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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

Planning a Class Trip Just Got a Whole Lot Easier.

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Jul 5, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Here's how our next-generation online payment portal is going to improve your trip-planning experience:

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canadian Travel, American Travel, Trip-Planning Resources, International, Portal

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

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

Staff Picks: Life-Changing Travel Moments

Posted by Michael Johnson on Fri, Jun 3, 2016 @ 10:46 AM

Last month we shared a beautiful testimonial from Tehya, a student from New York who had wonderful things to say about her recent Jumpstreet school trip to Morocco. Everyone in our office was so moved that we started exchanging some of our own life-changing travel moments; now, we sharing them with you!

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canada, Canadian Travel, American Travel, Quebec, International, Central America

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