Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog

“The Best Experience I’ve Ever Had” – A Student’s Post Trip Reflections

My name is Kiylin Gaff, I’m 16, and I’m a junior at Linden High School in Michigan. I enjoy writing poetry in my free time or learning new instruments like ...

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Announcing the 2019 ACIS Scholarship Winners

Each year ACIS offers traveling students the opportunity to win scholarships for their trips through essays, photography and artwork, and each year we continue to be amazed by the talent ...

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A World of Possibilities: How Educational Travel Impacts Student Futures

What students get out of an educational tour can be immediately apparent – the pictures of ancient ruins, the newly absorbed factoids, the delicately-crafted souvenirs from local artisans – but ...

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The 2018 ACIS Photo & Video Contest Winners

Another year has gone by, and we have another incredible collection of photos submitted by ACIS participants! We received over 100 photo entries and dozens of videos from students who had ...

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Student Spotlight: Emily Discovers Québec

Spontaneous music festivals, rushing waterfalls and bi-lingual donut stops: these were just a few of the highlights from Emily’s trip to Québec with ACIS Visit Canada!  Learn more about her ...

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Student Spotlight: Nick’s Costa Rican Adventure

We’re shining a spotlight on Nick, who recently returned from an ACIS trip to Costa Rica. What did he think about his adventure abroad? Find out in this exclusive interview! ...

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Student Ambassador Spotlight: Garrett N.

Student Ambassador Garrett N. from Rochester, NY, recently returned from his school’s “Kingdom by the Sea” tour of the British Isles. Lead by his teacher Lynne Brooks, the ACIS trip ...

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Student Spotlight Johnny Vrba - Illinois

Student Spotlight: Johnny Vrba – Illinois

Johnny Vrba is a high school senior from Illinois. He traveled with his classmates to France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany this summer. We interviewed Johnny about his experience traveling ...

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Student Traveler Spotlight Elizabeth Grady

Student Traveler Spotlight: Elizabeth Grady

This spring, Elizabeth Grady is graduating from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a degree in Journalism and Political Science. For the past year, she has served as ...

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Student Ambassador Interview - Grace Scallion

Student Spotlight: Grace Scallion, ACIS Student Ambassador

Grace Scallion is a student at South Side High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. When her French teacher opened the application process to become the ACIS Student Ambassador for their ...

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