Program Details

Situated on Lake Atitlan, one of the most beautiful locations in Central America, with a rich indigenous Mayan culture. This is a truly unique opportunity.
Location:
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Program Type:
Teach Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-3 months
Teach Abroad:
Placement
Placement Audience:
0-6 years old, 6-12 years old, 12-15 years old, 15-18 years old

Program Overview

Program Description:
Volunteers are welcome in Santiago's elementary school. Students are mainly Mayan and have Spanish as their second language. English is not taught in the school, it can certainly be integrated as a supplemental activity. Volunteers should speak Spanish on an intermediate level.

Situated on Lake Atitlan, one of the most beautiful locations in Central America, with a rich indigenous Mayan culture. This is a truly unique opportunity.

Setting Description:
Guatemala, the land of eternal spring, is an enchanting and magical country. The landscape is incredibly diverse and breathtakingly beautiful. Guatemala's highlands are blanketed in tropical rain forest, pine forests, and cloud forests with lakes scattered among the forest covered volcanoes. Guatemala is home to 33 active and inactive volcanoes, a dazzling array of plant and animal life, and a vibrant indigenous culture. The people of the highlands are predominantly Mayan and practice traditions that have been passed down for thousands of years. Ancient Mayan ruins are scattered throughout the country, reminders of Guatemala's legendary and mysterious past.
Cost:
Cost in US$ Varies by duration. Contact us for details. Cost Includes In-country staff support Registration fees Housing In-country orientation/Training Language instruction Written materials pre-departure

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