Education

Choosing an educational group travel company

Choosing the right educational destination for your group

Whether you are planning your first trip as a teacher, or you are a veteran of many educational trips, choosing the perfect educational destination for your group can be a bigger challenge than you expect. Picking the right destination can help develop ever-lasting bonds and a positive group culture.  Such trips can be life-changing for your group. Everyone involved wants to experience a trip they will look back on with fond memories. Hopefully, these quick tips will help you...

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European Educational Trips with Educational Destinations.

The Benefits of European Educational Group Travel

As a Teacher, bringing your group to Europe on an educational tour is a life-changing experience for you and your group. To enlighten students with travel is the kind of opportunity some only dream of...but the reality of bringing your educational group to Europe is closer then you think. There are so many wonderful and elaborate museums and attractions that are ready to be filled with your group's presence. And there is nothing that can prepare, motivate and inspire...

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Chaperoning a Student Trip

Chaperoning a Student Trip

It is great that you're interested in chaperoning a student trip. Thank you! Your role is to help get the kids safely and happily through the challenges of their action-packed itineraries. You are an extension of trip leadership and a liaison to it for the students. Teachers will have high expectations of you, and your number one reason for being on a trip is to support the leaders and kids.  As a chaperone, you must always focus on what's best...

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Special Needs Travel

Educational Travel with Special Needs or Dietary Restrictions

If you, or a loved one, have a special need or dietary restriction and will be traveling with a student group, Educational Destinations has you covered. When a group is focused on education, it is easy to overlook issues with accessibility, facilities, and other factors to consider to ensure all members of the group are able to participate and enjoy the trip to the fullest extent. Group travel with special needs members requires extra consideration at every stage of...

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Getting parents involved in educational travel

Getting parents involved in educational travel

Getting parents involved in educational travel programs is a vital piece of the puzzle to have a successful trip. The skills that a student obtains through education travel plays heavily into their entire life. These skills include being responsible, knowing how to communicate, teamwork, self-confidence, and to be engaged in a new way that most students do not experience on a daily basis. Parents appreciate the value of a student's education in travel and the eye-opening wonders acquired. And...

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Fund Raising

Fundraising

Time for some heavy lifting Before your trip becomes a reality, some homework has to be done. Don't worry, Educational Destinations is here to help. For boosters and extra-curricular support groups, fundraising is essential to providing and maintaining educational opportunities and travel for students. Drastic cuts in school budgets have forced everyone (even athletic teams) to depend more and more on alternative sources for funding. Here are some proven fundraising activities. We hope one or more work for your group. If...

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