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2020 international trips information and upcoming meetings

I am writing to inform you about what we have planned for next year. Please read below. Active links have been included where available. Further communication will be sent to you in the future, including registration procedures. However, I just want to ensure you had as much information as possible prior to the summer break. Please note the last trip mentioned below. There will be an information evening on June 18, 2019 for that trip.

Costa Rica
March 6-13, 2020
Please review trip here: https://evolvetours.com/quote/c237f096bc/
Cost: $3,436
Organized and led by Evolve Tours, and this will be our third year running this successful trip.
We are looking for 16 to 20 students

Peru: Secrets of the Sacred Valley
March Break, second week, 2020 (probably departing on the 13th) – 8 days
A highly immersive program:
A balance of hands-on learning and service
Engagements with local communities, organizations and leaders
Community lodging, local food and off-the-beaten path adventure
Focus: Natural medicine and traditional practice in the Andes, Anthropology (life in Altiplano), international development, urban and rural comparative studies, Peruvian history, culture and politics
Cost per student: Approx. $1,770 + flight (approx – $750-$1,000).
We are looking for 12-16 students
Organized and led by Operation Groundswell.  Click on the link for more details:  2018-19 Custom Programs Proposal – UCC Peru

Military History Immersion Program
June 2020 – right after exams
Look for information in the fall
Final year for this trip

Global Leadership Summit – Students from around the world, learn and work together
July 8-18, 2020
Day 1-5 Summit
Day 6-10 Tour and return flight
Organized and led by eftours
We are looking for at least 12-20 students

Description: “The Impact of Sports and Wellness”

Join teachers and students from around the world in Davos, Switzerland for a weekend-long leadership conference happening July 10–12, 2020. Hear from world-renowned speakers on the Summit theme, attend expert-led workshops, and gain insight into The Impact of Sports & Wellness and everything affecting it today.

Using design thinking—a creative problem-solving technique that has been adopted by companies like Apple and Google—international teams of students will develop and present innovative solutions related to well-being.

Studies have shown that spending time outdoors benefits both physical and mental wellness. The stunning Alpine scenery in Switzerland, Austria, and Germany is enough to make your brain healthier and happier, but these Central European countries take nature up a notch through world-class (and Olympics-approved) hiking, skiing, and biking. Following the Summit we go on tour, exploring the region through team-building activities centered around local landscapes.

As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, it is critical for our students to become more culturally aware, explore new ideas and grow their potential. We believe that when students are able to see the culture come to life outside of the classroom, they develop a new and valuable perspective of the world.

Itinerary: Leadership Conference, Munich & Innsbruck

We will be hosting an informational meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. to provide more details about this opportunity and answer any questions you may have. There is limited space on the trip and enrollment will be open at the end of the meeting.

RSVP via the link below to ensure I can accommodate everyone in our meeting space.

RSVP: https://rsvp.eftours.ca/67nvwtf

We hope that you will be able to attend the upcoming meeting to learn more about this incredible experience!

Thanks for reading,
Thomas Babits




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