2023 Global Community Charter School Montreal Program

Dear Families, Friends, and Travelers – Welcome to the 2023 Global Community Charter School Montreal Program!  To learn the basics about this once in a lifetime opportunity, you'll begin by using the Pre-Enrollment page, the purpose of which is to share exciting highlights and important info that participants will want to know before signing up. If you enroll, you'll begin using the Post-Enrollment webpage, which offers a much greater level of detail. Please be sure to review the information thoroughly and get excited for Montreal!
Travel Dates: June 8, 2023 - June 11, 2023
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Canada Cultural Journey

Don’t want to fly cross the ocean to experience Europe? Quebec is the answer! Canada’s largest province is also the most multicultural. It has the most unique mixes of old-world meets new-world, English meets French, and history meets today in all of North America. People from just about every walk of life can be found in Quebec, and the province boasts a multi-faceted geography, gorgeous landscapes and diverse climate. Four very distinct seasons put their stamp on this vast territory, and no matter what time of year you come, this friendly, romantic province is full of festivals and appeal.

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys allow travelers to gain insights into the heritage, history and modern realities of their destination by offering a broad diversity of experience. We rely on the expertise of our local staff to plan itineraries which not only explore the prominent sites but also make time for the lesser-known local gems and are intentional about regular interaction with local people.

Program Highlights


Check out some of the featured experiences of your program!

Improve your French speaking with locals

Wander through the markets at the old port of Montreal

Have the adventure of a lifetime with your friends

The Itinerary


We do everything possible to run safe, engaging, and immersive programs for our travelers and given the unpredictable nature of international travel we must remain flexible in our planning. Changes to a schedule are uncommon but, we reserve the right to adjust programming in the best interest of the group. 

DayLocationDescriptionLodging
June 8NY USA - MTL CanadaArrive in Montreal on the evening and check into the stylish and convenient Hotel M Montreal. To day we will enjoy a hearty welcome dinner at one of the many delicious restaurants near the hotel, such as Restaurant "Nôtre bœuf de Grace." After dinner we will take in the world renowned Cirque du Soleil.Hotel M Montreal
June 9MTL CanadaStart the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Take a walking tour of the historic Old Montreal, visiting iconic landmarks such as the Notre-Dame Basilica, visit the Quebec University of Montreal and if you still have some time before lunch, check the Bibliotheque BAnQ, which is close to the University. After enjoying a delicious lunch in Old Montreal, we will spend the afternoon at the Montreal Science Center, where you'll have the chance to check out the science and technology exhibitions. We will finish the day with a traditional Quebec dinner at any of the dozens of places that you can find in Montreal. After all the knowledge we got during the day, the best option is to get back to the hotel and regain energies for the next day.Hotel M Montreal
June 10MTL CanadaToday we will take a tour of the Montreal Botanical Garden where you'll have the opportunity to admire the beauty of plants and flowers from around the world. WE will enjoy a delicious lunch in near the Olympic park. We will visit the Montreal Biodome to learn about the flora and fauna of the region. This evening we will crank the energy up again by battling the people in your group at Laser Game Evolution, as known as laser tag, so you can have an amazing time during the last evening in Montreal.Hotel M Montreal
June 11MTL Canada - NY USAAfter breakfast we will drive back to New York with unforgettable memories of your trip to Montreal.Home

Accommodations


In order to provide a safe and memorable experience, we follow strict guidelines when choosing program accommodations. Walking Tree partners with hotels and guest houses which are centrally located, clean and safe.  We vet and inspect the accommodations to ensure they uphold the ethos of our programs, are great values for our travelers and nice places to rest after enriching days of travel.  

Below are the accommodations we anticipate using on your trip, subject to availability. 
Hotel M Montreal

Located less than 2 minutes’ walk from Sainte-Catherine Street and a 10 minute walk from Montreal’s Latin Quarter, Hotel M Montreal offers a private rooms and dorms with private and shared bathrooms. This hotel also offers a shared kitchen and common dining area and terraces with different amenities available to all guests. All rooms offer free WiFi. Students will be accommodated according to gender. 

Safety and Support


 EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
EXPERT LEADERSHIP
EXPERT LEADERSHIP
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING

Walking Tree gave us everything we needed to make our vision of the perfect educational trip to China a reality.

Andy
Repeat Group Organizer on programs to China

Your Adventure Includes

Program Tuition Excludes: Travel insurance, baggage fees, passport/visa fees, laundry, souvenirs, and activities not listed on the itinerary.

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Resource center

Resource Center

Why should high school students travel abroad? What happens if a participant gets sick? How quickly do we need to enroll? We’re sure you have plenty of questions and we’ve got you covered! Visit our Resource Center to discover the answers to your most pressing questions and contact us anytime with additional questions.

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