School groups

 

The Eurêka! Festival will take place May, 24, 25 and 26, 2024

 

 

Please note that reservations for this year’s Festival are now closed!

 

WHAT IS EURÊKA!?

AN EXCITING YEAR-END OUTING THAT WILL IMMERSE YOUR STUDENTS IN SCIENCE… WHILE HAVING LOADS OF FUN!

WHO IS IT FOR? 

MAINLY, FOR CYCLE 3 ELEMENTARY AND
CYCLE 1 SECONDARY CLASSES.

EURÊKA! IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Meet people who are passionate about science and technology, discover the equipment they use and ask all kinds of questions
  • Take part in shows, workshops, activities and spectacular demonstrations
  • Discover the extraordinary vitality of local science and research
  • Give boys and girls from all walks of life a taste for careers in the STEM fields
  • Make the most of this UNIQUE activity
  • All this is offered each year, for the past 16 years, entirely for FREE!


teachers' F.A.Q

The Eurêka! Festival will be held May 24, 25, and 26, 2024. Friday, May 24 is reserved for school groups.

 

Ideally for Cycle 3 elementary and Cycle 1 secondary classes.

All activities are FREE!

At Parc Jean-Drapeau, at the foot of the Biosphère.

– By metro – yellow line to the Jean-Drapeau station. When you exit the station you will be in the heart of the action!
– By school bus
– By bike : lots of bike and Bixi racks are available at the park.

To visit the Eurêka! Festival, school groups must be registered using the online form which opens in November/December on our website.

An email is sent out to our contact list once registration is open. To ensure that you are included and that you don’t miss out on future editions of the Festival, please contact us at 

Please note that all activities are free and accessible to all during the Festival. Only the Saturday night show requires a prior reservation.

As long as you like! There is between 2 to 6 hours worth of activities, it all depends on your availability!

Feel free to picnic on site (there will also be a sheltered area for a few hundred kids in case of rain).

We recommend 1 accompanying adult for every 10 students.

Each group will be greeted upon arrival by a festival agent.

We will send you an information kit a few weeks before the festival.

OVER 60,000 CAPTIVATED STUDENTS AND TEACHERS TO DATE!

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SINCE 2007, THE EURÊKA! FESTIVAL HAS BUILT AN ENVIABLE REPUTATION AMONG EDUCATORS, BY OFFERING EXCEPTIONALLY RICH SCIENTIFIC CONTENT through AN INTERACTIVE APPROACH, which ENCOURAGES HARD WORK AND PERSEVERANCE.

WHAT TEACHERS SAY ABOUT EURÊKA! ?

87%* of surveyed teachers enjoyed their visit

93% were impressed with the richness and diversity of the programming

94% are convinced of Eurêka!’s discovery and learning benefits

93% have attended Eurêka! more than once with their class

*Survey carried out for the Eurêka! Festival by YMS

EURÊKA! PROJECTS FOR SCHOOL GROUPS

NEED MORE INFORMATION?  eurekascolaire@liledusavoir.ca

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