Current 7th Graders: Washington D.C. Trip Information

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:16

Washington D.C. Trip Registration has begun.  Students registered after the first 180 registrants and after March 1st will be placed on a waiting list.  

Total Cost = $1685 (prior to March 1st)

Minimum Amount to register = $99

October 14-17, 2019 (M-TH of MEA week)

School Tours of America
Customer Service #:  1-866-543-9625 (select "Register" in the top right corner of the School Tours of America home page)

TRIP ID#: 9174 


Responsible, respectful and well-behaved 7th grade students of Lake Middle School are invited to attend the 8th grade Washington DC trip.  The students register for the trip in 7th grade and attend Washington D.C. in the fall of their 8th grade year.  The registration deadline: March 1, 2019.


The dates of the trip are October 14, 2019 through October 17, 2019.  

The total cost of the trip is: 

  •  $1,685.00 if registered by March 1, 2019 and paid in full by August 5, 2019
  •  $1,737.00 if registered after March 1, 2019 and paid in full by August 5, 2019
  •  Optional: Payment Protection Plan (trip insurance) is an additional $189

The trip is all-inclusive.  Click here to see the list of sites that students visited during the 2018 trip.  To register you have to pay the minimum registration payment of $99 which will go towards the total cost of the trip.  The remaining balance can then be paid in full or in payment installments.  Or you can pay in full at the time of registration.   For more information about School Tours of America, please visit their website.   


Once registered, there will be a processing period of approximately 21 days, then you should receive a "Welcome" packet with your participant ID number.  Once you have your ID number, you can set up your "FundMyTour" account.  Participants must create an online account to make payments, payments made not using the online account will incur a fee.  The online account is free.


The trip was presented to students on Monday Nov. 12, 2018.  Promotional material letter and registration can be found by clicking here: 


Promotional Letter and Registration formand here is a link to the presentation that was shared with parents at the meeting (click to open)


All students registered for the Washington, D.C. trip will be held to these behavior guidelines (click to read) from the time they register for the trip until the morning of the trip on Oct. 15, 2018.  Registering for the trip binds the student to this behavior contract. 


Medical, trip behavior and roommate request forms will be completed at a parent and student meeting at the end of August 2019.  


If you have any questions about the trip or about your billing, please feel free to contact Prudence Lamar, trip coordinator and 7th grade social studies teacher at, before contacting Student Tours of America or the front office of Lake Middle School. 

Detailed information regarding the trip will only be sent via e-mail to parents/guardians of trip participants or through U.S.P.S. from School Tours of America.