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!
Tuesdays 7:30 – 3:00
DEADLINES AND UPCOMING EVENTS
- LUNCHTIME INFORMATION SESSION - YOUTH FOR ACTION - TUESDAY, APRIL 15 FROM 12:20-1pm- Meet with a rep from YOUTH FOR ACTION and learn about intercultural experiences home and/or abroad. Host an exchange student! Study Abroad! Lots of options. Come learn more.
- LUNCHTIME INFORMATION SESSION - RUSTIC PATHWAYS - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 FROM 12-20-1pm - Talk to a rep from RUSTIC PATHWAYS to learn about theiradventure travel programs, GAP Year and more!
- CAREER DAY AT WESTERN UNION – THURSDAY, APRIL 17 – Students from Ms. Skrypek’s classes will spend a day hosted by Western Union, shadowing employees and learning about international business.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DCIS FOUNDATION TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS: Jack Virnich (Japan); Greta Sandberg (Brazil); Anna Alicia Roman (Peru); Astrid Marin (Peru); Carmelina Palmer (Turkey & Israel); Isobel Thieme (Peru), Jack Whalen (Peru), Emily Romero (Israel); Alex Warren (Italy)
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES AND SCHOLARSHIPS!
• Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards: Youth media makers ages 13-18 can enter their work in the form of a photo, illustration, audio piece, or short video to win prizes including hardware, cash, and more. Deadline is April 18.
• 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.
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED!
2014 TEACHER SPONSORED TRIPS
- ITALY- Rome/Florence/Pompeii/ Sorrento (3/27 – 4/5 2014 ) Open to middle and high school students; Cultural Anthropology/History Sponsor: Mr. Tabano CLOSED. NO MORE APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
- EASTERN EUROPE – Berlin,Prague, Krakow and Budapest (3/20- 3/29 2014) – Open to high school students. . Sponsors: Ms. Harrold and Mr. Brown CLOSED. NO MORE APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
- PERU (Spring Break 2014) - A 4 day trek to Machu Picchu plus a service learning component. Open to high school students. See Mr. Efting for more information CLOSED. NO MORE APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
- WASHINGTON DC – THE CAPITOL TOUR (6/4-6/8 2014) – Open to middle school students. Sponsors: Ms. Lineman CLOSED. NO MORE APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
- NYC THEATRE TRIP SUMMER (6/9 – 6/13 2014)- Open to middle and high school students. Sponsor: Ms. Younts CLOSED. NO MORE APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
- GREECE, ITALY AND SPAIN – Athens, Florence and Barcelona (6/18-29, 2014) - This trip is a collaboration with DCIS Montbello. Open to students in 10th and 11th grades. Sponsor: Kate Farmer Please contact Kate directly with questions or to sign up! (KATHARINE_FARMER@dpsk12.org)
- COSTA RICA (6/23-7/1 2014) : Open to middle school students. Sponsor: Mr Mahon
2015 TEACHER SPONSORED TRIPS
- ITALIAN EXCHANGE (Tentatively MARCH 25-APRIL 7, 2015 ) Open to high school students taking Italian. Sponsor: Ms. Bishop
- VIVA ARGENTINA (JUNE 6-16, 2015) - Open to high school students and current 7th and 8th graders who speak or are currently taking Spanish. Sponsor: Ms. Hirsch
STUDENT TRAVEL BLOGS
Each year a number of DCIS students embark on semester or year long exchanges. Follow their blogs and their journeys
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 720.423.9071.