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J-Term Travel

Juniors and Seniors have exciting opportunities to travel either domestically or internationally. These unique learning experiences are not replicable in the traditional classroom. J-Term trips are conceptualized, created, and offered by our faculty, staff and other members of our community.

J-Term 2019 Trips

Adventures in Iberia (Madrid, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Pamplona, Barcelona)

Planes, Trains, and Vans West Coast Tour (Chicago, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon, Los Angeles)

Duas Semanas em Portugal (Lisbon, Sintra, Mafra, Ericeira, Serra de Estrela, Porto) 

Reciprocal Exchange Program with Europa International School (Seville)

SportQuest (Sanctis Spiritus, Cuba)

Past Domestic Trips

Atlanta - Passion  Conference with Follow-Up Class)

California - Reading Steinbeck in Steinbeck Country 

Chicago - Art, Theatre, History & Culture 

Chicago, Grand Canyon, Los Angeles - "Planes, Trains, and Vans" West Coast College Tour

Gatlinburg - Spiritual discoveries and disaster relief in the Smokies

Grand Canyon, Zion, & Bryce -  Spiritual Depth in the Grand Canyon

Houston - Hurricane Harvey Relief & Texas History

Montana - Tackling Moral Relativism in Big Sky Country

Past International Trips

Brazil - Soccer Mission through the Jesus Project 

Costa Rica - Personal Fitness  & Language Immersion (Quepos & Manuel Antonio) 

England - Mythology and History: A Study of English Literary Greats (London)

England & France - "A Tale of Two Cities" Tour  (London  & Paris)

Israel - Bible History Exploration

Mexico - Medical, Outreach, and Construction Missions (Tijuana & Piedras Negras)

Nicaragua - Mission & Cultural Immersion  w/ Scott & Bethany (Owen, '05)  McEwan  &                                                Kurtis and Carrie (Bobbitt, '08) Moss (Leon)

Peru - Inca History & Culture (Cuzco & Machu Picchu)

Spain - Language & Culture Immersion (Seville

Spain - "The Last Great Country Left" (Pamplona, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Madrid)

Spain - Spanish History Tour (Madrid, Toledo, San Lorenzo, Segovia, Barcelona, Montserrat)


Proposing a Trip

Trip ideas are submitted by Covenant faculty in late January to early February, approximately one year prior to their proposed January travel dates. Approved trips are announced later in that semester. If you are interested in leading a trip, please contact jtermtravel@covenantchristian.org.

Applying to Travel

Because of the advanced planning required for quality travel, students are asked to commit earlier to trips than to classes or internships. A general trip application is sent to all current sophomores and juniors when proposed trips are approved. At that time, leaders of approved J-term trips will share information and raise interest in their trips both electronically and in person. 

For more information contact:

jtermtravel@covenantchristian.org