Honduras Spring Break

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Next offering for this program will be Spring Break 2018.

The Honduras program offers one credit through either the Intercultural Studies or Justice Education programs at Saint Mary's College.

We will spend most of the week at Hogar Diamante, a home for boys who have become involved in petty crime and gangs. While we are working, we will get to know the boys, learn about the challenges facing Honduran youth and families in Honduras and observe Hogar’s holistic and loving response. Past groups have done painting and fixing up of the home's classrooms and dormitories though the highlight of the trip is always spending time with the boys.

The trip will also include some sightseeing in the capital of Tegucigalpa and presentations that will help us learn more about the political and social realities in one of Latin America's poorest countries.

Facts at a Glance

  • When is the Program?
    Spring Break (March) 2018
  • How much does it cost?
    The program fee covers transportation, academic credit, food, and lodging. Contact the program coordinator for the program cost.
  • Are there any additional costs?
    $100-$150 for sourvenirs, gifts, cyber cafe, and long distance calls.
  • How do I apply?
    Contact the program coordinator below.
  • Other required materials
    You will need to have 1 letter of reference. Full instructions are included with the application process.
  • Will I receive academic credit?
    You will receive 1 credit either through the Intercultural Studies or Justice Education programs at Saint Mary's.

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For more information, contact:

Marc Belanger, Associate Professor, Political Science
Faculty Coordinator, Honduras Summer Study Program
(574) 284-5263

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