This is the public version of the
tripsite. It contains
no personal identifying information. To access the private version you must
be a student, chaperone, or host.
Welcome to our place ...
... where we will plan our trip from Denver
to Japan in the Summer of 2020
These webpages are for everyone involved in our adventure to find out
more about this trip, and to keep informed as we get closer to our
- itinerary details
- pricing information
- who else is taking this trip
- some ideas about the foods you might encounter and enjoy - or want to avoid
- information about the people who are helping make this trip happen
(travel agents, contacts in our destination cities and so on)
- events going on that you might be interested in because
they provide opportunities to prepare and learn for this journey
- some hints and tools to make the trip easier
You will also find links to provide
information about the cities we will be visiting,
resources you might find useful / helpful, and
email addresses for your primary contacts.
NOTE: you must currently be attending high school in the metro Denver
area (including Boulder and in between) to be eligible to go on this trip.
We will be exploring the traditional and modern aspects of Japan as well as
expanding language skills and cultural understanding through homestays.
What's new on this website?
We are regularly adding and updating pages on the website. To help
you keep up with changes, below is a list of the changes in
reverse chronological order (most recent at the top).
27 February, 2020 - Added information about the possible impact of the coronavirus
17 February, 2020 - slightly modified dates payments are due
28 January, 2020 - add second trip leader to tripsite
24 January, 2020 - build private (password protected) version of the site
23 January, 2020 - students selected; build Travelers page
23 December, 2019 - applications closed
14 November, 2019 - cleared out 'travelers' page, which had info from 2018 trip
7 November, 2019 - website first available