Skip to Content


Guatemala Trip


Guatemala Trip

Take a crash course in Spanish, build a home in three days for a needy family, care for malnourished children and serve food to the homeless. It's all part of a life-changing service and learning trip to Guatemala — an adventure you'll carry with you for the rest of your life!

Course credit is available (LIBA 420, SPAN 450, CORE 101). You'll begin with pre-travel reading assignments, research, and classroom discussion on the Briar Cliff campus, followed by the two weeks in Guatemala. Class sylllabi →

Request more info

 

ABOUT GOD'S CHILD PROJECT

The service work is done through God's Child Project, an organization that cares for orphaned, abandoned and poverty stricken children in Central America and the U.S. In addition to the service work, you'll have the chance to travel to Lake Atitlan and Chicicastenango, shop at Guatemala's largest "mercado," and experience an entirely different culture firsthand. Learn more →

 

CLASS SYLLABI

Class Syllabus — CORE 101 (PDF)

Class Syllabus - SWRK 275 (PDF)

Class Syllabus - LIBA 420 (PDF)

(+)View larger map

TRIP DETAILS


DATES: January 2016
COST: $2,000
(estimated — financial aid may be available)
REGISTER BY: Oct. 15
COURSE CREDIT: Yes
ADVISOR: Heather Craig-Oldsen

NATALI'S STORY

01.24.13 Natali Ramirez

It made me realize why we're even alive. ... What's the whole point? It's to help others.

Meet Natali »