Skinner Washington DC & Philadelphia Student Trip – May, 2016

Mr. Dehning (8th Grade Social Studies) leads our student trip to WASHINGTON, D.C. & PHILADELPHIA every other year.  The next trip is coming up May, 2016. This will be Mr. Dehning’s fourth time leading the Skinner trip.  The trip is open to Skinner 7th and 8th graders only.

PARENT MEETING: Your student will be bringing home information and we will have a question and answer session for families on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 pm at Skinner Middle School.


Discover the inner workings of our government in Washington, D.C., with visits to the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court. Then see how it all started in Philadelphia, where the Founding Fathers gathered to adopt the Declaration of Independence.

6 days: Washington, D.C., Gettysburg, Philadelphia.  Click here to view full trip itinerary.

How to enroll  

Learn more about our tour and our educational travel partner, EF Explore America at Enter our group’s tour number: 1622724CV into “View your teacher’s tour”. Be sure to click “Tell your teacher you’re interested in this tour”.


Go to and enter our group’s tour number: 1622724CV


Call the EF Explore America Traveler Support Team at

Deadline – October 1, 2015.  Trip cost – $2,185.  Cost increases after Oct. 1. Monthly payment plan available or deposit + balance due 100 days prior to trip.  



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