The Vanguard School Activity Department offers several trips/activities for students. These are trips that require pre-purchase of tickets and /or reservations, and are NON-REFUNDABLE if a student decides not to participate. Please take a moment to review these trips with your student. Complete the form provided. Located on the last page of each semester. Include the student’s name, check (made payable to The Vanguard School) or register on the Vanguard website. Any questions may be directed to Carol Marsh at 863-676-6091, ext. 1705, OR CELL 863-605-0085. FORM CAN BE FOUND HERE.
9/9/17 BLIZZARD BEACH $65.00
Disney legend has it that after a freak winter storm, snow blanketed the area and Florida’s first ski resort was born. The students will experience the most slushy, slippery, exhilarating water park anywhere. They can test their abilities on the Toboggan Race against friends, rush down the Slush Gusher, or just take it easy on the lazy river. This will include admission and transportation. There is a Minimum of 10 students for this activity.. Must be paid by 9/1/17
9/20/17 & 10/18/17 2 INFINITY EXTREME SPORTS $70.00
Defy Gravity at one of the Coolest Facilities in America. Over 50,000 square feet of connected world-class trampolines in a 60,000 sq. ft facility. Our trampoline grid features over 60 trampolines, including the famous angled wall trampolines, launching decks and a few surprises up in the ceiling to test your vertical.Ninja Obstacle Course, Extreme Dodgeball, AirDunk,SlackLine, Trapeze, Aerial Silks, Foam Pits. Must be paid by 9/1/17
9/30/17 ZIPLINE AT GATORLAND INCLUDES ADMISSION $100.00 Clip in and zip off on an exciting outdoor adventure with the all-new Screamin' Gator Zip Line at Gatorland. Your journey will take you along 1,200 feet of high flying, heart pounding adventure from some of the finest zip line towers in the world. Standing over seven stories tall, these amazing towers feature multilevel launch pads and breathtaking views from high above the treetops.
Soar through the air and defy gravity over some of the theme park's star attractions - including Cuban and Nile crocodiles - before heading over the Alligator Breeding Marsh, complete with one hundred and thirty giant alligators watching from below. Must be paid by 9/1/17
10/21/17 HOWL-O-SCREAM - $100.00
Busch Gardens of Tampa hosts this Annual Halloween themed night…where ghosts and goblins come out. The student’s will experience the park and the many haunted Houses. This price includes admission, meal and transportation. There is a Minimum of 15 students for this activity. Must be paid by 10/1/17
10/28/17 CONFUSION CORN MAZE $30.00
Crop Maze & Fall Festival. At CornFusion is on 20 acres hosted by on a local Family Ranch. The event includes a pumpkin patch and an 8 acre Crop Maze of Florida native plants. This year they’ve added new activities! There is a Minimum of 15 students for this activity. Must be paid by 10/1/17
10/28/17 ZOMBIE FARM PAINTBALL HAYRIDE $30.00
It’s a 20 minute hayride, in the dark, that takes you through Zombie Farm’s infectious zones. There have been reports of the living dead lurking in the night, especially around swampy areas. We will supply you with a paintball gun for your protection against these creatures. Make sure you don't shoot all your paintballs in one spot, and hope you have good aim! Be very careful and use caution, or you may go home as a zombie. There is a minimum of 10 for this activity. Must be paid by 10/1/17
11/4/17 SAFARI WILDERNESS $125.00
Students experience spectacular close-up encounters with eland, red lechwe, sitatunga, springbok, waterbuck, Grant’s zebra, greater kudu, Watusi cattle, barasingha, axis deer, fallow deer, water buffalo, scimitar-horned oryx, nilgai, blackbuck antelope and more unique and endangered species in large herds! The tour conducted on an expansive wilderness ranch in comfort and include hands-on interactions with many species that feed from the vehicle. There is Minimum of 6 students for this activity. Must be paid by 10/15/17
11/11/17 PAINTBALL $40.00
Action Paintball. Cost includes all equipment necessary to have a great time, along with 500 paintballs. There is a Minimum of 6 students for this activity. Must be paid by 11/1/17
12/2/17 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS/ISLANDS OF ADVENTURES $125.00
The Orlando attraction hosts several exciting exhibits including Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, The Simpsons Ride, Shrek 4-D or Plunge into darkness on Revenge of the Mummy or Zap aliens to on Men in Black. This price includes admission, transportation and meal voucher. There is Minimum of 15 students for this activity. Must be paid by 11/25/17
12/9/17 VOLCANO BAY/UNIVERSAL WATER PARK $125.00
The newest Universal Studios waterpark : The centerpiece of Volcano Bay, Krakatau (kra-kuh-TAU) stands 200 feet above the park. Its foreboding appearance gives a hint of the thrills that await inside. Krakatau will feature streaming waterfalls during the day and fiery lava effects at night. We're sure there are more surprises in store deep within this mighty volcano. The park's icon serves at the base for four different slides—
●Krakatau Aqua Coaster. This first-of-its-kind in Florida family slide looks to be the park's signature ride. Krakatau Aqua Coaster will send your four-person canoe UPHILL and racing through dark twists and turns within the volcano. For a grand finale, you'll be sent plunging through a waterfall! This aqua coaster will use linear induction motor technology—magnets will "pull" your canoe up the side.
●Ko'kiri Body Plunge : For those of you brave enough to take the plunge, you'll take a 70-degree fall though a drop door and down 125 feet of slide. Your reward will be sliding through a pool filled with guests!
●Kala & Tai Nui Serpentine Body Slides: Join Kala and Tai Nui where sea and sky meet and take a leap of faith from high atop the volcano. Twin drop doors simultaneously plunge two guests down clear, intertwining tubes before sending them joyfully splashing into the turquoise waters below.
●Punga Racers: A favorite among Waturi children of all ages, Punga Racers send single riders on their manta ray mats sliding down four lanes through underwater sea caves. And to this day, the first racer to cross the finish line receives a watery salute from Punga himself.
Wave Village is located at the base of Krakatau Volcano.
●Waturi Beach: A sparkling, multi-directional wave pool where guests can swim, relax on the sand or indulge in private, one- or two-story cabanas.
●The Reef: An adjacent leisure pool will provide guests with calmer waters and exciting views of riders speeding through the Ko’kiri Body Plunge.There is a minimum of 15 students for this activity. Must be paid by 11/25/17
1/6/18 SEA WORLD $80.00
Your child can participate in the many roller coaster rides and be amazed at the many shows that are put on. Minimum of 15 students . Paid by 12/25/17.
1/20/18 DEEP SEA FISHING $100.00
Your child can go Deep Sea Fishing off the coast of Stuart , Fl. An be able to watch them skin and de-bone the fish to bring back to Vanguard School and have a fish Fry. Minimum of 8 students. Paid by 12/1/17