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12 January 2020

Fatbike rental

Did you know that you can rent fatbikes at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center? We have two fatbike tracks, one of which runs along Rivière-à-Mars. Our tracks total 6 km and are maintained every day. The rental price is $ 25 + taxes for half a day. To try this famous winter bike, go to Bec-Scie! […]
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23 December 2019

Happy hours are Back at Bec-Scie

Happy hours (5 to 7) are back at Bec-Scie Outdoor Center! From December 26, there will be happy hours at the Bec-Scie chalet every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. By a happy coincidence, these are also the nights of runway lighting! Special prices at the restaurant-bar: 2 large beers for $ 15 2 small beers for […]
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10 December 2019

Holiday Schedule at Bec-Scie

The Bec-Scie Outdoor Center will be open according to this schedule for the holiday season: December 24: 8 am to 4:30 pm. December 25th: closed. December 26-27-28: 8 am to 9 pm. December 29: 8 am to 6 pm. December 30-31: 8 am to 4:30 pm. January 1st: closed. January 2: return to the usual […]
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21 November 2019

$ 22,500 raised at Contact Nature’s benefit dinner

Contact Nature is very proud to announce that the fundraising dinner on November 7th raised $ 22,500! These funds will be invested in various projects to promote access to the outdoors for people in vulnerable situations in the region. The whole Contact Nature team thanks the participants for their immense generosity at the silent auction […]
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15 November 2019

Give a Contact Nature gift card for Christmas!

Good news! It is now possible to buy a Contact-Nature gift card! Exchangeable in all the activities of the Contact Nature divisions : in Rivière-à-Mars, at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, at the ice fishing villages of La Baie, at Okwari adventures and at the campsite Au jardin de mon père. Buy a gift certificate. A […]
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8 November 2019

A Gift Certificate for each Contact Nature Member

To encourage citizen participation, Contact Nature is now offering a $ 20 gift certificate to each of its members. The contribution requested to become a member is $ 20. Each member thus recovers his investment in a Contact Nature gift certificate. In addition to being a thank you, the gift certificate allows each member to […]
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26 October 2019

Contact Nature thanks the participants of its Forum of the future

On Wednesday, October 23rd, Contact Nature held a Future Forum with various stakeholders in the context of its 2020-2025 strategic planning. The evening was a reflection on the future of Contact Nature, which is currently preparing its strategic plan for the next five years. Representatives from different fields have agreed to make this gesture of […]
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11 October 2019

Contact Nature many times finalist!

Tourism Excellence Award Contact Nature is a finalist in two categories at the Tourism Excellence Awards of the Tourism Alliance of Quebec! The Okwari Adventures division is nominated in the “Innovation and Offer Development Initiative” category for its winter activities, and Contact Nature is a finalist in the “Human Resources Management Initiative – Innovative Practice” […]
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7 October 2019

Contact Nature Compensates With Boreal Carbon

This month, Contact Nature made its first greenhouse gas offset with the Boreal Carbon program of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Contact Nature offset 6.4 tons of greenhouse gases by financing the planting of 46 trees. The trees planted under this program are entirely dedicated to university research on the role of the forest […]
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1 October 2019

Jack Rabbit cross-country ski lessons : now free!

Our Jack Rabbit cross-country ski lessons for kids from 5 to 12 years old are now free! Registrations are in progress for the 2020 season. In the program: improvement of cross-country skiing techniques ascent and descent of slopes relay racing course games with new friends. Classes are given by a certified Quebec Cross Country Ski coach.  The equipment […]
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30 September 2019

Closing at Noon this Friday (October 4th 2019)

Exceptionally this Friday, October 4, 2019, the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center will be open from 8 am to noon only. Thank you for your understanding!
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2 August 2019

Notice – Caution in mountain bike trails

Please note that there will be work on the bike trails over the next week, from Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 9 inclusively. As there will be truck traffic, you are advised to be extra careful and watchful. Thank you for your collaboration.
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26 July 2019

Organic or Local Vegetables in Contact Nature Restaurants

Whether at the restaurant of Au jardin de mon père campsite or of Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, we make the commitment to cook only with organic or local vegetables, depending on the season. We are proud to collaborate with BIZZ Magasin d’alimentation saine in Chicoutimi to offer you healty and fresh foods.
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16 July 2019

NEW! Mini Shacks for Rent by the River

It is now possible to rent mini shacks for camping at the edge of the Rivière-à-Mars, near the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center. These shacks are perfect for fishermen and hikers! The shacks include two small bunk beds and a small table. Price: $ 45 + taxes per night Just book a rustic camping site at Bec-Scie […]
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11 June 2019

No More Polystyrene Here!

To celebrate Water Month, we make the commitment to stop the use and sale of styrofoam in all our establishments. Starting next month, once our reserves are up, no polystyrene dishes will be sold or used at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, at Okwari Adventures, at the Rivière-à-Mars reception cabin and at Au Jardin de mon […]
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