International Field Study

F19 Amsterdam – School of Community Services

Explore Amsterdam through the vocational lens of Community Service, while experiencing the cultural delights that this incredibly iconic city has to offer.

DAY 1| DEPART TORONTO 

Oct 20th, 2019

Catch your flight booked out of Toronto Person International Airport and relax, we’ll pick you up on arrival tomorrow morning in amazing Amsterdam.

 

Day 2| AMSTERDAM 

Oct 21st, 2019

Welcome to the Netherlands and its beautiful, bustling capital, Amsterdam!

Your Contiki crew will pick you up at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.  Check in at the hotel and free time to freshen up before we hit the town.  We’ll travel to central Amsterdam for a little orientation, and free time to get to know your new favorite metropolis. Check out the café culture, sample some cheese. There’s no shortage of awesome experiences in this adorable city.  We reunite in the evening for an included welcome dinner.

  • Arrival Transfer

DAY 3 | AMSTERDAM  

Oct 22nd, 2019

This morning we join our local guide for a walking tour of the city. Watch out for bikes!   During the walkabout you will see Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the infamous Red Light District and the canals and bridges of the city. Later an introduction to one of the many innovative techniques currently being used for treatment in the Netherlands. We visit the epic Snoezelen Room where you will learn about the uses of Multi-Sensory environments in helping people with dementia, autism and brain injury. The rest of the day is at leisure.

DAY 4 | AMSTERDAM 

Oct 23rd, 2019

Today we visit the world famous Hogeweyk Dementia Village where the residents are encouraged to live a normal life and enjoy their surroundings. The town has its own square, supermarket, hair salon, theatre, and restaurant so that the residents can live as normally as possible. Enjoy lunch here before we leave to visit the Volendam area and a Cheese and clog maker. Next, we move on to the picturesque Edam region to take in the canals and windmills that are so iconic to Dutch culture.  Returning to Amsterdam the rest of the day is at leisure.

DAY 5| AMSTERDAM 

Oct 24th, 2019

This morning we visit the famous Van Gogh Museum. His works are even more vibrant in the beautiful, modernist space that Dutch have built to commemorate their most famous artist. The Dutch have a very different view on the implementation of social services and there is lots to learn.  Later in the day visit Humanitas Deventer.

DAY 6 | AMSTERDAM 

Oct 25th, 2019 

The  Ann Frank house is our first visit today. Ann’s own recovered diaries tell the heart breaking tale of this young girl’s life as she spent years hidden away from the Nazi’s during WWII.  This afternoon we enjoy a canal cruise in the city. Take the early evening to check your last boxes and say your goodbyes to this unforgettable city. We will meet again for a final Farewell Dinner.

DAY 7 AMSTERDAM 
Oct 26th, 2019

Vaarwel!! This morning breakfast, then your crew will transfer you back to the airport for your flight home, memories in tow

  • Departure Transfer
  • Round trip airfare
  • 5 nights accommodation in Amsterdam (shared room) – single supplements available with request and agreement of price increase
  • International travel insurance
  • Breakfast each day, 2 dinners, 1 lunch
  • Site visits noted in the itinerary
  • Private coach bus and driver in the city

PAYMENT TERMS

First Payment
Second Payment
Third Payment
Fourth Payment
Fifth Payment

PAYMENT AMOUNT

550
550
550
550
400+/-

PAYMENT AMOUNT

04/01/2019
05/08/2019
08/08/2019
09/09/2019
10/07/2019

*Price may increase or decrease depending on exchange rates, final vendor quotes and number of participants.

APPROXIMATE. PRICE
2600+/- (Grant Applied)

TRIP DATE 10/20/2019

TO

10/26/2019

TRIP DESTINATION
Amsterdam, Netherlands

PROGRAM

School of Community Services

  • Autism & Behavioural Science
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Assistant
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Social Service Worker
  • Child & Youth Care

APPLICATION DEADLINE
04/01/2019

Payment Options

Other Important Information

*Note: if we will be flying through the United States of America, you must have permission to enter and leave the United States. If you require a U.S travel visa it is your responsibility to obtain this document and email [email protected] a copy/photo.

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