Take a Learning Journey through Guatemala
Spend a week enjoying the richness of Guatemalan culture, history and landscape.
Share experiences with Maya Villagers in cultural exchange, and give of yourself to support our children’s literacy programs.
You’ll return with a new perspective.
Upcoming trip dates (travel days included):
Mail in your deposit today to reserve your place! (Download FAQs and Registration Form below.)
Travel to Guatemala. Shuttle to the colonial town of Antigua.
Begin the day with a historical, social, and political overview of Guatemala. Travel to Lake Atitlan with a tour of Mayan ruins along the way.
Visit a rural Mayan community and get acquainted with our local team of teen reading promoters. Walking tour of the community and a chance to see the promoters
Participate with local families in activities central to daily life in the village (eg, weaving, tortilla-making, agriculture, etc).
Travel by boat across Lake Atitlan to the town of San Juan La Laguna to visit a model community library and a coffee farmers cooperative. Free afternoon in Panajachel.
Work alongside the teen reading promoters to put on a “reading fiesta” for young children in the village.
Return to Antigua, declared by the United Nations a “World Heritage City.” Enjoy a free afternoon of sightseeing, dining, and shopping in this exquisite colonial city.
Travel home via Guatemala City
Questions? Download FAQs 2012 or call our trip coordinator, Larry Dressler, at 303-506-3127.