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Houston 10th Grade Academy

Sophomores fly into Las Vegas. Once we land, our charter bus will take us down the famous “strip”. We’ll then drive through Nevada, the tip of Arizona and on into Utah on day 1!  During the trip, students will visit Zion National Park, Glen Canyon Dam, and the Grand Canyon.  These 10th graders will experience [...]

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Houston 12th Grade Academy

Seniors fly to Miami and then head out to the Florida Keys, the Everglades, the Gulf Coast, and Cape Canaveral.  In addition to great geology, we’ll see all kinds of exotic wildlife including roseate spoonbills, alligators, and manatees; if we are really lucky, we’ll get to see a mama sea turtle laying her eggs.  Let’s [...]

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Houston 11th Grade Academy

Juniors will fly in and out of Portland Oregon.  In between they will cross the Columbia River into Washington State to visit Mt. St. Helens, then head up the river to Cascade Locks, climb Mt. Hood (not on foot, silly, in a bus to the timberline and a ski lift to the snow) descend to [...]

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Houston 9th Grade Academy

Incoming GeoFORCE students start out with a bus trip to Austin, where we will get to know each other and learn a little about geology.  Students will stay at the University of Texas in dorms, and we’ll see the campus and the local geology.  Then we hop a plane to Tampa Florida, head down the [...]

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Southwest 12th Grade Academy

Seniors fly to Miami and then head out to the Florida Keys, the Everglades, the Gulf Coast, and Cape Canaveral.  In addition to great geology, we’ll see all kinds of exotic wildlife including roseate spoonbills, alligators, and manatees; if we are really lucky, we’ll get to see a mama sea turtle laying her eggs.  Let’s [...]

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Southwest 11th Grade Academy

Juniors will fly in and out of Portland Oregon.  In between they will cross the Columbia River into Washington State to visit Mt. St. Helens, then head up the river to Cascade Locks, climb Mt. Hood (not on foot, silly, in a bus to the timberline and a ski lift to the snow) descend to [...]

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Southwest 10th Grade Academy

Sophomores fly into Las Vegas. Once we land, our charter bus will take us down the famous “strip”. We’ll then drive through Nevada, the tip of Arizona and on into Utah on day 1! During the trip, students will visit Zion National Park, Glen Canyon Dam, and the Grand Canyon. These 10th graders will experience [...]

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Southwest 9th Grade Academy

Incoming GeoFORCE students start out with a bus trip to Austin, where we will get to know each other.  Students will stay at the University of Texas in dorms, and we’ll see the campus and the local geology. We then hop a plane to Tampa, Florida, head down the west coast, across the everglades, and [...]

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