6 days
Boston

Self-driving cars. Personalized medicine. CRISPR. These are just some of the futuristic technologies used every day in Boston. With some of the country’s most prestigious hospitals and universities, it’s no wonder that companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google have established their own tech footprint here, too.

During EF STEM Week, taking place June 27–July 2, 2022, students will channel their inner innovators as they work with some of Boston’s STEM leaders to create real-world solutions around automation and artificial intelligence. This week-long experience is startup incubator meets summer camp, where creativity and doing the robot are equally encouraged.

  • Day 1: Boston

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Dinner at Quincy Market

    Start STEM Week off with a keynote address on Adjusting to Automation 

  • Day 2: Boston

    Experience the Engineering Design Process in a professional context during visits to two forward-thinking STEM organizations. See how real-world engineers Ask, Imagine, and Plan in their day-to-day work.

    Dinner in Boston

    Give your brain a break and have some fun during an evening activity 

  • Day 3: Boston

    Experience the Engineering Design Process in a professional context during visits to two forward-thinking STEM organizations. See how real-world engineers Prototype, Test, and Iterate in their day-to-day work.

    Give your brain a break and have some fun during an evening activity 

  • Day 4: Boston • Hackathon

    Participate in an all-day hackathon, where you will:

    • Work in small teams with students from around the country
    • Prototype a solution to a real-world STEM issue you’ve learned about during your time in Boston

    Dinner in Boston

  • Day 5: Boston • Science Fair

    Get an inside look at how a startup incubator works, and learn how to pitch an idea during an expert-led workshop

    Pitch your final prototype to members of Boston’s STEM community during the STEM Week science fair

    Celebrate the winning prototype team with your new friends at STEM Week goodbye event

  • Day 6: Return home

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Boston

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Dinner at Quincy Market

    Start STEM Week off with a keynote address on Adjusting to Automation 

  • Day 2: Boston

    Experience the Engineering Design Process in a professional context during visits to two forward-thinking STEM organizations. See how real-world engineers Ask, Imagine, and Plan in their day-to-day work.

    Dinner in Boston

    Give your brain a break and have some fun during an evening activity 

  • Day 3: Boston

    Experience the Engineering Design Process in a professional context during visits to two forward-thinking STEM organizations. See how real-world engineers Prototype, Test, and Iterate in their day-to-day work.

    Give your brain a break and have some fun during an evening activity 

  • Day 4: Boston • Hackathon

    Participate in an all-day hackathon, where you will:

    • Work in small teams with students from around the country
    • Prototype a solution to a real-world STEM issue you’ve learned about during your time in Boston

    Dinner in Boston

  • Day 5: Boston • Science Fair

    Get an inside look at how a startup incubator works, and learn how to pitch an idea during an expert-led workshop

    Pitch your final prototype to members of Boston’s STEM community during the STEM Week science fair

    Celebrate the winning prototype team with your new friends at STEM Week goodbye event

  • Day 6: Return home

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare and Transportation

    Round-trip flight on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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