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Travel for Credit with Saanich Schools and EF Educational Tours

We are excited to announce that Saanich and SIDES have partnered with EF Educational Tours to offer Travel for Credit to secondary students this summer. Students interested in taking Life Sciences 11 will have the chance to travel to Costa Rica while earning school credit.

How it works:

Students who register for the Travel for Credit program will earn credit by participating in online learning plus one week of travel with EF Educational Tours.

Important Dates:

April 3rd - July 22nd, 2024

  • Pre-travel school instruction – virtual (asynchronous and synchronous learning).
  • Students will also be expected to attend in-person, one Saturday per month in Victoria area.

July 23rd - 30th, 2024*

  • Travel to Costa Rica
  • *overnight flight leaving Vancouver on July 22, 2024

July 31st - August 31st, 2024

  • Post-travel school instruction – virtual (asynchronous and synchronous learning).

Program cost: $3,898 *includes early enrolment discount, valid until January 16th, 2024

Information Session:

For more information please register for our virtual Information Session:

Date: January 16th, 2024

Time: 7:00-8:00pm PST

RSVP: Register here

How to Register:

For more information including dates, travel itinerary, cost breakdown and contact information or to enrol your student in the Travel for Credit Life Sciences 11 course, please visit the Saanich Schools Travel for Credit website.

Questions about Travel for Credit at Saanich? Please contact Sean Hayes, Principal at SIDES at or contact EF directly at