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     Black College Tours: 2006 (Part II)

    In total, over 35 college tours for 2006 are listed nationwide.

(Part I of our tour list with 24+ entries is available at:

14th Annual “Get on the Bus HBCU College Tour”
                     Based in Long Branch, New Jersey
                        (The Pearl of the Jersey Shore)
                                     April 17-21, 2006

This tour is co-sponsored by the Long Branch, New Jersey Housing Authority and the Department of Recreation. The tour will visit Bennett, Bowie State, Howard, Johnson C. Smith, Morgan State, North Carolina A & T, Saint Augustine, and Shaw. We will also tour the Capital Building inWashington, D.C. The cost of the 5 day/4night tour is $350.00 per student. The cost of the tour includes round-trip transportation on a deluxe coach bus, polo shirts, tee shirts, college information binder, back pack, 3 meals per day, four night stay at a 4 star hotel and 7 adult chaperones screened and approved by the City of Long Branch, NJ. For further information contact Carl F. Jennings at (732) 571-6545 or Keith Roberson at (732) 571-6638.


              Middle Tennessee’s 10th Annual
                          Black College Tour
                      (In conjunction with J.U.M.P., Inc.
           (Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership, Inc.)
                            Dates:  March 16 – 24, 2006

This tour is to the Mid-Atlantic United States, visiting fourteen (14) Southeastern Region schools. Students (and parents) can attend.  Schools viisted will be Howard, Bowie State, Coppin State, Morgan State, Delaware State, U. of Maryland (Eastern Shore), Hampton, Norfolk State, Shaw, Saint Augustine’s, North Carolina Central, North Carolina A&T, Bennett, and Winston-Salem. Price: $ 620.00.  This price includes:  lodging, round-trip transportation from Nashville, TN, and all meals. Parents & chaperones can go for ½ price.   A meeting will be held at the University School of Nashville, on Sunday, January 29, 2006 for those that are interested.  One half of the fee will be due at this meeting. Contact Pam Thompson of the University of Nashville for more details and general information. Phone: 1-615-277-7486. Email:

                     Based in Boston, Massachusetts
             Dates: March 11, 18, 25 and April 1, 2006.
                                 April 11-21, 2006

This tour visits Howard, Delaware State, Florida A&M, Spelman,
Morehouse, Clark Atlanta, Johnson C. Smith, North Carolina A&T North Carolina Central, Hampton, Norfolk State, Virginia State, Virginia Union, and Winston-Salem. The tour also includes visits to the, Martin Luther King museum, Civil Rights Memorial, Dr. George Washington Carver Museum,  heritage trails, art galleries, and more. Candidates must complete an application and submit accompanying and authorization documents. An interview may be required. The 2005-2006 application fee is $25.00, and the
program cost is $1,100.00. This  includes transportation, meals,
lodging, and workshops and materials. Contact: COLLEGE
OPPORTUNITY, INC., Jerry J. Green, Jr., President/Office of Admissions P.O. Box 365543, Boston, MA  02136. Telephone & Fax (617) 364-6100. Email:


                       BLACK COLLEGE TOUR
                                   Dates: April 17-21, 2006
                                   Based in Cleveland, Ohio

This tour visits Clarke-Atlanta, Fisk, Morris Brown, Spelman,
Tuskegee, Tennessee State, Morehouse, and Alabama State.
The cost is $330 per student. Phone Contact: 216-539-6665


         2nd Annual Southeastern HBCU 2006 Spring Break Tour
                                Dates: April 12-22, 2006

This tour is 10 days and 9 nights. The schools to be visited
include Spelman, Central State, Howard, Clark Atlanta, Fisk, Coppin State, Hampton, Wilberforce, Florida A&M, Morehouse, John C. Smith, Morgan State, Morris Brown, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, South Carolina State, Tennessee State, Tuskegee, and  Winston-Salem. The Cost is $600.00 with payment plans available. Phone  Contact: 989-791-8004.  Website:


                     BLACK COLLEGE TOUR
                                Based in Cleveland, Ohio
                                 Fates: April 17-21, 2006

This tour heads Clarke-Atlanta, Fisk, Morris Brown, Spelman,
Tuskegee, Tennessee State, Morehouse, and Alabama State. The cost is $330 per student: Phone Contact: 216-539-6665.


                     The 2006 Black College Tour
                                   (Nebraska Urban League)
                           Dates: March 31 to April 8, 2006
                                  Based in Omaha, Nebraska

This tour visits Central State, Wilberforce, Lincoln (PA), Cheyney. Howard, Georgetown, U. of District of Columbia.  The cost is $475. Go to website for more details and application. Contact the Urban League offices, 3022 North 24th Street, (zip 61180) or call 453-9730.  Website:


                     HBCU COLLEGE TOUR
                                  February 19-23, 2006
                                   Based in Maryland

Students will visit the following HBCUs:  Clark Atlanta, Hampton, Johnson C. Smith, Morehouse, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central , Shaw, Spelman, and Virginia Union. The cost is $375 and includes transportation, hotel, breakfast & dinner daily.  More information available from Blake Career Center or call Mr. Darrell Marbury: 301-390-8402 or Willa Reeves: 301-540-4964.


   9th Annual Black Historical Black College Tour
                         (East New York Kids Power, Org)
                                        Dates: Unclear

Based in East New York, Brooklyn. For more info contact 347-228-8717 or 718-342-3407.  Fee is $460.00, which covers bus fees and Hotel. Website:


               Michigan State Conference NAACP
                     First Annual Historical Black College Tour
                "Dedicated to the Life & Legacy of Rosa Parks"
                            Dates: Tour 1: April 1st—7th, 2006
                           (Battle Creek and Jackson pickups)
                            Dates: Tour 2: April 15—21, 2006
                               (Macomb and Oakland pickups)

Tours include visits to North Carolina Central, North Carolina A&T, Shaw,  St. Augustine's, Winston-Salem , Allen, Benedict, Claflin, South Carolina State, Fisk, Meharry Medical, Tennessee State,  Virginia State, and Hampton. The cost is $575.00 per person and includes transportation and hotel accommodations,  You must contact Geanetta at the Michigan State Conference at (313) 835-9671.for more info re: payment, etc.   Email:  Website:


          Elite College Tours 1st Annual HBCU Tour
                                          April 19-22, 2006
                       Leaving from: Willingboro, New Jersey

The tour is open to 9th -12th grade high school students.  It includes entertainment, meals, transportation, and lodging.  This year's tour includes Morgan State, Howard University, Hampton University, Norfolk State, NC Central, NC A&T, and Bennett College.  Cost is $600/per student.  For further information contact us by phone at (609)877-8177 or e-mail us at


                         21st Annual NAACP
      Detroit Youth Council Black College Tour
                                      April 13-21, 2006

Cost is $590. For more Info call 313-869-7502 Or 313-468-7144,


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Students and parents should do their research of all tours, in regard to reputation, chaperones, insurance, references, and other concerns. Black Excel is only reporting possible resource/contact gateways.  -Isaac Black, Founder, Black Excel

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