Germany and Poland:  Examining the Holocaust

May 16-28, 2007


Each year Schreiner University coordinates trips abroad where both university students and community members have the chance to engage in the world around them.

This year S.U. has chosen to take a trip to Germany and Poland, focusing on the Holocaust. Given the state of the world today, it is even more important for individuals remember watershed events, such as the Holocaust.

The group will be accompanied by Sara Schmidt, who previously worked at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC., and a child Holocaust survivor, who will be sharing her experiences on the trip, as well as a licensed tour guide.

Stops included: Heidelberg, Weimar, Berlin, Warsaw, Lodz, and Krakow.  Important sites that will be visited include Topography of Terror in Berlin, the Wannsee Conference House, Lodz Ghetto memorial, and Buchenwald and Auschwitz concentration camps.

Travel dates: May 16-28 (13 days, 11 nights)

All applications are due by February 4, 2007, but late applications will be taken until February 22, 2007.  (A late application fee of $95 applies thereafter).

Approximate Cost:      17-22 years old:              $3139

                                          23 and older:                   $3595

Land Only  (no flight)      17-22 years old:              $2000

                                         23 and older:                    $2455

Costs include:

Cost does not include $95 lifetime membership fee (for EF Tours, our tour company)

Costs based on triple or quadruple occupancy for 17-22 yr olds, and double occupancy for adults 23 yrs +.  Single occupancy is available at an additional cost.

For more information please contact Sara Schmidt, 830-792-7337, or Martha York, 830-792-7352.


Updated:  2/7/2007