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It’s time to sign up for the annual eighth grade spring break trip to Washington, D.C.
This trip is available to Los Alamos Middle School and home school eighth grade students, and not a school sponsored trip. Sign up online at worldstrides.org using ID Number 94821, or call 1-800-468-5899 using the same ID Number.
For four days and three nights, the students will experience a sightseeing tour in and around Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Maryland. Highlights of the trip include the White House, the International Spy Museum, the Walter Reed Medical Museum, a Capitol tour, the Newseum, the Pentagon Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Holocaust Museum, the Smithsonian Museums, the National Zoo, Arlington Cemetery, night tours of the Presidential Monuments, the Iwo Jima, Korean, the Vietnam Memorials, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the National Aquarium in Baltimore and much more.
Wreaths will be laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.
For more information or any questions, call Roberta Cocking at 505-670-0679 or 623-225-7953. Cocking will be in Los Alamos the week of July 4, if interested parents or students would like to meet with her to discuss the trip. The company is having “Early Bird Sign Up” through June 17 and get to travel for the same price as last year’s eighth grade students. Send in a deposit of $49 to take advantage of the “Early Bird Sign Up” and to lock in your price.
Cost after June 17 will be $99. There is scholarship money available to students needing financial assistance. Read more about the trip by visiting Facebook.com and search LAMS Washington D.C. Trip.