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Contact Angie de Braga in the Continuing Education department at 775-753-2231 for more information!


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Journey Beyond the Ordinary!

Join Great Basin College and travel the world! GBC Continuing Education coordinates the Educational Travel program which offers travel opportunities in the U.S. and abroad. The mission of GBC Continuing Education is to provide lifelong learning opportunities for residents in GBC communities through diverse educational courses. These courses are often only a few sessions in length and reflect a variety of topics that appeal to different groups. Great Basin College hosts many social and cultural events each year that are often organized through the Continuing Education office and the GBC Arts and Cultural Enrichment committee.

Eco-Tour of Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 2015!

Join Professor, Susanne Bentley on an Eco-Tour of Costa Rica and Nicaragua in June 2015! Enroll by June 30, 2014 and save $200 on the tour cost. See details by clicking to view the flyer here! Costa Rica Tour graphic

Next June 8 through 18, 2015, Susanne will lead a group of students on a eco-tour adventure to five national parks in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. If you want to experience Latin American culture, and learn more about rain forests, volcanoes sea turtles, tropical birds, howler monkeys, and equatorial coastal flora and fauna, as well as brush up on your Spanish, then you will love this trip.

The cost of the trip is $3,278 (with early registration), and includes round trip airfare from Salt Lake City, all meals, and double occupancy accommodations in three or four-star hotels. We will also have our own bilingual tour guide who will be with us for the entire trip. Professor Bentley knows Costa Rica well and even has property there, so she feels confident that she has put together a truly educational trip.

If you are interested, please contact her at or call GBC Continuing Education at 775-753-2231.You can see the complete itinerary by visiting To register for the trip, go to: Use this trip ID #: 107339. Susanne has lead educational travel trips with this company before. It specializes in working with adults, and is very professional. We hope you will all join her!

For more information, please contact Angie de Braga, Director of Continuing Education, at 775-753-2231.

Educational Travel: Caribbean Cruise - March 2015!

Cruisin' 101!

If you've always wanted to go on a cruise, this is a great opportunity! GBC is offering a Continuing Education Caribbean Cruise 2015 poster graphicclass, Cruisin' 101! Come and learn the fun of cruising from experienced guides and go on an escorted cruise! Everyone in the community is invited to participate. This cruise runs from March 22 through the 28, 2015.

An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 5 pm in the Electrical Industrial Technology (EIT) building, room #208 on the Elko campus. Please download our Booking Information form. Click here for a Microsoft Excel version of the form. If you prefer, click here for an Adobe PDF version of the Booking Information form.

This trip, aboard the Carnival Breeze, features exciting ports of call including Ocho Rios - Jamaica, Grand Cayman Island - Cayman Islands, and Cozumel - Mexico. Cruise price includes:

  • Accommodation aboard the Carnival Breeze in double-occupancy rooms (triple and quad pricing available)
  • 24/7 food on-board ship
  • Taxes and port fees
  • On-board gratuities
  • Cruise Vacation Protection Plan
  • All hotels, transfers, and airfare

For an additional investment, there are over 100 shore excursions to further customize your cruising experience. Prices range from $25 to $120 per person. The estimated cost of the tour is $1,671.87 per traveler based on double occupancy. Register for the class and pay for the tour at

For more information, please contact Norm Whittaker at Great Basin College at 775-753-2008, Erin at Just Travel at 775-738-9847 or Angie de Braga, Director of Continuing Education, at 775-753-2231.

Educational Travel: Italy & Switzerland - September 2014!

Discover Italy and Switzerland!

This trip features Florence, Venice, Interlaken, Bern, Montreux, and Lucerne. Tour inclusions:Italy Tour Poster

  • Accommodation in triple-occupancy rooms in 3-star hotels
  • Breakfasts 2 dinners
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Services of an Adventures Abroad tour leader
  • Round-trip airfare from Salt Lake City to Europe
  • Taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Gratuities to local guides, wait staff, porters & drivers.

The cost of the tour is $3995 per traveler based on triple-occupancy.

Tour GuideFor more information, please contact Angie de Braga, Director of Continuing Education, at 775-753-2231. You can also contact tour host Cynthia Delaney, Adjunct Teacher, at 775-750-4501. Cynthia has been working in the field for over twenty years specializing in outdoor and travel photography. She has been an instructor in the Art Department at GBC for ten years teaching photography and art courses. Click here for more information!

  • Natural beauty in the Basque country...
  • The Blue Mosque...
  • Dining in China...
  • Dancing in China...
  • Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an...
  • Making new friends in China...
  • Chinese culture...
  • Raising a toast in China in 2010...
  • A world wonder, The Great Wall...
  • Learning to write...
  • Learning to draw...
  • New friends...
  • The Culture of China...
  • Ancient transportation...
  • Cruising The Bosphorus...
  • The magnificent Ephesus...
  • Outside the Hotel Pue...
  • Stunning Santorini...


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