International Summer Culture Camp

The International Summer Culture Camp provides a unique opportunity for International Students to experience American culture in a fun-filled, engaging environment. Students travel from across the globe to The Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, the oldest independent school West of the Mississippi River. During the two-week camp, students visit America's heartland, participating in Barstow's unique programming. Academics, extracurricular activities, team building, leadership training, community service, and college & university visits are all key aspects of the camp. Students also have time for sightseeing, shopping, and eating in one of the midwest's most charming cities. Participants of Barstow's International Summer Culture Camp will gain valuable skills & experiences, embarking on an unforgettable journey.

TRIP AGENDA

List of 12 items.

  • Saturday, June 18

    9:45pm - Arrival at Kansas City International Airport

    11:00pm - Arrival at Avila University (Overnight Accommodations)

    11:30pm - Lights Out

  • Sunday, June 19

    9:00am - Wake Up

    10:00am - Brunch at The Barstow School

    10:45am - Welcome Ceremony

    11:15am - Tour The Barstow School's Campus, Introductory Activities, Rules & Regulations

    2:30pm - BBQ Hosted by Scott Hill, Director of College Counseling, The Barstow School

    6:00pm - Return to Avila University

    10:00pm - Lights Out

  • Monday, June 20

    7:15am - Wake Up

    8:15am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting

    9:15am - Academic Rotation #1
    College Counseling
    Barstow Television Network (BTVN)
    Physical Education
    Art

    10:45am - Break

    11:00am - Academic Rotations #2

    12:30pm - Lunch

    1:00pm - Academic Rotations #3

    2:30pm - Break

    2:45pm - Academic Rotations #4

    4:15pm - Technology & Social Media

    5:00pm - Depart for Park Place & Dinner

    9:30pm - Return to Avila University

    10:30pm - Lights Out

  • Tuesday, June 21

    7:15am - Wake Up

    8:15am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting

    9:15am - Academic Rotation #1
    College Counseling
    Barstow Television Network (BTVN)
    Physical Education
    Art

    10:45am - Break

    11:00am - Academic Rotations #2

    12:30pm - Lunch

    1:00pm - Academic Rotations #3

    2:30pm - Break

    2:45pm - Academic Rotations #4

    4:15pm - Technology & Social Media 

    5:00pm - Dinner & Activities, The Barstow School

    9:00pm - Return to Avila University

    10:30pm - Lights Out
  • Wednesday, June 22

    7:00am - Wake Up

    8:00am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    9:30am - College Tour & Information Session, Rockhurst University

    12:00pm - Lunch

    1:00pm - College Tour & Information Session, The University of Kansas

    5:00pm - Sightseeing, Shopping & Dinner, Legends Outlets, Kansas City, KS

    10:00pm - Return to Avila University

    11:00pm - Lights Out
  • Thursday, June 23

    7:00am - Wake Up

    8:00am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    10:00am - College Tour & Information Session, William Jewell College

    12:00pm - Lunch

    12:30pm - Leadership & Team Building Training, The Tucker Leadership Lab at William Jewell College

    5:00pm - Dinner & Activities, The Barstow School

    8:00pm - Return to Avila University

    10:00pm - Lights Out

  • Friday, June 24

    7:00am - Wake Up

    8:00am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    9:00am - Tour, Presentation & Movie, AMC Theaters Kansas City

    12:00 Lunch

    1:00pm - Community Service Activity Hosted by Harvesters Community Food Network

    5:00pm - Dinner & Activities, The Barstow School

    8:00pm - Return to Avila University

    10:00pm - Lights Out

  • Saturday, June 25

    7:30am - Wake Up

    8:30am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    10:00am - Tour of Featured Art Gallery, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

    12:00pm - Lunch

    1:00pm - Tour & Information Session, The University of Missouri Kansas City

    3:00pm - Shopping, Sightseeing & Dinner, The Country Club Plaza

    8:30pm - Return to Avila University

    11:00pm - Lights Out

  • Sunday, June 26

    7:00am - Wake Up

    8:00am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    9:30am - Visit the City Market & Steamboat Arabia, Downtown Kansas City

    11:00am - Tour of The College Basketball Experience at The Sprint Center, via Kansas City's Streetcar

    1:00pm - Lunch

    2:00pm - Sightseeing & Tour, The WWI Museum & Liberty Memorial

    4:00pm - Pictures & Sightseeing, Union Station

    5:00pm - Dinner, Crown Center

    7:30pm - Return to Avila University

    11:00pm - Lights Out 

  • Monday, June 27

    7:15am - Wake Up

    8:15am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    9:15am - Academic Rotation #1
    College Counseling
    Barstow Television Network (BTVN)
    Physical Education
    Chemistry

    10:45am - Break

    11:00am - Academic Rotations #2

    12:30pm - Lunch

    1:00pm - Academic Rotations #3

    2:30pm - Break

    2:45pm - Academic Rotations #4

    4:15pm - Technology & Social Media 

    5:00pm - Depart for Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Game

    10:30pm - Return to Avila University

    11:00pm - Lights Out
  • Tuesday, June 28

    7:15am - Wake Up

    8:15am - Breakfast & Daily Meeting, The Barstow School

    9:15am - Academic Rotation #1
    College Counseling
    Barstow Television Network (BTVN)
    Physical Education
    Chemistry

    10:45am - Break

    11:00am - Academic Rotations #2

    12:30pm - Lunch

    1:00pm - Academic Rotations #3

    2:30pm - Break

    2:45pm - Academic Rotations #4

    4:15pm - Closing Ceremony

    5:00pm - Dinner at Joe's Kansas City BBQ & Town Center Shopping

    9:00pm - Return to Avila University

    10:30pm - Lights Out

  • Wednesday, June 29

    6:00am - Wake Up

    7:00am - Check Out from Avila University

    8:00 Arrive at Kansas City International Airport

    11:11am - Flight Time of Departure

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The Barstow School

11511 State Line Road • Kansas City, MO 64114
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