Spring Break in the Caribbean, Creating an Impact
Duration: 8 Days
Location: Las Canas, Dominican Republic
Program Cost: $2,099
Service Hours: 20
Spring Break Program for High School students with our partner, Global Leadership Adventures. Experience 8 days in the Dominican Republic on your Spring Break participating in intentional, community led service projects, cultural immersion and excursion activities.
Our Spring Break Service and Adventure program is designed for High School students seeking a meaningful way to spend their time off from school. Whether that is desire to travel the world, learn more about development and international service or to learn more about another culture, our 8 day program provides a robust, fun and challenging environment for students wanting to make an impact and be more globally engaged. Together with our long time partner, Global Leadership Adventures, we have these 8 days programs based on cultivating globally minded, engaged young leaders.
Learn more about Global Leadership Adventures, GLA, at https://www.experiencegla.com/
Spring Break Service Learning: Service, Culture and Leadership
Check out one of our best projects that we do each year in the Dominican Republic that contributes to economic and community security through the construction of houses constructed out of recycled materials.
1. Community Infrastructure Projects
Locally led and infrastructure projects that address environmental, economic and personal security with our Dominican partners.
2. Snorkeling on Beautiful Sosua Beach
A day soaking up the sun, snorkeling in the beautiful blue Dominican waters and visiting local vendor selling hand crafts and other goods.
3. Cultural Immersion
Learn how the locals live and customs, traditions and unique ways of life in the Caribbean through food, dance, site seeing and engaging with community members in Las Canas.
Learn about the bottom up development strategies of our organization that exist to empower local communities and create a more sustainable and equitable world.
Learn about the rich history and unique cultural heritage in the Caribbean. Everything from forms of dance and celebration to the history of the economy that has shaped the island.
Visit the beautiful Caribbean beaches in the North Coast that attract people all over the world to swim, spend time in the sand, kite surf and enjoy this tropical landscape.
Check out some of the blogs from our previous international programs!
Getting Settled in Las Canas February 1, 2020 Hey Everyone! This afternoon we had the pleasure of meeting this lovely group at the Puerto Plata airport. We drove 45 mins to the lodge in Las Canas, gave the students a tour of the area, and had some time at the local...
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