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    Where There Be Dragons: Guatemala Semester

    Where There Be Dragons: Guatemala Semester


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: Guatemala
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Semester
    • Start Month: February, September
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: Yes
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Homestay, Other
    • Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
    • Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
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    Build Spanish language fluency, examine models of political activism, and engage with diverse Mesoamerican communities and cultures. Suggested for ages 17-22, with college credit available.


    • Deepen your Spanish language skills through personalized instruction and an extended homestay on Lake Atitlán.
    • Explore the vibrant colors, flavors, and ancestral landscapes of the Maya people.
    • Support community projects and social justice movements in Guatemala and southern Mexico
    • Hike to the top of ancient temples in the Caribbean rainforest as dawn breaks over the horizon.