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During this 9-day tour we will visit six amazing centers to inspire you and transform the way you think about early childhood education! These centers are the best, most impressive Early Learning Environments in Scotland and England, including the firtst outdoor Nature Kindergarten in Scotland owned by Claire Warden. The tour will commence on Monday, May 26th in London and finish on Tuesday, June 3rd in Edinburgh. We can’t wait to see the positive ways in which these places of wonder and imagination will inspire you!

This tour will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of Early Childhood Centers in the UK, and will offer you skills to take back to your own center and use immediately!  Your facilitators of the tour will be Claire Warden, a member from the Mindstretchers team, and Paul Roberts, the Claire Warden Educational Consultant for the USA and founder of The Childplay Institute in California.

Estimate £2080 (approx. $3,400) to include:

• Shared accommodation (three nights in a hotel and five nights in a luxury lodge)
• Most meals (all breakfasts, lunches, welcome and farewell dinners)
• Visits to all study centers during the study visit
• Presentations, workshops, lectures, and sessions with the Mindstretchers team
• Transportation during the program
• All documentation and handouts
*Please note that this price does not include flights to and from London/Edinburgh to join the tour. Participants will be responsible for booking their own flights. 

Other Information:
• By March 15, 2014 we hope to have confirmation for number of attendees so that this tour can proceed
• Weather in the UK in May and June can be unpredictable. Please pack appropriately–there could equally be wet or sunny weather. Warm, waterproof coats are recommended as well as durable footwear.
• Optional sightseeing tours will be offered at an additional price

We are very excited for this Study Tour but in order for it to proceed we will need to ensure a minimum of 15 attendees (with a max. of 30 attendees). 

Interested and want to learn more? Please fill out the following form and we will be in contact shortly: 

2014 UK Study Tour Interest Form