• Social Justice and Tolerance in Germany & Poland


      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      The program begins in the city of Nuremburg, Germany where the Nazi Party began their rise to power prior to World War II. Learn about Adolf Hilter’s Anti-Semitic Nuremburg Laws and the horrifying events that followed. Between the years of 1945-1948 this city was home to the Nuremburg Trials, which condemned a great number of Nazi war criminals by an international tribunal, and provided a future precedence of consequences for those who commit war crimes and violate human rights. Make your way over to the bustling metropolitan city of Berlin, where electronic music thrives and Wurst rules the day. Browse the world’s largest open-air gallery displayed on the Berlin Wall, an expression of the city’s transition from the Cold War era to a period of reunification, reconciliation and freedom for all.

      Poland is sure to excite the senses with its scenic countryside landscapes, rich historical landmarks and vibrant culture. Enjoy a walking tour of Old Warsaw among the winding labyrinth of streets, completely rebuilt after facing destruction during World War II. The Main Market Square in Old Krakow is a medieval town square surrounded by the country’s history etched into the townhouses, palaces and churches. Slow down with a night walk in Old Krakow – formerly a Jewish community that housed the well-known Oskar Schindler’s Factory. Auschwitz, known worldwide as the most notorious Nazi concentration camp, provides students with a meaningful and impactful learning experience.

    • Trip Highlights


      • Nuremburg Tour
      • Berlin Wall East Galleries
      • Mauer Park Markets
      • Berlin Memorials
      • Wannsee House
      • Ravensbruck Former Concentration Camp for Women
      • Old Warsaw Walking Tour
      • Museum of History of Polish Jews
      • Zakopane Mountain
      • Canadian Embassy in Warsaw
      • Auschwitz/Birkenau Concentration Camp
    • Courses


      *Sponsored by the Halton Catholic District School Board

      • Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Grade 11, University Preparation (CHG381)
        Prerequisite: Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
      • Canadian and International Politics, Grade 12, University Preparation (CPW4U)
        Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities. 

       

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

    • Program Fees


      TBA

      All Inclusive

      * TBA deposit is needed to secure your spot at the time of registration

      Registration opens on October 1st, 2017.

      Optional Private Bed Supplement N/A
      Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance: $205.00

      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 students 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. al from the insurance coverages.

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

      Fees Include:

      • Airfare and land transportation
      • Accommodations
      • Daily breakfast and dinner
      • All admissions to both course specific sights and recreational group activities
      • Course materials
      • All applicable taxes
      • All gratuities

      Fees Do Not Include:

      • Lunches
      • Cancellation and Medical Insurance
      • Discretionary spending money
    Program Details (Click below)

    All Ontario Students

    *Sponsored by the Halton Catholic District School Board

    Orientation: Saturday, May 12, 2018

    Pre-Trip Dates:  Tuesday, July 3, 2018, Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    Travel Dates: Thursday, July 5, 2018 to Saturday, July 21, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates: Monday, July 23, 2018, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (Online submission)
    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

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