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Travel Opportunities

St. Mary's School is proud to offer our students an array of both domestic and international travel opportunities.

Mod Abroad

Mod Abroad 2018: Southeast Asia

Spend 10 days with us in Bangkok, Siem Reap, and Ho Chi Minh City!

Enjoy the amazing sights and incredible food.

Join us for the Mod Abroad to Southeast Asia!
Spaces are filling fast! Please contact Ms. Lauren Huizinga for more information or to reserve a spot on this trip. lhuizinga@smschool.us.

For general information about this trip, please click here.
*The Mod Abroad are available current high school students only.

Mod Abroad 2019: Israel

We will spend the first part of the mod learning about the history surrounding the creation of the state of Israel and its position in the broader region. We will then follow up our classroom study with 10 days in Israel, touring the key sites of the holy land, including historic places that have existed through Roman, Byzantine, and Crusader eras, and on into the modern age. Explore the overlapping presence of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Galilee and Dead Sea regions, as well as the ancient cities of Jaffa, Nazareth, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem. Key sites of this powerful trip include the Church of the Nativity, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Church of the Annunciation, and the fortress at Masada.

The travel component is required for credit and includes an additional fee. Contact Mrs. Kacey Dewing for more information.

Mod Abroad 2020: Japan

More information coming soon!

Mod Abroad 2021: Spain

More information coming soon!

Aug Mod Trips

Aug Mod 2018: Yellowstone

Students will spend the week camping in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE), with Yellowstone National Park at its center.
  • National Park Service scientists will guide students through habitat restoration and bison research projects.
  • Students will travel to the Lamar Valley to study wolf packs and see geysers and hot pools up close.
  • This amazing trip will culminate in a celebratory rafting trip down the Yellowstone River.

Dates: August 6-14, 2018
Program cost: $2900 (dependent on airfare cost) covers: food, lodging, and transportation
Credit: One Science Credit
Interested? Contact Ms. Holly Bensel.

Aug Mod 2019: Ecuador and Galapagos


Our St. Mary's high school students have an amazing opportunity to travel with their peers to Ecuador & The Galapagos during our upcoming Aug Mod 2019. This trip is themed "Community Project & Wildlife Adventure."

For more information please click HERE for the unearthed information packet.

Foreign Travel

These foreign travel opportunities offer both academic tourism and service opportunities for our students and occur annually.

German Exchange

The German exchange trip will take place in late July 2018. St. Mary's students will spend two weeks with their host families in Ochsenhausen, Germany. While there they will attend the Gymnasium Ochsenhaused with their host siblings.

While in Germany students will also visit Neuschwanstein, Konstanz and Ulm as well as travel to Weimar and the concentration camp Buchenwald, Dresden, Berlin and Hamburg.

For more information or to reserve your spot on this exchange travel opportunity, please contact Ms. Pyle.

Casas de Luz

China Bridge

The Confucius Classroom at St. Mary's School is proud to offer the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for our high school students.

This two week program is structured to enhance understanding between American and Chinese students. Through a combination of classroom study and excursions, students will have a unique opportunity to expand their language skills while experiencing China's rich culture, tradition, and history.
For more information, please contact Ms. Dewing.



Domestic Travel

Aug Mod 2018: Yellowstone

Students will spend the week camping in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE), with Yellowstone National Park at its center.
  • National Park Service scientists will guide students through habitat restoration and bison research projects.
  • Students will travel to the Lamar Valley to study wolf packs and see geysers and hot pools up close.
  • This amazing trip will culminate in a celebratory rafting trip down the Yellowstone River.

Dates: August 6-14, 2018
Program cost: $2900 (dependent on airfare cost) covers: food, lodging, and transportation
Credit: One Science Credit
Interested? Contact Ms. Holly Bensel.

8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip

Study Abroad

St. Mary's offers study abroad programs for our students who are interested in language immersion experiences.

Argentina

Summer and Mod programs/exchanges are available in Argentina. Please contact Ms. Kacey Dewing for more information.