International Programs

Travel Abroad

London, Paris, Brussels, Bruges, and Amsterdam: June 5 - 16, 2018

Upper School students have the opportunity to explore London, Paris, Brussels, Bruges, and Amsterdam from June 5 - 16, 2018. A scholarship of $150 from the travel agency Explorica is applied for anyone who signs up early.

If you are interested, please check out the website at

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Simard-Newman.

Conservation in Costa Rica: June 11-19, 2018 (dates are tentative)

In order to protect their home, community members of Palo Seco must continue to reforest mangrove trees to keep their coastline stable. This tour offers students a firsthand learning experience into stabilizing ecosystems through the efforts of community farming. They'll also discover the biodiversity of this beautiful country from every angle with visits to hot springs, hiking to La Fortuna Waterfall and more.

This trip is open to any Cannon Student or Cannon family member.

For additional details and full itinerary, please visit the EF Tours webpage or contact John Riley.

There will be an Interest Meeting on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Middle School Community Room for this trip.

Bell’ Italia Trip: July 2-11, 2018 (dates are tentative)

In conjunction with our theme “Oh! The Places You’ll Go,” Lower School will offer its first ever family international travel experience!  Your faculty group leaders will be Deanna Dobbins (third grade teacher and grade lead) and Melissa Fox (Lower School Dean of Studies).  Our trip will take us to Italy where we will experience Italy’s art, history, and culture as we visit places like Venice, Milan, Florence, Assisi, and Rome.  
This trip is open to any students, age 6 and above, along with at least one parent chaperone, but other family members are welcome to join us.
For additional details and full itinerary, please contact Deanna Dobbins or Melissa Fox.

For more information, please contact director of international programs Dr. Sylvia Simard-Newman.

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