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May 19-June 2, 2018
This program will focus on service and cultural immersion in the beautiful lake town of Tecpán, Guatemala.  Students will volunteer during the morning and spend the afternoons learning about the culture, food, language and history of Guatemala. The program includes opportunities to participate in fun cultural activities, such as zip-lining and painting with local merchants. You will travel with students and faculty from Central Piedmont Community College.

This trip is intended for: 

Nursing students, Early Childhood Education students and anyone interested in the history and culture of Guatemala

You will experience:

Cultural immersion, history, music, local art, delicious cuisine, hospitality and more!

Associated Course

Course: All participants must take HUM 120 (or the continuing education version of the course) through central Piedmont Community College.

Program Fee


*Participants who pay the $200 deposit after Sept. 29 will pay a $100 late fee.

Fee Includes

  • Round-trip airfare
  • All accommodations and airport transfers
  • Itinerary Activities (except for optional activities as per schedule)
  • Most breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Study abroad travel insurance

The fee does NOT include

  • Passport Fees – visit the State Department website for information
  • Approximately 4 meals during the 2 week period
  • Personal Incidentals and gifts

Application Deadline

The application is open through January 2018.

After completing the study abroad application, pay a non-refundable $200 deposit to the Davidson-Davie Business Office to reserve your spot.

Scholarship Info

All study abroad participants will have the option of applying for partial scholarships. The deadline for these applications is September 15, 2017. For more information contact Suzanne LaVenture at slaventure@davidsondavie.edu or Kristi Louya at kristi_louya@davidsondavie.edu.

Students who receive Pell are also eligible to apply for a federal Gilman scholarship for the Guatemala program.