8th Grade Trip: Gettysburg/Washington D.C.
**2020 Updated Information**
The 8th grade Gettysburg/Washington D.C. trip will take place June 8-11, 2020.
The trip is being coordinated by Corporate Travel Service, a Michigan based company and a member of the SYTA (Student Youth Travel Association).
The Gettysburg/Washington D.C. 8th grade trip will encompass the learning and curriculum offered in grades 6-8 through the Social Studies department and trip experiences will connect to the content explored by students over three years. There will also be many opportunities for fun and socialization, while enjoying a very comprehensive and relevant culminating experience.
A representative from Corporate Travel will be presenting to all 8th grade parents at the Gettysburg/Washington D.C. mandatory parent meeting on September 9th at 6:00p in the Slauson Auditorium. Slauson staff trip coordinators and administration will also be on hand to answer questions.
All trip payments may be paid using the following method:
Electronic payments directly to Corporate Travel using CTSCENTRAL.NET/SLAUSON_DC (see registration link above).
Student Scholarship Applications
Scholarship Applications will be available in the Main Office and at student registration for any student/families who may qualify for financial assistance up to 50% of the trip cost. Click here for scholarship forms.
Approved scholarship funds will only be released for payment after the family financial obligation has been met for qualifying families.
Travel Protection is included. This policy provides cancellation for any reason coverage. This coverage allows travelers to cancel for any reason and receive a refund of 75% of the tour cost. Travelers must notify Corporate Travel of the intent to cancel no later than 48 hours prior to departure.
An overview of trip travel details, itinerary, inclusions, etc. will be provided by Corporate Travel to families in person at the mandatory parent meeting on September 9th at 6pm.
Please feel free to contact the school with additional questions prior to the mandatory parent meeting.