2018-19 School Trips… and beyond!

October 12, 2018 - 2 minutes read
We are very fortunate to offer the following school trips this year:


Costa Rica

Where? Flamingo and Monteverde

When? March 16 – March 27, 2019

Who? This trip is open to the whole school!

Estimated cost? $3690 ** cost does not include airport taxes and insurance

Teacher contact? Ms. N. Page-Newman npage-newman@wvschools.ca

About: The Costa Rica 2019 Spring Break school trip is geared towards those who are interested in being submersed in culture and nature. Students will be billeted with families and will enjoy activities such a zip-lining, snorkeling, hiking, cooking, dancing, boating, rappelling, hot springs, and more. The purpose of the trip is to be exposed to the Costa Rican way of life and improve on or learn basic Spanish.

For more information click here.



Where? Kyoto, Hiroshima, Tottori, Tokyo

When? March 16 – March 28, 2019

Who? Priority is given to senior grades and students taking Japanese, however any student may apply

Estimated cost? $4500

Teacher contact? Ms. A Ogawa aogawa@wvschools.ca

Student Meeting: Friday, October 12 at 1:00 pm (room 354)

About: The Japan trip is a cultural tour for 12 students and 2 teachers over the 2019 Spring Break. There will be a combination of historical visits, experiences of modern culture, and a home stay with high school students and their families in rural Japan. Students will learn about themselves while exploring a country rich in history, philosophy, and respect.



Where? Normandy, Berlin, London, Paris

When? May 31 – June 10, 2019

Who? Priority is given to grade 11 and 12 students

Estimated cost? $4200

Teacher contact? Mr. G. Johnston gjohnston@wvschools.ca



Where? Antarctica!

When? November 28 – December 14, 2019

Estimated cost? $16,000 (all inclusive – expedition, flights, gear, pre-trip kayak training, and snow camping included)

Teacher contact? Ms. D. Armstrong darmstrong@wvschools.ca and Mr. B. Hammett  bhammett@wvschools.ca

About: 18 Students are going to Antarctica Nov. 28-Dec. 14, 2019!! For adventurous souls seeking a life changing experience on the other side of the planet

Ship Plan: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/oneoceanexpeditions/voyage-trip-notes/antarctic-peninsula-adventure-1Dec19.pdf


… more trip information to come!