With two programs to choose from, students can select to earn either 40 or 100 service hours. Activities include snorkeling with sea lions, rafting, Andean hiking & Amazon exploration. Both trips aid the increasingly important conservation efforts of the Galapagos National Park Service.
GoBeyond Galapagos and Ecuador
AT A GLANCE
SERVICE - 40 (Session 1), 100 (Session 2) or 20 (Session 3) hours of service with a focus on environmental initiatives and help for low-income schools and children
ADVENTURE - Andean horseback riding and hiking (Session 1 & 2 only); Snorkeling; Island exploration; Market visits; Culinary travel; Whitewater rafting and a 4-day motor yacht tour (Session 1 & 3 only)
EDUCATION - "Experiential" language lessons; Tour of historic capital; Amazon exploration and wildlife watching; Galapagos nature tours
Ages 14-19 may apply. 20 students maximum per program. No language skills necessary.