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  • Locations: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
  • Program Terms: Summer Break Service
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Break Service 2019 12/10/2018 02/04/2019 06/15/2019 06/23/2019
Program Description:
Antigua GUATEMALA
Travel with Babson to Guatemala in June 2019!

Overview
The Babson BELA program is offered in Antigua, Guatemala.  As part of the experience volunteers teach the Babson BELA program to around 50 youth who travel to Antigua.  In addition volunteers will have the unique opportunity to explore and live in the colonial city. Also, experience the mountainous and volcanic terrain Southern Guatemala has to offer.

Program Schedule
Preparation begins with Teaching Entrepreneurship seminar scheduled for Friday mornings October 12, 26 and November 9, 2018 (Make up day December 1, 2018.  This seminar prepares participants to work as a team on exercises and best practices for teaching the curriculum.

The team will visit Guatemala for 8 days from June 15th, 2019–June 25th, 2019. Once in Guatemala, Monday through Friday will be spent running the academy with approximately 50 students from the Antigua region. The estimated cost of this trip is $1,500, including airfare, meals, transportation, accommodations, and a guided tour. Students who complete in the Teaching Entrepreneurship seminar are eligible for a $500 stipend.

Apply
The application is open July 1 for June 2018.  Space is limited, and applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the trip is full.

Deadlines and Program Schedule
Application Deadline: Rolling until filled.
Decisions on Applications: Rolling
Deposits Due: Monday, February 26, 2019
Teaching Entrepreneurship Seminar: Friday, October 12, 26, and November 2, (8:30AM-12noon)  
BELA Guatemala: June 15, 2019–June 23, 2019

Questions? Please contact:
Lisa Thomas, The Office of Faith and Service (thomasl@babson.edu)