High School Program
Martinique, a Caribbean jewel, blends French heritage with distinct island culture, offering a rich historical tapestry and the captivating bélé dance amidst its scenic beauty. Dive into an immersive experience.
Martinique is known for its natural beauty, rich history, and its musical traditions, specifically in Dance. Martinique is a part of the Caribbean islands and the Lesser Antilles, an overseas region of France. The French and Creole history here creates an in-depth and complex mixing of cultures which has created wonderful artistic expression through dance and music. A unique form of dance in this area is in the form of bélé, the oldest Creole dance of the French West Indian Islands. Throughout this program many different forms of dance will be introduced and practiced as well as the history behind them.
Martinique is known for its natural beauty, rich history, clear waters, and scenic vistas. It is a part of the Caribbean islands and the Lesser Antilles, an overseas region of France. Its French and Creole history shapes a unique culture where students can practice their French in Caribbean style. This program focuses on themes of environmental sustainability and marine ecology. Learn about mangroves and their significance in the ecosystem. Participate in a waste audit to analyze the most frequent refuse that washes ashore and discuss zero waste initiatives. Visit sea turtle habitats and collaborate with organizations leading coral reef restoration. Leave Martinique with a deeper understanding of its ties to the waters that surround it and the changemakers fighting to preserve this island environment.
At Insight, our program itineraries are as unique as your students. All our program itineraries are customized with teacher chaperones to ensure that it meets the needs of your students.
With the support of a variety of local vendors and NGO’s, we promise that your students will get an authentic, local experience.
All our trips include:
Want to take your students outside the classroom? Review our program locations and suggested themes.
Connect with one of our High School Educators who will help custom design your program.
With our assistance, submit required paperwork and details to your Administration and School Board.
Announce the trip to your students! (We’ll provide all the materials you need).
Invite us to your school to host a Student & Parent Info Night! We will be there to answer questions and support student sign-up!
Marine turtles are a protected species in Martinique. Spend the morning at the beach learning about their habitat and how the local species along the Caribbean coast work together.
Move from the ocean to the riverside to learn about the management, protection, and restoration of wetlands. Immerse in the nature of the river and uncover how habitat management contributes to the protection and restoration of Martinique’s ecosystem.