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Prague Summer History Program

  • How to Apply

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    The Prague Summer application is entirely online and can be found here

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  • Informational Brochure

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    The Prague Summer 2020 comprehensive travel brochure can be downloaded here.

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  • Frequency

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    Annual

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  • Dates of Travel

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    June 26 - July 13, 2020

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  • Location

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    Krakow, Poland; Prague, Czech Republic; Berlin, Germany; Dresden, Germany

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  • Description

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    History-focused program with hotel stays. Students explore cultural sites relevant to history & literature, the Holocaust, journalism & media, art & architecture $ music. The program was developed and overseen since 1990 by Newton South history and literature teachers and includes day trips to Lidice, Cesky Krumlov, Auschwitz, the Salt Mines, and Berlin sites. A typical day includes a morning class on history, architecture, contemporary politics, or literature; an afternoon divided between small group work and exploration of the cities; and evenings with opportunities for cultural activities. Students take classes and produce journals while on the trip. Participants earn 2.5 academic credits through the Newton Summer School.

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  • Cost

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    Total tuition for the program is $4,395, which includes all transportation including air travel, lodging, two meals a day, cultural events and admissions fees, local guides and all curriculum materials.  Financial aid is available through the Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund

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  • Financial Aid

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    Financial aid is available to all students who qualify through the Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund (GELF). If you wish to apply for financial aid, please complete the Financial Aid Application here. The supplement includes a section to be filled out by parents/guardians. FAQs about financial aid are available here, and further financial aid questions can be directed to Global Programs Manager Samantha Mandel at mandels@newton.k12.ma.us.

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  • Eligibility

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    Any current Newton North or South freshman, sophomore, or junior may apply. Students must have a strong interest in history and a clean disciplinary record.

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  • Contact

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    Albert Cho (albert_cho@newton.k12.ma.us)

    Gregory Drake (Gregory_drake@newton.k12.ma.us)

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