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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

GMS - Springfield Urban League HBCU Campus Tour

February 20, 2012

March 31 - April 6, 2012
The Springfield Urban League hosts an annual tour of HIstorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This year's travels will take us to the East Coast, tentatively visiting colleges in Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. This educational endeavor introduces middle and high school students to college campus life and provides them with first-hand curriculum information, entrance requirements, and financial aid resources by offering them the opportunity to speak directly with college admission officials.

The cost of the trip ($450) includes:
• Round Trip Transportation on Luxury Motor Coach Buses with Televisions, Videos, Reclining Seats, and other Amenities
• Several Meals are included
• Four students to a room in quality hotels
• On duty hotel security during sleeping hours
• Adults provide 24 hour supervision (adult chaperone/student ration 1:10)
• Activities and cultural experiences
• Tours of the campus, classroom buildings, dining facilities, libraries, dormitories, gymnasiums, question/answer sessions with admission counselors and more

For more information or to sign up please contact Candance Silas at 217-544-0873