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Faculty Travel

Summer Term faculty trips offer the unique opportunity to visit exotic places guided by colleagues who are experienced Waterford trip leaders. Participants will strengthen connections with colleagues and, in casual and natural ways, explore issues that are relevant to teaching at Waterford.

Who Is Eligible?

Waterford employees and their spouses are eligible to participate in Summer Term faculty trips. If you have questions about eligibility, please contact Steve Manning (801.816.2236).

Application Deadline: December 22, 2017

Tuition

The tuition for each trip is given in the trip descriptions below. Where indicated, tuition may depend on the number of participants who enroll. In general, the tuition covers all expenses except some meals (as noted) and incidentals like snacks, souvenirs, etc. Trip leaders make every effort to keep costs low.  

Billing Information

When a sufficient number of participants have enrolled to guarantee that the trip will carry, you will be billed half the tuition as a non-refundable deposit. The balance of the tuition will be billed in March.

To Apply

To apply for a faculty trip, click into the relevant application form below.


Peru

Trip leader: Nicki Biscupovich​
Dates: June 22 - July 2, 2017
Approximate cost: $2200 - includes airline tickets, lodging and most travel expenses. Does not include cost of lunch, dinner and incidentals.

Nicki is a native Spanish speaker. He is an intrepid traveler with extensive experience leading trips to Europe, Central America and South America. The Peru trip includes a humanitarian service opportunity along with travel to several remarkable destinations. If you have questions, please contact Nicki (nickibiscupovich@waterfordschool.org).

Abbreviated itinerary: Lima, Cuzco, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Valle Sagrado, Puno (Titicaca Lake). To see the full itinerary, expand the section below.

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu
Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca

Budapest and Transylvania

Trip leaders: Colby and Aniko Brewer
Dates: June 21 - July 3, 2017
Approximate cost: $3100 - $3600 depending on number of participants. Tuition includes all expenses except food (adds an additional $350, approximately).

Aniko has personal experience and family roots that go deep in this beautiful part of the world. Seeing this region through her eyes will be a unique experience. For additional information about this trip, please contact either Colby or Aniko (colbybrewer@waterfordschool.org or anikobrewer@waterfordschool.org).

Abbreviated itinerary: Budapest, biking along the Danube, Eger castle, wooden churches of Maramures, Cheile Gorge, Bran Castle (Dracula). For the full itinerary, expand the section below.

Budapest
Budapest
Transylvania
Transylvania - Dracula's Castle

Guatemala

Trip leader: Nicki Biscupovich
Dates: August 4 - 13, 2017
Approximate cost: $1800 - includes airline tickets, lodging and most travel expenses. Does not include cost of lunch, dinner and various incidentals.

Nicki has taken a number of student and parent groups to Guatemala. The trip includes a humanitarian service opportunity along with travel to several culturally and historically important destinations. If you have questions, please contact Nicki (nickibiscupovich@waterfordschool.org).

Abbreviated itinerary: Guatemala City, Antigua, El Rosario, Chichicastenango, Tikal (Mayan ruins)

Guatemala City
Guatemala City
Tikal ruins
Mayan ruins at Tikal