WorldStrides Sports was founded by Eric McAleer in 1998 when he began taking school and club teams to the United Kingdom during the summer. Those early days set the foundation for WorldStrides Sports—to provide the many benefits of international travel to all players. Now, WorldStrides’ sports division helps an average of 3,000 players, coaches, and…Keep Reading
History of WorldStrides Sports and founder Eric McAleer
International soccer tours coming soon!
We are excited to announce that we’ve added new travel opportunities to our portfolio of experiential programs across the globe! Created for student-athletes, our new soccer programs to the UK, Spain and Italy will unite athletes in the spirit of camaraderie and competition for experiences that showcase new cultures, spark new friendships, and open eyes…Keep Reading
Virtual excursions and educational activities
Last updated: 21 September 2020 Whilst physical travel may be on hold for now, virtual excursions provide the perfect opportunity to broaden your students’ minds and bring the world’s greatest sights right into your online classroom. Many famous landmarks and attractions around the world have really risen to the challenges presented by COVID-19 and we…Keep Reading
School holidays: fun stuff to do at home!
*Updated 22 September With many of the usual school holiday activities on hold for families across the nation, parents are racking their brains to find ways to keep their children amused and stave off boredom. It’s time to get creative, and we’re here to help! LEGOLAND – Filmmakers Camp LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is running a…Keep Reading
How travel connects to the classroom
Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…Keep Reading