Upcoming Trips

Bearcat Explorers experience destinations near and far! Alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join us on the upcoming trips. At any point, feel free to contact the office at 503-370-6430, or email the trip contacts listed below.

2022 Trips

New York Theater Tour (Sold Out)

New Dates: April 25 - May 1, 2022
March 28 - April 2, 2022

Travel to New York City for a week of fantastic shows on Broadway (and off), including "Company", "Girl From the North Country", and more. Enjoy intimate discussions with arts professionals and a private tour of the best art galleries in the Chelsea district. Led by award-winning playwright and actor James Ryan, this trip provides incredible insight into what goes into each production.

For additional information, contact Kim Burris in the Alumni Office (503)-370-6430 or kburris@willamette.edu). This trip is currently sold out. Make sure to check out our other trips below!

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Coastal Gems of the Emerald Isle with Professor David Craig

May 15-27, 2022

Ireland’s gorgeous coastal scenery of towering cliffs and ruggedly beautiful islands awaits you on this magical exploration of the Wild Atlantic Way and County Donegal, a hidden gem. Learn from beloved Willamette professor David Craig on this exciting trip.

Limited to 24 travelers!

For additional information, contact Kim Burris in the Alumni Office (503-370-6430 or kburris@willamette.edu).

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The Majestic Great Lakes, Toronto - Chicago

July 22 - August 1, 2022

Discover a world destination in your own backyard on this Great Lakes adventure aboard Victory Cruise Lines’ M/V Victory I. This high summer getaway begins with an included one-night hotel stay in the buzzing metropolis of Toronto. Then you’ll set sail for a jaunt that touches each of the five Great Lakes. From the thunderous show at Niagara Falls to the cultural touchstone museums and revitalized waterfronts of Cleveland and Detroit, discover the magic that makes these lakes so great. Cruise quiet U.S.-Canadian border towns rich with maritime lore and Ojibwe culture, and marvel at the mighty Soo Locks, among the busiest in the world. Before journey’s end in Chicago, cap off your Great Lakes caper at lost-in-time Mackinac Island. Sightsee by horse-drawn carriage, and dine on local flavor at the legendary Grand Hotel.

For additional information, contact Kim Burris in the Alumni Office (503-370-6430 or kburris@willamette.edu).


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Adriatic & Aegean Array, Rome-Athens

October 5-16, 2022

Follow the sweeping path of Europe’s palaces and panoramic views on this 10-night trip aboard Oceania Cruises’ Nautica. Spy the steep slopes of Amalfi as you take a coastal cruise up the UNESCO-listed shores. Under the gaze of Mt. Etna, enjoy a Sicilian lunch of pecorino and prosciutto.

History buffs will linger in the lanes of the Old Town of Dubrovnik, filled with fortresses and fortifications. Spend two days in timeless Venice, where you’ll glide the old canals on gondolas while Italian musicians serenade you. In Greece, catch a glimpse of ancient Olympia near Katakolon and in Santorini, relax in the sea breeze with a glass of award-winning wine.

For additional information, contact Kim Burris in the Alumni Office (503-370-6430 or kburris@willamette.edu).

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Additional trips are currently being planned! Stay Tuned!

Willamette University

Alumni and Parent Engagement

Address
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-375-5304 voice
503-370-6830 fax

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