An independent JrK-12 college preparatory school 
located in Concord, North Carolina
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.

Bell’ Italia Trip: July 21-29, 2018

In conjunction with our theme “Oh! The Places You’ll Go,” Lower School will offer its first ever family international travel experience in July 2018!  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 will visit Venice, Florence, 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.

Visit the EF Tours Venice, Florence & Rome with Melissa and Deanna webpage for the complete itinerary and to book this tour.
For additional details, please contact Deanna Dobbins or Melissa Fox.

The Alps, Provence, and Barcelona: June 9 - 21, 2019

Each stop on our 13-day journey will leave you awe-inspired - from the architecture and culture of Madrid, Barcelona, and Provence to the Mediterranean shores of Nice and Cinque Terre, to the tranquility of lakes Como and Lucerne. Museums will always have their place, but sometimes it’s what’s outside that really takes your breath away.

Visit the EF Tours The Alps, Provence and Barcelona webpage for details and to book this tour.

This trip is open to any Cannon student and their families.

For additional information, please contact John Riley.
For more information, please contact Upper School Coordinator of Global Studies Dr. Sylvia Simard-Newman.

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