The Travel Center has a wealth of information about DCIS travel and travel related resources. Check out upcoming events, opportunities, scholarships, and school sponsored trips below! Or stop by and explore!

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Tuesdays            7:30 – 3:00 

Wednesdays      7:30 – 3:00
 
Thursdays          7:30 – 3:00 
APSA Summer 2014 EmbassyASPA China Scholars in Beijing 2014

“Never say ‘no’ to adventures. Always say ‘yes,’ otherwise you’ll lead a very dull life.” –Ian Fleming

DEADLINES  AND UPCOMING EVENTS

THIS WEEK

THE TRAVEL CENTER WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE YEAR STARTING FRIDAY MAY 30.

Bon voyage! Please bring back  postcards for the Travel Center’s “Wall of Travel”

 

UPCOMING  

LOOKING FOR FUNDRAISING IDEAS TO SUPPORT SCHOOL TRAVELS? - Join the other DCIS families and students that help at the food concessions during the Bronco’s games. This is a great way to make extra money for travels while at DCIS. Please contact Karen Gentzler at gentzler5@msn.com for more information or to sign up!

 

 

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES AND SCHOLARSHIPS!

  •   PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is a chance to showcase your videomaking skills. This year’s themes are migration, diversity, and social inclusion. Deadline is June 27.
  • The Society of American Travel Writers’ Teen Travel Writing Scholarship will award prizes to students in grades 8-12 who submit the best travel essay. Deadline: July 27.

 

Have a cultural experience without leaving home. Host an exchange student!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR HOST FAMILIES FOR STUDENTS FROM CHINA DURING THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR!  DCIS has a relationship with iNECS , a unique  program that brings Chinese students here to graduate from a US high school and enter a US university. This will be our third year supporting this program and need YOUR help.  We are looking for one more host families for a boy from late August until just after graduation. Host families receive a stipend. Please check out the iNECS website ( http://highschooledu2.org/)  for details . Or, contact Geri Badler at the Travel Center. Host families do not have to be DCIS families, but need to be able to get students to school .Feel free to share  this with family and friends. This is a wonderful way to have a cultural experience right here in Denver and develop a long term relationship with a student from China! And, a win-win if a student is taking Chinese!
THREE MONTH HOSTING OPPORTUNITY! -ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE  is looking for a family to host a 17 year old boy  from Ecuador for the 2014-2015 school year. If interested, please contact Scott White @ scott@denvermachine.com
Alvarez Galagos Family with Mari

 

2015 TEACHER SPONSORED TRIPS

  • ITALIAN EXCHANGE (Tentatively MARCH 25-APRIL 7, 2015 )   Open to high school students taking Italian. Sponsor: Ms. Bishop
  • AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND EXCHANGE AND EXPLORATION  (MARCH 21 -APRIL 7, 2015 )  Open to high school students. Sponsors: Ms. Harrold and Mr. Brown
  • LONDON THEATRE AND SHAKESPEARE  (SPRING BREAK 2015) – Open to high school  students.  Sponsor: Ms. Younts

STUDENT TRAVEL BLOGS

Jack and host family Brest

Each year a number of DCIS students embark on semester or year long exchanges. Follow their  blogs and their journeys

.Carter Young  - Rotary Youth Exchange – SWITZERLAND

 Jack Kacik – Plouzane’, FRANCE

NEED A PASSPORT APPLICATION? OR A RENEWAL?  Pick up one in the Travel Center!

News/Opportunities  – Up-to-date news and opportunities can be found here.

Help Build a Wall of (Student) Travel – Add a postcard from a trip or study abroad program to our wall and get School Service Credit!

Share your travel experiences with other students – Complete a student travel project form PDF, return it to the Travel Center for our Student Travel binder. Get School Service Credit.

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Contact:   If you have  questions, or would like to make an appointment, please contact Geri Badler at geri_badler@dpsk12.org or 720.423.9071.