With its intriguing Spanish Moor history, mesmerizing architecture, and refreshing student community, Granada offers countless discoveries. Live in a homestay, volunteer with a local organization, and sink into Spain's deliciously slower pace of life.
Community Engagement Projects with Local Organizations
Oct 29 - Nov 26, 2022
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 work 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.
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.
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).
Now that you've explored all the locations and plotted the perfect course for your adventure abroad, all that's left to do is make it a reality by securing your spot for this life changing program.
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