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Five Keys to a Fantastic Class Trip Fundraiser

Posted by Michael Johnson on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 @ 12:23 PM

This is a sponsored blog post in collaboration with our partner, Recipes in a Jar. If you're based in Canada and looking for a class trip fundraiser that's as simple as it is effective, Recipes in a Jar is your answer. They'll set you up with a free, personalized online store where you'll sell their product: elegant mason jars containing the dry ingredients for delicious and healthy recipes! It's socially responsible too. Check 'em out!

An effective fundraiser is more than a means to support your trip cost: it can raise awareness, boost registration, and energize your students. The following steps can help you not only get your trip off the ground but also build a lasting tradition of student travel in your community.

 

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Topics: Student travel, Montreal, New York City, Boston, History, winter, Quebec, French, Travel tips, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, Spanish, International, Central America, social studies

Five Simple Steps to Managing and Making the Most of Your Class Trip Spending Money

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

This one goes out to the parents and students!

Sure we're a little biased, but class trips RULE. Really though, what's better than visiting, seeing, tasting and experiencing new things with your friends?

As you prepare for your epic school trip, you're going to think about spending money. It's inevitable. You'll need some for a few meals (mostly lunch), snacks, souvenirs, etc. Thing is, you're going to need that spending money for the entirety of your trip. It's harder than it sounds! So here's how you can manage and make the most of your student tour spending money.

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Topics: Student travel, Montreal, New York City, Boston, History, winter, Quebec, French, Travel tips, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, Spanish, International, Central America, social studies

The Next 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself When You Start Planning Your Class Trip

Posted by Michael Johnson on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

We recently talked about the first five questions you should ask yourself as you embark on the preliminary planning of your class trip.

Questions are good! That's how we get answers. So let's keep it going.

Here are the next five questions you should be asking. Now that the early-stage thinking is done, you want to start thinking about the glue that will piece everything together. That way, your trip will really start to take shape and your community will have something tangible to think about before the school year kicks into full gear.

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Topics: Student travel, Montreal, New York City, Boston, History, winter, Quebec, French, Travel tips, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, Spanish, International, Central America, social studies

The First 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself When You Start Planning Your Class Trip

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:58 AM

So, you'd like to plan a class trip. That's genius! You are a genius. The world is a better place because of you.

But what comes next?

Having spent almost three decades listening to teachers from communities all over North America, we’ve boiled down some questions to help you stay organized and energized throughout your planning experience.

To start, here are the first five questions you should ask yourself as you embark on the preliminary planning of your class trip:

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Topics: Student travel, Montreal, New York City, Boston, History, winter, Quebec, French, Travel tips, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, Spanish, International, Central America, social studies

3 Eccentric Easter Traditions Across Europe

Posted by Michael Johnson on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

It's Easter this weekend, and that usually means lots of chocolate, eggs, bunnies, chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies... you get the idea.

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Topics: Holiday, Europe

5 New Features in Our 2018 International Class Trip Catalog

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Hot off the press! The 2018 edition of our International Class Trip Catalog is packed with itineraries, prices and trip-planning resources, not to mention testimonials from teachers and parents who are simply loving their Jumpstreet experience.

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Topics: tours, Student travel, History, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, International, Central America

5 Eccentric Festivals to Check Out During Your Class Trip to Europe

Posted by Tristen Clarke-Cousineau on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 @ 08:59 AM

Europe is a mosaic of cultures and personalities. It brims with colourful, sometimes even strange festivals that have grown oh-so important over time. Here's just a handful of these festivities that are definitely worth checking out during your Europe class trip.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, travel, Student travel, culture, Travel tips, Europe

Europe Student Travel: 5 Unsung Heroes of the 20th Century

Posted by Tristen Clarke-Cousineau on Mon, Oct 17, 2016 @ 11:57 AM

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Topics: travel, Europe, International

Tours of Europe, Central America, and more! Download our International Catalog

Posted by Michael Johnson on Mon, Apr 4, 2016 @ 11:06 AM

Now's your chance to give your students that quintessential "class trip abroad" memory that so many of us cherish from our own high school years.

Our International Catalog features detailed itineraries, testimonials, and pricing that will help you pick the right educational tours for you and your students. Just like our North American programs, our overseas trips are a fine blend classic activities and the kind of exclusive, hands-on programming forged from over 27 years of student travel smarts.

The catalog is free - we just need a few quick and basic details from you to proceed. It's a two-minute download that could lead to a lifetime of trip memories!

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Student travel, French, Europe, Costa Rica, Spanish, Nicaragua, International, Central America

Tours of France, Spain, Italy, and more! Download our Europe Catalog

Posted by Michael Johnson on Thu, Aug 6, 2015 @ 10:53 PM

Now's your chance to give your students that quintessential "class trip to Europe" memory that so many of us cherish from our own high school years.

Jumpstreet Tours' Europe catalog features detailed itineraries, testimonials, and pricing that will help you pick the right educational tours for you and your students. Just like our North American programs, our Europe trips are a fine blend classic activities and the kind of exclusive, hands-on programming forged from over 26 years of student travel smarts.

Looking forward to crossing the pond with you! Download link below the image.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Student travel, Europe