Travel Opportunities

Ecole Secondaire Lindsay Thurber offers many exciting opportunities for International travel.  Students and teachers recently have visited such places as Costa Rica, Germany, England, Switzerland, Netherlands, France, Italy and Japan.  Take advantage of a once in a life time experience and take part in one of our many International experiences that we offer.  The following are list of travel excursions that will be taking place in the next 2 years.

Tour Features:

Students from our French Immersion and FLA programs will travel to our partner school in Mulhouse, France - Jeanne d'Arc for our bi-annual Exchange.

The tour includes 5 days visiting: 

the Battlefields - Vimy Ridge, Ypres, Dieppe, Juno Beach
Paris - Versailles, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more.

Tour Specifics:

An 18 day trip From March to April, 2017.  For more information please contact: 

  1. Mme Megan Moore
    403 347-1171 Ext: 2207 
    Email: megan.moore@rdpsd.ab.ca
  2. M. Grant Paterson
    403-347-1171 Ext: 2202
    Email: grant.paterson@rdpsd.ab.ca

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Tour Features:

Mrs. Miriam Irons is organizing an exchange to take place in the summer of 2017 for hosting in Red Deer and 2018 for going to Japan. Students will see traditional and modern Japan and put their Japanese to use!

The itinerary for this trip will include the following places:

  • Tokyo: Tsukiji Morning Market, Akihabara Electric Town, Disaster Prevention Museum, Tokyo City Hall, tokyo sky tree, Asakusa Temple, Ghibli Art Museum Lodgings: Yoyogi Youth Olympic Centre
  • Okasa: Osaka Castle, Aquarium, Boat cruise, Japanese school tour, Homestay with a family, Universal Studios Japan, Zazen Meditation  
  • Kyoto: Toei Movie Studio, Kiyomizudera  
  • Nara: Todai Temple, Buddhist Treasure house, Deer Park
  • Hiroshima:  Peace Park, Mazda Car Factory

Students need to be registered or registering in Japanese classes in order to be eligible. There will be some speeches that need to be done in Japanese while in Japan.

Lodgins: Astel Plaza Hotel

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