Four-Week High School Credit Abroad | 16-18
Note: Deadline to apply is March 15
The French High School Credit Abroad program is offered in partnership with Xperitas (xperitas.org), an educational travel company of distinction.
For two weeks, students participate fully in the High School Credit Program at Lac du Bois - Hackensack. For the final two weeks, participants and teachers travel to France and Belgium for family stays and cultural excursions.
The Credit Abroad Programs are for students ages 16-18, by start date of the program, who have completed at least one year of high school
language study (preference given to two years or more).
Program Itinerary (subject to change)
|High School Credit Abroad||France-Belgium, July 3-July 30, 2017 Preliminary Itinerary (Subject to Change)|
|July 3||Opening Day, Lac du Bois – Hackensack, 2-4:30 p.m.|
|July 3 - July 15||Credit Program in the French Language Village – Minnesota|
|July 15||Depart for Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, then to Paris|
|July 16 - July 30||Credit Program continues in France and Belgium, classes throughout the itinerary|
|July 16||Transfer from Paris to Evreux for Family Stay|
|July 16 - 23||Family Stay in Evreux, credit classes continue|
|July 19||D-Day History Excursion|
|July 23||Transfer to Paris|
|July 24||Paris, Bateaux Mouches tour and other excursions|
|July 25||Paris, Eiffel Tower and museum visits|
|July 26||Transfer to Waremme, Belgium. Visit Chateau de Waleffe and Farm. Begin Family Stay.|
|July 27||Waremme, continued Family Stay. Chateau- Ecology and Cooking activities|
|July 28||Waremme, continued Family Stay. Excursion to Liege.|
|July 29||Transfer to Brussels. Last class of course. Hotel stay.|
|July 30||Return from Brussels to Minneapolis|
Program Costs Include:
- Tuition, including high school credit with transcript
- Room and board, both in Minnesota and abroad
- Travel from the Language Villages to Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) airport
- Round trip flights from MSP to destination
- Travel within the country abroad
- Excursions, cultural events and guided tours in the itinerary
Teachers are carefully selected and have strong backgrounds in teaching language and culture. Credit programs are directed and supervised by leaders with years of teaching experience, advanced degrees and Concordia Language Villages experience. Our programs have a 3:1 staff to villager ratio when traveling abroad.