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    Arcos Journeys: Spanish Language & Argentine Culture

    Arcos Journeys: Spanish Language & Argentine Culture

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: Argentina
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Language
    • Sub-Categories: Spanish
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Study abroad in the fascinating city of Buenos Aires, Argentina! With Arcos Journeys Abroad you will experience Buenos Aires like a local. Programming includes engaging weekend excursions, daily Spanish classes, afternoon cultural activities, and living with a homestay. Come experience all that this wonderful country has to offer!

    Take morning Spanish classes at the renowned Academia Buenos Aires Spanish Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have the opportunity to earn college credit. Live in the historic heart of the city with easy access to experiencing all of the highlights the city has to offer.

    Arcos Journeys Abroad summer programs provide quality academic support and assistance while high school teens are on their study abroad program. Students become truly immersed in the Spanish language and culture through living with homestays.

    Students have the opportunity to cultivate new friendships, gain Spanish language skills, and produce memories to last a lifetime - all during summer break! High school students in Arcos Journeys' residential summer program in Buenos Aires participate in many travel and adventure excursions, as well as a weekly cultural activities.

    Summer students will travel to a Argentine cowboy ranch, cruise the mystical Rio de la Plata (the widest river in the world), and visit the historic Uruguayan town of Colonia (a former Portuguese colony). Students will also visit Buenos Aires' most colorful neighborhood, La Boca, experience the passion of a Tango performance, and explore the many world-class museums of Buenos Aires.

    Cost and Session Information

    Summer programs include tuition, room & board with a homestay, excursions, cultural activities, 24/7 onsite directors support, international medical insurance, transcripts & much more!

    Reviews (2)

    • 2022 June-July
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      Reviewed on 22/08/2022 by madisonparker25335

      I spent two weeks this summer in Argentina in the Arcos program and had the best time! I’m 16 and felt completely safe the entire time thanks to the director, Kevin, my host mom and my roommate! I would recommend this experience to anyone looking to visit a new place, meet friends, and have a completely different trip learning a new language and culture! Thanks Arcos

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      Reviewed on 06/01/2015 by Michael

      I can honestly give my experience with [Arcos Journey Abroad] "10"s across the board. All of the onsite directors were incredible, and I made friendships that will last a lifetime. But even more amazing than all of the lasting memories that I made is the fact that my ability to speak Spanish improved immensely. I practically came back from my trip fluent, and I cannot even begin to say how much I benefit from it every day in my life. Going abroad opened new doors for me and I will be forever grateful. I highly recommend studying abroad to anyone considering it -- it will definitely be the time of your life.


    • I thoroughly enjoyed all of the cultural excursions we went on and my classes at Academia since I was able to bond with great people from a different country and learn about their culture through experience. I have definitely experienced growth in my Spanish-speaking skills after this trip, and am now able to express myself in another language with ease. Although I was a little nervous to go on this trip in the beginning, I had an amazing time and learned so much! I wouldn't change anything - I had a very positive experience!

      - Alexandra - September 10, 2018
    • Buenos Aires surpassed all of my expectations a million times over. The city is beautiful, the host families are excellent, and the activities are extremely informative and entertaining. I had some reservations about the city safety wise, which I realized were unfounded when I arrived. In addition the porteño accent is difficult to understand so beginners may have a hard time at first, but the accent is super unique and after a while it's quirks will become second nature. I would definitely recommend traveling to Buenos Aires through Arcos.

      - Seth - October 22, 2018
    • I had an amazing experience studying in Argentina. The teachers at the school we attended during the week were eager to help me improve my Spanish-speaking skills. The cultural excursions we went on such as visiting museums, going to a gaucho ranch, and taking cooking and dancing classes were both fun and educational. I stayed with an incredibly kind host family, and my program leaders Beatriz Barragan and Kevin Williams were both very supportive, informative, and helpful. After I returned home from Argentina, my Spanish had greatly improved (I even developed an Argentinian accent while away), and I had gained a much greater knowledge of Argentinian culture. If you are considering study abroad programs in Argentina, definitely choose Arcos Journeys Abroad - you will have an amazing experience!

      - Alexa - January 15, 2019
    • The program was a perfect balance between structured activity and free time to explore the wonderful city of Buenos Aires. There were many fascinating day trips. We traveled to the countryside where we rode horses and even traveled to Uruguay. The classes we took during the week were exceptional and greatly helped me improve my Spanish. The class wasn't like school, it was interactive and structured around conversations with peers and the teacher. There is so much to explore in Argentina and Arcos gave me the freedom to do that. I was allowed to eat out with my friends and explore the many markets. Regardless of where I went, from La Boca to the countryside, I felt perfectly safe. I feel that this trip also helped me mature and become more independent. For the first time, I found myself in charge of my free time and had the ability to make many decisions. It was a very liberating and maturing experience that I would not trade for anything. Argentina is an amazing and unique place to travel. I learned so much about Argentine culture, grew accustomed to their unique Spanish, and fell in love with Argentine cuisine like empanadas and choripán. This program is the perfect way to experience a new country while improving your Spanish.

      - Alex - January 28, 2019