Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Global Explorers: 2023 Adventures & Beyond

by Emili Jaime-Allwood, Global Explorers Chair
The Global Explorers program at Shorecrest promotes a global mindset in our students through cultural experiences, exchange programs, and travel opportunities. The Global Explorers goal is to encourage in our students a spirit of internationalism, adventure and leadership through experiences that teaches them appreciation and better understanding of world cultures.

Upcoming adventures for Chargers include:

Fourth and Fifth Graders                                                                                                               Hosting Mexican students from our sister school Escuela Ameyalli for 2 weeks in January 2023
Coordinating: Mrs. Madeline Stoddard and Señora Jaime-Allwood
Learn more: Fourth and fifth grade parents/guardians Wednesday, September 7, 6pm, Ohana Community Room on the 2nd floor of Charger Commons [map]

Possible family trip to Argentina Summer 2023 (This trip is on hold, please do not register at this time.)
for Lower and Middle School Families 
Coordinating: Señora Nayka Miller and Señora Jaime-Allwood
Sixth Graders
CISV International Summer Program (students only) month-long international sleep-away summer camp
Coordinating: Mrs. Madeline Stoddard and Señora Jaime-Allwood
Learn more: 6th grade parents/guardians on Tuesday, August 30, 6pm, (updated location) Charger Commons Dining Room, first floor
Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Graders
International Exchange between Shorecrest & Colegios Ramón y Cajal 
Shorecrest hosting January 2023 / Shorecrest students visiting May or June 2023
Coordinating: Mrs. Sandy Janack and Señora Emili Jaime-Allwood
Learn more: 7th, 8th and 9th grade parents/guardians Wednesday, August  31, 6pm, Ohana Community Room on the 2nd floor of Charger Commons [map]

Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Graders
International Exchange between Shorecrest & Collège de la Dombes in St André de Corcy, France  
Shorecrest hosting TBD / Shorecrest students visiting first weeks of June 2023
Coordinating: Madame Hélène Simon
Learn more: 7th, 8th & 9th grade parents/guardians Wednesday, September 21, 6pm, Ohana Community Room on the 2nd floor of Charger Commons [map]

Upper School
Summer trip for students to Italy and Greece
Coordinating: Ron Heller
For more details:

Rising 10-12 Grades
Centro Mundolengua Language Immersion homestay in Seville, Spain - June 3-17, 2023.
There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 27, at 6:30pm in Landy Hall, Room 4 for families who are interested in having their students participate.

The two-week, immersion-based home-stay experience is an exceptional opportunity for those students who are driven to fertilize their language-learning abilities and enhance their proficiency in Spanish. This academic-based travel experience is one that will bring students up close and personal with not only the Spanish language, but also the products, practices and perspectives of those from the Andalucía region of Spain.

Please visit in the meantime for more information, or contact Al Irwin, Spanish Teacher and Trip Coordinator, at An RSVP to indicate your plans to attend is kindly requested by Monday, October 24 to Mr. Irwin.

Rising 9-12th Graders
Visit Italy and Greece with Mr. Heller! July 5 - 19, 2023. The itinerary includes Rome, Florence, Meteora, Delphi, Athens, and a cruise to Mykonos, Santorini, Heraklion and Ephesus. The trip is through EF Tours, and limited to no space remains. Info meeting for families on October 26 at 6pm in the Band Room. You may contact Mr. Heller at

Summer 2024 Travel (not 2023): The Alps and The Mediterranean Coast
A tour will be traveling to the following destinations over the course of 13 days: Zurich/Lucerne, Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Monaco, French Riviera, Provence, Barcelona, and Madrid. A general interest meeting will take place in the Band Room on Wednesday, November 16 at 6pm. This will be a quick meeting to introduce the trip and answer any questions. Interested parents/guardians please RSVP here:

If you are interested in participating or learning more, please email the listed faculty member or Señora Emili Jaime-Allwood

Please RSVP for informational meetings one week ahead to: 
Señora Emili Jaime-Allwood

Shorecrest Preparatory School

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.