Clongowes Wood College, Ireland
This will be the Global Education Program’s secondexchange with Clongowes Wood College, a Jesuit boarding school located in the town of Clane in County Kildare, Ireland. During the first weekend participants will stay in the home of their host brothers' family and spend time touring Dublin and nearby cutural attractions. For the remainder of the program students will stay in the dorms at Clongowes, attend classes with host students, take part in service opportunities and explore neighboring cities like Dublin. Participants will host a student from Clongowes when they visit New York.
Host School: Clongowes Wood College, all-boys secondary boarding school https://clongowes.net/
Location: Kildare, Ireland
Length of Stay: 8 days
Language Requirements: None
Grade Level: Current Freshmen and Sophomores are invited to apply.
Program Dates: November 7-16, 2019 for travel to Ireland (Note" November 11,12 will not be class days at Fordham Prep and ample time will be availble while at Clongowes to keep up with class work missed on other days; March 27- April 5 for hosting a student from Clongowes.
Program Cost: Aproximately $1900-2300 depending on participation(Not including airfare)
Cost includes board, meals, travel within Ireland, activity fees and some costs for the reciprocal visit. Expenses that are not included are, airfare, personal items and services such as passport fees, phone calls and personal spending money. Final cost is determined by number of participants. Financial assistance is available.