Can we sign up now for a trip for next summer?
Yes. The website is updated with our offerings for 2021—we’re excited to have something to look forward to. If you enroll before June 1, 2020, we will provide a $200 credit toward your trip as a thank you for your support.
Do currently enrolled students have to reapply for 2021?
No. Just indicate your preference on the family portal and email us your trip and departure date choices.
Do any 2021 trips have limited availability?
Yes. Many 2021 trips have limited availability. Until June 1, 2020, we will give priority to our 2020 students.
If I’m a senior in high school this year, can I do a trip in 2021?
Yes! We welcome your participation in 2021. Please choose any trip open to students who will complete 12th grade next spring.
We see that you’ve made changes to your offerings for 2021 — why is that?
Every year we add and drop trips, and revise and restructure others. This year is no different as we continually improve our offerings.
Will Overland’s 2021 enrollment be the same as previous years?
No. We expect to cap enrollment for many of our trips.
We are enrolled for this summer; if we put our 2020 payment toward a 2021 trip, is it refundable?
Yes. Your 2020 payment is fully refundable until March 1, 2021.
We’ve paid our full 2020 trip fee, can we leave just part of it as a deposit for 2021?
Yes. If you’d prefer to leave a deposit of $795 instead of your full 2020 trip fee please indicate this on the family portal.
Did Overland consider alternatives for this summer?
Yes. From the beginning of the pandemic, we have searched for ways to make our trips possible. We have considered every reasonable alternative—from delaying the start of our trips, to reducing group sizes, to offering just a few trips close to our home in Williamstown. In the end, we have come to recognize that there is no responsible way to move forward with our trips.
Can Overland survive a summer without trip fees?
Yes, Overland will be fine. We are fortunate that our financial situation is secure.
How can we contact Overland?
Email is best: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support — we appreciate it.