STEM Tour 2022 - USA

USA STEM TOUR – Miami, Florida, San Francisco and NEW YORK 

In 2021, PLC Sydney students currently in Years 7 to 10 will have the opportunity to travel to the USA as part of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Tour. 

Travelling to Miami, Florida, San Francisco and New Yorkstudents will be exposed to a broad range of STEM ideas and research, including: lunch with an astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center; a tour of Universal Studios; some incredible museums and centres including the National Museum of Mathematics and the California Academy of Sciences; and a variety of rich urban design sites including Hudson Yards. 

Tour Dates:
  • 13 days: Sunday 4 April  - Friday 16 April 2021
  • Students in Years 9 - 12 in 2021
  • PLC Sydney teachers and Tour Guide will also attend. 
  • Students depart from Sydney on Sunday 4 April
  • 1 day in Miami, Florida
  • 3 days in Orlando, Florida
  • 3 days in New York, New York
  • 4 days in San Fransisco, California
  • Returning to Sydney from San Fransisco
  • Friday 16 April – Arrive in Sydney
  • The tour costs $7,770.00 per person and includes: flights, accommodation, venue visits, taxes, tour guides, ALL breakfasts and dinners.
  • A deposit of $1,530.00 per person will be required, along with your booking (paid Wednesday 20 November, 2019), to reserve your place on this tour.
  • PLEASE NOTE, this does not guarantee your daughter a place on the tour until your application is reviewed and accepted by the College.
  • If the tour is oversubscribed, your deposit will be fully refunded
  • The balance of the payment (once placement is confirmed) will be due via instalments, payable via the website, on the following dates
    • Instalment 1: $1,600.00 by March 1, 2020
    • Instalment 2: $1,570.00 by June 1, 2020
    • Instalment 3: $1,550.00 by September 1, 2020
    • Instalment 3: $1,520.00 by December 1, 2020

Due to the high level of interest for the 2021 STEM Tour, a second similar tour has been scheduled for April 2022.

Please use the link below to place the student's name on a priority list for this trip. No payment will be required until Term 4 2020.


enrol-icon Registration for the 2022 STEM Tour is now closed.


For further information about the tour, please contact:

Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
T (+612) 9704 5666

Mrs Jo Herrmann 
Head of Faculty: Technology and Applied Studies

Mrs Jo McGrouther
Head of Faculty: Science

Mr Matthew Dau
K-12 Technology Integrator

Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics