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.
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- 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
This trip was open to boys in Grades 10 to 12 (max. 16 students).Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not offering this Outreach trip in the 2020/2021 school year.
"Very difficult hikes that will have you seeing incredible sites and living through new experiences." – Selim Turkmen, 2020 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)