Embark on a STEM trip to the innovation and technology hub of the USA, Silicon Valley. See the head office of tech giants such as Intel and Google.
Embark on a great technology-based trip to the West Coast of the USA. Fly from your chosen destination to Seattle. Interact with some of the world's biggest and most influential technology companies to gain insight into these top businesses.
This school trip abroad aims to spark the inner innovator within your students. By visiting businesses that shape our world, and the famous Silicon Valley, your students will leave having had a rewarding learning experience encouraging them in their future business and technology endeavours.
DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY
Depart your nearest international airport and fly to Seattle.
DAY 2: BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
From your hotel, walk to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and enjoy a guided tour. This afternoon visit the Seattle Space Needle.
DAY 3: MICROSOFT VISITORS CENTRE
This morning visit the Microsoft Visitors Center and experience a glimpse into the future. This afternoon you’ll visit the fascinating Museum of Pop Culture, which is where pop culture is used to inspire learning, connecting, and creating.
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During this tech-tastic tour, you will visit the iconic sites of San Francisco, learning about the world’s biggest and most influential technology companies. Meet with technology start-ups to gain insight into the dedication and processes involved in building your own business. Tour Silicon Valley, the home of those that have made it big. Visit Seattle and and spend time at the Microsoft Visitors Centre, Space Needle, and the Boeing Factory.
The museum of science, art and human perspective encourages the ongoing exploration of science, art and business. Feed students curiosities at this high-tech, advanced museum. Watch as students turn upside down in a curved mirror, step inside a miniature tornado mimicking the core of a thunderstorm and explore more than 650 exhibits. With exhibits to inspire the young entrepreneur, the Exploratorium has endless displays to spark your students imaginations.
With programs in Coding & Artificial Intelligence, 3D Modeling & Design, Film & Photography, Game Design, Music Production, Robotics & Engineering, Digital Media Academy camps will help your students get their start as designers, developers, programmers, engineers, animators, musicians, filmmakers, and creators. Stanford University alumni are entrepreneurs that have gone on to develop some of the most influential digital media companies in the world from Netflix to Google.
Learn how technology is used around the world at the Computer History Museum and the Intel Museum. Inspire future engineers and learn about the beginnings of the computer chip, and it’s layers of complex circuitry. Have your students learn to code with the museum's interactive displays and understand how Intel was established. These museums will give your students a broad understanding of how technology, innovation and new discoveries can shape business in today’s world.
"As a result of this trip, we have three students considering picking up mechanical engineering at university, and a host of students considering STEM-related A-Levels. An action-packed, awe-inspiring week away. I can't wait to go back next year!"
"I believe the memories created on an international school trip can drastically enhance a student's entire learning experience. Being immersed in real-life learning is the most powerful educational experiences one can gain."
"The experience for us was personalised, accessible and our consultant was interested in us. This makes the world of difference when you're travelling with students"
“This trip has taken the top spot for my career highlights to date! The experiences and the way in which the students conducted themselves and embraced opportunities, even when they were out of their comfort zone, will stay with me forever. I don’t know if it gets better than this.”
Explore two of America's most famous cities, Washington and New York City! Further students' understanding of history and politics in the US, and its impact on the rest of the world.
"Educating Adventures was able to help me plan the trip each step of the way. The team had a solution for every scenario, which made me feel extremely reassured."
Students are given the chance to gain a new skill, discover a new hobby and have a memorable educational experience with their friends.