Note: ACS does not offer an academy-wide travel experience for juniors. These learning adventures focused on the Native American experience are offered only to 11th graders from ACS and AGS who are enrolled in the American Studies course. Students may select one of these optional travel opportunities, as spots on each trip are limited.
AMERICAN SOUTHWEST Destination: Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico Trip Dates:April 22-25, 2020 Overview: After a school year of exploring topics of American identity and impact in U.S. History and English III/AP Lang, students will travel to New Mexico for an incredible experience in the Southwest region of the United States. Highlights of the trip include a visit to the Acoma Sky Pueblo, service learning and cultural exchange with the To'hajiilee Navajo people, an interpretive river float with Pueblo guides down the Rio Grande River, a stunning hike with a geologist at the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, time exploring historic Santa Fe, and a visit to the Anasazi ruins of Bandelier National Monument.
Students will fly to Albuquerque to begin their southwest adventure. From there they will take coach buses throughout the Abluquerque and Santa Fe areas on their exploration and study of this beautiful area of the country. They will be accompanied by local guides during the trip who will give valuable information on what they are learning.
Oct. 1: $150 deposit
Nov. 1: $300 Installment 1
Jan. 1: $300 Installment 2
Feb. 1: $300 Installment 3
Mar. 1: $300 Final Installment
Please make payments with a credit card or debit card online at www.schoolcashonline.com. Questions about payments or balance due may be directed to Maria Quick: 512-414-2505.
Flight Details: Southwest AirlinesApril 22, 2020 – depart Austin on Flight WN1950 at 11:20am and arrive ABQ at 12:15pm nonstop April 25, 2020 – depart ABQ on Flight WN3598 at 16:45pm and arrive AUS at 19:25pm nonstop
AMIZADE SERVICE LEARNING TRIP Destination: Allen, South Dakota -- Lakota Reservation Trip Dates:May 14-18, 2020 Payment Details:
Sept. 30: $150 deposit
Oct. 15: $285 Installment 1
Nov. 15: $285 Installment 2
Jan. 15: $285 Installment 3
Feb. 15: $285 Installment 4
Mar. 15: $285 Installment 5
Please make payments with a credit card or debit card online at www.schoolcashonline.com. Questions about payments or balance due for South Dakota may be directed to Ruth Garcia: 512-414-2505.