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To Iceland and Beyond with the GreenMount School

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GreenMount Immersion Program in IcelandEach year, the eighth-grade students of GreenMount School travel to a remote part of the United States or to another country as part of their Immersion Program. Students are immersed in the destination, learning about the geography, history, and culture of the people who call that area home. Students generally travel in the spring for 6-9 days, depending on the destination and goals of the trip. Recently, students traveled to Iceland to experience the raw beauty in nature and immerse themselves in the study of geology and Icelandic culture. In other years, the students have traveled to the Canyonlands of Utah, Costa Rica, the Netherlands, Scotland, and Spain. Academic preparation includes an independent study project on the country to inform travel and communication.

Cheap, Direct Flights from Baltimore to Iceland Start in 2015

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Iceland is famous for Bjork and hot springs and gorgeous mountain vistas. And as of early next year, it’ll be one simple plane ride away. That’s because low-cost airline WOW, based in Iceland, has chosen BWI to be one of two airports offering direct flights to Reykjavik.

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