Traveling Responsibilities: You will stay with the same student you hosted in their family home in June. This is an in home Exchange Program, NOT a vacation. While you will have fun and see the sites you are there to experience a cultural exchange and bond with your Spanish family. They will provide you with the same comforts of home as you have your student while they were here in Chicago.
Below you will see some of the possible excursions you will participate in while in Spain.
You are American Student Ambassadors representing Lincoln Park High School. You are under disciplinary actions as outlined by the Chicago Public Schools Code of Conduct. Any illegal activities, including the intake of alcohol or drugs, will illicit the suspension and/or expulsion from Lincoln Park.
You will be respectful of all Spanish family members, students and adults traveling with you at all times. While you are living in your Spanish home you may experience awkward social, culturally different moments (different foods, lifestyle customs) but remember you already know this Spanish student and they want for you to have a fun and safe experience in their home/country.
This is not a vacation to Spain with your American friends. While we will all be together during the day and often Spanish families will arrange group outings in the evening/weekends you are under the supervision of your host family and your LP chaperones. You are expected to be inclusive of all during daily excursions and participate in host family activities in good faith.
Travel Costs: Approximately $2000.00 Your deposit for travel is due in September $300.00 to hold your spot for June Travel to Madrid - Valdemoro, Spain. 2nd payment of $700.00 is due before Winter Break 3rd and final payment is due by March 1st $1000.00
Cash, Money Order, or Cashier Check will be accepted - NO personal checks Made out to: Lincoln Park High School. Memo: Spain Exchange