weather pushes us off course or an unexpected opportunity arises which travelers are excited about, we reserve the right to adjust programming in the best interest of the group.
|USA - Québec, Canada
|Today the group will fly to Québec City. Upon arrival, we'll settle into our hotel for the evening, have our first delicious dinner of local cuisine and, time allowing, hold a short orientation meeting.
|French classes will take place in the morning. Throughout your time in Quebéc, you'll have plenty of opportunities to put your French skills to use in a variety of everyday situations. We'll have a tasty lunch, students will have some time to explore in smaller groups and interact with locals. This evening we will visit the Huron Traditional Site and discover the history, culture and lifestyle of the Hurons from yesterday to today
|After French classes in the morning, we'll visit the Citadel and Parliament buildings. The Citadel is the oldest military building in Canada and forms part of the fortifications of Old Québec City. The Parliament building is impressive, and here you will be introduced to the history and inner workings of the provincial government. Depending on the time of the visit, we may be able to see the changing of the guard, a ceremonyin which sentries performing ceremonial guard duties at important institutions are relieved by a new batch of sentries. This evening we'll take a ghost tour where costumed guides light their lanterns and take us on a 90 minute adventure through the streets of Old Quebec to hear 400 years of haunting stories! The cobblestone streets and ancient buildings set the stage for a truly unique experience.
|Québec - Montreal
|French classes will take place in the morning, or a history class in French detailing the rich narrative that led to the settlement of this region. Later we will take a visit to the Chutes Montmorency a few minutes from Quebec City. One of the province's more spectacular sites, the cascading waterfall stands 30 meters higher than Niagara Falls. This afternoon we're off to Montreal! We'll stop at a traditional sugar shack in route to taste many a treat and also learn more about how to harvest maple syrup! Upon arrival to the big city, we'll settle into our accommodations and have dinner in town.
|After a morning tour of Montréal's old quarter, we'll have lunch at the city's port and take a bicycle ride around this hip part of town. In the afternoon we will explore the Atwater market, shopping for fresh produce and practicing our French with the vendors. Later we will catch a thrilling performance by cirque du soleil or another local act.
|We'll take a tour of McGill University, one of four renowned universities in Montreal.Later on, we'll go hiking on Mont-Royal, where we will see the best view of Montreal. Tonight, we'll celebrate our time spent in country with a final dinner and reflect upon our journey together as a group.
|Montreal - USA
|Today the group will fly home.
|Your own bed, eventually!
In order to provide a safe and memorable experience, we follow strict guidelines when choosing program accommodations. Walking Tree partners with locally-operated, three-star equivalent hotels and guest houses which are centrally located, clean and safe.
Hotel Le Concorde
This 3-star hotel is the ideal place for an urban getaway in Quebec City. Its imposing structure offers a beautiful view of the majestic fleuve Saint-Laurent, of Quebec City and of its numerous parks and green spaces. Free Wi-Fi access throughout the building keeps everyone feeling connected. Students will be grouped in their rooms according to gender and availability.
Safety and Support
EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
During our trip in Costa Rica I loved that our trip leader took the students’ ideas and incorporated side adventures just for them. This small piece made the trip more than we could have ever asked for.
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Your Adventure Includes
In order to give our travelers the best possible price, we break out airfare from the Program Tuition. We will still handle all booking and ticketing via our flight partner who has access to special fares not available to the general public. Once confirmed, you will be invoiced for the flight roughly 75 days prior to travel.
Program Tuition Excludes: Travel insurance, baggage fees, passport/visa fees, laundry, souvenirs, and activities not listed on itinerary.
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