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RYE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL PROGRAM IN SICILY

Summer, 2019

NB - This program management website is for internal school use and is not intended to be shared with families.  To distribute legal forms and the optional travel insurance, please distribute the links below.

 

Dear Rye Country Day School,

We are excited to welcome you to Italy for your program with the Paideia Institute in 2019. On this page, you will find everything you need to get ready for your program next year. We are looking forward to meeting you and helping you get to know the classical world.

Sincerely,

Jason C. Pedicone, Ph.D. 
President
The Paideia Institute

PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR THE PROGRAM

ITINERARY

You can download the program's itinerary here.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

Departing:

  • Friday, 06/14/19, LH 401, New York (JFK) 16:10 → Saturday, 06/15/19, Frankfurt (FRA) 5:50
  • Saturday, 06/15/19, LH 306, Frankfurt (FRA) → 7:05 Catania (CTA) 9:30

Returning:

  • Sunday, 06/23/19, LH 339, Palermo (PMO) 13:35 → Frankfurt (FRA) 16:00
  • Sunday, 06/23/19, LH 404, Frankfurt (FRA) 17:10 → New York (JFK) 19:55

Changes to the flights are possible, but cannot be guaranteed. If you have questions regarding the flights, please contact us as soon as possible at classicaltours@paideia-institute.org.

WHAT TO BRING

For tips on packing, what to bring, and other practical information, download our information sheet here.

CONTACT INFO

Emergency contact information for all program leaders will be posted here prior to the program.

ENROLLMENT, PAYMENT, AND SUBMITTING FORMS

ENROLLMENT

Please complete this participant info sheet and return it to us at info@paideia-institute.org.

PAYMENT

The cost of this program is $4250 / student.

A deposit of $500 is non-refundable and due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, February 5th, 2019. Note that this is also the deadline to submit legal forms (see below).

The balance of $3750 is due by March 5th, 2019. 

Please make your payment by check or wire to the address below by the deadline.  For payment by check, we prefer one check from the school to individual checks from participants.

By Mail

Attn: Rye Country Day Program
The Paideia Institute
P.O. Box 670
New York, NY 10012

By Wire

Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, Inc.
Bank of America
90 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542
Account #: 381029988738
Routing #: 026009593
Swift: BOFAUS3N

LEGAL FORMS

All program participants, or a parent or legal guardian if the participant is under 18, must sign Code of Conduct, Liability Release, and Health Insurance forms by the enrollment and deposit deadline. Please sign these forms using this link.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

After the deposit deadline, the deposit is not refundable.

If a participant cancels after the final balance deadline, 50% of the program price is refundable.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

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A Student Travel Protection Plan is available for this program through Travel Guard.  For coverage information and to purchase this insurance prior to final program payment, please visit this link. Cancel for any reason coverage can be purchased at the time the base plan is purchased and within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment.

Please contact Travel Guard at 866-385-4839 with any questions.

INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR

An information webinar on this program can be scheduled. At this webinar, families can meet the Institute's staff and ask questions about the program.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions for the Paideia Institute about the program, please e-mail us at classicaltours@paideia-institute.org.