ADVENTURES IN TRAVEL Beyond These Walls, Globe Trek, Project 2020
Houston Christian provides a variety of travel opportunities for students including missions, educational, and adventure trips. Through our Beyond These Walls program, students learn firsthand about other countries and their cultures. Spend 15 days in some of the most exotic regions of the world with a select group of students in a cross-cultural setting. • Ride a hot air balloon.
• Shop the bazaars of Istanbul. • Horseback ride in Cappadocia to see where the
June 12-26, 2013
first Christians escaped Roman persecution. • Navigate the Bosphorus between two continents, Europe and Asia. • Visit the sea coast resort of Oludeniz. • Sail the Aegean between Turkey and Greece. • Learn how to manage logistics, finances, research and cross-cultural communication from highly experienced HC travelers.
Estimated cost $4,200 Limited to 8 boys and 8 girls
Globe Trek Turkey is for mature students who have a strong desire to experience the culture and many activities Turkey has to offer. Contact: Joe Mellor
Visit the cities of Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, and Torremolinos on the Costa del Sol.
November 16-25, 2012
• Take a day excursion to Morocco and experience life in
the Grand Socco.
• Take a new high speed train from Barcelona to Madrid. • See the lights in Madrid and Barcelona.
Cost is $3,833 Includes transportation, hotel accommodations and meals (not lunch), travel insurance, tour director and local guides. Contact: Christina West
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• Learn Spanish cooking and experience Flamenco music.
December 30, 2012 - January 8, 2013 Open to 18 students
• Experience two dives daily for three days of the trip and explore the barrier reef. • • •
Try unforgettable night dives. Snorkel with stingrays and sharks. See Belize: a boat cruise to Lamanai, water tubing in Cayo, a canopy tour, and climb El Castillo.
Scuba dive in one of the world’s best locations for divers.
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• Take a riverboat along the Olde Belize River.
See Ancient Rome, the Colosseum, the Arch of Titus, the Arch of Constantine, and the Roman Forum. • • • •
Visit the Vatican, the spectacular Sistine Chapel, and the Trevi Fountain. Visit Pompeii, travel to Sorrento and take a boat ride to Capri. Visit the spectacular cities of Florence and Venice. See the Leaning Tower of Pisa and much more. Estimated Cost $3,900 Includes transportation (not local), hotel, accommodations and meals (not lunch), insurance and guides. Contact: Cathy Doxtater
July 20-27, 2013
A Life Changing Trip
July 6-16, 2013 Travel to Nicaragua, Managua and Grenada for a super mission trip.
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Assist local people by performing mission work in villages, orphanages, and other places of interest. Serve the Lord through your missionary efforts.
Estimated Cost $2,000 Includes transportation, lodging and meals. Room for 20-30 students. Contact: Joe Rodden
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March 14-24, 2013
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Estimated Cost $4,400 Includes airfare, lodging, meals (no lunch) and certified guides. Equipment rental NOT included. Students must be certified for scuba diving at sea. Contact: Dr. Councill
Available for students enrolled in Passport to Lead.
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Backpack the challenging Rockies and peak a “fourteener”. Build relationships with Christ and your classmates. Tour the U.S. Air Force Academy. Estimated cost $950 Includes transportation, lodging, meals, and backpacking gear. Contact: Tom Wilson