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  • Locations: Antigua, Guatemala; Bellingham, Washington, United States;
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led Language of Instruction: English
Fields of Study: Culture, Geography & Land Studies, Service Learning, Spanish Housing Options: Homestay
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:
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Guatemala: Building Cross-Cultural Connections

CSD 437: Building Cross-Cultural Connections (10 credits)


Program Dates:

Pre-trip retreat:
May 19, 2018; on campus from approximately 9am-1pm
On-campus pre-trip session:
June 26-29, AIC-East; approximately 9am-1pm each day
Travel Dates:
July 1 - July 30

Itinerary: Schedule for Guatemala 2018.pdf

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Program Details:

This 5 week service-learning trip will explore the culture, language, and geography of Guatemala. The service-learning project will include supporting a primary school for children with diverse learning needs. We will study the language and culture from native Guatemalans. On the weekends, we will travel the countryside and meet people from diverse backgrounds, and we will visit a variety of natural wonders.  guatemala - student photo

Course Highlights:

  • Climbing an active volcano,
  • exploring the beautiful waters of Lake Atitlan,
  • walking the streets of Antigua to learn about the rich culture of Guatemala,
  • visiting Mayan ruins,
  • and traveling to a variety of other historically and ecologically significant sites throughout the country.

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Kirsten Drickey, PhD
Phone: 360-650-6149
Office Location: Miller Hall 228B

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Program Cost

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Program Ratings:
Academic Experience:
1 2 3 4
Program Value:
1 2 3 4 5
Housing Experience:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Immersion:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Administration:
1 2 3 4 5
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5

This program is currently not accepting applications.