Intercultural Service Learning
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San Carlos, Mexico
Providence College is pleased to announce a new Intercultural Service Learning opportunity for incoming and returning students. For two weeks in the winter semester, students can take part in an educational and service-oriented trip that will serve both as college credit and as a valuable cross-cultural experience.
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Where is San Carlos?
San Carlos, in the state of Sonora, is about 5 hours south of the US border from Nogales, AZ. It is a seaside town of about 5,000 people boasting beautiful beaches and very friendly people. Guaymas, a major city only 10 kilometers away, and the surrounding villages provide opportunity to interact with the Mexican people in a variety of social settings. Students will also travel inland to the villages of Banamachi and Arizpe, where they will experience a very different, yet equally rewarding part of Mexico.
What will students do?
There are countless learning and service opportunities, but here are some of the possibilities:
There are also many fun ways to explore Mexico that will include:
How will students prepare?
Intercultural Service Learning is more than 12 days over spring break. Students will also be required to participate in the following:
*Note - ISL may be used to fulfill some of the requirements for the Mission Strategy course and will also count as one Field Education credit.
What is the cost?
Intercultural Service Learning is a regular three credit-hour course with standard course fees. Trip expenses (flights, lodging, etc.) will be in addition to the regular course fees. Depending on the number of students who apply, among other factors, these costs will be between $1,000 and $1,400.
Who may apply?
Who may not apply?
Space is limited to 18 students and will be considered on a first-come first-serve basis, so make your $250 downpayment to secure your spot today!
To add your name to the list and receive information as well as the application form as it becomes available, send an email to the trip coordinator Jeff Banman. By sending an email you are not applying or committing to anything, only showing an interest in finding out more.
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