National and International Travel

Global Village features annual trips for 7th and 8th graders to broaden students' experience. Destinations have included China, Costa Rica, Washington, DC, and New York City. In addition to culture and language, trips seek to incorporate learning components related to culture, history, social studies, etc.

GVA 2016 Student Trip to China
In May 7th to 21st, 2016, some students and parents from Global Village Academy International school in Colorado US visited Guangdong Experimental High School Shunde School. The students from GVA lived in the school dorms and went into the classrooms in Shunde school to study with the local students, they ate and attended the school activities together. GVA students had a direct and deep experience of Chinese school and class, they made many Chinese friends, practiced their Chinese language skills. The vision of learning Chinese is enlarged, and the passion of learning Chinese is more motivated for GVA students. After one week of study in Sunde school, GVA parents and students traveled three cities, Guangzhou, Xi'an and Beijing of China. They visited Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, Great Wall, and Forbidden City in Beijing, along with the traveling, GVA students had the great taste of many delicious Chinese food.