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Journée Poisson d'Avril/Closing Program

Published: August 22, 2015

​We said goodbye to our last set of villagers today! They have learned a lot and we hope they continue to learn at home!

Journée Métro

Published: August 18, 2015

​We welcomed our new one-week villageois and some families for Family Week! Check out inside for photos!

Au revoir les villageois!

Published: August 15, 2015

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

​Journée Sénégalaise

Published: August 14, 2015

​Having a variety of international staff members is extremely beneficial here at Lac du Bois. Yesterday, our staff members from Sénégal taught us about their traditions and customs!

Allez, allez, allez, allez, allez Journée Internationale​!

Published: August 8, 2015

La Journée Internationale was a big hit yesterday! We enjoyed being able to hang out with the nine other villages for a little while! Look inside for photos!

Meet our monos!

Published: June 24, 2015

​Here at Lac du Bois, we have the best of the best working with your children. Our monos (counselors) are fluent in French and love working with children. We have many staff members that are certified teachers, many with M.A. degrees, and some even pursuing Ph.D. degrees! Here are pictures of our counselors so you can put names to faces of who is working with your villageois (villagers).

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!

Journée de Fermeture 

Published: June 20, 2015

​We said goodbye to our second session of one-week villagers and our first session of two-week villagers today. We miss you already!

Au Revoir les villageois d'une semaine!

Published: June 13, 2015

​Though our one-week villagers did leave today, our two-week villagers continued in the program and had soirée en pavillon. See inside for more details!