México CITY

CAST Schools Student Advisory


Explore and immerse oneself in Mexican culture & history while learning about a diverse range of issues in U.S. - Mexico policy. Through this experience, students will develop leadership skills that will benefit both the individual student and the wider world.

Our Host
U.S.-México Foundation

The U.S. Mexico Foundation (USMF) is a binational non-profit organization dedicated to fostering cooperation and bilateral understanding between the United States and Mexico. Rooted in the North America Free Trade Agreement and launched in 2009 with seed funds from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Carnegie Corporation, and the Business Foundation in Mexico (Fundemex).

Overview of Travel

Depart: Tuesday, November 28 at 12:20 PM
Arrive: Saturday, December 2 at 1:50 PM
Airline: AeroMexioco
Direct Flight from San Antonio to Mexico City

How to Join Us

Trip Costs: $650 or $250 (if your family qualifies for free or reduced lunch)

  • The true cost of the trip per student is approximately $2,000. You only pay a portion of this cost.
  • Fundraising will partially pay for the trip. If your family is in a position the the pay the full cost of the trip, the funds will be used to help make this trip possible for everyone.
  • This subsidized rate covers: All lodging; Food; Transportation, Entry Fees, and Travel Insurance
  • NO student will be left behind because of costs.
  • The price does not include: All personal expenses such as extra meals, snacks, beverages, telephone calls and passport fees


Payment Timeline

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023 – Confirm intent to travel
  • October 15: Travel Deposit Due ($75/$25)
  • November 11, 2023 – All payments Due
  • November 12, 2023: Final Names Due to AeroMexcio

Please contact Eddie Rodriguez with financial questions (eddie@castschools.com)


Additional Items Needed (to be collected Schools)

  • Signed Permissions Slip
  • Signed Media Release Form
  • Travel Insurance (to be purchased by the school)
  • Copy of your passport
  • General Release of Liability Form
  • CAST Trip Behavior Agreement