Learning Journey

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.)

Sample Itinerary

Day One

Travel to Guatemala. Shuttle to the colonial town of Antigua.

Day Two

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.

Day Three

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
in action.

Day Four

Participate with local families in activities central to daily life in the village (eg, weaving, tortilla-making, agriculture, etc).

Day Five

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.

Day Six

Work alongside the teen reading promoters to put on a “reading fiesta” for young children in the village.

Day Seven

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.

Day Eight

Travel home via Guatemala City

Essential Details

Questions?   Download FAQs 2012 or call our trip coordinator, Larry Dressler, at 303-506-3127.