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Catholic School Tours

"In God We Trust"

Our nation's capital reminds us that we are apart of something larger than ourselves. From the monuments and documents that represent the biblical ideals of the Founding Fathers to memorials honoring soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice, visiting the sights of Washington, D.C. will teach your students about the influence of their faith on American history, deepen their faith, and give them a hands-on learning experience outside of their classrooms.

 

NationsClassroom will customize a trip that blends faith and history for an experience your students will not forget.

 

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Are you ready to provide a hands on learning experience for your students?

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Sample Itineraries

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Washington, D.C. Class Trip

Combine history and religion by visiting spots like the National Cathedral, Arlington National Cemetery, and the Archives. 

 

3 Days, 2 Nights Itinerary 

4 Days, 3 Nights Itinerary

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Washington, D.C. and Colonial VA Class Trip

Spend longer in the historic east coast by adding a day in Colonial VA, including stops at Williamsburg and Jamestown.

 

5 Days, 4 Nights Itinerary

 

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Customize Your Itinerary

Visit another city on the East Coast, spend the afternoon visiting the Museum of the Bible, or attend an evening sporting event! We can make a custom itinerary for you as well.

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Air Travel Available

 

For Groups of 30+

 

Your flights will be convenient to maximize your tour time. Whenever possible, flights are direct to and from your gateway city.

Bus Travel Available

 

For Groups of 160+

 

Friendly, safety-minded drivers and deluxe motor coaches equipped with TV's, DVD players, and lavatory.

 

Places That Inspire

Catholic Faith

Share worship in some of the most sacred places in the United States and teach your students about people who have lived their lives for the greater glory of God. These sites highlight the ongoing presence of Christ in our world and foster a deeper appreciation for the Catholic faith.

  • The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  • The Museum of the Bible
  • St. Clement's Island Museum
  • Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

 

  • The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine
  • Resurrection Cemetery
  • St. Frances Cabrini Shrine
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Catholic Higher Education

Give students the chance to reflect upon the meaning of a Catholic education and their individual calling to continue their education in the Catholic tradition. Campus tours, seminars, and worship services at some of the country's best colleges will open new doors for your students.

  • The Catholic University of America
  • Georgetown University
  • Fordham University
  • St. John's University
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • Archdiocese of Washington
  • Jesuit Secondary Education Association
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Integrated History, STEM, and The Arts

It is easy to make connections between different areas of the curriculum with visits to the many engaging sights along the East Coast. Some are steeped in American history while others celebrate the Catholic faith through artistic expression. NationsClassroom will design an itinerary that meets all of your needs.

  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • The National Gallery of Art
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Grave Site

  • The International Spy Museum
  • The Pentagon
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Capitol Hill
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Middle School

Reaching Middle School Minds

At NationsClassroom, we know the minds of tweens are busy trying to figure out the world while getting side tracked by hormones and emotions. Reaching them through experiences that offer the thrill of adventure with the security of trusted adults is the key to a great educational travel experience that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

 

High School

A Time of Self-Discovery

The high school years are a time of self discovery. Educational tours with NationsClassroom provide new experiences that will open the minds of yours students and help them dream of new opportunities that they had never conceived before.

Teachers, Parents, and Students Trust NationsClassroom 

 

“My trip to New York City was the best experience of my life. Learning about the true stories of the people that died at the 911 Memorial was something I will never forget. We also had a great time getting our picture taken in Times Square at night after our Broadway play. “  

 

 -Sarah S., Student, California



“Thank you very much for the excellent trip. New York City is like an entire different world for my students from Kentucky. We are so thankful that your support staff was once again wonderful, very accommodating and willing to help out with anything we needed.

 

-Mendy R., Teacher, Kentucky

 

“Our New York City tour was absolutely amazing. Our students had such a great time, learned a great deal in so many disciplines and really expanded their horizons. Every student at some point needs to tour New York- the sights, the sounds, just the feel and the energy. Speaking of which our Tour Guide really gave an insider tour that only a true New Yorker could give. We can’t wait to take next year’s class! ”

 

-Lori W., Assistant Principal, South Carolina

 

“Thank you for another outstanding tour of New York City. We would like to thank you again for all your help with putting together such an amazing trip for the kids.  Our tour guide was so extremely knowledgeable and flexible and really provided a wealth of learning opportunities.  Our on-site coordinator made our trip worry-free.  To making sure breakfast was ready for the kids to ensuring the rooms were taken care when there were any issues and picking up the tickets ahead of us so we did not have to wait in line. Finally, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention our guard each evening. We were in a beautiful hotel in a great area. However, it was still very comforting to know we had someone watching our floor while we slept..”

 

-Lisa D., Assistant Principal, Texas