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School Trip 2022
Fight for freedom

the

tour

2022

To Register, Students & Parent Chaperones must send a deposit of $250 each by 10 September:

- Zelle to lara@saintanthonysacademy.org

or  - a check made out to St. Anthonys Academy

Students can organize fundraisers to help cover the cost of the trip.

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9 December: drive to Knoxville, TN (13 hours)

 

10 December: drive to Philadelphia, PA (9.5 hours)

 

11 December: go to 9:00 am Liturgy at Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church

2310 South 24th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3207 (215-334-5129) (https://holyghostphila.byzcath.org/)

Drive to Washington Crossing, PA (45 minutes)

Visit Washington Crossing Historic Park for the Reenactment of Washington’s Crossing 

TIME: 10 AM to 4 PM (actual crossing at 1 PM)

COST: $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-11, free for children younger than 5. Family rate (2 adults and 2 children) is $20.

DETAILS: In addition to the crossing reenactment, special colonial-era activities and demonstrations in the Historic Village will offer a full day of family fun and learning.

https://www.washingtoncrossingpark.org/cross-with-us/

 

12 December: Visit the Museum of the American Revolution ($18, 10am-5pm; https://www.amrevmuseum.org/)

Drive to New York, NY (2 hrs)

 

13 December: visit the Metropolitan museum of art

https://www.metmuseum.org/

Lunch at Lombardi’s Coal Oven Pizza (the oldest pizzeria in America; http://lombardisoriginalpizza.com/)

Drive to New Haven, CT (2 hrs)

 

14 December: drive to Mystic, CT (1 hour)

Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum ($25; 10am-4pm; https://www.mysticseaport.org/)

Drive to West Chesterfield/North Hampton, MA (2 hours)

 

15 December: 10 am - 2pm: Custom Dog sledding Adventure with Hilltown Sled Dogs

Learn how to be a handler for an Alaskan Husky Sled Dog Team culminating in being a musher!

  • Hands on from the minute you arrive with the Dogs, Sleds, Gear, & Commands

  • Experience the thrill of befriending, learning about,  then mushing these racing dogs

  • Bring water bottles & sack lunches

  • Venmo $100 deposit to hold the date @Marla-BB, 413-320-8287

A 4 hour sled dog adventure at $175 per person

Weight Limit is 215 pounds per person.

https://www.hilltownsleddogs.com/tours

Drive to Alewife, Cambridge, MA (2 hrs)

Visit Concord: the Old Manse, Sleepyhollow Cemetery, Battle Road Trail

Eat dinner at the Wayside Inn (the oldest operating Inn in America, $30-45; https://www.wayside.org/)

Visit Lexington Battle Green (https://www.tourlexington.us/historic-sites-museums/pages/lexington-battle-green) & Buckman Tavern (https://www.americanrevolution.com/places_to_visit/ma/buckman_tavern)

 

16 December: Drive to Boston, MA (15 minutes)

See the North End, Old North Church, Freedom Trail (https://www.thefreedomtrail.org/)

Eat lunch at the Green Dragon Tavern (a favorite spot of Paul Revere & John Hancock, and the meeting place of the Sons of Liberty, $15-35; https://www.greendragonboston.com/)

Visit the Boston Tea Party Museum ($31; https://www.bostonteapartyship.com/) & see the reenactment of the Boston Tea Party

 

17 December: Drive to McLean, VA (7 hours)

 

18 December: Liturgy at 10:30 am at Holy Transfiguration Melkite Church, 8501 Lewinsville Road, McLean, VA 22102 https://holytransfiguration.org/

Visit the Smithsonian/mall/monuments (https://www.si.edu/) in Washington DC

Drive to Front Royal, VA (1 hour)

 

19 December: drive to Nashville, TN (9 hours)

 

20 December: drive home (10 hours)

 

In the evenings we will watch MOVIES/DOCUMENTARIES as part of our curriculum, as well as a few for fun:

Togo

Eight Below

We will listen to BOOKS on audio in the car as part of our curriculum:

Johnny Tremain

The Story of Civilization

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