Pre-Bee: Tour de France

Embark on a cultural enrichment experience at SCAD Lacoste with fellow newly enrolled SCAD students. Pre-Bee: Tour de France is a weeklong program that prepares you for university life through workshops and excursions — including two days of sightseeing and instruction in Paris, the City of Light.

For more information and to register, email [email protected]

The pastoral beauty of Provence, the artistic bounty of Paris

With the medieval village of Lacoste in the Luberon Valley as a home base, Pre-Bee participants live and learn in the university’s breathtaking, historically preserved residence halls and academic buildings. For four days, faculty and staff lead local excursions and conduct drawing and design workshops that lay the groundwork for success in the university’s academic environment. After exploring Provence, participants will travel to Paris for two days to experience artistic points of interest.

Pre-Bee is open to all incoming SCAD freshmen who have paid the enrollment fee. Acceptance is handled on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. Registration requires paying the Pre-Bee program fee in full and is nonrefundable. The Pre-Bee program is extracurricular and not for academic credit. Scholarships cannot be applied.

Your guides to Provence

At Pre-Bee, new SCAD students are led by select faculty and alumni who are experts in their fields. Learn more about the instructors guiding students during this unparalleled experience.

Explore Pre-Bee activities and schedule

From Provence to Paris, Pre-Bee: Tour de France includes demonstrations, excursions and instruction designed to prepare new students to excel at the university from day one.

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Have questions about the Pre-Bee program?

Contact your admission adviser or email [email protected] for more information.

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