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Global Education and International Travel

Educational opportunities at Darien High School extend well beyond our campus. Each year, students take advantage of opportunities to learn in the world beyond our community. The World Language Department runs a variety of faculty-led programs that help students in grades 10, 11, and 12 learn in ways that are not possible here at home. We have partnered with Education First, the global leader in student travel, to bring rich language learning, leadership, and service opportunities to our students. 

Students in Sevilla

Our students in Sevilla, Spain over April Break, 2022


Upcoming Travel Opportunities for the 2022-2023 School Year

Click the links below to learn more and to register.


Ecuador & Galápagos Islands - April Break 2023

This trip is for students at DHS that are studying Spanish, and currently in Grades 10, 11, and 12. Registration closes in December 2022.


Italy & Berlin Leadership Summit - Summer 2023

This trip is for all students at DHS that are currently in Grades 10, 11, and 12. Registration closes in April 2023.


Help us pick our trips for next school year!

In the 2023-2024 school year, we are expanding our offerings to include Spanish language immersion service learning, French language immersion, and STEM. Help the World Language Department choose our next trips! Each fall, we send a survey to our school community to help us choose our destinations for the following school year. You can complete the survey by checking your email, or by clicking the link below:

International Travel Survey - 2023-2024 School Year

The survey will close on Friday, September 23, 2022.


Questions about our Global Education Program? Send an email to Christina Vázquez Mauricio, Chair of World Languages, at cmauricio@darienps.org.