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

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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Why Next Generation Travel

Next Generation Travel: what’s it all about? Webster’s dictionary has no definition (yet), but you can think of it as a trip that goes above and beyond the typical tour, ...

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Educational Tours to the Dominican Republic

Teacher Spotlight: Jonathan Kaptcianos – Greenwich, Connecticut on Youth Leadership in the Dominican Republic

Jonathan Kaptcianos is a math teacher at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut. He recently returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic with his students that was designed around developing leadership skills ...

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Teacher Spotlight Lucy Bartholomee Arlington Texas on Service Learning in Italy

Teacher Spotlight: Lucy Bartholomee – Arlington, Texas on Service Learning in Italy

Lucy Bartholomee is an art teacher at Northstar School in Arlington, Texas and a doctoral candidate at the University of North Texas. She led her first tour with ACIS in ...

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ACIS Service Learning [VIDEO]

ACIS Service Learning [VIDEO]

    Traveling to another country is a life-changing experience. Spending time in that foreign country engaging with a local community and volunteering your time is another experience unto itself. ...

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5 Things to Look for in a Service Learning Project for Your Students

Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful dedicated citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” That philosophy underlies ACIS’ ...

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The 2016 Service Learning Video Contest Winner

    Every year, students travel all over the world on ACIS service learning trips. This summer, we held a contest offering each group undertaking a service learning itinerary the ...

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Group Leader Travel Log Sea Turtle Conservation Project Costa Rica

Group Leader Travel Log: Sea Turtle Conservation Project – Costa Rica

Dene Carter is a Science Teacher from Granbury High School in Granbury, Texas. She traveled with her students to Costa Rica this summer on our Conservación Costa Rica itinerary. She ...

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A Trip for Every Teacher, Every Vision

When it comes to choosing an educational travel program, your wants and needs are unique, so your trip should be too. At ACIS we make it easy for you to ...

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The Service Learning Curve

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” — Mark Twain When you imagine your dream vacation, what do you see? A picturesque mountain top village nestled in snow? Or ...

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