$4899 (Plus airfare)
Alongside our partners, Explorama and CONAPAC, you will learn about ecotourism, rainforest conservation, and building community partnerships while visiting remote communities in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest.
Note: Any student can apply, but alumni have priority access to this program.
Boat up the Amazon River to explore the world’s most spectacular rainforest and stay at Explorama’s unique jungle lodges.
Explore Iquitos, “The City in the Rainforest,” famously the largest city in the world that cannot be accessed by road.
Practice speaking Spanish while meeting with residents and nonprofit leaders while visiting CONAPAC’s partner communities along the Amazon.
1 is the least rigorous, 5 is the most rigorous
ON THE MOVE
CONAPAC is a Peruvian non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the conservation of the rainforest through the education of its stewards, who are the people who live along the Amazon and Napo Rivers.
Peru: AmazonPhoto Gallery
Peru: Amazon : In Three Phases
During the travel phase of each SStS course, you will spend time reflecting and processing your experience. There are currently no posts as this is a new program.
Tuition (students from partner schools): $4699
Tuition (students from non-partner schools): $4899
*Students attending a partner school receive a tuition discount. Click HERE to see partner schools. Please note that tuition does not include airfare.
Estimated Flight Cost: $1100
*All students travel to their program destination on a group flight booked by Students Shoulder-to-Shoulder. Participants are responsible for any increase in airfares imposed by the airlines. All participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to the departure city. SStS will confirm airfare and connecting travel information approximately 60 days before travel.
SStS is in search of curious, compassionate, globally-minded students from all backgrounds. We will do all that we can financially to support students who require assistance. If you would like to be considered for financial assistance, please indicate this on the application. Resources are limited and tend to be less than 50% of tuition.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
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