CIVA Charter High School in Colorado Springs is sending students to Cost Rica for an educational trip that will include visits to an active volcano, a canopy adventure, an outing to Manuel Antonio National Park to see sloth, toucans and howler monkeys and a trip to a local school. Principal Randy Zimmerman has labeled the trip "A Trip to the Tropics." The full itinerary is online
To help fund this trip for students, CIVA is holding a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Thursday, February 7 at 6:00 PM. The dinner is at the school, located at 4635 Northpark Drive, Colorado Springs.
The even will include dinner along with various entertainment along with speeches from staff and students. In addition to the dinner, the silent auction will include a variety of items for all price ranges. The cost is $20 per person, $30 per couple or $120 for a table of 8.
The trip is being scheduled through Education First, an accredited educational travel provider. The trip is scheduled for July 15-23, 2013. Students can earn 5 high school elective credits with pre-tour, on-tour and post-tour coursework. This educational travel experience will be one that CIVA students remember for a lifetime, and fits well within CIVA’s culture of character development.
You can also get further information about the trip from Christina Elmore at CIVABC@gmail.com.
CIVA is a charter high school in Colorado Springs using Quantum Learning and relying on a positive peer culture. The school believes that it has the strongest peer culture of any high school in Colorado Springs. The emphasis on students as peers who support one another is an important part of its learning experience.