Ashley Hall Travel Programs | Developing Global Citizenship

Student Travel Programs

Ashley Hall Upper School | Charleston, SC

Worldly is one of Ashley Hall’s seven Hallmarks, habits of mind that personify an Ashley Hall girl. Student travel opportunities, both internationally and domestic, are transformative, perspective-changing experiences that allow girls to gain an awareness and understanding of cultures and issues beyond campus. Trips are led by Ashley Hall faculty and enhance existing curricula.

For more information on Ashley Hall Student Travel Programs, contact Jeff Dionne, Director of Global Studies, at dionnej@ashleyhall.org.

Trips planned for the 2019-2020 academic year include the following:

  • Louisiana Bayous and Byways: Cajun, Creole, and Caribbean Influences on the American South
  • Costa Rica: Spanish Immersion
  • Fribourg, Switzerland: Gambach High School Exchange
  • French Language Summer Immersion Program
  • New England: Camping, Fishing, Hiking, and Coastal Adventuring
  • Greece: A Modern Odyssey
  • Gettysburg, Washington, DC, and Richmond: Civil War Capitals, Battlefields, and Monuments

For details on current trip offerings, click on the button below.

Worldly Resource Board Learning Commons

Ashley Hall's European Campus: Palazzo Leti

Ashley Hall Travel Programs

After a long day of cultural and language immersion, returning to a familiar home base is often the greatest wish for students and faculty studying in a foreign country.  Ashley Hall has made that desire a reality with the launch of a new shared Italian campus in Charleston’s cultural sister city of Spoleto, Italy. Named the Palazzo Leti, the new campus provides Ashley Hall students, teachers, and alumnae with experiences that connect languages, the arts, and sciences against the backdrop of a historic center of creativity.  

The Spoleto campus is part of a national initiative—spearheaded and led by Ashley Hall and two other independent schools, The Culver Academies and Rabun Gap Nacoochee School, under the umbrella of Spoleto Study Abroad—to fully utilize the Italian campus throughout the year for like-minded, independent schools. A restored 16th century property, the Palazzo Leti features study spaces, dorm rooms, and shared community areas, including a Renaissance garden overlooking the Spoleto valley. Trips will be planned for both students and adult members of the Ashley Hall community.

Click here to view a short video of the Palazzo Leti 

Ashley Hall and Away: Adult Travel Programs

Explore Italy: October 26-November 2

Join Ashley Hall Head of School Jill Muti on an exclusive tour of central Italy with Ashley Hall’s new European campus at the Palazzo Leti, located in Spoleto, serving as home base. This tour offers a wonderful opportunity to step into the cultural richness and artistic wealth of Umbria, Toscana, and Lazio.

The itinerary at a glance:

  • October 27: Spoleto
  • October 28: Assisi, Perugia
  • October 29: Orvieto
  • October 30: Trevi
  • October 31: Grotte di Frasassi, San Benedetto del Tronto
  • November 1: Spoleto, Montefalco

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Spaces for this trip are limited and cost $3,050 per person, double occupancy, and $3,450 per personal, single occupancy. A $375 non-refundable deposit is required by August 30, 2019. Full payment is due September 20, 2019.

To reserve your spot, or for more information, please contact Suzie Smith, Director of Institutional Advancement, at smiths@ashleyhall.org or (843) 720-2886.

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