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WorldStrides Excel Launches Individual Soccer Travel Program

GLENWOOD, Maryland — — WorldStrides Excel, the nation’s largest and most trusted sports travel provider, has announced that it is launching a new program to give individual soccer players the opportunity to compete internationally. The new program, called FC USA International, is many months in the making and will allow... Keep reading

The Education Abroad Network Joins the WorldStrides Family

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – WorldStrides, the largest educational travel and study abroad company in the United States and the leading experiential education provider, is proud to welcome The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) as a part of the WorldStrides family. This new addition to the organization is part of our growing focus... Keep reading

Envision Joins WorldStrides to Strengthen Both Organizations’ Academic Enrichment Programs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - WorldStrides is delighted to welcome Envision Experience to the WorldStrides family. Headquartered in Vienna, VA, Envision’s career exploration and leadership programs enable students from elementary age through college to discover their passions, test-drive a career, and build a plan to achieve their aspirations. Their expertise in delivering... Keep reading

Five Educators Nationwide Named WorldStrides Teachers of the Year

Charlottesville, Va.—WorldStrides, the nation’s largest accredited educational travel provider, has named five educators WorldStrides Teachers of the Year. The awards, made in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, recognize outstanding educators from across the country who are committed to experiential learning and the welfare of their students. Nominations were sent in... Keep reading

Disappointment Turns into Excitement after WorldStrides Helps Two Schools in Need

Charlottesville, Va.— When WorldStrides, found out about the situation with Discovery Tours in Ohio, the company reached out to two schools that planned to travel to Washington, D.C. this month. WorldStrides will pick up the Madeira Middle School and Van Cleve Elementary School trips at no additional cost to the school... Keep reading

Orlando’s Jones High School Returns from Performance at Carnegie Hall after “Ellen” Appearance

ORLANDO, Florida—Jones High School Concert Choir & Wind Ensemble Band performed this past weekend at the WorldStrides OnStage Festival at Carnegie Hall. Coming from a low-income area in Orlando, Florida, the group had been fundraising and crowdfunding their trip to the Festival until they received a $100,000 donation from the... Keep reading

WorldStrides Selected as the Approved Domestic Student Educational Travel Provider for Smithsonian

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C—January 29, 2018—WorldStrides, the nation’s largest accredited educational travel provider, has been selected through a formal competitive process as the approved domestic educational travel provider of the Smithsonian Institution. WorldStrides was selected among multiple travel organizations to offer these programs to middle and high schools throughout... Keep reading

US Youth Soccer Region I Partners with WorldStrides Excel for International Soccer Tours

Brick, New Jersey — October 3, 2017 — WorldStrides Excel, the nation’s largest and most trusted sports travel provider is pleased to announce it is expanded partnership with US Youth Soccer Region I  (Region I ODP) to deliver international soccer tours for their players. Region I ODP cultivates standout youth... Keep reading

WorldStrides Announces Re-alignment of Higher Education Division

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—WorldStrides has announced a re-alignment of its higher education division, with departments now focused separately on study abroad and faculty-led travel programs. WorldStrides ISA Custom Programs, led by Senior Vice President and General Manager Michael Smith, will focus on faculty-led and short-term programs. The group will include team members from WorldStrides... Keep reading

Maryland State Youth Soccer Association Partners with WorldStrides Excel for International Soccer Tours

Glen Burnie, Maryland — August 16, 2017 — WorldStrides Excel, the nation’s largest and most trusted sports travel provider is pleased to announce the 15th year of its partnership with Maryland State Youth Soccer Association (MSYSA) to deliver international soccer tours for their players. What started years ago as a single tour to Scotland has grown... Keep reading