INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL PROGRAM
Berlin, Prague and the Alps 2015-2016
During this incredible field experience, students interacted with new cultures and visited important landmarks such as Checkpoint Charlie and the remains of the Berlin Wall, Dachau Concentration Camp, and beautiful castles, retreat in the Alps and much more.
Ecuador & the Galapogos 2014-2015
The Galapagos Islands are most famous for the profound discoveries of Charles Darwin. Students will carry on that scientific tradition as they learn about the unique species that call the island chain home. On the mainland in Ecuador, students will explore the local culture, beautiful plazas, museums—providing social context to the biological wonders of this fascinating country.
Costa Rica 2013-2014
During this incredible field experience based out of the city of Liberia, students will interact with new cultures and visit important landmarks such as Earth University and AD Astra Rocket Company where we will meet with a Costa Rican astronaut. We will also explore a forest’s canopy, explore the natural world on horseback, enjoy hot springs heated by a volcano, tour a coffee mill and visit a wildlife refuge for turtles. A school visit to meet with local students is also in place where TGS students will immerse themselves in Spanish language immersion.
Hawaii & Japan 2012-2013
Inspired from Ms. Edelmann’s work in Japan with Fulbright-Japan for Education in Sustainable Development, Greene School students traveled with her and Mr. Johnson to Hawaii, Nagasaki and Hiroshima to study the devastating effects of war, interview survivors of Pearl Harbor and the Atomic Bombs and examine the legacy of peace memorials and friendship between the nations.
Students from Ms. Xu’s Mandarin Chinese class traveled to China to explore Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, explored the Summer Palace, and learned about pearl harvesting from the Forbidden City. They played along the Great Wall of China, reenacted a curling match from the 2008 Olympics outside the famous Olympic Stadium, the Crow’s Nest and marveled at the Terra Cotta Warriors.