Granada, Spain

With its intriguing Spanish Moor history, mesmerizing architecture, and lively student community, Granada offers countless diversions. Spend your mornings sipping cafe con leche with a side of churros, then wander through ancient picturesque streets, as you sink into Spain's way of life. 

Community Engagement Projects with Local Organizations

Details

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When:

Session 2
Oct 1 - 29, 2022

Highlights

  • Excursions to Madrid and Málaga

  • Choice of community volunteer project

  • Hands-on ecological and sustainable development

  • Make a difference in the lives of students

  • Stay with a Spanish host family

During this session, you’ll choose an organization to volunteer with:

The Humanitarian and Sustainable Development Organization uses sustainable development projects to serve impoverished communities. With a focus on women’s and children’s education and environmental programs, the organization works to fight injustice and encourage sustainability. Participants may contribute through project development, fundraising, and assisting with administrative tasks.

The Environmental Education Cooperative develops educational resources related to environmental education and values. In addition to extracurricular activities at the aula de naturaleza (“nature classroom”), the cooperative carries out educational projects, services, and resources to local schools. Participants help with itineraries, storytelling, hiking, workshops, training talks, and animation activities.

Street scene in granada madrid

Included Excursions: Madrid and Málaga

On a weekend excursion to Spain’s capital, you'll take a guided tour through Madrid’s must-sees, including the famous Prado museum. Back in Andalusia, neighboring Málaga is home to enchanting cityscapes, yellow-sand beaches, and the thought-provoking Picasso museum.

eating local foods from granada

Accommodations

For a fully immersive experience, you’ll live with a Spanish family. Each host family has been carefully selected by WorldStrides resident staff to best accommodate your needs and to ensure a comfortable living situation. Homestays will provide three meals a day and laundry service once a week. You'll typically share a room with another GAP student (roommates are of the same gender).

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