Who

A group of 6-12 young adults ages 18-22

What

A gap semester program following a threefold approach of community development, education, and sustainable farming.

Where

Various cities in Colombia:

                Villavicencio Meta

                Bogota

                Ibague

                Santandercito, Cundinamarca

When

Orientation: September 5- 11, 2018

Program: September 11- December 8, 2018

Debrief and Wrap up: December 8- 12, 2018

Cost

$14,000

What is included

  • Airfare to and from Colombia
  • All transportation and travel while in Colombia
  • 3 meals a day
  • All Accommodations
  • Comprehensive orientation including safety protocol, emergency procedures, team building, goals and expectations, and an introduction to Colombian culture and norms
  • 24/7 Emergency support
  • Academic activities
  • Social Activities
  • Cultural Activities
  • Touristic Activities
  • T-shirt and Nalgene water bottle

What is not included:

  • Transportation to Frost Valley for orientation
  • Transportation from JFK airport in NY to your home at the end of the program
  • Spending money

Why?

  • To become a global citizen and understand the implications and responsibilities of being a caregiver of Earth and others
  • To learn, focus, and direct one’s passion and energy along a path that will lead to future successes
  • To travel, explore, and grow
  • To experience life in new ways and expand your schemas
  • To build relationships with like-minded individuals as well as those that are different
  • Why not?