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  • Locations: Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
  • Program Terms: Summer Break Service
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Break Service 2018 02/26/2018 02/27/2018 06/16/2018 06/24/2018
Program Description:
Antigua GUATEMALA
Travel with Babson to Guatemala in June 2018!

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 the Antigua.  In addition volunteers will have the unique opportunity to explore and live in the colonial city. Also, experience the mountainous and volcanic torain Southern Guatemala has to offer.

Program Schedule
Preparation begins with Teaching Entrepreneurship seminar scheduled for Friday mornings October 13, 27 and November 10, 2017 (Make up day December 1, 2017.  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 16th, 2018–June 24th, 2018. 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: Friday, October 13, 2017
Teaching Entrepreneurship Seminar: Friday, October 13, 27, and November 3, (8:30AM-12noon)  
BELA Guatemala: June 2, 2018–June 10, 2018

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