Hi, this is Sue Louis, and I’m excited to announce that I will be leading a group of Weston School students on a WorldStrides program to New York City.  On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, students will explore one of the country's most vibrant cities and experience incomparable learning moments. This will be a trip that your child will be talking about for years to come!  See below for important information about our trip and email me at louis@weston.k12.wi.us if you have questions!


  • 06/07/2021 to 06/10/2021


  • $2,324 per student

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  • Transportation to & from Destination
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Admission to all Attractions
  • Meals
  • Course Leader
  • Night Chaperones
  • Accident & Medical Insurance
  • Opportunity to Earn Free Academic Credit

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Space still available.  There's still time to sign up for our trip.  We'd love to have you join us!  Bookmark this page and check back often for important trip announcements.

Learn more about our New York City Travel Programs!

Our Trip Highlights

Here’s a sample list of some of the many attractions and activities the students will see and do on this trip. This trip is going to be so much fun and the students are going to learn so much!

Statue of Liberty

Ride the subway to Lower Manhattan and take a ferry to Liberty Island, where you will visit the most iconic monument dedicated to freedom in the world. She greets newcomers to New York from her place in the New York Harbor.

Statue of Liberty, New York

National 9/11 Memorial

Take time to reflect as you visit the twin pools paying tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks. Learn about how America changed forever from that day forward.

National 911 Memorial, New York

Ellis Island

Experience the Immigration Museum at America’s primary gateway for millions of immigrants. See more than 700,000 names listed on the Wall of Valor, and even research your ancestors by accessing passenger records in the museum’s interactive history center.

Ellis Island, New York

Rockefeller Center

A national historic landmark in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Rockefeller Center is home to Top of the Rock Observation Deck, NBC Studios, Radio City Music Hall, NYC’s premier Christmas tree, and much more.

Top of the Rock

Central Park

After a few days of traveling through some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, you’ll love seeing Central Park! Enjoy this 840-acre oasis which features the Carousel, Strawberry Fields, and the Great Lawn.

Central Park, New York


Visit Chinatown in Manhattan, home to the largest Chinese population in the Western hemisphere, where you can experience fresh food in open air markets, unique shopping booths, and amazing ethnic bakeries.

Chinatown, New York

Time Square

Let “The Crossroads of the World” stun you with its bright adornment of billboards and advertisements. Times Square in Midtown Manhattan is the lively center of Broadway’s theater district with over 300,000 people passing through it every day!

Times Square, New York

The Health and Safety of our Travelers is our #1 Priority

For more than 50 years, WorldStrides been known for industry-leading health and safety in educational travel. COVID-19 is surely unprecedented, but WorldStrides has been tackling “unprecedented” for decades. Our experienced team is leading the way, and constantly evolving to meet new requirements for health and safety that are imperative in this environment.  In addition to the new measures being implemented to address COVID-19, WorldStrides has an extensive network in place to ensure the health and safety of all our travelers.  Here are just a few examples:

  • Expertly trained Course Leaders to guide your group. Course Leaders are destination experts and will help bring learning to life for your students while navigating them through your itinerary.
  • On-Site Coordinators: WorldStrides staff members who are with you around the clock at your hotel to assist with any needs that may arise during your stay.  (In some destinations, on-site coordinators will be replaced with 24-hour Course Leaders.)
  • Doctors on Call: our exclusive partnership with the Department of Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University
  • Tour Central: 24/7 local support office ready to assistance travelers at a moments notice

Click here for full details on our updated health and safety measures that will be in place for your trip.  


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Tools to Help Pay for the Trip

Flag Financial Assistance

  • Over $2.5 million in financial assistance is given out each year
  • Families with annual adjusted gross incomes of up to $85,000 may qualify
  • One simple call to WorldStrides Customer Service (800-468-5899) can tell you how much assistance may be available even before registering for the trip.  (FLAG Financial Assistance is available on a first-come, first-serve basis; FLAG applications for trips taking place in 2021 is current closed however assistance is still available for trips taking place in 2022.)

Gift of Education Fundraiser

  • Student driven fundraiser where 100% of the money raised goes to offset the trip price
  • Students send e-cards, letters, or share links on Facebook / Instagram, and family and friends, in one simple click, can make a direct donation
  • Thousands of students pay for their entire trip each year through the Gift of Education

Affordable Payment Plans

  • Pay a small initial deposit to sign up for the trip
  • The remaining balance is spread out into small amounts and paid monthly prior to travel
  • Set up auto-deductions from your account saving you time and money