Friday, May 13, 2016

Washington DC Trip Highlights and Deadlines

FYI.  Contact Carrie directly with questions.  (209) 559-4882 (texts welcome) or

What an AMAZING turnout we had for the Washington DC Parent Information Night.  Thank you to everyone who attended this event.  We have already had people sign up!  

I have created a list of highlights, details, and deadlines.  Feel free to email or call me if you have an additional questions.  I look forward to touring with everyone in May 2017. Please forward this information to any other homeschool friends that may be interested.

Who can travel:  Students enrolled in Junior High or High School for the 2016-2017 school year are allowed to travel independently (without a parent chaperone.)  We will have adult chaperones (including myself) who will ensure the safety of your son/daughter on this trip.  Students younger than Junior High age, must travel with a parent chaperone.

Tour:  We will be touring Washington DC, Colonial Williamsburg, and Gettysburg for 6 days, May 15-20, 2017.  Our customized tour will include 2 nights in Colonial Williamsburg, 2 nights in Washington DC, and one night in Gettysburg.  This private tour includes round trip airfare, all transportation, meals, tips and gratuities, accident/injury insurance, 24 hour private security, entrance and group tour fees, and travel gear.  Parents are responsible for snack and souvenir money and baggage fees for airline (if needed).

Minimum: We need a minimum of 35 people to secure our Customized Tour or we will default to the Traditional 6 Day Tour of DC and Williamsburg created by EF.

How to register: Visit  To hold your spot you only need to pay the $99 registration fee at this time.  From there you can choose to pay in one lump sum, or arrange for a payment plan.

Register by May 13th to save $50.00 off the total price (per person).

Register by May 19th to guarantee this year's pricing.  Anyone who registers after May 19th will be charged 2017 pricing, (a $30 to $40) increase.

EF Homestay Program: Host exchange students this summer and earn $500 towards the cost of this trip.  Contact Krista Johnson (916) 300-2947 or

Tupperware: Earn 40% with Tupperware's fundraising program.  Contact Becki Foster (916) 212-6147 (texts welcome), or email

Scholarships:  EF offers $30,000 in annual scholarships for their educational travel program.  Visit this link to learn more information about how your son/daughter can earn a scholarship. 

Don't miss out!  Reserve your space today!

Carrie Carlson
(209) 559-4882 (texts welcome)

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