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What You Need to Know About REAL ID

Beginning May of 2025, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States. Are you ready? We’re breaking down the information you need to know to be prepared come October.

Making Travel Possible Through Scholarships

The SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) established the Road Scholarship program in 2002 to award funds to youth who are unable to afford the cost of student group trips.

We sat down with Hemisphere client, Janna Radarian, a Social Studies teacher for grades seven and eight at Imagine East Mesa School (IEM) in Mesa, Arizona, who applied for the Road Scholarship program and was awarded a $5,000 group scholarship.

Sparking Memories

In honor of Hemisphere celebrating 50 years of providing customized student tours and youth educational travel services, we asked educators to share their favorite ways to “spark” student travel. Whether it’s a simple tip for your adventure or a way to ensure students bring their knowledge back to the classroom, these pointers are tried and true.

Fundraising Tips and Tricks

For many, fundraising is an essential component in making student travel possible. Curious what other educators have had success with? Hemisphere spoke with some past clients to get their best tips and tricks for upping your fundraising game.