Fun President’s Day Activities for Students

President's Day is the perfect opportunity for teachers to engage students in meaningful learning experiences that celebrate our country's heritage. By exploring the history of our nation's leaders, whether through readings, classroom activities or travel to iconic landmarks, teachers can spark curiosity and instill a deeper appreciation for American history among their students. Keep reading for some fun presidential activities.   Presidential Trivia Quizzes Try trivia quizzes like this one from the Library of Congress or this one from the Smithsonian to encourage...

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SYTA Scholarships Available

As a member of the Student Youth Travel Association (SYTA), Educational Destinations is excited to announce several financial scholarships and offerings related to travel for students and small groups. Check out all of these great opportunities. Road Scholarship The SYTA Youth Foundation Road Scholarship was established to award funds to youth who are unable to afford the cost of student group travel. The application period is open through March 29, 2024. Award announcements will be released the week of April 29, 2024. Learn...

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Meet Tour Director Christy Huffman

As a self-proclaimed Choir Momma Extraordinaire, Christy Huffman learned the ins and outs of keeping a touring group on time. She now uses those skills as an Educational Destinations Tour Director. Christy was born and raised in Indiana and lives with her loving husband of 32 years. They have two daughters who are both grown, leaving them empty-nesters. She is a cosmetologist and owns A Good Hair Day Salon. Prior to getting into cosmetology, Huffman was an HR Payroll Administrator for...

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Colorado Student Trip – The Village School of Naples

What happens when a hurricane stands between a group of students and a west coast class trip? With around-the-clock problem solving and teamwork, the ED team designed and executed a world-class experience in a totally different destination. When Hurricane Hilary threatened The Village School of Naples (FL) long-established travel plans to California, the Educational Destinations team went all hands on deck to save the trip. Within a few days, flights, hotels, meals and activities were rebooked for Colorado. The hard work...

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Introducing the Educational Destinations Trip Journalist

Educational Destinations, the leader in student educational group travel, is pleased to announce the ED Student Trip Journalist program. Educational Destinations has long supported the success of students. We also fully support all forms of art expression, writing and other academic endeavors by those students realizing that many additional hidden talents exist in these young leaders. The Trip Journalist should have an interest in journalism, possibly as a future career and is chosen by the group leader. The Trip Journalist is asked...

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STEM Trips

Top 10 Student STEM Trips

Are your STEM students ready to participate in discovery labs, live shows, exhibits and hands-on educational experiences? Are your students ready to learn about the world of secret drawings, codes and hidden messages at Bletchley Park in London? Or would your students like to collaborate with engineer machines to solve problems at the New York Hall of Science or even want to be a part of an amputation demonstration at the International Museum of Surgical Science? Educational Destinations presents our...

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Top 10 Student History Trips

Your students are ready to learn about the American Revolution and how Boston led the nation in fighting for independence. Because they love history, they want to find out who caused the outbreak of World War I and are ready to learn about the ways of the Spartan Warrior. Educational student history trips will create lifelong memories for your students. Educational Destinations has many student history trip destinations to choose from for your group! Please note that these are just...

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Art Trips

Top 10 Student Art Trips

Are your students ready to learn about the vibrant Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía that includes excellent collections of Spain's two greatest 20th-century masters, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí? How about discovering a feast for the eyes with around 35,000 pieces of artwork at the Louvre including Leonardo da Vinci's best known, most visited, most written about and most sung about portrait in the world? Or maybe your students would like innovative and experiential art blended with technology...

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Language Immersion Trips

Top 10 Student Language Immersion Trips

Your Language Immersion students are ready to embrace the culture of France and participate in Language Studies International programs. Imagine taking a cooking class in Italy or a Tokyo Skytree Adventure in Japan. Participate in a cultural exchange with local German students and attend an authentic Zhiyuan Workshop in China. Educational Destinations presents our top 10 Student Language Immersion Trips that will expose your students to new educational experiences and create lifelong memories. France From the City of Lights to the beautiful...

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Top 10 Student Adventure Trips

Imagine your students as they kayak along the stunningly scenic coastal route along the Costa Verde in Brazil. Let them destroy objects with an excavator or bulldozer at the Dig This Las Vegas theme park. Or let your students take a dip in a live volcano in Iceland. Educational Destinations has many student adventure trip destinations from which to choose. Enjoy our top 10 student adventure trips knowing there are many more wonderful adventure locations available. here. Arizona - Grand Canyon Hidden...

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