Know an 8th grader who dreams of seeing the world?
Have them enter our Discovery Crew Contest. Sixty students will win a trip for themselves and a parent or legal guardian, including airfare and an 8-day/7-night river cruise, beginning and ending in Amsterdam with fascinating ports-of-call throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Discovery Crew winners will gain a deeper appreciation for Dutch and Belgian cultures and the transformative power of travel while exploring history, art, sustainability, environmental concerns, science, nature, food and more.
Simply have your 8th grader answer our three essay questions about traveling, plus submit a selfie expressing their passion for travel. For complete details, visit AAA.com/DiscoveryCrew.**
Overview of the Netherlands & Belgium
All the things that come to mind when you think of the Netherlands and Belgium – colorful canals, whimsical windmills, vibrant tulips, the art of Rubens, Rembrandt and Van Gogh, rich maritime history and delicious sweet treats – are yours to experience in all their real-life glory. This springtime cruise will take you to the historic windmills of Kinderdijk, the Belgian treasures of Bruges and Ghent and the 70-acre Keukenhof Gardens with more than seven million flowers and open only nine weeks a year. Throughout your journey, indulge in Belgian chocolates, warm waffles and delicious cheeses – all while savoring the storybook atmosphere of the region. Your days will be full of discovery and wonder with scheduled activities designed especially for Discovery Crew Contest winners.