• Spring Training in Florida


      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      Take your athletic training to the next level as you head down to the IMG Academy this March Break. Spend a week at this world-class facility, equipped with 20+ multi-sport fields, 50+ tennis courts, a 5,000-seat state-of-the-art stadium, an 18-hole golf course, and two 10,000+ square foot weight rooms. Train for 2 hours each day in the sport of your choice: Rugby, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Golf or Tennis. Enhance your training with 2 IMG Academy Athlete Development Programs focusing on Weight Room Training and Personal Nutrition. Spend an hour each day under the guidance of a qualified weight room instructor in the IMG Weight Room. Take some time to relax as you head to Dunedin to watch a Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Game. Enjoy an afternoon at the world famous Sarasota Beach. Be sure to keep an eye open for professional athletes training on site, as many MLB, NFL & MLS Stars train at the IMG Academy in their off-season.

       

    • Trip Highlights

      All-inclusive, Absolutely everything included!


      Sport

      • 2 Hours Minimum of Sport instruction in the sport of your choice per day
      • 2 IMG Academy Athlete Development Program Sessions focusing on Nutrition and Weight Lifting 
      • 3 Hours of PLF4M in-class instruction each day
      • 1 Hour of Weight Room Training each Day
      Recreational Activities
      • Toronto Blue Jays Grapefruit League Baseball Game
      • Afternoon at the beach 

      The IMG Academy

      • 500 Acre Sporting Facility 
      • 20 + Multi-Sport Fields
      • 50+ Tennis Courts
      • 5,000 State of the Art Stadium
      • 18 Hole Golf Course
      • Two 10,000+ Square foot weight rooms

      Accommodation and Meals

      • Stay on the IMG campus in the Champions Walk apartment complex
      • 2 Bedroom & 2 Bath per room
      • Living Room, Full Kitchen & Washer and Dryer in each Suite
      • Television & Wifi 
      • All toiletries 
      • Breakfast lunch and dinner at IMG Academy dining facility
    • Courses


      *Sponsored by The District School Board of Niagara

      • Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12,
        University/College Preparation (PLF4M)
        Prerequisite: Any health and physical education course

      Instructional Timelines


      Online Orientation:  Saturday, February 12, 2018

      Students must login to the online platform by Monday, February 12, to begin their introductory assignments.  Their teacher will contact them with the information to access the online course on February 10.

      Mandatory Face-to-Face Orientation: Saturday, February 24 (parents and students are to attend). Students will participate in an independent online study component until the pre-trip classes begin.
       
      Pre-Trip Online Assignment Due Dates –  Saturday, March 3 and Saturday, March 10
       
      Students will be required to participate in online learning and submit online assignments on Saturday, March 3, and Saturday, March 10. Assessment will be ongoing throughout the pre-trip online assignments. 

      Travel:  Sunday, March 11 to Sunday, March 18

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip class:  Saturday, April 7 (online)

      Students will complete all daily assessments and submit their summative assignments by Saturday, April 7

       

    • Program Fees


      $3,500 All Inclusive

      Registration opens on October 1st, 2017

      Early booking discount of $100 available until December 15th, 2017

      * A $1,500 deposit is needed to secure your spot at the time of registration
      * Second deposit of $1050 is due Friday, December 1, 2018
      * Final payment of $1050 is due Thursday, February 1, 2018

      Athlete deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory) add $159

      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
      • All meals (except for lunch on pre-trip days)
      • All admissions to both course specific sights and recreational group activities
      • Course materials
      • All applicable taxes
      • All gratuities

      Fees Do Not Include:

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

     

    All Ontario Students

    *This Program is sponsored by the District School Board of Niagara and is open to all Ontario Students. 

    Mandatory Face-to-Face Orientation: Saturday, February 24, 2018
    Pre-Trip Date: 
    Saturday, March 3 and Saturday, March 10, 2018
    Travel Dates:  Sunday, March 11, 2018 to Sunday, March 18, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates: Saturday, April 7, 2018
    Location: TBA
    Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
    Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018

    All EduTravel programs require students to have cancellation and health insurance in place. If you did not purchase these insurance policies through EduTravel you will be required to show proof of coverage.

     

     

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