Bring your studies to life with “The Ultimate Field Trip”

TRISMS is pleased to announce our partnership with Go Global. The trip below is just one of many that are available and easily tailored to your TRISMS adventure. Learn more at

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Would you like to take your students out of the classroom and open a whole world of learning by traveling?

Come explore Italy, a country filled with beauty and history as old as the hills. Italians love their country. From medieval hilltop towns to sun-drenched Mediterranean islands, Italy is majestic.

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7 Reasons You Should Travel

1. Travel opens your eyes to the world, creating a more well- rounded world view.

2. Builds confidence and a sense of accomplishment

3. Creates an awareness of cultural values and norms that help us understand international issues and conflicts.

4. Develops new skills.

5. Traveling gives you stories and memories to share.

6. Travel means adventure, trying new things and expanding your knowledge bank.

7. Travel can immerse you in a second (or third) language, building confidence and a sense of accomplishment.

Travel educates; teaching economics, politics, history, geography, and sociology in an intense, hands-on way that is impossible to get in a classroom setting. Come see Europe with Go Global.

Florence, Cathedral Duomo

Although not required for this travel opportunity, TRISMS curriculum gives you the chance to research, think about and explore the world from a different approach. Combining the TRISMS approach to learning  and international travel is a win! For this trip, Rise of Nations focuses on the places you will be visiting, adding depth to the adventure.

Linda Thornhill, TRISMS author and Candy Matheny sharing the joys of traveling.

The Ultimate Field Trip- Travel Study trips that are customized for students. Perfect trip for TRISMS Curriculum, history and language classes.

Eternal Rome, Renaissance Florence and Vatican City

The names alone are enough to lure anyone who loves travel and discovery. We have been able to put this ultimate combination into one value-packed, unique travel experience. This worry-free, stress-free, customized trip will explore culture, history, and everyday life in Italy’s most unique cities.

What’s included:

Time to explore on your own: discover the masterpieces of the Renaissance in Rome and Florence.

A small, friendly group of 14 people

Full-time services of a friendly guide and local experts who will make the fascinating history, art and culture of Italy come alive.

All scheduled tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 20 plus sightseeing events: Rome walking tour, Florence , Renaissance walk, Vatican City walking tour, St. Peter’s Basilica, St. John the Lateran Church, Santa Maria Maggiore Church, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Palazzo Vecchio, Dante’s home, Accademia and Michelangelo’s David, the Baptistery, the Duomo, history overviews on the Renaissance and the Roman Empire, the Emmanuel monument, much more.

All group transportation between hotels/cities.

Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.

Optional day (or multiple days) trips to London, Cinque Terre, Venice, or individualized choices. (extra cost applies)

All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.

What do you think of when you think of Italy? Go to Italy and let your eyes take in the beauty of the country.

8 days/6 nights’ accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels or apartments. Length of trip can be extended or shorten.

All breakfasts and 4 additional meals

ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2021 with Go Global, Inc.

Planning Ahead: You are responsible for airplane tickets, cost of your drinks, extra free-time sightseeing, travel, airport transfers and shopping.

We love to wander off the beaten path and find wonderful things to see and do.

Sample Itinerary – Italy trip for March or Summer 2021

You can join the group or we will help you plan your trip, where you want to go and when.

Day 1: Overnight flight 

Day 2: Rome (check into your hotel/ apartment; take in some sights – the Colosseum and the Forum, the Pantheon and more)

Day 3: Rome (historical churches, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps)

Day 4: Vatican, Vatican City and Christian Rome (St. Peter’s church, the Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel)

Day 5: Rome free day or side trip

Day 6: Florence, walking tour, Cathedral Duomo, Baptistery and (the Renaissance masterpieces)

Day 7: Florence, Accademia Gallery (Statue of David), optional Italian cooking class

Day 8: Florence, Uffizi Palace, free afternoon or Tuscany country side)

Day 9:  Florence Free day or side trip – Cinque Terre Italy

Day 10:  Fly home (or extend the trip by 1-2 extra days in London or other places of your choice at extra cost and unguided. We can help you plan your extra days and lodging. You must plan to extend your trip at the time of booking)

Adventure Cost

Cost is customized for each group, but plan on getting your airfare per person. Students under 18 will need an adult chaperone, with at least one chaperone per three students under 18. Payment plans available.

NOT included:  Airfare, airport transfers, additional meals, additional sight seeing.

Please contact Candy Matheny, Travel Studies ambassador for more information 918-633-8532 or fill out the travel application below.

Additional services: complimentary airfare booking 

Sign up now before the trip fills up. Invite your friends, co-op groups, family and church groups to join. The trip is open to anyone no matter where you live.

Join us for the Ultimate Field Trip

***If you don’t have a passport, start now to acquire one.