Gap Semester in South America (Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador)

Youth International
Brad Gillings
2319 Woodbury Lane
Evergreen, CO  80439
Phone: (720) 270-3323
Asia and Oceania: Asia and Oceania
Western Hemisphere: Bolivia: Cochabamba, Ecuador: Amazon Basin, Ecuador: Baņos, Ecuador: Cuenca, Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: Guayaquil, Ecuador: Otavalo, Ecuador: Quito, Ecuador: Tena, Peru: Amazon Rainforest, Peru: Cuzco, Peru: Lake Titicaca, Peru: Lima, Peru: Machu Picchu, Peru: Puerto Maldonado, Peru: Sacred Valley

Dates: September 13 to December 6, 2020

Subject: Community service projects, Hiking and trekking, Homestay, Intercultural studies, Quechua or Quichua language, South American studies, Spanish language, Third World studies, Traditional medicine

Level: Precoll, Fresh, Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Grads
Age Min: 18
Age Max: 25
Age Average: 20

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 6
Grad Credit: None
Transfer Credit Through: Western Colorado University
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: $11,950 for 12 week semester + airfare
Cost Include: activities, airport pickup, all meals, cultural activities, cultural pgm, field trips, housing included, in-country transport, lang courses, local transport, orient, staff support, volunteer svc work
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $10,000 to $15,000 incl intl travel

Instruction Language: English, Quechua, Spanish
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Volunteer svc
Students: US & intl

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays, hostels, tents, thatched cottages

Deadline: Rolling admissions

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 1997
Orientation Location: in US
Orientation Description: 3 days at the YMCA of the Rockies, Colorado
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, pgm travel activity
Misc: Gap semester, volunteer, travel, home stay, outdoor adventure
Financial Aid: scholarships
May Contact Former Participant