Travel Opportunities

  

 

Travel Opportunities

Sending Postcards
from the Road

Because we believe travel affords students opportunities to build independence and leadership skills and gain an appreciation for other perspectives and cultures, we offer several trips each year for Middle and Upper School students to explore and experience firsthand the history, art, and culture studied in the classroom.

Recent Trips

Spain, France, Italy
June 2017

Dunham students traveled to Spain, France, and Italy in June 2017 with stops in Madrid, Toledo, Paris, Versailles, Rome, and Vatican City, where highlights included tours of the Prado Museum, Puerto del Sol, the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, Versailles, the Pantheon, the Roman Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel.  During the 10-day trip, Middle and Upper School students immersed themselves in European art and history, while also sharpening world language skills and increasing their awareness of global perspectives.

Prefect Trip to Colorado
June 2017

The summer prefect trip to the mountain wilderness of Colorado is designed as a training program for the eight prefects chosen for the coming school year.  Prefects are the most visible and involved student leaders on campus who serve the entire Dunham community.  The trip's environment and challenges provide a creatively stressful experience and the opportunity to overcome obstacles, an important ingredient for the Christian calling of leading through service. Learn more about our Prefect Program here.

  

Washington, DC
October 2017

Each fall the 7th grade class and many of their parents explore our nation's history in Washington, DC, gaining firsthand knowledge of the topics and places covered in during their two-year study of our country. In preparation for the trip, students conduct research and create video presentations on the historical sites and attractions they'll visit during their weeklong stay in the capital city. Highlights of the trip include stops at the White House, the Capitol, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the National Cathedral, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Library of Congress, Mount Vernon, and the Holocaust Museum, and many other amazing sites.

 

Upcoming Trips

Austria, Germany, and Switzerland 
June 2018

From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, follow in the footsteps of genius. Immersed in Alpine landscapes and rich cultural history, you'll quickly understand why these countries have inspired artists for centuries. In Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace, where a six-year-old Mozart played for Marie Antoinette, and Heidelberg Castle, where Goethe wrote poetry in the gardens, you may find your muse, too. Parents, grandparents, and alumni are invited to travel with their Dunham Middle and Upper School students!  Learn more and enroll for the trip here. Questions? Email Mackenzie Heath.

  

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” 

- Saint Augustine

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