Program Details

Students will study alongside local Mayatan students in our English and Spanish classes. They will also volunteer with our younger grades, helping the teachers run their class. All participants can also request 1-on-1 Spanish language tutoring.
Location:
Copan, Honduras
Program Type:
Teach Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 4-6 months, 1 year
Teach Abroad:
Placement
Placement Audience:
6-12 years old

Program Overview

Program Description:
High school students (ages 14+) and recent graduates can have the adventure of a lifetime and make a difference in the world by spending a few weeks at Mayatan Bilingual School. We offer an authentic experience volunteering in classrooms or shadowing a class, studying Spanish, and learning local culture by living with a host family. It is sure to be the learning experience of a lifetime, and prior Spanish language skills are not required.

Students will study alongside local Mayatan students in our English and Spanish classes. They will also volunteer with our younger grades, helping the teachers run their class. All participants can also request 1-on-1 Spanish language tutoring.

The Learning Abroad at Mayatan program provides students with a unique cultural experience (via their homestay and making friends with local students at school), an opportunity to learn Spanish, the chance to travel in a diverse and exciting country, all while volunteering and studying at a school that offers education to Honduran students of all social and economic backgrounds.
Setting Description:
Copán is the site of famous UNESCO World Heritage Mayan ruins, which draw visitors from around the world. It is a small town of adobe houses and cobblestone streets set amid dramatic mountains. In addition to the ruins, the area is full of coffee plantations, corn and bean fields, and ways of life quite different from what you’d find in the United States.
Cost:
Cost varies per length of stay: (Without Spanish lessons) (With Spanish lessons) 2 weeks $ 1,680.00 $ 1,890.00 3 weeks $ 2,115.00 $ 2,430.00 4 weeks $ 2,650.00 $ 3,070.00

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