Study Abroad Trip 2022 to GERMANY

USDB Students Say Studying Abroad is, “Life-changing!”

During the past few years, USDB students have studied and then visited Thailand, Australia, Italy, Canada, and Peru! Join us for the next stop… Germany.

Applications for this Study Abroad Trip to Germany.

Junior and senior deaf and hard of hearing students have an amazing opportunity to take a 10 day educational international trip to Germany on April 6 – 16, 2022.  

This trip is primarily supported by USDB Enrichment Funds and monitored by the Administration and Advisory Council of USDB.  However, we do expect that each student will either fundraise or pay $500 to attend this trip. This amount will be due by December 1, 2021.

We want to ensure that students will be respectful and use this as an educational teaching tool.  Below is the list of requirements that need to be achieved in order for a student to attend. 

Requirements to Attend Educational Trip to Germany, April 6 – 16, 2022:

___  Obtain a passport (paid for by the student by January 1, 2022)

___  Obtain the required immunizations for out of country travel to Germany, including a COVID-19 vaccine when available,

(paid for by the student)

___  Obtain a tourist visa for Germany by December 15, 2021 (paid for by the student)

        Begin this process only after being selected for the educational trip

___  Physically able to travel long distances and complete the activities as outlined

___  Pay or fundraise $500 to USDB by December 1, 2021. 

       USDB is not responsible for any fundraising activities. This is the responsibility of the parents and student.  

___  ‘C’ grade average or better for all classes each quarter.  No ‘F’s in any class

___  Regular attendance at school with no unexcused absences

___  Good behavior on transportation.

___  Study and demonstrate basic German Sign Language.

___  Study and demonstrate a basic understanding of Germany’s cultural norms.

___  Study and demonstrate an understanding of the geography of Germany.

___  Study and demonstrate an understanding of the government and political issues of Germany.

___  Signed paperwork from parents giving permission to attend the activity and signed an agreement that the student will adhere to highest behavior expectations.

___  Write a research paper and present about Germany to classmates and the Advisory Council.

We hope that students will make this a goal and satisfy all of the requirements outlined.  If you have any questions, please contact your Director or the Associate Superintendent, Michelle Tanner by phone (801)629-4711 or VP (801)903-2831 or by email at michellet@usdb.org.

Germany, Czechia and Austria! Experience the hundred years feel in Munich, Nuremberg and Prague.

Be enchanted by the Zwinger in Dresden. Sample the Sacher Torte in Vienna. Be awed by the

fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle.

B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner

APRIL 6 • • •Arrival into Munich in the morning. Check into hotel. Walk to Marienplatz to check out the

Glockenspiel at Neues Rathaus (New City Hall). Welcome dinner. Overnight in Munich. D

APRIL 7 • • •Drive 2 hours to Nuremberg. Visit Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Ground. After lunch, we

see St. Lorenz Church, Hangman’s Bridge and Imperial Castle (Kaiserburg). Overnight in Nuremberg.

B,D

APRIL 8 • • •Drive 3 hours to Dresden, which had been beautifully and faithfully reconstructed after a

controversial total obliteration by Allied air forces at the end of World War II. Within a very small

walking area, we visit Zwinger, Dresdner Palace, Semper Opera House, Procession of the Princes,

Bruehl Terrace and Frauenkirche, with an ascent to the dome. Overnight in Dresden. B,D

APRIL 9 • • •Drive 2 hours to Prague. Visit Old Town (Stare Mesto), Old Town Hall and Astronmical Clock, Church

of our Lady before Tyn. After lunch, we cross the Charles Bridge into Lesser Quarter (Mala Strana),

Prague Castle, Old Royal Palace, Daliborka Tower and Golden Lane. Overnight in Prague. B,D

APRIL 10 • • •Drive 1 hour to Kutná Hora for one of most unusual chapels in the world: Sedlec Ossuary. Also known

as Church of Bones, it is artistically decorated with over 40,000 human skeletons. After lunch, we

drive 2.5 hours to the fairytale Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov, which is a UNESCO World Heritage

Site. Visit the museum and tower of the massive castle (which is comprised of 40 buildings and

palaces). Overnight in Cesky Krumlov. B,D

APRIL 11 • • •Drive 3 hours to Vienna. Visit Schönbrunn Palace, a 1,441 room summer home of the Habsburgs.

Then onwards to the Innere Stadt (Inner City) to go up the tower at St. Stephan’s Cathedral for an

amazing view of the city. Anchor Clock. Blutgasse District. Sample the world famous Sacher Torte

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at Hotel Sacher. In the evening, we head out of town for a relaxing 3 hour stay at a hot springs spa

with indoor and outdoor pools, hot springs sulphur pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam bath. Overnight

in Vienna. B

APRIL 12 • • •Drive 3.5 hours to Hallstatt, which was the inspiration for the movie “Frozen.” After a quick lunch,

we take a 4 hour exploration at the oldest salt mine in the world. Then 1 hour drive to Salzburg.

Explore the narrow streets filled with beautiful shops in the Altstadt (Old City). Overnight in Salzburg.

B

APRIL 13 • • •

Take the funicular up to Salzburg Fortress. See the gardens at Mirabell Palace where “The Sound of

Music” was filmed. On our way out, we make a short stop at Hangar-7, a glass domed museum with

different Red Bull aircraft and vehicles, including the famous Stratos (from where Felix Baumgartner

broke the world record in 2012 for skydiving an estimated 24 miles and reaching approximately 844

mph). Drive 3 hours to Füssen. Overnight in Füssen. B,D

APRIL 14 • • •

Visit the dazzling fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, as well as neighboring Hohenschwangau. Drive

2 hours back to Munich. Free time in the evening. Optional art museum visit. Stay in Munich for 2

nights. B

APRIL 15 • • •

The morning takes us to Dachau Concentration Camp, which was the first during World War II. After

lunch, we visit the BMW Welt, which is a combined exhibition, delivery, museum and event venue.

If time allows, we visit the BMW assembly factory. Farewell dinner. B,D

APRIL 16 • • •

Transfer to airport for your flight back to Salt Lake City. B

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