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July 07|   CANADA - Departure

July 08|   Entebbe

July 09|   Masaka - Travel

July 10-11|   Masaka

July 12|   Kasese - travel

July 13-14 |   Kasese

July 15  |   Queen Elizabeth Park

JULY 16  | Kampala - Travel

JULY 17-18  | Kampala

JULY 19 | ENTEBBE - TRAVEL

JULY 20 | CANADA - ARRIVAL

July 7


July 7


Canada: Departure

Vancouver and Calgary are the designated departure cities. Departures from other Canadian cities are available, at an additional cost. Presently, the plan is that team members will be flying from their cities of departure to Montreal where they will meet with their colleagues for the remainder of the trip to Uganda.

July 8


July 8


Entebbe: Arrival 

After arriving at EBB, teachers will be shuttled to the Karibu Guest House for the evening in order to settle into the country. 

Activites

• Flexible

Accommodation Options

Karibu Guesthouse
Website | Trip Advisor 

July 9


July 9


Masaka: Travel 

On Sunday morning the team will head to Masaka by road, arriving late afternoon. Here, teachers will tour around the city while taking care of some orientation tasks. I

Masaka is a beautiful city, popular among Western visitors - it is a great place to begin the tour! 

Activities

• Currency Exchange
• SIM Cards/Phone setup
• Local Shopping
• Sightseeing

Accommodation Options

The Timothy Centre

Jul 10-11


Jul 10-11


Masaka: Teacher Training

The team will spend a couple days in the area, completing teacher training workshops at local schools. 

Activities

• Teacher Training Workshops

Projects

Broadway Nursery & Primary School | Website
Hope Project | Website

Accommodation

The Timothy Centre

July 12


July 12


Kasese: Travel 

On Wednesday, the team will travel to Kasese, where they will stay overnight at Little Elephant Camp. 

Activities

• Travel

PROJECTS

Coming soon. 

Accommodations

Little Elephant Camp
Website

 

July 13-14


July 13-14


Kasese: Teacher Training 

The team will spend a couple days working with teachers from the region, providing training to better equip them to serve their communities. 

Activities

• Project Visits
• Teacher Trainings

Projects

Albert Valley | Website
St. Francis Primary | Website 

Accommodation options

Little Elephant Camp
Website

 

July 15


July 15


Queen Elizabeth Park: Game Viewing

The team will head to Queen Elizabeth National Park, where they will embark on a safari to take in local wildlife and scenery. They will spent the night in the park. 

Activities

• Game Drive
• Sightseeing 

Accommodation options

Mweya Safari Lodge
Website | Trip Advisor
 

Little Elephant Safari Camp

 

July 16


July 16


Kampala: Travel

The morning will be spent on another game drive, before the team heads back towards Kampala. They will arrive later in the day and  have some time to relax, before spending the night. 

Activities

• Safari
• Travel
• Shopping

Accommodation options

Coming soon.

 

July 17-18


July 17-18


Kampala: Project Visits 

On Monday, the group will visit various projects in the area, getting a first-hand look at the work Classrooms does. 
Tuesday is a leisure day - guest can shop, tour the city, or just take a day to rest! The team will then head to Entebbe for an evening flight home. 

Activities

• Project Visits
• Shopping
• Rest
• Departure  

PRojects

Creamland Kindergarten School | Website 
Mother Kevin Nursery School | Website

Accommodation options

Coming soon.

 

July 19


July 19


Entebbe: Travel & Departure 

In the morning, guests will be free to shop, explore, sightsee, or just rest before an afternoon drive to Entebbe and an evening departure home. 

Activites

• Flexible
• Flight Home 

 

JULY 20


JULY 20


Canada: Arrive Home 

The team will arrive home at their designated airport.

See below for flight info. 

Info


Info


Cost

$4,300 per person (NOTE: tax receipts for donations up to $3,400 towards the cost can be issued if needed) 

Includes

  • Economy class airfares to and from departure cities identified below
  • All meals and accommodations
  • In country transportation;
  • Entrance fees and associated costs for visit to the game park

Vancouver and Calgary are the designated departure cities. Departures from other Canadian cities at an additional cost (ask us for a price). Presently the plan is that team members will be flying from their cities of departure to Montreal where they will meet with their colleagues for the remainder of the trip to Uganda.

Does Not Include

  • US$100 visa fee payable when you arrive in Uganda
  • Any medical expenses such as pre-trip shots and medications and anti-malaria medications
  • Personal items 

How To Register 

Send an email to Ray Sutton at Classrooms for Africa: ray@classroomsforafrica.org expressing interest not later than January 31, 2015. You will then be sent an information sheet too complete and asked to make a down payment of $2,500 by February 15, 2017. The balance of the funds will be due by May 15th. We regret we can only accept online credit card payments with a surcharge of 3%.