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Festivals Of Music

Music is an essential part of education and finding the right competition arenas for your high school band, orchestra, or choir can be challenging. Festivals of Music are held in wonderful destinations across the country and provide exciting and professional festival experiences with some of the nation’s top judges. Who is eligible to attend? Music students […]

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Universal Harry Potter
The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

In 1998, Scholastic Corporation released the first book of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, in the U.S. The popular books are currently the #1 best-selling series of all time with distributions equaling over 500 million. Alohomora! The The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is found in two theme parks owned […]

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Universal Grad Bash
Graduation Parties At Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure go into lock down mode as they host two fabulous graduation parties: Gradventure for middle school students and Grad Bash for high school seniors. Both parks are open for the events and students move safely between parks with a reserved cross over path. Tickets are limited and sell out quickly! Gradventure: […]

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Disney Candlelight Processional
Disney’s Candlelight Processional

The Fairy Godmother waves her magic wand and the spirit of Christmas explodes in a twinkling winter wonderland setting! Since 1958, the Disney Candlelight Processional has been telling the inspirational story of Christmas. Celebrity guest narrators share the greatest story ever told while surrounded by an array of student choirs and the Voices of Liberty […]

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macy's holiday parade Universal
Macy’s Holiday Parade Universal

Over ninety years ago, the Macy’s chain of department stores accidentally began the holiday spectacular of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Today, approximately 3.5 million people line the streets of Manhattan, New York every year on Thanksgiving Day to watch and cheer over 10k parade participants and magnificent floats! In 2001, Macy’s Studios partnered with […]

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Wild Florida
Student Group Travel: Wild Florida Is A Hidden Gem

When was the last time you saw an alligator in its natural habitat? Though the area has been around forever, WILD FLORIDA is the newest attraction in Central Florida and certainly the best way to get an authentic taste of what Florida has to offer. When you visit the Orlando area with your student group […]

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take a cruise for your grad trip
Student Group Cruises: Tips On How To Plan Your Cruise

Cruising with students is a great way to experience the world beyond the classroom. However, planning a student cruise can be a BIG job! We have a few tips on how to plan your cruise that might make it a little more manageable. Work with an experienced student trip planner The best way to successfully […]

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