The Office of International Education is excited to announce an Alternative Winter Break Service Project, co-sponsored by Serve-Learn-Sustain! The trip will provide an opportunity for participants from the GT community to take part in a Conservation project at Cabezas de San Juan and another project with the Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico. We are eager to invite both U.S. and international students to provide a cross cultural experience for Georgia Tech students.
Here’s some of what you can expect:
- Learn about the ecology and conservation efforts of Para la Naturaleza, Puerto Rico’s largest conservation organization. Participate in conservation projects at Cabezas de San Juan.
- Learn about the issues affecting Puerto Rico’s youth and education systems with the Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico.
- Meet, Work, Engage, and Share with GT students from around the world.
- Participate in Intercultural dialogues and activities.
- Have FUN and Make a Difference!
- Trip Details
Who: All GT Students (International and U.S.), J-1 Interns and J-1 Scholars. There are 20 total spaces available.
What: Service trip to work on conservation projects and a second project with the Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico
When: December 27, 2017 – January 4, 2018 · Where: Near San Juan, Puerto Rico
How Much: Program Fee $885. This includes all meals, in country transportation, lodging, project materials, and liability insurance. Students should bring some incidental cash. Airfare is not included.
First Deposit of $400 will be due September 16th, 2017 More information and trip signup available at oie.gatech.edu/winterbreak. Please sign up now- spaces are limited!