Programs in Ecuador & the Galápagos - Putney Student Travel

Location: Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Quito

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks

Dates: 2018

Putney Student Travel

https://www.goputney.com

345 Hickory Ridge Rd Putney, VT 05346 United States

Call Us

Phone: 802-387-5000

Description

Immerse yourself in Ecuadoran life on a Community Service or Language Learning program for high school or middle school students. Practice your Spanish each day as you work hand in hand with Ecuadorian friends in a small mountain village. Undertake meaningful community service initiatives ranging from volunteer construction projects to running a summer camp for local children to helping farmers harvest crops. On our language immersion program, live for one week with a welcoming local family for a one-week homestay. Continue to the Galápagos Islands for outdoor exploration, learning, and continued Spanish speaking.

Highlights

*Use your Spanish with Ecuadorian friends during a community workday (or minga) to refurbish a local building.
*Celebrate the Inti-Raymi harvest festival with traditional Quechua costumes, song, and dance.
*Practice your soccer vocabulary during a pick up game of football with local students.
*Climb to the equatorial glacier of Cotopaxi, the world’s largest active volcano.
*Observe marine iguanas, sea turtles, and Galápagos penguins in their natural habitat.

Travel Types
  • Surfing
  • Nature Tours
  • Student Tours
  • Hiking
  • Eco Tours
  • Horseback Riding
  • Homestay
Type of Programs
  • Outdoor Education
  • Experiential Learning
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Language Immersion

Languages
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Credit Available

no

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
A few days
Year Founded

1951

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