Worcester Academy

Spain - Spring Break 2019

Sacromonte - Granada, Spain

Quick facts:

Time: March 10 - March 19, 2019

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

Faculty Contact: Dr. Anthony Butler, anthony.butler@worcesteracademy.org, Ms. Anna Clifford, anna.clifford@worcesteracademy.org

EdOdyssey Contacts: Joe Meringolo, joe@edodyssey.com (EdOdyssey Educator on this trip) & Peter McGovern, peter@edodyssey.com

Total Cost: $3,200 (all inclusive, including international airfare)


Download program itinerary


Attend the informational meeting

WHO: Parents and students
DATE: Thursday, October 25, 2018
TIME: 5:30-6:30pm
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, please use promo code “CHECK” and mail deposit to EdOdyssey, PO Box 960605, Boston, MA 02196.

Upcoming payments: January 16, 2019 ($1,450) and February 20, 2019 ($1,450)


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 fundaising 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 ($1,450. ) 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 ($1,450) - final payment!


Complete homestay questionnaire by Monday, February 4, 2019

The information in this form will be shared with the host school in Córdoba in order to match you with a Spanish student and his/her family. It will also serve as your initial introduction.

Challenge yourself to complete this questionnaire entirely in Spanish!


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

  • Make an appointment with your doctor or a travel clinic to ensure your vaccines are up to date.

  • Read the following health and safety notifications about Peru:

  • After you've had your doctor's appointment, please submit your health and dietary information below:


Submit payment #2 ($1,450. ) 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) - Madrid (MAD): Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 7:20pm scheduled departure (meet 3 hours before at airport at 4:20pm)

Madrid (MAD)- Boston (BOS): Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:40pm scheduled arrival (parent/guardian pick up at airport)


Attend the following pre-departure meeting:

WHO: Parents and students
DATE: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
TIME: 7:00 - 7:45pm
LOCATION: Walker Gallery at Worcerster Academy

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Get social:

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

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

WhatsApp Group Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/D02EwT9FYOu3OPnf4kPuLX

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