How much is the trip to Ghana? $4,000, but we are giving each student $500 towards their trip.
What if I can't afford to go? We want every student to travel to Ghana and we will help you fundraise the money you need.
How many classes can I miss? You can only miss 1 class with a valid excuse.
How many credits will I receive for taking this course? Stamford Public School students will receive 1 full credit which will satisfy the Mastery-Based Learning credit required for high school graduation.
What if I want to take the course, but I don't want to travel to Ghana? That's okay. We will not force you to go and you will still receive 1 full credit if you attend a Stamford Public high school.
When do we depart for Ghana? Tentative date is Wednesday, June 26, 2024.
Who will handle flights and accommodations? We will take care of booking your flights and accommodations.
Do I have to get my passport, visa and vaccinations on my own? Yes, but we will guide you and make sure you complete the necessary requirements.
Do I need to go to school in Stamford? No, but you are responsible for attending all in person classes each Saturday listed on the course schedule.
Can I participate if I am homeschooled? Yes!
Is Ghana safe? Ghana is generally considered a safe destination for travelers. However, updates with the US embassy in Ghana and our travel agency will occur to stay abreast of travel conditions.