• ********WorldStrides Information link*********  

     Zoom link:  

    Laura Carle is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: DC meeting
    Time: Jan. 28, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)



     You can also go to WorldStrides Info link to find the zoom link.


    Explore America Information

    Washington DC/New York City Trip 2022

    Informational meeting: POSTPONED to Thursday, Sept. 24th at 6 pm

    Where:  Zoom  (link will be provided a few days before on this page)

    Who?  Current 6th - 8th graders and guardians welcome  

    Travel Date: After school is out in June 2022

    Company:  Traveling with WorldStrides

    Cost:  About $3899      

     What does this cover?  (8 days, 7 nights) Airfare, hotels, night time monitors in motels, food, tour guide and bus for the week, entrance fees, Broadway show, etc.

    Fund raising:  Will be more difficult during COVID.  We will discuss fundraising during the meeting.

    Some Featured Sites that will be seen:


    DC (and Area):


    Capitol Tour

    Empire State Building

    Ford’s Theatre/Peterson House

    Central Park

    Library of Congress and the National Archive 

    Broadway show – Wicked?

    Arlington National Cemetery

    Off Broadway show – Blue Man Group?

    National Cathedral

    Top of the Rock

    Smithsonian Complex

    Little Italy, China Town areas

    Holocaust Museum

    Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island

    FDR, Lincoln, Jefferson, Iwo Jima Memorials

    Ground Zero –St Paul’s Church

    Vietnam Veteran’s and Women’s Memorial 

    Umpire State Building

    Washington Monument

    Times Square

    Catching fireflies

    Rockefeller Center


     For questions and/or more information please contact at Miller, Laura Carle at 538-1137 (home) or by e-mail, lcarle@asd5.org.  I have been taking students to DC and NYC since 2002.  

     ******Must send in a deposit to WorldStrides to save your spot. See WorldStrides Information link for more inforamtion that is super important

    Please also look at the Full Refund Program information on their sight.  The Refund Program is an additional $299 and allows you to cancel your trip up until the day before the trip and receive all your money back except fot the $299.  Since they are giving your $200 discount if you sign up by Dec. 31st, you would only lose $99.