There is no better way to learn than through experience.
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Participating students will earn credit through a combination of online course work and travel to London, England. Students will follow a customized itinerary specifically designed to enhance the curriculum. Itinerary highlights include the Tower of London, the London Eye, the British Museum, Camden Market, a Globe Theatre Workshop, a Stratford visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace and grave, a Beatles tour in Liverpool, a hike in the Lake District and visits to the homes of Wordsworth, and a visit to York Minster.
Dates & Details:
- July 2-6, 9-13, 16: Online and independent study (34 hrs)
- July 17-24: Travel integrating on-site course work (69 hrs)
- July 25-26: Final Exam prep (4 hrs)
- July 27: Final Exam (3 hrs)
Students will require the use of a computer with a high-speed internet connection for course work. While traveling, a laptop is recommended. Cameras or tablets may also be useful in recording elements of the trip for reference and documentation purposes.
LEAD prerequisite: minimum age 16; completion of ENG3U with a minimum grade of 70%; solid academic record in other course work.
Travel arrangements have been customized and are provided through Explorica. The total fee includes return airfare, triple or quad accommodations in a centrally located hotel, breakfast and dinner daily, gratuities, all ground transportation, entry to all exhibits and activities, qualified tour guides, and the full time services of an Exlorica Tour Director. Lunches, beverages with dinner, and discretionary expenses are not included.
The following fees apply:
|Tour Fee *||$3403.00 based on 14-17 students, includes gratuities|
|Travel Protection Plan||$120.00|
|On-Tour Tipping for Tour Director||$58.00|
|Discount Voucher 150LEAD||-$150.00|
|TOTAL||$3431.00 guaranteed until December 14, 2017; the price will never increase once registered|
* after discount of 150.00 applied with the use of a voucher code at time of registration with Explorica.
**Early Birds: The first 6 registrants will receive an extra 50.00 off for a revised total of $3381.00.
Should insufficient enrolment result in the course not running, students who have signed up with Explorica will receive a full refund.
Two Important Steps to Register:
ONE: complete the online registration found here: https://tldsb.ca/lead-registration/ . Note that this step includes two forms:
- A TLDSB registration form;
- An parent permission form to be signed and submitted to Sandra Corry at the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Lindsay Corporate Office.
TWO: complete the online registration at www.explorica.ca/LEAD-8017 to register with Explorica.
Registration is not accepted until both steps have been completed.
For more information, contact Sandra Corry, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Learning, at 1-888-526-5552, ext. 21257.