• Civics and Careers – July


      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      Ottawa, Montreal, New York City

      Walk in the footsteps of great Canadians as you learn about our rich heritage and the true Canadian experience. Discover firsthand what it means to be a responsible citizen, locally, nationally, and internationally. Understand what role Canada plays within an increasingly interconnected global community.

      Through interactive and engaging activities, discover your true strengths as a learner and begin to envision your academic and professional career. Develop into a model student as you create an impactful resume and cover letter to put yourself in position for a great future education and professional opportunities.

      Experience Canadian government as you learn about the civic importance and sacrifices made by Canadians at the War Museum in Ottawa. Enjoy a visit to the United Nations in New York City as we gather the tools needed for Global Citizenship.

    • Trip Highlights


      • Parliament Hill
      • Canadian War Museum
      • Dance Party in Montreal
      • Byward Market
      • Montreal Universities Tour
      • Times Square
      • United Nations
      • Manhattan Boat Cruise
      • Walking Tour of Wall Street
      • Greenwich Village
      • 9/11 Memorial Plaza
      • Broadway Show
      • And so much more!
    • Courses


      *Sponsored by Halton Catholic District School Board, Peel District School Board, Simcoe County District School Board,  EduTravel Private School, London District Catholic School Board, and the District School Board of Niagara

      • Integrated Civics and Careers Grade 10 (CHV2O and GLC2O)*
      • Civics Grade 10 only (CHV2O)*
      • Careers Grade 10 only (GLC2O)*

      Prerequisite: None

      * FRENCH IMMERSION and EXTENDED FRENCH Civics and Careers credits are available through the District School Board of Niagara, Peel District School Board and EduTravel Private School.

      Note: Two weeks prior to the program’s start date, registered students and parents will receive start up information directly from their teacher. This information will include how to access the course outline, pre-trip assignments, program itinerary, packing list, media release form, and other pertinent documents for signature. Your teacher will be available through email to answer any curriculum questions.

      Grade 9 students must register for the Integrated Civics and Careers Course.

      ** Students are required to attend the mandatory pre and post trip classes that will take place at a location within your region.

      Instructional Timelines


      EduTravel Private School, London District Catholic School Board

      LDCSB Orientation: Tuesday, June 26 7:00 pm at John Paul II

      Online Orientation:  Monday, June 19 (all boards)

      Students must login to the online platform by Monday, June 19 to begin their introductory assignments.  Their teacher will contact them with the information to access  the online course prior to Monday, June 19.

      Pre-trip in-class:  Tuesday, July 3 to Friday, July 6

      Students will be required to submit introductory assignments on July 3.  Assessment will be ongoing throughout the pre-trip classes.

      Travel:  Saturday, July 7 to Friday, July 13

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip in-class:  Monday, July 16 to Friday, July 17

      Students will complete all daily assessments and submit their summative assignments by Friday, July 17.

      Ottawa Carlton District School Board, Simcoe Country District School Board #1

      Online Orientation:  Thursday, June 21

      Students must login to the online platform by Thursday, June 21 to begin their introductory assignments.  Their teacher will contact them with the information to access the online course prior to Thursday, June 21.

      Pre-trip in-class:  Thursday, July 5, Friday, July 6, Monday, July 9, and Tuesday, July 10

      Students will be required to submit introductory assignments on July 5.  Assessment will be ongoing throughout the pre-trip classes.

      Travel:  Wednesday, July 11 to Tuesday, July 17

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip in-class:  Thursday, July 19 to Friday, July 20

      Students will complete all daily assessments and submit their summative assignments by Friday, July 20.

      HCDSB, DSBN, PEEL

      Online Orientation:  Tuesday, June 26

      Students must login to the online platform by Tuesday, June 26 to begin their introductory assignments.  Their teacher will contact them with the information to access the online course prior to Tuesday, June 26.

      Pre-trip in-class:  Tuesday, July 10 to Friday, July 13

      Students will be required to submit introductory assignments on Tuesday, July 10.  Assessment will be ongoing throughout the pre-trip classes.

      Travel:  Saturday, July 14 to Friday, July 20

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip in-class:  Monday, July 23 to Tuesday, July 24

      Students will complete all daily assessments and submit their summative assignments by Tuesday, July 24.

      SimcoeCDSB#2, Wellington County Catholic SB

      Orientation:  Tuesday, July 3

      Students must login to the online platform by Tuesday, July 3 to begin their introductory assignments.  Their teacher will contact them with the information to access on the online course prior to Tuesday, July 3.

      Pre-trip in-class:  Tuesday, July 17 to Friday, July 20

      Students will be required to submit introductory assignments on July 17.  Assessment will be ongoing throughout the pre-trip classes.

      Travel:  Saturday, July 21 to Friday, July 27

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip in-class:  Monday, July 30 to Tuesday, July 31

      Students will submit daily assessments and summative assignments online by Tuesday, July 31.

    • Program Fees


      $1700*
      *Quad Accommodation

      * $850 deposit is needed to secure your spot at the time of registration.
      * $850 final payment is due Wednesday, May 30, 2018

      Optional Private Bed Supplement add $300
      Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory) add $125

      *Registration open Sunday October 1, 2018

      *Registration Deadline is Wednesday, May 30, 2018

      Please note: It is EduTravel and school board policy that all students travelling on extended trips have both cancellation and medical insurance in place. A specialized student insurance protection plan will be automatically added to the cost of the program fee upon registration. Please know there is an option to opt out of the insurance policy by filling and returning in the “Insurance Opt-Out Form” along with proof of valid insurance coverage from another source. 

      Visa Students may be required to pay an additional fee. Please contact the EduTravel office.

      Fees Include:

      • Transportation by luxury highway motor coach (W/C, DVD, A/C)
      • Quad accommodations
      • Daily breakfast and dinner
      • All admissions to both course specific sights and recreational group activities
      • Course materials
      • Overnight security
      • All applicable taxes
      • All gratuities

      Fees Do Not Include:

      • Lunches
      • Trip Cancellation Insurance
      • Out of Country Health Insurance
      • Discretionary spending money
    Program Details (Click Below)

    Halton Region

    *Sponsored by Halton Catholic District School Board

    Pre-Trip Dates: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018
    Travel Dates: Saturday, July 14, 2018  to Friday, July 20, 2018  
    Post-Trip Dates: Monday, July 23, 2018, Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

    London Region*

    Sponsored by the London District Catholic School Board


    Evening Orientation:
     Tuesday, June 26, 2018 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Orientation Location: John Paul II, 1300 Oxford Street East, London, ON

    Pre-Trip Dates: 
     Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to Friday, July 6, 2018
    Travel Dates:  Saturday, July 7, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates:  Monday, July 16, 2018, Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Peel Region*

    *Sponsored by Peel District School Board

    Pre-Trip Dates: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018
    Travel Dates: Saturday, July 14, 2018  to Friday, July 20, 2018  
    Post-Trip Dates: Monday, July 23, 2018 Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

    * Extended French and French Immersion available

    Simcoe Region

    *Sponsored by Simcoe County District School Board

    Round 1 

    Pre-Trip Dates: Thursday, July 5, 2018, Friday, July 6, 2018, Monday, July 9, 2018, Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Travel Dates: Wednesday, July 11, 2018, to Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates: Thursday, July 19, 2018, Friday, July 20, 2018 (online)

    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

    Round 2

    Pre-Trip Dates: Tuesday, July 17 – Friday, July 20, 2018
    Travel Dates: Saturday, July 21 – Friday, July 27, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates: Monday, July 30 – Tuesday, July 31, 2018 (online)

    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

    The bus info to Bear Creek is available in June 2018.

    Toronto Region*

    *Sponsored by EduTravel Private Summer School

    Pre-Trip Dates:  Tuesday, July 3, 2018, to Friday, July 6, 2018
    Travel Dates:  Saturday, July 7, 2018, to Friday, July 13, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates:  Monday, July 16, 2018, Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Location: University of Toronto Chestnut Residence ( 89 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R1)
    Time: 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    * Extended French and French Immersion available

    Niagara Region*

    *Sponsored by the District School Board of Niagara

    Pre-Trip Dates: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, to Friday, July 13, 2018
    Travel Dates: Saturday, July 14, 2018,  to Friday, July 20, 2018  
    Post-Trip Dates: Monday, July 23, 2018, Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

    * Extended French and French Immersion available

    * Extended French and French Immersion available

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