Tours & Travel

2017 Chicago for a Day!

(Departing from UW-Fond du Lac Campus)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Chicago Skyline

Chicago for a Day! Spend the day in Chicago enjoying your favorite museum, The Magnificent Mile, or downtown Chicago.  The route will include The Chicago Art Institute, The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and Astronomy Museum. Register early as this trip fills quickly!

Time: We will leave the UW-Fond du Lac north parking lot at 7 am and return at approximately 10:30pm.

Fee:  $59 (Museum admissions and meals are not included)

To Register: Click Here!

Miracle on 34th Street at the Fireside Theater (Departing from UW-Fond du Lac Campus)

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Miracle on 34th Street

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with theater-in-the-round at the Fireside Theater in Fort Atkinson.  Take a little time to browse or shop in the bakery/candy store and four unique, themed shops before enjoying lunch and the show, Miracle on 34th Street. 

Based on the beloved Christmas movie, MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET is a big brassy Broadway musical with a heart.  Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade needs a new Santa.  Enter Kris Kringle - a sweet and jolly old man who claims that he is the real Santa Claus.  Thus begins this funny, warm, tuneful, and inspirational musical as Kris has to prove his claim in court and teach his cynical neighbor and her daughter to believe in the goodness and love that is Christmas.  Written by Meredith Willson, the creator of THE MUSIC MAN, this is an unforgettable musical version of a classic Christmas tale.Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with theater-in-the-round at the Fireside Theater in Fort Atkinson.  Take a little time to browse or shop in the bakery/candy store and four unique, themed shops before enjoying lunch and the show, Miracle on 34th Street.  Based on the beloved Christmas movie, MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET is a big brassy Broadway musical with a heart.  Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade needs a new Santa.  Enter Kris Kringle - a sweet and jolly old man who claims that he is the real Santa Claus.  Thus begins this funny, warm, tuneful, and inspirational musical as Kris has to prove his claim in court and teach his cynical neighbor and her daughter to believe in the goodness and love that is Christmas.  Written by Meredith Willson, the creator of THE MUSIC MAN, this is an unforgettable musical version of a classic Christmas tale.

  • Date: Saturday, December 16th, 2017
  • Time: We will leave the UW-Fond du Lac North Parking Lot at 8:30 am.  Lunch will be served at 11:15 am, and the performance will start at 1:30 pm.  
  • Cost: $100 per person (includes lunch with choice of coffee, tea or milk, performance, bus transportation, and all gratuities.)
  • To register click here: Miracle on 34th Street online registration

Boundary Waters Canoe Expedition (Departing from UW-Manitowoc Campus) -- SOLD OUT!

Late Spring 2018

boundary waters

Join group leaders Bruce Peters (retired UW-Manitowoc) and Jared Dalberg (UW-Manitowoc Associate Professor, Health, Exercise Science,  and Athletics) for an adventure-filled trip to the Boundary Waters in northern Minnesota.  You will spend 6 days paddling this pristine wilderness with 2 guides who combined have completed more than 20 trips in this natural wonderland.  Price includes transportation from Manitowoc, all food in the wilderness, and all necessary equipment.  Personal gear excluded.

Location: Departing UW-Manitowoc

Dates: Late Spring 2018

Fee: $650

To register: Call (920) 683-4702 

Register early! Trip is limited to 6 participants.

BIO 298 Special Topics in Biology: Florida Keys!

August 8 - 14, 2018

fish in the sea

Biology of the Florida Keys Marine Environment (3 credit hours NS/LS).

Open to current college and high school juniors and seniors, as well as community members!

This is a snorkel-based course that will introduce participants to the life that inhabits the marine ecosystems of the Florida Keys. Course includes online orientation and introduction, snorkeling, field trips, lab activities, fieldwork and discussions, as well as learning about Sea Turtle Biology.

For more information call the Continuing Education Office at the UW-Manitowoc campus at 920-683-4702.

2018 New York City Theatre Tour

New travel dates added!

June 6 - 10, 2018  -or- May 30 - June 3, 2018

Statue of Liberty and New York Skyline

In five adventure-filled days, you and a group of like-minded travelers will experience three outstanding Broadway performances. You’ll spend four nights in  a conveniently located hotel on Times Square. You’ll see many of the city’s most popular attractions guided by our trip leaders or you can explore the city on your own! Be a part of this year’s exciting adventure in one of America’s most vibrant and diverse cities.

The price for the trip includes the following items:

  • Coach and air transportation to Milwaukee and New York
  • Three plays
  • Four nights at the Marriott Marquis Hotel conveniently located on Times Square
  • Group tours of some of New York’s many “must see” attractions with Jane Marx
  • Optional excursions with your trip leaders
  • Plenty of free time to explore

Departure dates: Wednesday, June 6 - Sunday, June 10, 2018 -or- May 30 - June 3, 2018
(Departs UW-Manitowoc campus to Mitchell International Airport. Note: Fox Valley residents will depart from UW-Fox Valley.)

Fee: To be announced for 2018. The 2017 price is $2,199 (based on double occupancy). This is subject to change based on airfare and other increases to hotel, etc. for 2018.
Add $650 for single occupancy.

Group leaders:  Susan Rabideau, UW-Fox Valley Professor of Theatre and Communications Arts/Theatre Director; and Bil Stachour (New York City navigator)

Register: Please contact Suzanne Lawrence at (920) 683-4702 or suzanne.lawrence@uwc.edu to register.

New York Theater Tour 2019

Dates Coming Soon!