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Safer and easier student trips 

Explore beyond the classroom and leave the stress and risk behind


Scan this QR code to download app or click on links below

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What we do

Designed for teachers, by teachers.


Trip information


Links to useful resources (ie rooming lists, permission slips, etc)

Emergency contact and procedure information

Emergency phone number


(without sharing phone numbers)

Broadcast message to everyone on trip

Chaperone group chat

Individual messaging (not between students)

Message status check (see who has read/not read important messages)

Photo messages

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What Teachers Are Saying

It was so easy to set up and use and saved me hours of planning and worry. I highly recommend.


Josephine Tang, UK

My annual math trip became so much less stressful. It felt good knowing students could contact me if they ever needed to.

Christine Cimino, USA

I can't imagine taking a field trip again without using this app. It was amazing!

Amie Roberts, USA

Who We Are

Who We Are


Ali Iberraken - CEO / Co-Founder

Ali is a Physics teacher and Dean of Students at a private school in Brooklyn. A big believer in the benefits of learning outside of the classroom, she regularly takes her students on trips all over NYC. She created Chapperone after a two week adventure with 100 students in Spain which inspired her to make safer and easier field trips.

She is also a mum to Tizi, her unbelievably energetic toddler and Massi, her ridiculously smiley baby.


Greg Benedis-Grab - CTO / Co-Founder

Greg began his work in education teaching in the Peace Corps in rural Tanzania. He has worked in schools as a teacher, technologist, and administrator for over 20 years, currently serving as Director of Academic Technology at a NYC private school. He has led numerous trips and is committed to taking learning beyond the classroom walls.


He is an avid hiker, adventure traveler, software developer, and father to two adopted children from Kazakhstan.

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