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    Where There Be Dragons: South America Semester

    Where There Be Dragons: South America Semester


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Bolivia, Peru
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Semester
    • Start Month: February, September
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Homestay, Other
    • Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
    • Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Immerse yourself in the language and culture of the Andes and Amazon: trek along glaciated peaks, connect with local communities, and build Spanish proficiency in a range of dramatic settings. Suggested for ages 17-22, with college credit available.


    • Hike through remote stretches of the Andes Mountains, honing your trekking skills while taking in some of the most dramatic vistas on the planet
    • Settle into the rhythm of life in an agricultural community, living with a family, deepening your language skills, and exploring an Independent Study topic of your choice.
    • Travel by canoe along tropical waterways in the Amazon Rainforest while learning from indigenous elders.