Washington, D.C. Trip

School-sponsored trip to Washington, D.C.

  • Available to all 8th grade students (this is an optional trip)
  • Meant to be education in nature and an extension of our curriculum
  • Extension of civics, American history, and American geography
  • 4-day, 4-night trip after the last day of school
  • Mode of transportation would be airplane with group travel to airport (Milwaukee/Chicago) by bus
  • Goal to have a student to adult ratio no greater than 4:1
  • At least 1 adult would stay in each hotel room
  • Parents are viewed as vital partners in this trip and are welcomed as additional chaperones
  • Trip is designed to have small group (with an adult) as well as large group activities
  • Approximate cost for the trip would be $900 - $1,400 which includes six meals (3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and a dinner)
    • Students are responsible for additional food and metro rail travel
  • Fundraising is available to help off-set the cost of the trip
  • Students in 6th or 7th grade may start working towards fundraising for this trip as well
  • Trip will occur after school lets out

Interested in Participating?

Please complete this linked form if your son/daughter is interested in participating in the Washington, D.C. trip to be added to our contact lists.

Initial Informational Meeting

Date: October 25, 2018 Time: 8:00 p.m. (following conferences)

Location: Held in Middle School Commons

September 2018 Parent Informational Letter

Handouts distributed at the meeting:

Potential 2019 Trip Itinerary Fundraising handout

2019 Trip Dates: June 9-13

Additional questions regarding the trip?

Contact: Amanda Pamperin Contact: Emma Slowinski

Phone: (920) 337-1099, Extension 2170 Phone: (920) 337-1099, Extension 2180

Email: apamperin@wdpsd.com Email: eslowinski@wdpsd.com