Czech Republic, and Poland 
Information 2024

Congratulations on being selected to travel on the Germany, Czech Republic, Poland: “Dream and Reality” travel program! This program provides students the opportunity to learn about the study of Holocaust memory, public art, and their fusion in contemporary life. Students will learn and see other issues and problems the world faces about how groups treat each other, how we remember the past, and what that texture of memory looks like.

Enrollment Information

  1. Review the resources to make an informed decision
    • Once you have read the resources, please contact us if you decide NOT to enroll.
  2. Complete the enrollment paperwork
    • Please note: You will have to print, upload, and mail paperwork as part of this process. Thank you in advance!
  3. Complete payment

1. Review Resources to Make an Informed Decision

As you and your family consider your enrollment, please consult the following resources:

  • Review updated itinerary: Visit the Germany, Czech Republic, Poland Travel Program page
  • Germany, Czech Republic, Poland 2024 Travel Medicine Advisory Letter from Dr. Benson, Medical Director of Deerfield Academy
  • CDC and State Department briefings on travel to Germany, Czech Republic, Poland (CDC – GermanyCzech Republic, and Poland) (State Dept. – GermanyCzech Republic, and Poland). (PDF’s of the CDC pages for Germany, Czech Republic, Poland from November 16 can be downloaded here if you would prefer.)
  • Information about International SOS (ISOS), our travel medicine and security services provider
    • If you would like to speak with a medical or security professional at ISOS about the trip, please contact the CSGC.
  • Program Notes:
    • Pre-trip programming will begin for this trip on Saturday, March 2 at noon, for no additional cost students will be able to stay in their dorm and day students will be invited to stay on campus should they choose, all meals will be provided and students will participate in trip prep and framing activities. If the student has a compelling reason to be off campus during this time for example post season tournaments or family events, please contact the CSGC to make arrangements for completing pre trip activities at an alternate time and coordinating the time you will rejoin the group for a smooth departure.
    • This program conflicts with the March 9 SAT test date.
    • Families are responsible for transportation from U.S.-based airport to the student’s destination for the remainder of March break.

2. Complete Enrollment Paperwork

Once you have considered the above information with your parent/guardian and have decided to enroll, please download and complete with your parent/guardian the following forms, if you and your parent/guardian agree to all terms.

If you are choosing not to enroll, please let the Center for Service and Global Citizenship know as soon as possible.

All forms must be submitted by December 4.

1. Download Forms:

2. Scan & Upload:

Once completed, please scan the following:

  • Deerfield Waiver (Please Note: original with student & parent/guardian signatures needs to be mailed in as well)
  • Third Party Provider Forms: WorldStrides Terms & Conditions 
  • A color copy of your student passport (Please Note: Passports should be valid for at least six months beyond the arrival date into Schengen, to avoid difficulties entering and traveling within the Schengen zone)

To securely upload forms, please choose from the following:

Parent/Guardian secure upload (Please use your parent/guardian DAinfo username and password to login)

DA Employee Parent/Guardian secure upload (Please use your parent/guardian DAinfo username and password to login)

3. Mail Forms:

Once previous steps have been completed, please mail the following original copies with ink signatures:

  • Deerfield Waiver: Deerfield Academy’s Agreement, Waiver, and Release of Liability Form for Germany, Czech Republic, Poland
  • Third Party Provider Forms: WorldStrides Terms & Conditions 
  • Travel Health Questionnaire

Mail to:

The Center for Service and Global Citizenship
Deerfield Academy
7 Boyden Ln
Deerfield, MA 01342


3. Complete Payment

A non-refundable trip deposit, paid by check or wire transfer is due by December 4. Please make checks payable to Deerfield Academy and write the trip name on the memo line. Checks can be mailed to the CSGC, 7 Boyden Lane, Deerfield, MA 01342. For wire transfer instructions please contact the Finance Office at

Please see the invitation email for specific payment information, or contact the Center for Service and Global Citizenship via email or phone: 413-774-1435.

This page contains enrollment information for students who have been selected for one of our 2024 trips. If you are interested in other CSGC travel programs or future travel opportunities, please contact the The Center for Service and Global Citizenship.