• Social Justice and Tolerance in Germany & Poland


      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      The program begins in the city of Nuremberg, Germany where the Nazi Party began their rise to power prior to World War II. Learn about Adolf Hitler’s Anti-Semitic Nuremberg Laws and the horrifying events that followed. Between the years of 1945-1948, this city was home to the Nuremberg 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


      • Nuremberg 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
      • Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice, Grade 12, College/University Preparation (HSE4M – this course satisfies the Grade 12 religion requirement)
        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.

      Instructional Timelines


      Mandatory Orientation:  Saturday, May 12, 2018  

      This is a mandatory session for parents and students. Full attendance is required. 

      Online Independent Study: Saturday, May 12 to Tuesday, July 3, 2018

      Pre-trip In-class: Tuesday, July 3 to Wednesday, July 4

      Students will complete pre-trip assignments and submit through D2L prior to July 3.

      Travel Dates:  Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 20, 2018

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip Online Submission: Monday, July 23, and Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (online submissions)

      Students will complete all daily assessments and submit their summative assignments by July 24, 2018

    • Program Fees


      $4800

      All Inclusive

      *Registration opens on October 1st, 2017 – Early bird discount of $200 available until December 15th, 2017

      * $1600 deposit is needed to secure your spot at the time of registration
      * $1600 second deposit is due Friday, February 23, 2018
      *$1600 final deposit is due Sunday, April 15, 2018

      Optional Private Bed Supplement N/A
      Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory) add $209.00

      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 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:

      • 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)

    *Registration deadline is Sunday, April 15, 2018

    All Ontario Students

    *Sponsored by the Halton Catholic District School Board

    Orientation: Saturday, May 12, 2018

    Pre-Trip Dates:  Tuesday, July 3 to Wednesday, July 4
    Travel Dates: Thursday, July 5, 2018 to Saturday, July 20, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates: Monday, July 23, 2018 & Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (Online submission)
    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA

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