Summer Spanish Immersion Trip to Central America – Info Sessions on Nov. 20 & 29

Guatemala TripInfo Sessions

Monday, November 20 | 3:30 to 5 p.m. (Stop by anytime!) | ESOL Office
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Wednesday, November 29 | 3:30 to 5 p.m. (Stop by anytime!) | COB 246

Are you interested in improving your Spanish-speaking skills? ACPS teachers and administrators are invited to partake in a 2-3 week authentic language and cultural experience, June 16-30 or June 17 – July 9, 2018. Groups of teachers and students from Albemarle County Public Schools have been attending a program in Quetzaltenango for over 13 years, and we are looking to expand the choices to different countries. Participants will have the opportunity to choose/inform the specific location/dates.

General Information

Included in the Trip:

  • 2 or 3 weeks of afternoon Spanish instruction (4-5 hours a day, 3 students per teacher format)
  • Homestay with a local family, including 2-3 meals per day (1-3 students per family)
  • Morning social and cultural activities, including cooking, weaving, dance classes, and volunteer work
  • Weekend field trips
  • All ground transportation

Estimated Cost: $1975 + airfare

Deadlines: Commitments/airfare deposits made in January and full payments due by May 1

Options for Summer 2018:

Questions? Contact Cyndi Wells, Lead Coach for ESOL & World Languages, at or 434-296-6517 (ESOL Office).