It’s Not-Back-to-School : Let’s Celebrate!



  • September 2nd at the water park in Malartic, starting at 11am.


  • September 6 Témiscouata, at Parc Clair-Soleil in Cabano around 11am. An exchange of books, board games or other educational material is planned, if you have stuff to trade, bring it!
  • September 19 Kamouraska. Whether you’re just curious, you just started homeschooling or if you’re an experienced parent-educator, you are all invited to come and share a lunch by the river on Monday, September 19th at Parc de la Pointe in Rivière-du-Loup. Bring your blanket, your shares, your questions, your discoveries and your curiosity! *Postponed to Tuesday the 20th in case of rain.


  • August 30th, Quebec City, at Parc des Brumes from 11 am
  • September 6, 11 am, at Quebec’s Grand Marché
  • September 14 Charlevoix, at the Parcours des Berges de la Rivière Malbaie in Clermont from 9:30 am to 2 pm.


  • Not-back-to-school camping at the Nicolet River Camping in Wotton from August 28 to September 2.
  • September 8 at Parc Colonial at 10 a.m., Arsène Street in Victoriaville.


  • September 18 Lévis, at Parc des Chutes-de-la-Chaudière starting at 11 am.


  • September 8 Sherbrooke, Olivier-Chauvreau park from 11 am.
  • September 16 Granby, Lac Boivin Park from 10 am to 3 pm.


  • September 2nd at Parc Jean Bosco (249 Chemin du Golf East, St-Charles-Borromée J6E 8L1) will be held the AESM Lanaudiere’s non-back-to-school picnic, from 11am to 3pm.


  • September 1 St. Columban’s Public Market from 4 to 8 p.m. A public market with a park, skate park, local exhibitors, food trucks and a community pizza oven. Also in the area are a few geocaching caches, a library filled with educational games and a self-help center to buy second hand.


  • September 2, starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Centre de plein-air Ville-Joie (11441 Notre-Dame Street, Pointe-du-Lac, Trois-Rivières). Picnic at the beach and activities: hebertism in the forest, etc.
  • Non-back-to-school camping at Camping Bivouak, in St-Élie-de-Caxton, from September 5 to 12.


  • September 1, Gille Plante Park (also known as Parc ensoleillé) in McMasterville, 11 a.m. Bring your lunch, balloons, scooters and picnic supplies!
  • September 6 at Christ-Roy Park, Longueuil, starting at 10:30 a.m. (941 Duhamel Street, Longueuil) Bring your lunch and a blanket, your scooter/bmx and games for the kids if you want! Several play modules on site.


  • September 9, Communidée Center picnic, at the Salamandre park in Mont Royal, 1 pm.


  • September 7 at Lac Leamy in Gatineau, starting at 10:30 am.


  • August 28 St-Gédéon, Parc St-Antoine starting at 10 am
  • September 14 Chicoutimi, Rosaire-Gauthier Park starting at 11 am (postponed to the next day in case of rain).