Travel Opportunities

SPRING BREAK 2017 TRAVEL

Austria: Language

Learn German in Austria! Open to all German students. We will attend a language school each morning, and in the afternoons we’ll tour Salzburg and surrounding towns, attend a musical and a hockey game, and much more. Dates: March 11–18, 2017. Price: $2,950 with a deposit of $1,000. Email Mr. Chase with questions at pchase@pennington.org.

Colorado: Music, Performance, Service, and Adventure

Join us for a one-of-a-kind adventure among the breathtaking red-rock canyons of southwest Colorado. Open to all Upper School students. We will perform our own pieces and will experience music of this region. When not performing, we’ll volunteer for the people of Montezuma County, explore archaeological sites, visit the cliff dwellings of the ancient Pueblo people, and go horseback riding and hiking. Dates: March 11–21. Price: $2,200. If you’re interested, please email Mr. Alford at walford@pennington.org .

Dominican Republic: Service

Volunteer to teach English to elementary students! Pennington will return to Monte Cristi, a small fishing village in the northwest corner of the island. We’ll also sample local fare, visit local beaches, and learn to salsa! Dates: March 11–18, 2017. Price: $2,100. Interested students should email Ms. Kane at maria.kane@pennington.org

Haiti: Service

Service trip to Haiti! Co-run with the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, we provide medical services to remote churches and schools served by Harmony Ministries. Open to all upper-schoolers; preference given to those selected for last year’s trip. Applications available in early September. Dates: March 14-19, 2017. Price: $2,000. Email Mr. Thompson at bthompson@pennington.org if you have any questions.

Italy: Culture and History

The trip will take us to Sicily and Rome, where we’ll explore archaeological sites and tour ancient towns. Dates: March 12–22, 2017. Price: $3,600 Deposit of $400 is due on June 1, 2016. We will be doing some fundraising! Come join us on a fabulous trip! This trip is currently full and there is a waiting list available. For more information, email wmorris@pennington.org.

Spain: Language

Vamos a España!Open to students of Spanish in Level II Honors and above in the 2016–17 school year. We will visit Madrid and its surroundings, go to a Real Madrid soccer game, enjoy a flamenco show, and much more. Dates: March 10–23, 2017. Price: $1950, with a deposit of $1000. Interested? Email Sra. Castro at lcastro@pennington.org.

SUMMER 2017 TRAVEL

Cuba: Culture and Conservation

Volunteer alongside park rangers and biologists on Cuba’s sustainability efforts: ride horses to a freshwater lagoon from your basecamp at the Charco Azul EcoLodge; spot flamingos from a tropical river cruise; camp under the stars; sunbathe on tropical beaches; and of course explore the culture, history, art, and music of Trinidad and Havana. Open to all students! June 20 - 29, 2017. Price: $3550. Interested? Email Mrs. Reddy at areddy@pennington.org or visit the trip website: http://groups.rusticpathways.com/trips/pennington-vivacuba-2017