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S.T.E.M. Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

England, Belgium, France and Switzerland

Your destinations: London, Paris, Geneva and Brussels

Join us for an action-packed two weeks of specially created workshops and behind the scenes site visits alongside fellow international students. You’ll not only be developing the practical skills necessary for a future in modern science, but forging international relationships with an eminent scientist and a host of like-minded peers.

Includes

  • Round Trip International Airfare From Designated Departure Airport
    *Supplements may apply for USA Domestic Air to Designated Departure Airport.
  • Ground Arrangements
  • All Meals
Price: $5990 per person*

*Please Note: Supplements may apply

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STEM - June 25 2017 - Suitable for grades 8-12 (High School) Enroll Now With Deposit
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • See if you have what it takes to become an astronaut at the Euro Space Center
  • Take part in specially arranged workshops led by professional scientists
  • Discover the secrets of the CERN on a once in a life time visit
  • Form new international relationships in the scientific community
  • Discover the necessary skills for a career in science at a variety of specialist sessions
  • Learn social, moral, ethical, economic and environmental decisionmaking skills
  • Live like a local during an exclusive People to People International school visit
  • Explore some of the most beautiful cities in Europe
  • Day 1

    Your Journey Begins ...
    Depart from the USA for London on your STEM exploration trip of a lifetime.
  • Day 2

    Welcome to London
    Your dedicated program manager will welcome you to London and take you on an orientation of the city culminating in a trip to the sky on the Coca Cola London Eye.
  • Day 3

    Science in a British School
    Visit a British School and spend time with British students with likeminded interests. Head to The Natural History Museum to explore the wealth of artefacts and exhibits on display.
  • Day 4

    Industry Leading
    Scientific Development Visit a leading scientific organization and seize the opportunity to talk to industry experts. Discover how these organizations operate before heading to the Science Museum to take part in a fascinating workshop.
  • Day 5

    Father Time and the Historic
    Tower of London Explore Greenwich, historic home of ‘father time’ and straddle the meridian which separates the east and west hemisphere. Spend the afternoon exploring the Tower of London and the dazzling Crown Jewels before enjoying an evening at a West End show.
  • Day 6

    Mathematics Changes Lives
    Experience a tailored talk by a mathematics expert, focusing on why mathematics is pivotal in modern life. Attend a special event at The Royal Society in London, the independent scientific academy of the UK, dedicated to promoting excellence in science.
  • Day 7

    Meet the Experts
    Enjoy a specially organized visit to a laboratory or industry leading scientific organization. Learn about exploratory work, trials and the processes of research and development as well as how leading organizations underpin society from banks to manufacturers and technology firms.
  • Day 8

    Architectural London
    London offers an impressive array of landmarks which are a testament to the architectural and engineering firms which have constructed them. Explore the city and take in these buildings while hearing a specialized talk about the development of architecture in London.
  • Day 9

    Under the Sea to France and Belgium
    Embark to Paris on the Eurostar, speeding under the English Channel, inside one of the most impressive engineering accomplishments of recent times. Travel through scenic French countryside to the unique Eurospace Centre.
  • Day 10

    Experience the Eurospace Centre
    Spend the day participating in a multitude of challenging pursuits including space mission simulations, astronaut training, microrocket workshops, telescope building classes and observing the Sun. Attend presentations on topics such as ‘living and working in space’, ‘weightlessness and its effects’, and ‘the International Space Station’.
  • Day 11

    Paris and the Eiffel Tower
    Travel south to Paris to visit two very diverse architectural and engineering feats. Climb The Eiffel Tower, which dominates the Paris skyline, before marvelling at the masterpiece that is Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Day 12

    The City of Lights
    Get to know this beautiful city with a qualified guide before spending the afternoon at the world renowned Palais de la Decouverte.
  • Day 13

    Giants of Science
    Visit La Cite de Science, the biggest science museum in Europe. Discover the catacombs underneath the city and see Decure’s sculptures, the quarries footbath, the Sacellum Crypt, the sepulchral lamp and Gilbert’s tomb.
  • Day 14

    The Mona Lisa
    The Louvre, home to the Mona Lisa is one of the most well-known and well-respected art galleries in the world. Explore the museum’s treasures and marvel at a spectacular collection of artwork. During the afternoon enjoy some free time in the city.
  • Day 15

    Paris to Geneva
    Travel across France by Train to Geneva, home to the European headquarters of the United Nations and The Red Cross. Explore the old town and learn from your program manager how Geneva has become a hub for diplomacy, banking and business.
  • Day 16

    CERN
    Today’s final day highlight is a visit to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. Explore one of the World’s largest and most complex scientific instruments while discovering the secrets behind the fundamental laws of nature.
  • Day 17

    Departure
    After a voyage of scientific discovery soar across the Atlantic on your journey home.

Why This Itinerary?

  • Become an astronaut at the Euro Space Center
  • Workshops led by professional scientists
  • Discover the secrets of the CERN