SPS Trips

Japan and Bhutan

June 2015

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In June 2015, a few intrepid travelers will depart for a Sandia Prep excursion to Asia.  The trip will include sites in Japan and Bhutan.  Space will be limited to no more than 15 people.  

Participants will visit Tokyo and Kyoto; travel on the Shinkansen (bullet train); and fly to Bhutan for a 10-day adventure of service, rafting, and a visit to the newly opened park dedicated to Bengal tigers.

Itinerary and details are available.  Trip costs will be approximately $4,200 all-inclusive. (Trip costs are determined primarily by the cost of air travel; final costs may vary based on changes in airfare.)

Contact Tom Gentry-Funk for more information at tgentryfunk@sandiaprep.org.


Travel To Turkey, Greece & Rome

June 2014 

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Experience Istanbul, Turkey’s largest and most fascinating city; visit the historical cities of Troy and Pergamon; take a cruise to the islands of Crete and Santorini; and explore Athens and Rome.  This exciting 14-day trip trip is open to Sandia Prep upper school students and parents.

The trip is set for June 2014 with an all -inclusive price of $4,565. Led by Sandia Prep history teachers Tina Gibson and Paul Ryder, this historical tour is poised to be the experience of a lifetime.

If you're interested in being part of this tour, or for more information, contact  Tina Gibson at tgibson@sandiaprep.org or Paul Ryder at pryder@sandiaprep.org.


PREPare for China!  

March 2014 

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A group of Sandia Prep students and families are preparing for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity during Spring Break 2014. On a special trip led by Ying Ding, a China native and director of Sandia Prep’s newly established Mandarin program, they will experience many of China’s wonders. Ying’s experience and expertise traveling in China will give Sandia Prep students and their families unique insight into China’s character and culture.

The carefully designed, educational itinerary will help students discover China's past, present, and future as well as China's scenic and cultural diversity. The tour will be filled with all the best of China's historical treasures including the Great Wall, Forbidden City, and Terracotta Warriors. Students will also enjoy the national essence, the Peking Opera.

To learn more, contact faculty sponsors Ying Ding, yding@sandiaprep.org, Mary Ann Garcia-Word, mgarciaword@sandiaprep.org, or Rob Minear, rminear@sandiaprep.org.