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Guatemala Winterim

ELIGIBILITY
The program is open to all academically eligible undergraduate UW-Eau Claire students.  You must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3.  You may apply as a freshman.


COURSES/COURSE EQUIVALENCY 
Academic credits are not tied to this experience.  


SERVICE-LEARNING 
Completion of this program can fulfill your service-learning requirement.  You must have this approved with the service learning office prior to the trip.

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR
The program will take place over Winterim 2015 during the first two weeks of January.
 
Week One:

  • Arrive in Guatemala City and travel to Antigua where we will stay the first three nights and visit Project Safe Passage, Volcano Pacaya, and Colegio La Salle.
  • Travel to Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos, an orphanage, where we will stay onsite as a group for four nights.

Week Two:

  • Travel to San Lucas Mission in Sololá where we will stay in a local hotel and work alongside the Guatemalan people.  We will also visit Chichicastenango, a local market, go on a tour to Panajachel, a tourist town, and explore the cultural and natural beauty of Guatemala. 

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