The Academic Traveler
City Kids: London
March 14 – 21, 2009
The Academic Traveler is pleased to present a family educational travel program, City Kids: London. This program gives kids and parents the opportunity to travel to new places, learn about new things, and explore new cultures—together! Kids ages 8 – 18 are welcome to participate with parents (or grandparents, aunts, or uncles). London has tremendous opportunities for kids of all ages, and tour leader Jennifer Angle is ready to share it with you and your family.
- Experience the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.
- Tour Windsor Castle, including a private tour of the Great Kitchen.
- View Princess Diana’s dress collection at Kensington Palace.
- Explore the Tower of London and see the Crown Jewels of England.
- Enjoy High Tea at The Orangery.
- Visit the working stables of the Royal Mews.
- Get pleasantly lost in the Maze at Hampton Court, home of Henry VIII.
- See the art of J.M.W. Turner, Francis Bacon, and Damien Hirst at the Tate Britain, the Tate Modern, and the National Gallery.
- See the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben from the London Eye.
City Kids: London program cost with airfare is $2795 for adults and $2595 for children. The land only program cost is $1795 for adults and $1595 for children. The registration deadline is January 15 to guarantee airfare. Enrollment is limited, so register early to secure a space. Payroll deduction is available for University of Mississippi faculty and staff. Painlessly pay for your trip over 24 pay periods.
Included in the program cost:
- pre-trip educational material
- round-trip airfare (optional)
- lodging at the Hilton Green Park for six nights
- museum and historic site admissions
- tour and guide fees
- London Pass
- London Tube travel card
- tea at The Orangery at Kensington Palace
- farewell dinner at Gerrard’s Corner in Chinatown
Excluded from the program cost:
- transportation to/from the Memphis airport
- meals, other than those listed above
- travel insurance
Jennifer Angle obtained her bachelor's and master's degrees from Ole Miss. She has 17 years of early childhood and elementary experience, has served as Director of Youth Programs at the University for nine years, and joined the School of Education seven years ago. Jennifer has been taking University study groups to London and abroad for five years and recently led a six-month program while living in London.
“Children are so much fun to travel with! They will always climb to the top, try the food, experience the customs, meet the people, and are thrilled to travel like the locals. . .and, after all, isn’t that why we travel?”
Questions? contact Laura Antonow at (662) 915-6511