Travel For Credit program
Frequently Asked Questions
Students are supervised by our teachers and leaders during the day and given instructions and tools with how to handle their free time. At night, we stay in secure accommodations that place leaders and students in close proximity with the added security of room checks each evening. Our staff are trained in emergency procedures and experienced with the care of high school students.
Students will be provided with reading lists, course materials, guided instruction, Wifi access, and enough time and space to complete assignments, projects or other coursework while on the program as well as before and after the tour. The teacher will grade their work using a variety of assessment tools both during and after the program.
Students vary in their spending habits, but we would suggest between $20-$40 per day is brought to account for optional food purchases, gifts or incidentals.
Each course is designed so that the student does not need to use up precious luggage space with a laptop. The course can be completed using only the course materials provided.
The Upper Grand District School Board sponsors all credits granted to students who complete the program successfully. Each student will receive a report card. If the student is registered in the UGDSB, this credit will automatically be shown on their transcript. If the student is registered elsewhere, they must take their original report card to their schools’ guidance office so that the course can be added to their transcript.
Rooms are gender segregated and based on 4 students sharing 2 beds in most cases. We will always do our best to accommodate any rooming requests!