NICARAGUA

SPONSORED BY THE AUBURN VALLEY & MATT GRIFFIN YMCAs


TRIP DATES: August 4th - 12th, 2018


AGES: Entering grades 10 - 12 in Fall 2018


SOCIAL JUSTICE FOCUS: Women's Rights & Food Sustainability


BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


The trip will consist of a group of 10-15 teens, along with 2 YMCA trip leaders.  Global Teens selected for this program will participate in pre-trip gatherings at the Auburn Valley YMCA engaging in cultural competency learning and preparing for a service-learning experience visiting Nicaragua. Curriculum includes self-reflection, community events, and a service-learning project focused on women's rights & food sustainability. Participants will also learn parts of the Spanish language and culture, and dive deep into social justice conversations about equality and food sustainability.

ACCOMODATIONS: Hostel/Home-stay combination

PRE-TRIP MEETINGS: Monthly beginning in January 2018

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