Professor of French Raymond Pelletier collaborated with the Penobscot School to offer a French in the Woods French immersion language weekend, September 16-18, 2011, titled Français au bord de la Mer. The 52 participants included members of the general public and UMaine undergraduate students.
The Penobscot School is a non-profit center for language learning and international exchange in Rockland, ME. They and Professor Pelletier have collaborated to offer an annual French immersion weekend for the past eight years.
Raymond Pelletier is a professor of French whose courses include North American French Novel, and French for Business, and he coordinates the Introduction to Canada (CAN 101) courses.