4-H Youth Cultural Immersion Project in Puerto Rico!

The best way to understand a different culture is to immerse yourself in it. Apply to be part of the Cultural Immersion project experience in Puerto Rico.  You will build multicultural skills and understanding, as well as an increased ability to communicate in the increasingly diverse society that we live in.  You will experience both the Old San Juan urban area as well as life in the remote mountain town of Castañer.  We will also be working with 4-H youth from Puerto Rico in joint service projects around the island.

Teens ages 15-18 are eligible for this 7-day service-learning experience.  The cost of the experience is $400 plus airfare (est. $650).  Limited scholarship funds are also available.

Who: Teens ages 15-18 (by the date of the trip)

Where: Puerto Rico (both Old San Juan and mountain village of Castañer)

When: November 26 – December 3, 2019

Application Deadline: August 15th, 2019

Cost: $400 plus airfare – (Approximately $650) – (Includes most meals, program fees, overnight lodging and transportation).

NOTE: All applicants will have an additional interview before trip final selections.  Final Selections will be made on August 25th

To apply for this unique teen opportunity, click here for a link to the application: 2019 Cross Cultural Immersion Application – Puerto Rico and contact Leslie Cooksey if you have further questions!

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