Crescent’s Character-In-Action programs provide our boys with authentic opportunities to develop character outside of the classroom.
Outreach Trips

Ecuador and the Galapagos

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
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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)

Ecuador and Galapagos Spring 2020 Trip Photos