Western Wyoming Community College Invites Community to Tour Japan

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ROCK SPRINGS — Western Wyoming Community College invites community members to participate in the Education First College Study Tours led by Michelle Schutten, through Japanese cities June 1-11, 2020.

The eleven-day tour visits Osaka, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Kakone, Kamakura and Tokyo. Participants will have the opportunity to visits castles, shrines, memorials, national parks, bamboo groves, parks, temples, shopping districts, cable car rides, government buildings and more.

The unique experience includes round-trip airfare, land transportation, hotels with private bathrooms, breakfast and select meals, full-time tour director, sightseeing tours, select entry fees and free time.

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The tour is part of the Education First College Study Tours (EFCST). EFCST is dedicated to finding an accessible alternative to traditional study abroad.

They focus exclusively on short term study abroad opportunities within the higher education space. EFCST programs are designed to align with the mission of colleges whether it’s a focus on academic outcomes, safety support or access.

“I had an absolutely fantastic experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable about what she was talking about and was a sweetheart,” said Katherine, a student traveler who gave the Japan tour a five-star rating. “We had decent amounts of free time everywhere we
went. I would recommend this trip to anyone and cannot wait for my next one!”

“The view from the window of each hotel showed us Japan in so many ways! Each stop was unique in area and style and students loved it,”said Essie, a Group Leader who also gave the trip five stars.. “It was easy enough to get around and our tour guide went out of his way to help us and show us places we wanted to go that were not listed.

This experience has helped the students to see the world in a different way as well as to climb their own mountain of learning!” Essie added.

To learn more, attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, February 27 th at 7pm in room 2021 on Western’s campus. Interested parties can enroll with just $95 to reserve their spot, and there are payment plans available to best suit travelers’ needs.

For more information, please contact Michelle Schutten at mschutten@westernwyoming.edu or (307)382-1829, or visit http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/2162992jk.