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The SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) programs and services wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of its partners. With the continued support of its sponsors, SYF has awarded over $1,000,000 in cash scholarships and travel experiences that have directly impacted over 3,500 student travelers in need.

The SYF Board of Trustees thanks the following individuals and corporate partners for supporting the SYTA Youth Foundation's mission!

Chairman Circle

Blue Man ProductionsCedar Fair EntertainmentEducational Tours Inc. (Holt, MI)Festivals of Music/Music in the ParksFly My GroupGerber Tours, Inc.Hard Rock Cafe & Hard Rock Heals FoundationInternational Motor Coach Group (IMG)NYC & CompanySeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, IncStudentUniverseThe Air Travel GroupTourTools by AdatasolTravel Insured International | A Crum & Forster CompanyTravelAdvocatesTrip Mate, Inc.Universal Orlando Youth Programs Walt Disney GroupWorldStrides

Platinum Circle

AON Affinity | Travel Practice • Bob Rogers Travel • Boston Duck Tours • Broadway Inbound • CCIS, Inc.• Dance the Magic • EF Explore America • Kaleidoscope Adventures, Inc. • Mears Transportation Group • Music Travel Consultants • Peak Performance Tours • Receptively Yours • Serendipity Media • Super Holiday Tours • TWIGS - Travel Women International Golf Society

Benefactor Circle

AdvantEdge Tours LLC • Adventure Student Travel • Andy Davidson, Masterpiece Tours • Bob Rogers Travel • Branson CVB • Branson On Stage Live! • Clay Cooper Theatre • Danny Lewandowski and Kevin Facklam • Director's Choice • Entertainment Cruises • Educational Travel Adventures • EMI Hawaii • FAME Events • Florida and Beyond Group Travel • Grueninger Music Tours • Group Travel Network • H & L Charter Company, Inc.• Hard Rock Cafe • Hersheypark • Joel Keens • Junior Tours • Leah Chandler • Luray Caverns • Merlin Entertainments • Medieval Times Entertainment • MTD Marketing • New England Aquarium • Newseum • Nowak Tour and Travel • OUE Skypace LA/One World Observatory • PhotoVision • Premier Tour & Travel • Red Line Group Travel • Sacremento Convention & Visitors Bureau • School Tours of America • Serendipity Media • The Ride • The Track Family Fun Parks • Titanic Museum Attraction • Tour-Rific of Texas • Transportation Charter Services • Unique Travels & Tours, Inc. • Wonderworks

Gold Circle

American Experience Foundation • Empire State Building Observatory • Jeff Lilley Memorial Fund • Pegasus Bus

Silver Circle

AFEX • BAV Audio Services • Forum Music Festivals • Givenik.com


Dan Porta • Get Travel/Roller Coaster Races • First Class Tours • Steve Kay Productions • William Rice

Endowment "Acorn" Fund

Ethan Screnock • St. Louis Ballpark Village • Monique Martin • ITMI • EXP Trips • Andrew Moran • All Board American • Jake Pfeiffer • Dana Romanello • Team Los Angeles - Tony Hoover • Mellonee Owenby • Greg Dotson • Gerber Tours • Jordan Liebling • Amy Charles • Andy Davidson • Joan Heikens • Willie Davis • Norma White • Charleston • Bryan Schiller • Tracy Scherk • Jennifer Koval • Wes Stoner • David Norman • Sandra Barnhart • Jo-Ann Moltz • Jack Bissell, In Memory of Bob Ricker • American Classic Tours & Music Festivals, Inc., In Memory of Thomas Locke

2017 & 2018* Wingmen

Alan Lu, Lassen Tours • Alastair Macmillan-Bell, AON Travel Practice • Alex Urdaneta, Viajes A Plus, Inc. • Amie Shuler, Group Travel Network • Andrew Fydryszewski, White Eagle Marketing* • Andrew Moran, Music Travel Consultants* • Andy Davidson, Masterpiece Tours* • Anika Screnock • Barb Mock, Travel with Barb, Inc. • Barbara McCormack, Newseum* • Benjamin Maddy, Madison Square Garden Entertainment* • Beverly Coscia, Peak Performance Tours • Bill Caldwell & Lisa Curtin, Caldwell & Company • Bob & Karen Markle* • Brad Rosenbaum, Hemisphere Educational Travel* • Brian Carr, Tour Services, Inc.* • Bruce Rickert, Peak Performance Tours • Bryan Stevenson, CCIS, Inc.* • Cameron Parker, Kaleidoscope Adventures* • Carol Torricelli • Carylann Assante, Student & Youth Travel Association* • Chuck Kleinschmidt, Educational Experiences* • Cindy Brown, Boston Duck Tours • Colleen Laird, Universal Orlando Resort • Corinne Grubar, Good News Tour & Travel, Inc. • Craig Wescott, The Track Family Fun Parks • Cyd Antang-Plotkin, California Science Academy* • Dan Kellerd, WorldStrides - Explorica • Debi Barr, Dance the Magic! • Deborah Baker, Kaleidoscope Adventures • DeeAnee Linton, Huddletrip, LLC • Denise George, Receptively Yours* • Donna Adam, Educational Tours, Inc. (Holt, MI)* • Emily Milligan, Fly My Group* • Eric Liedholm, School Tours of America • Eric Marshall, Universal Orlando Resort • Ethan Screnock, Global Travel Alliance • Fabio Monteiro, Blue Man Group • Greg Shipley, Academic Travel Services, Inc. • Greg Takehara, Trip Mate, Inc. • Hollie Stevenson, CCIS, Inc.* • JT Maxwell, Grand Classroom* • Jennifer Oshiro, Blue Man Group • Jennifer Rosenbaum, Hemisphere Educational Travel* • Joan Heikens, Jamestown - Yorktown Foundation • Jo-Ann Moltz, Universal Orlando Resort* • Joe Tropia, Blue Man Group • John Marshall, NFL Experience Times Square • Joh Kevin Gossett, Viajes A Plus, Inc. • Jonathan Elkoubi, Applebee's NYC • Jorge Cremades, EF Explore America* • Joseph Hodge, Kaleidoscope Adventures • Justin Shuler, Group Travel Network* • Kara Mihalevich, Adventure Student Travel* • Karen Pitcherello, Mears Transportation Group* • Karla Tomaszewski, Kaleidoscope Adventures, Inc.* • Kasie Smith, Serendipity Media* • Katie Dunn, Educational Travel Services • Kelly Deremiah, staySky Hotels & Resorts - Orlando* • Kevin Herlihy, Travel Insured International* • Kirk Troen, Super Holiday Tours* • Krissy Beal, Blue Man Group • Kristen Doss, Blue Man Group • Leah Chandler, Branson CVB • Lisa Scalzo, Go Student Tours • Liz Kleinschmidt, Music USA Festivals, Inc.* • Lori Scott, International Spy Museum* • Mandi Jacobs, Blue Man Group • Marc Reiter, Unique Travel & Tours, Inc. • Matt Luckett, Earl Enterprises - Buca di Beppo & Planet Hollywood • Melissa Ardales, Group Travel Network • Mellonee Owneby, Burke Educational Tours • Michael Grueninger, Grueninger Music Tours • Michael Hernandez, Red Line Tours LLC • Mike & Sherri Mazzarisi, Performing Arts Consultants • Mike Kowatch & Pat Dyson, Educational Tours, Inc. (Holt, MI) • Mike Morrissey, Schools Out Tours • Nancy Reiter, Unique Travel & Tours, Inc. • Neal Sutton, Unique Travels & Tours, Inc.* • Nick Falzon, Disney Theatrical Group* • Paul Serra, Performing Arts Consultants • Peter Long, MCH Strategic Data • Peter Pantuso, American Bus Association • Reagan Stulbaum, NYC & Company* • Renee Wilson, The Ride • Robert Miller, TravelAdvocates* • Robert Saucedo, Carreras Tours, LLC • Robin Parker, Kaleidoscope Adventures* • Ryan Morris, Music Travel Consultants • Sandi Kerth, Tour-rific of Texas* • Sara Hamlin, Greater Birmingham CVB* • Sarah Lowe, Empire State Building Observatory • Scott Tanner, Cedar Fair Entertainment • Sheelagh Wylie, Merlin Entertainments • Stacey Shuster, Ripley's Believe It or Not! • Stan Browman, Westcoast Connection* • Steve Maehl, Global Travel Alliance* • Teresa Crews, Universal Orlando Resort • Terry Frederick, Tour Services, Inc. • Tim Branson, Academic Travel Services, Inc. • Tim May, Premier Tour & Travel • Tony Hoover, Red Line Group Travel* • Wayne Chandler, Grand Ole Opry Entertainment Group • Wendy Ziesel, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

Last updated 1.30.2018



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