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School Trips

DCIS offers many opportunities for students to travel, including study-abroad trips for individuals as well as teacher-led, school-sponsored trips for groups (click here to see photos from previous years’ trips). Below are offerings for this year.



  • ITALIAN EXCHANGE (Tentatively MARCH 25-APRIL 7, 2015 )   Open to high school students taking Italian. Sponsor: Ms. Bishop

  • PERU – SERVICE LEARNING/HIKING TRIP (SPRING BREAK 2015) - Open to high school students able to carry 40 lbs. and hike 30 miles. Sponsor: Mr. Efting

Peru with Efting Senior Trip 2014




Other opportunities:

Rotary Youth Exchange – Offers high school students an opportunity to apply for an academic year abroad. Applications are generally accepted in the fall for the following school year. Contact your local Rotary for more information and details.

Americans Promoting Study Abroad China Scholars Program (APSA) -  Open to students 15-17 with minimum of one year of Chinese, this competitive program offers students a 4-6 week language and cultural program in Beijing. Applications are generally available in February. Check the website or ask Ms. Ge or look for information from the Travel Center.