Whether you plan the annual 8th grade trip to DC or you're studying the birth of democracy in Athens, our Social Studies and History tours make the textbook pages come alive.
Give your band, orchestra, or choir the chance to train with world-famous artists and discover cities rich with culture and history.
Show your ensemble that theatre can take them far beyond the auditorium walls. Take in a hit show, participate in clinics with master artists, and perform in world-renowned destinations.
Journey to cultural capitals that inspire your students to see the world from a new perspective as they experience the works of master artists and icons.
As a preferred travel provider, we have over a decade of experience planning custom TRIO tours for programs across the country. We handle all the details — including college visits, admissions presentations, and must-see cultural attractions — so you can have a stress-free, inspiring travel experience.
Our educational tours are custom-tailored to your curriculum, making the pages of a textbook come alive.
Brightspark has been supportive, professional, and extremely helpful in working through the difficulties of COVID-19. Your company has shown exemplary customer service. We will DEFINITELY travel with you in the future. We appreciate all you have done for our families.
Give your ensemble the performance opportunity of a lifetime on a custom music, dance, or theatre student trip.
I am still smiling thinking about our fantastic trip to Disney World last month! Over the year of planning, I spent hours on the phone with Brightspark, and they were always resourceful, helpful, and understanding of my needs.
For over 50 years, Brightspark has been helping educators and directors take their students on customized, personalized tours across the world. From exploring the history of Washington, D.C., to performing in Europe's culture capitals, our student tours are all about getting an interactive, hands-on experience — all while having tons of fun!
Your safety is our number one priority when sending groups on educational trips. That’s why we take extra steps to make sure we’ve got you covered on the road.
Your group deserves an ideal travel experience, so our team crafts custom itineraries tailored to your needs. If you can dream it, we can build it!
Tours should be hassle-free. From planning a unique trip to leading your group on the road, our team of travel experts will guide your every step.
Our Tour Consultants are not only travel experts, but also former educators who can relate directly to your specific needs and challenges.
The Brightspark team has planned inspiring tours for tens of thousands of student groups over the last five decades, developing strong relationships in each of our destinations.
Surprises can disrupt even the best-laid travel plans. Our RGP plan for domestic tours returns every penny spent on trip payments when a tour is cancelled.
In recent years, experts have called for a broader understanding of the Civil Rights movement and the actors and issues involved. At Brightspark, we have long understood the role of "everyday heroes," as well as the now-iconic leaders, that worked to effect change. In the spirit of moving "beyond the master narrative," we invite you to browse the resources inside in order to place Dr. King's leadership in a wider context.
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