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Study of the American Experience

Enjoy a Fall Break Getaway to Philadelphia


Date: October 10

The Global Education Office (GEO) and the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience welcome students on a self-guided tour of historic Philadelphia–the birthplace of the nation, “City of Brotherly Love.”

Schukyl River, Philadelphia, PATrip Details for students:

GEO and the Starr Center are planning a Fall Break trip to Philadelphia departing on Thursday, October 10, 2019

Go for the day – Option 1, or stay on in Philadelphia to enjoy the city and return on your own – Option 2. 

Seating is limited to students of Washington College! To join us please contact slyle2@washcoll.edu. You will also need to pay  $10 in cash to the Business Office (garden level of Bunting Hall, M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm except 12 to 1 pm, lunchtime) by October 4. If you do not make the trip or fail to arrive on time, your fee will not be returned



OPTION 1:

    • The chartered bus will depart Casey Academic Center (CAC) Circle Thursday Oct. 10 at 8:00 am and leave from Philadelphia at 7:00 pm to arrive back on campus around 8:30 pm. On this trip, you will be able to tour historic sights, shop, eat, and enjoy the  city on your own; we will provide bus snacks and bottled water, tour maps and ideas, but ultimately you get to decide what you will be doing. 

OPTION 2*:

    • Important: if you wish to extend your stay in Philadelphia and return on your own Saturday or Sunday, see travel information details attached*

*If you select Option 2, you must inform Sarah Lyle, slyle2@washcoll.edu)when you sign up for the trip that you will not be returning Thursday evening and let her know what you have arranged for your transportation back to WAC.

For more information or to sign up, please contact Sarah Lyle, Administrative Assistant, Global Education Office (GEO) slyle2@washcoll.edu

This trip is sponsored by the Global Education Office and the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College.