Hike through the “Land of a Thousand Hills”, explore the wilderness at Akagera National Park, build educational playgrounds, teach a two-week English class and visit a variety of Rwandan nonprofit and community organizations!
(Click on “Photos” to see last year’s travel experiences.)
Travel dates: July 15–August 12, 2018
Excursions: Excursions include the Gisoze Genocide Museum, Akagera Nataional Park (safari tours), Rulindo Cultural Center, trips to lake Burera and more.
Training: Students must complete a 1-credit course (EDUC-L295) in the Spring that will prepare them for the Summer trip. In Rwanda students will receive on-site camp training and Ikinyarwanda language lessons.
Service: Facilitate 2 weeks of camp at the Kabwende Primary School (EDUC-L296, Summer, 2 credits)
Cost: Approx. $4,500 per student (includes airfare, lodging, meals, and excursions). (Estimate $200-$300 for personal spending).
Class Details: EDUC-L295 (10462) Literacy and Leadership in Rwanda – A Service-Learning Course (1 cr.) Vera Marinova; Wed., 7:00–9:00 pm; RE C110
Contact Vera Marinova at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!