April 2017 Overseas Enrichment Trip Information

posted Jun 3, 2016, 8:18 AM by Brent Hopkins

The 15th Annual Overseas Enrichment Trip, Return to Vimy: London, Vimy, Paris is a board wide initiative that will highlight Canadian history as well as provide a unique cultural experience. This will be a 10-day trip, from April 5 to April 14, 2017, subject to board approval. We will explore the city of London including the Tower of London and the Churchill War Rooms Museum, visit Ypres, ‘In FlandersField’ Museum, and participate in the 100th Vimy Ridge Anniversary event. We will also visit the site of the Battle of Passhendaele, attend the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate and see the Somme Trench Museum before heading for Paris. While in Paris students will see the Eifel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and take part in a Seine River cruise. We will end our experience in France with a tour of the exquisite Palace of Versailles. For more information on the itinerary of this trip please go to www.explorica.ca and use the tour code: OCSBGoldsmith-1917.

Interested students are encouraged to see Ms Goldsmith in C305 for permission forms and more information. Please be aware that a promotional voucher with a value of $100 is set to expire at the end of June, 2016.