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Our 2017 Photo Contest: June Winners!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Jul 5, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

The time has come to announce the winners of June's photo contest!

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Topics: Quebec City, winter, Quebec, Contests, Photos

Our 2017 Photo Contest: April Winner!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, May 30, 2017 @ 10:36 AM

The time has come to announce the winner of April's photo contest!

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Topics: Quebec City, winter, Quebec, Contests, Photos

Video: A Taste of Our Winter Class Trips to Quebec

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 @ 04:33 PM

Hey! If you're planning a winter class trip to Quebec with Jumpstreet Tours, this video is a great recruitment tool.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Student travel, Montreal, Quebec City, winter, Quebec, French, Trip-Planning Resources, video

2 Maple Syrup Recipes that will Bring Quebec to Your Classroom

Posted by Laura Lalonde on Tue, Mar 3, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

It’s no secret that maple syrup is huge in Quebec. No matter the time of year, virtually all of our Quebec student tours experience its gooey goodness when they visit a cabane à sucre (sugar shack), where syrup is cultivated from maple trees.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canada, Student travel, culture, winter, Quebec, French, Food

3 Things About Québec’s Montmorency Falls That Will Take Your Breath Away

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

We know what you’re thinking: “Waterfalls in Québec? At this time of year?! Have you lost your marbles?”

We haven’t lost our marbles … not yet at least. Whether it's January or June, the glorious Chutes Montmorency (Montmorency Waterfalls) is a must-see for any Quebec City school trip. Québec’s founder, Samuel de Champlain, named the falls after Henri II, duc de Montmorency, who served as the viceroy of New France in the 1620s. The falls are the tallest in the province – taller even than Niagara, in fact – and are host to spectacular views, stunning natural formations and French Canadian legends that could have been written by Nicholas Sparks.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canada, Canadian Travel, Student travel, Quebec City, History, winter

The Official Jumpstreet Guide to Winter Packing is Here!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Dec 24, 2013 @ 11:35 AM

Picture this: it’s the night before your trip to Quebec’s wintery wonderland and your room looks like a dog’s breakfast of wool socks and long johns. You sit on top of your suitcase and carefully zip it shut, and just as you’re about to pat yourself on the back for a packing job well done, that sinking feeling sets in and you realize: I forgot to pack underwear!

We’ve all been there before. Packing for a trip, particularly one that will take you into the heart of a Canadian winter, can be overwhelming. While you don’t always have the luxury of being over-prepared for your adventure, you certainly can’t afford to be under-prepared.

Luckily for you we’re here to help!

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Topics: travel, Canada, Canadian Travel, Student travel, Montreal, Quebec City, winter