Travel with EF Education First

  • Dear Parents and Guardians,

     

    Your student is invited to join an upcoming educational travel experience abroad!  These opportunities are open to all Innovation Academy students. These trips are not sponsored by Innovation Academy or Fulton County Schools; they are a non-school affiliated trip being organized by EF Education First, an accredited organization. Curious about the EF Tours experience? Watch this short video to learn more! 

     

    We are thrilled to inform you that EF Tours is organizing multiple exciting trips for our students, offering them valuable educational and experiential opportunities. 

     

     

    Summer 2024 Tours

     

    Galapagos Islands (June 2024)

    Group Leader: Kathryn Paxton, paxtonk@fultonschools.org

     

    Treasures of Thailand (June 2024) - Enrollment Deadline is Feb. 16th, 2024.

    Group Leader: Heather Nilson, nilsonh@fultonschools.org

    Travel with us on an 11-day tour of this spectacular kingdom. Explore the bustling metropolis of Bangkok and Erawan Waterfall and National Park. Navigate the Chao Phraya River canals and battle for bargains at busy markets. Experience the warmth of the Thai people and test your spice threshold with their flavorful cuisine. Every destination and experience will add new depth to this immersive tour of Thai culture and its natural surroundings. Parents and siblings are welcome to join us on this once in a lifetime adventure!
    Trip information and enrollment page: Thailand Tour

     

    Grand Tour of Italy (June 2024)

    Group Leader: Bev Shiotelis, shiotelis@fultonschools.org

    Join me on this 10-day grand tour of Italy. History comes alive among the ruins of Pompeii and along the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Fall in love with Italy while getting to know da Vinci, walking in the steps of gladiators, and visiting the birthplace of saints. Cruise the canals of Venice, enjoy beautiful Florence, and take a relaxing boat ride to the beautiful island of Capri.  This is an amazing adventure that will have us traversing the entire country, marveling at the incredible architecture, and tossing a coin in Trevi Fountain to ensure our return.  

    Trip information and enrollment page: Italy Tour

     

     

    Summer 2025 Tours

     

    South Korea

    Group Leader: Daniel Huntley, huntleydc@fultonschools.org

     

    Expedition to Australia and New Zealand (June 2025)
    Group Leader: Heather Nilson, nilsonh@fultonschools.org

    Join us on a 15-day tour of New Zealand and Australia. Highlights of the trip include visiting Auckland, a dolphin cruise through the Bay of Islands, exploring mangrove forests of the Sunshine Coast, relaxing on the beach in Surfer’s Paradise, and exploring Sydney. Parents and siblings are welcome to join us on this bucket-list adventure!

    Trip information and enrollment page: Australia and New Zealand

     

    Switzerland & Germany

    Group Leader: Jeremy Fouts, foutsj@fultonschools.org

     

    Iceland: Glaciers and Geysers (Spring Break 2025!)

    Group Leader: Margaret Garth

     Revel in the geothermal wonders of Iceland—Blue Lagoon hot springs, volcanic craters and subarctic fauna. From the capital Reykjavik you will travel the popular Golden Circle and see Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir geothermal area. From there, continue on to the famous black-sand beaches of Vik and the Lava Centre in Hvolsvöllur.

    Iceland Tour Page