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STRIVE - Service, Athletics, Adventure in Peru and Kenya

Locations

Kenya: Eldoret, Kitale
Peru: Cusco

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates

Kenya: June 25 - July 16 || Peru: July 16 - Aug. 5, Spanish Immersion Program: July 11-17

Travel Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Hiking
  • Rafting
  • Soccer & Football
  • Sports
  • Student Tours
  • Summer Camp
  • Tours
  • Trekking

Qualifications

* Any student who wants to explore new cultures and countries
* Committed to their athletic training
* Open-minded and interested in the activities they'll be engaged in and to enjoy filling each day with exercise, service, and new experiences
* Recreational runner or simply run to stay in shape for another sport
* Prepared to push yourself and challenge yourself, both athletically and culturally.

Type of Programs

  • Adventure Travel
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Language Immersion

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

1250 - 4895

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Medical insurance
  • Medical services
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Inclusions:
* All lodging
* Meals, beverage with meals
* Coaching
* Domestic airfare and other ground transportation
* Excursion entry fees
* Training facility entry fees
* Community service activities and supplies
* Emergency medical and political instability evacuation insurance
* Group tips for in-country assistance

Exclusions:
* International airfare
* Airport departure taxes
* ISIC card
* Overweight luggage fees
* Snacks and beverages outside of meals
* Personal spending
* Massages and sports therapy services
* Internet or cell phone access fees
* Tips for additional assistance (e.g., extra weight porter services, massage, etc)

Credit Available

yes

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Orphans
  • Recreation
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our participants are high school student-athletes and college interns who want to experience something new and exciting in an international setting while improving their fitness. Our participants are generally open-minded, curious, excited, engaged, and looking to push themselves in new ways both athletically and personally.

Age Range

14-22

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Guest House

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 18 Maximum

Scholarships are Available

We want as many people as possible to be able to participate in a STRIVE program. With this in mind, we do offer financial aid for qualified applicants who we think will both benefit from and benefit the program. Please fill out and send in our Financial Aid Application if you think this may apply to you. In addition to this, many students have had great success with personal fund-raising to help cover the cost of their trip. Please feel free to look at some of the discussion forum pages of STRIVE's facebook page to get some ideas for your own fund-raising or cost lowering strategies.

Application Process Involves

  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1-2 Weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network