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International Community Service Learning - La Antigua, Guatemala

Term To Study: Summer 2014
Application Deadline: May 25, 2014
Program Starts: May 25, 2014
Program Ends: Jun 07, 2014
Major 1: Social Work
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $1,700
Program Locations: Antigua
Contact Phone: 304-876-5337
Contact Name: Dr. Geri Crawley-woods
Contact Email:
What is Included: Round-trip flights, Land transportation, Homestays with shared bathrooms, 3 meals daily – breakfast, dinner and light supper, weekend excursion; one-on- one Spanish language instruction, community service learning project; entrances to art museums
What is not Included: Passport fees; Transportation to and from US airport; Travel insurance; Sunday meals; money for souvenirs and incidentals; tuition payment for course credit
Estimated Costs: $1200 program fee
$ 500 airfare (approximate)
Shepherd tuition (optional)
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Program Description

This trip is associated with Social Work (SOWK) 399 – International Community Service Learning, which may be substituted for Community Service Learning (SOWK 300). The application deadline is January 15, 2014.

Day 1: Fly to Guatemala City
Arrive at Homestays in Antiqua
Orientation in Central Park
Dinner on your own
Day 2, 3, AM- Individual Spanish Instruction
4 &5 PM – visiting non-profit NGOs in the area
Day 6: AM- Individual Spanish Instruction
PM – leave for Lake Atitlan
Day 7: Day at the Lake- visit pueblos
Day 8 : AM-Chichicastenango Market
PM – return to Antigua
Day 9, 10, 11 & 12- Community Service Learning project with NGO
Day 13- AM- Camino Seguro in Guatemala City
PM- time to explore Antigua/free time
Day 14: Depart for home

Quick Facts

Population: 14099032
Capital: Guatemala
Per-capita GDP: $ 5100
Size: 108889 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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