Worcester Academy

Italy - Spring Break 2019

Colosseo - Rome, Italy

Quick facts:

Time: March 8 - 14, 2019

Grade: Open to all students in grades 9-12 studying Latin

Faculty Contact: Dr. Timothy Markey, timothy.markey@worcesteracademy.org, Mrs. Kristina Geenty, kristina.geenty@worcesteracademy.org & Aimée Birnbaum, aimee.birnbaum@worcesteracademy.org

EdOdyssey Contacts: Rachel Zitin, rachel@edodyssey.com (EdOdyssey Educator on this trip), Peter McGovern, peter@edodyssey.com

Total Cost: $2,750 (all inclusive, including international airfare)


Download program itinerary


Attend the informational meeting

WHO: Parents and students
DATE: Thursday, October 25, 2018
TIME: 6:45-7:45pm
LOCATION: Walker Gallery @ Worcester Academy


Register & submit program deposit ($300) by November 7, 2018

...and here's the fine print: Terms & Conditions and Participant Release

If you prefer to pay the deposit by check use promo code “check” and kindly mail $300 deposit payable to “EdOdyssey” to EdOdyssey, PO Box 960605, Boston, MA 02196.


Upcoming payments: January 16, 2019 ($1,225) and February 20, 2019 ($1,225)


Submit passport information by December 12, 2018

Please send a clear photo or copy of the traveler's passport information page to passport@edodyssey.com. If necessary, renew/apply - please start right away as applications can take up to 6 weeks.

All passports must be valid through at least September 26, 2019.



We want to help make travel as accessible as possible and fundraising is a great way to do that.

Below is a sample fundraising letter you are welcome to use and send to family, friends, neighbors, local business, etc. Start early and don't forget to make it personal. Feel free to change as much as you'd like and make it your own.

For information on Financial Aid and Scholarship information please visit our Money Matters page.


Submit payment #1 ($1,225. ) by January 16, 2019

  • Please make checks payable to "EdOdyssey LLC" and include student name in memo.

  • Submit to: EdOdyssey, PO Box 960605, Boston, MA 02196.


Upcoming payments: February 20, 2019 ($1,225) - final payment!


Review important country information & submit health information by February 20, 2019


Submit payment #2 ($1,225. ) by February 20, 2019

  • Please make checks payable to "EdOdyssey LLC" and include student name in memo.

  • Submit to: EdOdyssey, PO Box 960605, Boston, MA 02196. 

Upcoming payment: none.


Download flight information

Boston (BOS) - Rome (FCO): Friday, March 8, 2019 - 5:10pm scheduled departure (meet 3 hours before at airport at 2:10pm)

Rome (FCO)- Boston (BOS): Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:25pm scheduled departure (parent/guardian pick up at airport)


Attend the following pre-departure meeting:

WHO: Parents and students
DATE: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
TIME: 6:00 - 6:45pm
LOCATION: Walker Gallery at Worcerster Academy

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Get social:

Students: tag @edodyssey in your posts and use #edodyssey and #edoitaly!

Parents & guardians: follow @edodyssey and see pictures from the trip in real time with #edoditaly

WhatsApp Group Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/BYJ8h447N7qBcPlAORlvqa

Mrs. Geenty’s blog: https://walatinistsroma2019geenty.tumblr.com/

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