Explore the business and financial industries of the world's biggest economy
America has long been the world's largest economy and is at the centre of international business development and innovation. Home to the two largest stock exchanges in the world in addition to the famed Silicon Valley where tech giants such as Facebook, Apple and Google are based.
The USA is the ideal destination for students to learn from both large corporate businesses and exciting new start-ups.
Take your students from New York City, to Washington DC and San Francisco, visit the United Nations, Wall Street, the Pentagon, the White House and more on this educational trip.
Take part in an interactive trading game, learn of the intricacies of financial trade and its influence on international relations and politics.
DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY
DAY 2: WALL ST TOUR, STATUE OF LIBERTY AND ELLIS ISLAND
Take a tour of Wall Street and get the business and financial perspective. You will also take part in a trading game. In the afternoon you’ll be heading via ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to visit the Immigration Museum. This evening, if time permits, walk the highline to Chelsea Markets for dinner.
DAY 3: GUIDED TOUR OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE, ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY AND BASEBALL GAME
Enjoy a fascinating tour of the Federal Bank and the Gold Vault. This afternoon you’ll climb the One World Observatory to get the best views of New York from the highest building in America. Later, head to the baseball to watch the New York Yankees play. (Subject to scheduling).
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On this business & politics trip to the USA your students will visit key financial centres, bustling metropolitan cities and iconic political landmarks. Expect to increase their knowledge of American businesses, international relations and significant political events including the Civil Rights Movement on a tour of Harlem NYC.
Visit the United Nations in the heart of New York City! A one-hour guided tour offers an exciting opportunity to discover UN Headquarters. One of our multilingual Tour Guides will take you on a brief journey through the corridors of international diplomacy. You will learn about the history and work of the United Nations and visit the famous General Assembly Hall and Security Council Chamber (meetings permitting).
Plug and Play is the ultimate innovation platform, bringing together the best startups and the world’s largest corporations. Your visit will start with tour of Plug and Play for 45 min – 1 hr then you’ll go to the event room and have two selected portfolio startups pitch to you and share information about their startups and their experience. The total visit will be around 1.5 hours.
Step back in time, and learn about a key period in Harlem’s history, when you embark on this walking tour of the neighbourhood. Meet your guide, a long-time Harlem resident, and set off. You’ll be following in the footsteps of former neighbourhood residents like Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and will learn all about Harlem’s role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s. Your guide will also share videos, photos and other multimedia pieces of history as you explore.
"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.