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Journée Comédies-Musicales

Published: July 29, 2017

Plaisirs d'Amour finishes with song and laughter.

Today we said a sad farewell to our one-week villagers and celebrated the villages many talents with our Spectacle de Talent (Talent Show)!

Au revoir les villageois!

Published: August 15, 2015

​We wrapped up three different sessions today! Check out the pictures!

Journée Fête de la Musique

Published: August 5, 2015

Salut! Today at Lac du Bois, the crédits (credit villagers) had the chance to become monos (counselors) for a day! They went through the process of planning a day and the theme, and then had to execute their plans! They chose the theme Fête de la Musique (World Music Day is the English version), an annual music celebration that takes place during the summer solstice. The idea to have a day-long music festival actually came from the French...

Journée d'Ouverture

Published: August 4, 2015

We welcomed our new one- and two-week villagers yesterday, and we’re so excited to have them here! Look inside for pictures!

Le Weekend de Crédits

Published: August 2, 2015

Bonjour les familles et amis des crédits! We said goodbye to our two-week villagers today and started our credit weekend! The crédits took their mid-session exams today, and then were able to relax for the rest of the night. We had an American themed dinner with BBQ chicken, macaroni and cheese, chocolate mousse, and some other American food! After dinner, we got ready for a second dance - at El Lago del Bosque (the Spanish village). We headed over...

Journée Moyen-Âge/La Belle Étoile

Published: July 30, 2015

​Today was a busy day for everyone! The two-week villagers enjoyed a day based on the Middle Ages while our credit villagers went camping! Look inside for pictures.

Journée Cathédrales

Published: July 17, 2015

​The first half of our summer has ended (nooooo!), but we have had so much fun! Take a look inside this post to see pictures from our last day together, and our closing ceremony!

Le projet final du Cours de Frédo

Published: July 15, 2015

​Take a look inside for the course project from one of our credit classes!

Journée PACA - Festival d'Avignon

Published: July 12, 2015

Coucou mes amis (hey friends)! At Lac du Bois, we are so lucky to have many staff members that are from France and other Francophone countries. Our theme today was PACA - Festival d'Avignon. For those of you that may not know, PACA means Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, a region in France. In this area, there is a city named Avignon, which also happens to be the name of one of our cabins here! So the theme today was about the region and the annual...

Journée Dinosaures

Published: July 10, 2015

​Our crédits organized our theme of the day today! Check out the pictures inside!

Journée Super-Héros

Published: July 1, 2015

Bonsoir tout le monde (good evening everyone)! Our theme today was super-héros! We started out the day with our local Lac du Bois superheroes, Super Québéoise and Super Belge - the superheroes that encourage the villageois (villagers) to speak French. Several other super-héros visited us throughout the day before our meals to introduce the food we would be eating! For...

Lac du Bois Credit Program

Published: June 28, 2015

Our crédits (credit villagers) love coming to Lac du Bois for a variety of reasons. Look inside to see pictures of this year’s credit villagers and teachers, and the reasons why Lac du Bois is such a great place to learn French!

Journée d'Ouverture 

Published: June 22, 2015

Lac du Bois welcomed 130 new two- and four-week villageois​ (villagers) today! Look inside to read more about our opening day and see pictures!