Educational Travel Programs
Make the World Your Classroom
Educator Travel Programs for Professional Development
Our Educator Travel Programs for Professional Development are designed for the educator who wants to experience cultures and people around the world AND bring that experience back into the classroom. We partner with a variety of schools and programs all over the world to bring you a high quality professional experience that is fun and rewarding!
We have language educator specific programs as well as programs for all educators.
All of our teacher programs include a Professional Development certificate for clock hours or continuing education credits and some of our programs include Graduate School credits for an extra fee.
Teachers are welcome to also join our Globetrotter Programs and receive the same professional development benefits as our educator specific programs!
Student Travel Programs
Our student programs are designed for students in grades 6-12. We have two different types of student programs: Global Citizenship Immersion Programs and Student Globetrotter Programs.
The Global Citizenship Immersion Programs are cultural and linguistic immersion for French and Spanish for 2-4 weeks. Students live with host families, attend language classes, and engage in cultural enrichment activities. Students can receive up to 4 high school World Language credits.
The Student Globetrotter Programs are shorter programs that are cultural enrichment and learning done in English. Students stay in hotels or hostels and are led on cultural enrichment activities and tours. Students can receive up to 2 high school elective credits for this program.
All of our programs include pre-travel workshops via Zoom and an online course in Global Citizenship Education are chaperoned by LW5S Education staff for the entire duration of the program.
Globetrotter Travel Programs
Our Globetrotter Travel Programs are designed for families who want to travel together or individuals. All of our Globetrotter Programs are open to participants ages 6 and over. These programs include a country study for the countries being visited, pre-travel workshops via Zoom, and tons of opportunities for cultural enrichment and adventure!
Educators who participate in these programs will also receive a Professional Development Certificate for clock hours or continuing education credits.
Family Language Club language classes through Bon Voyage World Languages Academy can be added on to these programs for an extra fee.
All of our travel programs can be customized for groups of 10 or more! If you are a group leader and see a program you love for your group, feel free to contact us!
Examples of groups that have signed up for private programs include:
- Student/school groups
- Family groups
- Educator groups
- Professional groups
- and more!
In addition to what is already included in our packages, our group programs include:
Customizable dates for your specific group
An information meeting to help promote the program for your specific group.
Group sign up forms for your group.
One free travel spot for the group leader/organizer.
Chaperones for any groups that are made up of minors so the group leader can enjoy the trip too!
Special payment portal specifically for your group.
The option to add language classes to the program through Bon Voyage World Languages Academy (additional fees apply).
Be a chaperone
We are always in need of chaperones for our student travel programs! Chaperones get all expenses paid and have the opportunity to attend the teacher programs at CAVILAM and HOLA/Instituto Cervantes at a significantly discounted cost!
Chaperones must be at least 21 years old, have travel experience, speak the language of the country for which they are applying, and have experience working with youth. Priority is given to language teachers and college students in their last two years studying to become language teachers.