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ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK

IN THE

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC!!

March 16th-24th 2013 (1 credit)


This trip focuses on working with local people to learn more about the social, cultural, environmental, and economic changes to life in the Dominican Republic from the era of colonization to the present.

Students will participate in a number of excursions, including:

·         Working on an organic farm

·         Participating in a local reforesting project

·         Touring historic and contemporary coffee and sugar plantations

·         Sight-seeing in the capital, Santo Domingo (i.e., historic home of Columbus, national anthropology museum, the national cathedral, etc.)

·         Visiting national parks by land and sea (including swimming in the Caribbean)

Approximate total trip cost: $2700 

(Financial Aid Available)

Application deadline: December 3, 2012

Interested? Contact: Peter Stovall

Student Services Coordinator

CLS Academic Services


276 Morris Hall

pstovall@uwlax.edu
Subpages (1): Syllabus and Itinerary