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: Pre-College, Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduates
Age Min: 18
Age Max: 25
Age Average: 20

Undergrad Credit: Available
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 Program, Field Trips, Housing Included, In-Country Transport, Language Courses, Local Transport, Orient, Staff Support, Volunteer Service Work
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $10,000 To $15,000 Including Intl Travel

Instruction Language: English, Quechua, Spanish
Format: Directed Field Study, Independent Study Format, Volunteer Service
Students: US & International

Housing Arrangement: Arranged By Program
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, Program Travel Activity
Misc: Gap semester, volunteer, travel, home stay, outdoor adventure
Financial Aid: Scholarships
May Contact Former Participant