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6 days

Program Overview

Experience the spirit of Alaska, integrating storytelling, sports and science into the lesson plan. Gain a better understanding of Alaskan indigenous people, learning about their native culture groups and how they pass knowledge down to the next generation. Get an introduction to Alaska’s official state sport at Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Headquarters, an educational center that keeps this adventurous aspect of Alaskan heritage alive. Inspire innovation in science, technology, engineering and math in the classroom at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska (CLCA) through a hands-on experiential learning workshop.

Engage in education from the natural world on explorations of Alaska’s environment and wildlife. While exploring Denali State Park by kayak, catch sight of trumpeter swans, loons, beavers, bears and eagles with a breathtaking view of American’s tallest mountain peak, Denali. Walk through 200 acres of enclosed animal habitats at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, developed as a sanctuary for injured and orphaned wildlife, including brown bears, wood bison, lynx, caribou and more. Discover the glacial environment of Kenai Fjords National Park that is home to seabirds and marine mammals on a cruise on the protected waters of Resurrection Bay.

Daily Itinerary

Note: *Alaska STEAM is a seasonal tour, available mid-May to mid-September. Return flights must be secured for a departure time no earlier than 4 p.m. due to the distance from Seward to Anchorage.

Learning Outcomes

On this Alaska STEAM adventure, engage students in interactive learning activities in nature parks and learning centers. Gain a deeper understanding of Alaskan heritage from native indigenous groups and lessons with sled dogs. Experience the vast Alaskan environments to discover the tallest mountain peak in America and massive glaciers. Get up close to native wildlife, learning what animals call Alaska home and about the migratory patterns of both seabirds and marine mammals. With a curated curriculum for educators to apply with the program, students are empowered to put their learning into practice before, during and after the trip.

Services Included

Accommodations

Quality, safe hotels with quad occupancy corresponding to the destination.

Transportation

All transportation is provided throughout the program.

Round-Trip Flights

Airfare covers round-trip flights from major airports.

Meals

Meals provided as stated in itinerary, featuring local cuisine.

Education

Interactive learning experiences designed to expand educational and career goals.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included.

Curated Experiences

Customized experiences developed by travel experts to promote learning and engagement.

Full-Time Tour Directors

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip, for an all-inclusive experience.

Gratuities

Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

Interactive Technology

Advanced student security software that integrates geofencing, logistics, communication and more optimized safety features.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting students every step of the way.

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