What happens when you put 56 kids, each with a family member, on a river cruise? The Discovery Crew cruise set sail to find out …
AAA partnered with AmaWaterways and Allianz Global Assistance to host a group of outstanding eighth graders on a seven-day river cruise that started in Amsterdam and continued through the Netherlands and Belgium. Chosen for essays they each submitted on the meaning of travel, the students went on an educational excursion like none they’ve ever experienced. The result? A life-changing journey—not only for the kids, but their families, too.
“It was wonderful to see her explore the world and learn of opportunities that had never occurred to her,” says Anne Z., a parent on the Discovery Crew cruise.
The Discovery Crew cruise is just one of many family river cruises that’s a perfect match for kids—and education is only one reason to take them along. Here are five more:
1. They actually experience what they only talk about in school