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Leadership Capital Trek

Objective:

The purpose of the ServiceCorps international service trip to Guatemala will be to: (1)  better understand environmental justice through the lens of a local coffee co-op and support the positive social impact it has on the community; (2) learn more about the social problems in Guatemala through meetings with local community leaders; (3) foster a community of learning, leadership, and service among ServiceCorps Fellows.

Guatemala Service Trip Itinerary (April 1-9)

โ—      Friday (3.31)

โ—‹      Boston Fellows to take bus after work to NYC; stay with Fellows

โ—      Saturday (4.1)

โ—‹      9:00am - Arrive at Airport 

โ—‹      1:09pm โ€“ 3:45pm - Flight

โ–       Newark (EWR) โ€“ Dallas (DFW)

โ–       American 1476 ยท Economy Class ยท Boeing 737

โ—‹      4:35pm โ€“ 7:01pm - Layover/Connecting Flight

โ–       Dallas (DFW) โ€“ Guatemala City (GUA)

โ–       American 1013 ยท Economy Class ยท Boeing 737

โ—‹      10pm - Settle at Volunteer Dormitory (Local team's office is: 6ta Avenida Norte, #16 y 16A, La Antigua, Guatemala)

โ—      Sunday (4.2)

โ—‹      8am - Breakfast

โ—‹      9am -11:30am - Orientation

โ—‹      12pm - 1pm โ€“ Lunch

โ—‹      1pm-6pm - Afternoon activity & free time

โ—‹      6pm - 8pm - Family Dinner

โ—‹      8pm - 11pm - Nightlife Antigua

โ–       Cafe No Se - Live Music

โ–       Resources

โ—      Monday (4.3)

โ—‹      7am - Breakfast at volunteer house

โ—‹      8am - Group departure for volunteer project

โ—‹      12:30pm - Group lunch at site

โ—‹      1:00pm - Transit back to volunteer house

โ—‹      2:00pm - Arrive back at volunteer house

โ—‹      2:30pm-3:30pm - Curriculum/ Group Discussion

โ—‹      3:30pm-6:30pm - Free time (optional activities such as excursions and language classes)

โ—‹      6:30pm - Dinner at volunteer house

โ—      Tuesday (4.4)

โ—‹      7am - Breakfast at volunteer house

โ—‹      8am - Group departure for volunteer project

โ—‹      12pm - Group lunch at site

โ—‹      12:30pm - Transit back to volunteer house

โ—‹      1:30pm - Arrive back at volunteer house

โ—‹      1:30pm-3pm - Curriculum/ Group Discussion

โ—‹      3pm-6:30pm - Free time/Planned Excursion (Chocolate Museum excursion)

โ—‹      6:30pm - Dinner at volunteer house

โ—      Wednesday (4.5)

โ—‹      7am - Breakfast at volunteer house

โ—‹      8am - Group departure for volunteer project

โ—‹      12pm - Group lunch at site

โ—‹      12:30pm - Transit back to volunteer house

โ—‹      1:30pm - Arrive back at volunteer house

โ—‹      1:30pm-3pm - Curriculum/ Group Discussion

โ—‹      3pm-6:30pm - Free time

โ—‹      6:30pm - Dinner at volunteer house

โ—      Thursday (4.6) Cost SC: $ Cost Fellow:

โ—‹      6:00am - Breakfast at volunteer house

โ—‹      7:00am - Depart for Chichicastenango

โ—‹      12:30pm - Arrive in Chichicastenango 

โ—‹      1pm-2pm - Lunch

โ—‹      2pm-5pm - Explore market area (famous on Thursdays/Sundays for crafts, textiles, and art); learn about Iglesia de Santo Tomas (former Mayan temple turned to church)

โ—‹      5pm- Close (TBD)

โ–       Transportation to lodging

โ–       Family Dinner

โ–       Social night

โ—      Circus Bar/Restaurant (live music)

โ—‹      http://www.panajachel.com/circusbar.htm

โ—      Friday (4.7) Cost SC: $ Cost Fellow:

โ—‹      8:30am - Breakfast at Accommodation

โ—‹      9:30am - Explore Lake Atitlan area

โ—‹       (Time TBD) - Dinner in area

โ—‹      (Time TBD) - Leave for Volunteer House

โ—      Saturday (4.8)

โ—‹      Flight

โ–       2:15 PM โ€“ 7:01 PM

โ–       Guatemala City (GUA) โ€“ Miami (MIA)

โ–       American 983 ยท Economy Class ยท Boeing 737

โ—‹      Layover/Connecting Flight

โ–       9:15 PM โ€“ 12:17 AM+1

โ–       Miami (MIA) โ€“ Newark (EWR)

โ–       American 914 ยท Economy Class ยท Boeing 737

โ—      Sunday (4.9)

โ—‹      12:17am - Arrive in NYC

โ—      Excursions (a few of the many options)

โ—‹      Chocolate Museum Workshop

โ—‹      La Antigua Walking Tour

โ—‹      Lake Atitlan and Chichicastenango

โ—‹      Pacaya Volcano Hike

โ—‹      La Antigua Nightlife 


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