March 3-18, 2020Open to boys in Grades 10 to 12Trip Leaders: Greg Michalski, Rachel CarrMaximum number of students: 16Estimated cost: $6,250
Encounter life near the equator in South America
We’ll explore the steamy Amazon jungle and soak up Indigenous Andean culture during a community engagement project with a local school. We’ll also learn about conservation efforts to protect the unique wildlife in the ecologically diverse Galapagos Islands.
- Learning about local development issues from community members
- Exploring the historic city of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Swimming and hiking at Galapagos National Park
“Highlight of my summer and would recommend to anyone looking for something to do.”
Spencer Soo, 2018 trip participant
“Don't jump to conclusions, explore new things and it just might end up being one of the greatest experiences for you. It certainly was the case for me.”
Sam Li, 2018 trip participant
Students on this trip must know how to swim.
Provides a maximum of 20 community service hours
Qualifies for Duke of Edinburgh's Adventurous Journey (bronze, silver, gold)