Travel and Exchange Programs

Thayer offers several travel opportunities each year to both Upper School and Middle School students.

Upper School

Senior Project Trips (May/June)

Senior Project takes place during the last month of senior year at Thayer Upper School. Thayer offers the following five travel opportunities for seniors who wish to travel as part of their Senior Project.

  • China (exchange with Wei Yu School in Shanghai)
  • France (exchange with Lycee Stanislas in Cannes)
  • Greece
  • Peru - Cusco and Ollantaytambo
  • Exumas, Bahamas (Marine Science)

Click here for more information and the Senior Project Trip application.

India Trip (Winter Recess)

Each year during Winter Recess, Thayer offers a trip to India, open to all Upper School students. This trip is an exchange with the CHIREC International School in Hyderabad.

Click here for more information and the India Trip application.

Service Trip to the Dominican Republic (Spring Recess)

Every other year during Spring Recess, Thayer offers a service trip to the Dominican Republic, open to all Upper School Spanish students. 

Click here for more information and the DR Service Trip application.

Trip to Spain (Summer)

Every other summer, Thayer offers a trip to Spain, open to all Upper School students.

Click here for more information and the Spain Trip application.

Art Trip to Italy - Cortona (Summer)

Every other summer, Thayer offers an art trip to Italy, open to all Upper School art students.

Students Shoulder to Shoulder (Summer)

Thayer works with Students Shoulder to Shoulder to send Upper School students on summer service trips each year. 

Click here to learn more.

Middle School

Eleuthera, Bahamas

Every other year, Thayer Middle School offers a trip to Eleuthra, Bahamas, open to 7th and 8th graders. This trip is an exchange with Deep Creek Middle School.

Quebec - La Culture Québécoise

Every other summer, Thayer Middle School offers a trip to Quebec, open to rising 8th and 9th grade French students.