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5 Benefits of a School Trip in Fall

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Aug 14, 2019 10:14:06 AM

School trips provide invaluable learning opportunities, but they also are an investment of both time and financial resources. Traveling during the fall months of October and November provides many benefits that will help your school group save both time and money. 

 

Here are five, great reasons to take a student trip during fall.

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, Washington DC in the Fall

SYTA Names this City a Top Emerging Destination for Student Travel

Posted by Stephanie Kelly, High School Teacher and Instructional Coach on Jul 22, 2019 11:31:26 AM

In the most recent issue of Teach and Travel Magazine, Student & Youth Travel Association member tour operators selected five U.S. cities as the "Top Emerging Destinations" for student travel in 2019 - and one of our favorite NationsClassroom tour destinations made the list.  

 

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, School Trip to D.C., Baltimore, MD

Five Unique Experiences You Can Easily Add to a Trip to D.C.

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Jul 15, 2019 7:41:52 AM

A class trip to Washington, D.C. is a great starting point for an educational experience of a lifetime. Going beyond the city to add another stop to your itinerary can offer new opportunities without adding much travel time.

 

Deepen your curricular connections, add science and technology experiences, or simply have a day of fun in these great cities.

 

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, School Trip to D.C.

The Cost of School Trips & How to Explain the Value

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Feb 6, 2019 11:03:50 AM

Next to safety, the most common question on the minds of parents when it comes to a school trip is, “How much is it going to cost?” It doesn’t matter if you teach in the wealthiest zip code in the country, price is always part of the conversation. There are so many competing interests for a family’s financial resources, so it makes sense that the investment in a school trip be worthwhile and understood.

 

Let’s walk through five ways to explain the price of an educational or performance tour and three ways to make sure the value of the experience is understood by families.  

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, How to Pay for Student Trips

Using Scholarships & Crowdfunding to Pay for Student Travel

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Oct 2, 2018 10:55:00 AM

 

Teachers who lead student trips want to make sure every child has access to the opportunity, which means being resourceful when it comes to finding financial support for families in need.

 

Scholarships and crowdfunding are great resources for raising the money needed to ensure everyone has the chance to participate.

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, Scholarships, How to Pay for Student Trips

Five Nearby Day Trips to Add Onto your D.C. School Trip

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Jul 30, 2018 10:54:55 AM

A class trip to Washington, D.C. is a great starting point for an educational experience of a lifetime. Going beyond the city to add another stop to your itinerary can offer new opportunities without adding much travel time.

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel

Thank You, Teachers!

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on May 8, 2018 11:40:00 AM
As a student travel company, we work with some of the best teachers out there. They go the extra miles (literally... miles) to make a difference in the lives of their students. We cannot thank you enough for your hard work, dedication, and most importantly, your ability to inspire so many people, including us.
 
This week, our Student Travel Consultants honor the teachers who have most influenced us over the years and we share the reasons why each teacher holds a special place in our hearts. 
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Topics: Affordable Student Travel

2018 Scholarships and Grants to Help Pay for Student Travel

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Jan 30, 2018 3:05:14 PM

 

Teachers who lead school trips want to make sure every child has access to the opportunity, which means being resourceful when it comes to finding financial support.

 

These 2018 scholarship and grant opportunities can help you raise the money needed for your next student travel experience.

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, Scholarships, How to Pay for Student Trips

6 Creative Ways to Encourage Registration for a School Trip

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Dec 12, 2017 12:15:00 PM
When a student trip is announced to families, there is always a buz z of excitement as  the first kids begin to register. When the initial rush is dulled by daily routines and to-do lists, a trip leader can use creative ways to help families remember to follow through with registration and paperwork.

 

Here are six ideas to keep your trip top-of-mind.

 

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel

Student Travel for Less and Four More Benefits of a School Trip in the Fall

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Oct 26, 2017 11:14:00 AM

School trips provide invaluable learning opportunities, but they also are an investment of both time and financial resources. Traveling during the fall months of October and November provides many benefits that will help your school group save both time and money. 

 

Here are five, great reasons to take a student trip during fall.

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Topics: Affordable Student Travel, Washington DC in the Fall

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