HBCU/Black College Tours Listing for 2015
(Black Excel Annual)

This is our Black Excel Annual "Get On the Bus" to college starter. Please circulate to our students, parents, schools, and educators. --Isaac Black, Founder, Black Excel: The College Help Network (www.BlackExcel.org). Email: ijblack1@aol.com.

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Annual New York City Omega Black College Tour
Xi-Phi Chapter, New York City
(Comm. Uplift Through Perseverance, Inc.)
Dates: Feb. 14 to Feb. 2015
Based in New York City
(Orientation meetings at Borough of Manhattan Comm. College
with necessary application. See website).
This tour goes to Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Howard,
Hampton, Fisk, South Carolina State Bennett, North Carolina
A&T, Morgan State, Tennessee State, Claftin State, Meharry
Medical College, Norfolk State, and Winston Salem State.
Cost: $400 (but $880 based with an added extra scholarship).
Address: Hamilton Grange Station/PO Box 616/New York,
New York 10031. Phone contact: Edward A. Murray at 609-
418-6849 or Barbara White at 516-567-9572. Web:
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20th ANNUAL Unity Through Knowledge HBCU TOUR
DEPARTURE & RETURN: Las Vegas, Nevada
SPONSOR: 32nd Street Theater
DATE: March 29-April 3, 2015

COST: $1175 per student includes airfare, hotel, guided coach tours, campus tours, and college prep workshops. VISIT: Spelman, Morehouse, Tuskegee, Alabama State, and North Carolina A&T. Tour includes Airfare, ground transportation, hotel accommodations, college prep workshops and trips to Six Flags, Underground Atlanta, MLK Center and more. CONTACT: Rev. Kelcey West, Founder & Tour Director. Phone:  702-860 638. http://www.32ndst.us. Email: K32west@aol.com. Address: 3606 N. Rancho Drive/Suite 144/Las Vegas, NV 89130

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25th Annual  BLACK COLLEGE TOURS (2 tours)--Tour (A) and Tour (B). Dates: Tour A departs on April 5, 2015. Tour B departs on June 14.
Based in North Hills, California
These tours have been featured on TV.Tour A: Tour A: Clark Atlanta, Dillard, Jackson State, Morehouse, Spelman, Tuskegee, and Xavier. Tour B:Bennett, Clark Atlanta, Hampton, Howard, Morehouse, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, and Spelman. Cost: $1,595. Airfare, hotels, transportation, etc .EDUCATIONAL STUDENT TOURS/5014 Shenandoah Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065/PHONE: (818) 891-8087/ FAX: (818) 892-1384
EMAIL:gkdela@aol.com. Website:http://blackcollegetours.org/
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18th Sylvester Pace Historical Black College Tour
(Iota Phi Foundation)
Date; march 28-April 4, 2015
Tour will visit colleges in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina,Virginia, District of Columbia and Pennsylvania. Cost $650. Students will also visit African American Historical sites. Tour director: Michael Harrell, Iota Phi Foundation, PO Box 99274, Pittsburgh, Pa 15233. Phone: 412-329-8527 .Email: iotaphihbct@gmail.com. Website:phgques.org.
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The NEED HBCU Educational Tour.
Date: March 27 to April 4, 2015
Based: Pittsburgh, PA
In March 2015 NEED will host our Annual NEED HBCU Tour, a tour of 13 HBCU’s in Eastern and Southern US which is designed to expose 10nth and 11th grade students to campus life. Wilberforce, Central State ,Tennessee State, Fisk, Tuskegee, Morehouse, Spelman, Clark Atlanta, North Carolina, Hampton, Howard, Cheyney, and Lincoln. Also stops at Martin Luther King Center, International Civil Rights Museum,
and Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Cost: $700. Installments, deposit.
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Spring 2015 Annual Black College Tour
Sponsored by the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dates: March 29 to April 3, 2015

The 30th Annual Black College Tour, Inc. is selecting students for its highly renowned Black College Tour. The tour place allows students from Indianapolis, Indiana and surrounding areas the chance to actually visit a number of HBCU's.  Students will speak with admissions counselors and student ambassadors, and take walking tours of all the campuses. The tour will be visiting Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Albany State University, Savannah State University, South Carolina State University, Claflin College, Florida A & M University, and Kentucky State University. The cost is $465.00, which includes transportation, hotel, tour T-shirt, one dinner, one lunch (extra). If there are questions, please contact Dr. Gwendolyn Johnson at bct@dstiac.org.Address:Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter/Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc./P.O. Box 1364/Indianapolis, IN 46206-1364.
Annual Historical Black College Tour 2015
sponsored  by Gibbs Travel
Dates: June 17 to June 25 , 2015
Based in Houston, Texas 

Spring Break Tour usually visits the following schools: Florida A&M, Howard, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Spelman, Morehouse, North Carolina A&T, Southern University. and Meharry Medical Center. Cost: $625 based on quads. All by arrangement. Visits to Six Flags, MLK Center and more. Address: Gibbs Travel/ PO 300231, Houston, Texas 77230-0231. Phone: (713) 748-2242. Email:Gibbs_travel@yahoo.com  Website:
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Urban League of Cleveland College Tour
Dates:March 30 to April 4, 2015

Based in Cleveland, Ohio

Tour includes Fisk, Hampton, Howard. Morgan State, Norfolk State, Virginia Union, and Winston-Salem State. Museums, activities, and much more. Cost. $650. Urban League of Greater Cleveland/2930 Prospect Ave Avenue/Cleveland,Ohio 22115. Phone:216-622-0999.

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Stepping In the Right Direction College Tours (Five Tours)
Dates: 1) March 30-April 4, 2) April 6-11, 3) June 8-13, 4) June 22-27 and extra dates.
Based in California

All tours include Airfare, breakfast, lunch, Hotel Accommodations, Charter Bus, Tour Backpack, Tour Workbook/Journal, and Tour Disc that provides information about Financial Aid and Scholarships. Cost is $850 to $1,600 depending on tour. Usually tours include variations of schools, including Spelman, Morehouse, and Clark Atlanta. Other school might include Fisk, Tuskegee, Alabama A&M, Shaw, Norfolk State, Howard and Hampton. Go to website: http://steppingintherightdirection.com/?page_id=743.
E-mail:Nicole@steppingintherightdirection.com. Phone: 626.529.3802/
Cell: 626.676.7309.
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Caring For Young Minds Black College Tour
Based in Maryland (Baltimore)
Dates: April 4-11, 2015

 Each year, Caring for Young Minds takes a group of 230 high school students on a week-long college tour of several HBCU's.  This year, the tour will include: Shaw, St. Augustine, North Carolina Central, Fort Valley State, Florida A&M, Bethune Cookman, Savannah State, Albany State, and Edward Waters. The cost is $750.00 which includes transportation, and lodging and food expenses (except 4 meals on their own, including snacks. T-shirts will be given to wear on 4 specific days. For questions, please call : Patrick Johnson at 410-935-7017 or Michael Thompson at 410-961-2826.-4423. or email at lwilliams@caringforyoungminds.org or Lawrence1966@gmail.com. Website:http://www.caringforyoungminds.com/college-tour/ . Address: Caring For Young Minds: Post Office Box 47336, Windsor Mill, MD 21244.

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Carolina’s College Tours                                                                        

Dates: April 5th – 12th, 2015
Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan

This tour heads to Fayetteville State, Johnson C. Smith, Shaw, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Saint Augustine's, South Carolina State, and Winston-Salem State. Also stops at Myrtle Beach, Paramount’s Carowinds Theme & Water Park and more. Cost: $625.00  Covers all food, transportation, activities and housing. Contact: (616) 799-7291. E-mail: info@hbcute.com Addresss: PO BOX 7314, GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49510.

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Spring 2015 Annual Black College Tour
Sponsored by the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dates: March 29 to April 3, 2015

The nth Annual Black College Tour, Inc. is selecting students for its highly renowned Black College Tour. The tour place allows students from Indianapolis, Indiana and surrounding areas the chance to actually visit a number of HBCU's.  Students will speak with admissions counselors and student ambassadors, and take walking tours of all the campuses. The tour will be visiting Atlanta University, Morehouse, Spelman, Albany State , Savannah State, South Carolina State, Claflin College, Florida A & M, and Kentucky State.  The cost is $465.00, which includes transportation, hotel, tour T-shirt, one dinner, one lunch (extra). If there are questions, please contact contact Dr. Gwendolyn Johnson at bct@dstiac.org. Address:Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter/Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc./P.O. Box 1364/Indianapolis, IN 46206-1364.

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Build New Leaders College Tour
Dates: April 14th – 18th, 2015
Departure City: Randallstown, Maryland

Colleges visited include Morehouse, Spelman, Clark Atlanta, Winston-Salem State, Tennessee State,Alabama A&M, and Tuskegee. Cost is $650.00 for all meals, transportation, and housing. Contact phone is (443) 416-4584. E-mail: hbcutour@tutorsonthemove.com.

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2015 New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Black
College Tour
Dates: April 5 to April 11, 2015
Based in Southfield. MI

Schools visited include Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Howard,
Hampton, Fisk, Livingston College, Florida A&M, and Johnson C. Smith. Cost: $600. Quad occupancy. Email: Deacon Roger Rodgers at rogerrodgers@newhope-mbc.org. Contacts:jacqueline albert@newhope-mbc.org/phone: 248-238-7109. Or Annie Davis at 248-396-3596 or Dorothy Lamb at 248-227-5385.
Church  -  Tel: 248-353-0675/Address: New Hope MBC/PO Box 2179/
Southfield,MI 48037-802 /Attn:Black College Tour.

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Parents Connected HBCU College Tour 2015 (Spring Break)                                                                                                                                 

April 4, 2015 to April 10, 2015

Based in San Francisco, CaliforniaTour schools include Texas Southern, Southern University, Louisiana State, Alabama State, Auburn State, Alabama A&M, Tuskegee, Georgia Tech and Clark Atlanta. Cost is $1,350 based on current air prices. Price includes hotel, r/t air from San Francisco, college tours, airport transportation from 2 Bay Area locations, and luxury bus transportation and continental breakfast daily. Questions: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/parents-connected-hbcu-college-tour-2015-tickets-13182115061

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William  E. Edwards Annual College Tour (WEE-ACT) 2015
Based in Stamford, CT

Likely visits to Howard, Hampton, Delaware State. Morgan State, Virginia Union, and Virginia State.

Tuskegee, Morehouse, South Carolina State, Claflin, North Carolina A&T, and others.  Cost: $800, Students also visited historical landmarks.  For additional info call Angela Edwards at 303-326-0029. Also, 203-507. 2328 (249-6933). E-mail: aedwards@wee-act.org. Address: PO Box 2772/Stamford, CT. 06911-3343.

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(5 Star Youth Alliance, Inc)
DATE: April 4-11, 2015
Based in Atlanta Georgia

Tour includes Norfolk State, Hampton, Bowie State. Coppin State,Virginia State, Howard, Morgan State, Elizabeth City State. Also Martin Luther King Jr, Memorial,Washington Monument,The White House, and The Lincoln Memorial. Cost: $650, including Campus Tours, Bus, Hotels. Breakfast & Lunch, and Tour T-shirt. The tour director: James Reese, at 404-955-8707. E-mail: 5StarYouthAlliance@gmail.com. 5 Star Youth Alliance/P O Box 92571/Atlanta, Georgia 30314

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Harlem YMCA Annual Black College Tour 2015
April 5th to 10, 2015 
Based in Harlem, New York

Tour to Florida A&M, Spelman, Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, North Carolina State, Fayetteville State, Virginia Union, Hampton, Coppin State, and Bowie State. Contact for cost & more info: Sonia Allen at 212-912-2169.
Harlem YMCA, bai Mentor Program/180 West 136th Street, NY, NY 10030, Email:sallen@ymcanyc.org
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Guiding God's Property HBCU College Tour for Girls 2015
(several dates noted below)
Call for locations in MD, DC, VA, and Georgia

MD 3/17/15 ($70) to Bowie State, Morgan State, Great Black Wax Museum--VA 4/2/15 ($90) to University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Norfolk State, Hampton University--DC 4/10/15 ($70) to Howard University, University of the District of Columbia, MLK Memorial--Spelman Tour October 2015 costs $640. This is a tour to Spelman and several other colleges/PO Box 1319/Media PA 19063-8319
ph: 610 357-5053. GuidingGod'sProperty@gmail.com

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NYC Omega Black College Tour 2015
Dates: February 14 to 20, 2015
Based in New York City
The Omega Black College Tour takes high school students to visit 15
HBCU's throughout the Southeast during a seven-day, six-night bus tour.
The tour takes place during NYC's mid-winter recess. This year's theme
is "Educating Students for Success in a Changing World." For more info

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Beta Lambda Educational Institute College Tour (16th Annual)
Dates: March 15 to March 22, 2015
Location: MO.

Colleges to be visited are Howard, Hampton, Lincoln University (MO), Virginia State, U. of Maryland at Eastern Shore, Norfolk State, Bowie State, Coppin State, Georgetown U., West Virginia State, and Morgan State,. Cost:$500. Contact: Donald Maxwell at 816-421-2021 c/o 4700 Belleview Ave, Kansas City, MO 64112. Twitter:blei.collegetour. http://www.betalambda.org/
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Annual Break the Chains HBCU Tour
(Prince George Alumnae Delta Foundation)

Dates:. April 6 to 11, 2015.  Based in Maryland

This annual usually includes visits to HBCU's including Florida A&M, Clark Atlanta, Spelman, Morehouse, Shaw U., Virginia State, Norfolk State, and North Carolina A&T.  There's a stop at Myrtle Beach on the 4th day. Sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA are invited to participate. In some cases there'll be on site acceptance and scholarships. The tour costs $700 and includes transportation, lodging, and twelve meals.  For more information email jashae.johnson@breakingchainscommunityservices.com. Phone: 410-993-1643.

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