Scotland: Hearth and Home

May 18, 2021 —June 01, 2021

The Scottish home invokes thoughts of family gatherings, tempting food, being wrapped in warm woolen tartans, and hearing stories about your ancestors. Join us on a 14 day exploration of the riches of Scotland. Each day brings the excitement of cultural and geographical highlights, including the architecture of Edinburgh and Glasgow, the breath-taking coastline of the Isle of Skye, and the stunning Highlands and lochs. As you travel across Scotland by coach, train and ferry you will enjoy deluxe accommodations and meals, as well as amazing views of the iconic Scottish landscape. The variety of Scotland: Hearth and Home is endless and so too will be your experiences! Along the journey you will sample some of the best cuisine Scotland has to offer, trace family lineage, and examine the deep history and artistic heritage of the Scottish people. Program tours will include entrances to museums and castles, site visits to croft family weavers, coastal sea life, opportunities for genealogical research, as well as sampling innovative cuisine that will have even the most discerning foodie shout with joy! Join us on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to Scotland, we’re ready to welcome you home.

Program Package

  • Accommodations: Included.
  • Course-related activities and entrances fees
  • All course-related ground transportation
  • Additional cultural program excursions
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7

CCSA Central Office

Contact Information

Stephen Farley - Applications

Robert Bedard - Payments

Robin Byerly - Travel

Option 1 — Group Travel

Estimated Cost: $949 – $1149

Travel together with faculty, staff and other participants from your CCSA program with optional group travel. If you opt for group travel CCSA will purchase a airline ticket from select U.S. cities on your behalf. The airline cost will be included in your final bill from CCSA. In addition to the flight, those that choose group travel also receive transport to/from the accommodation in the destination city and the airport.

You can check our currently available departure cities on our departures page CCSA highly recommends this option for those new to international travel.

  • roundtrip air transportation from one of CCSA's designated U.S. departure cities.
  • roundtrip ground transportation between airport and the accommodation site.
  • CCSA faculty and staff to guide you through the immigration and customs process.
* All prices are estimates based on summer 2020 costs. Final pricing will be published on the CCSA website by May 2021.

Option 2 —Independent Travel:

If you wish to make independent travel arrangements and depart from a city not listed or travel outside the program dates please choose INDEPENDENT TRAVEL from the selection below. You will book your own flights and arrange your own transportation to/from the airport and the accommodation site of the program. This is a great option for going early, staying late, or using airline miles to purchase tickets. We highly recommend participants not fly standby for these programs as a late arrival may negatively impact your grade.

Important Note for Independent Travelers: Please be aware that your check-in date may be up to 24 hours AFTER the program start date (program dates include travel time). Check the CCSA website at for your scheduled date/time check-in.


Not required for U.S. citizens for less than a 3-month stay. Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for obtaining a visa as needed.

Program Dates
May 18, 2021 —June 01, 2021

Base Price

Estimated Airfare
$949 - $1,149
(estimated additional cost based on recent airline prices)

Enrollment Status: OPEN

Application Deadline
February 26, 2021
($100 application discount if received by February 12)
See our scholarships page

Courses Offered


Scotland: Hearth and Home
Course Description: See Program Info for details.
Prerequisite: None
Prof. Gretchen Vaughn and Prof. Michael Hatton | 0 Cr. Hrs. | Non-Credit