Encounter Trips Preview

Each participant will select up to three project preferences on their application. Each project is rated on difficulty and physical fitness (See legend below).  You will need both the project number and name to insert on your application.

Note:  Projects are still being finalized with fieldworkers.  If a project is lacking information, check back later for more complete information.  You will have an opportunity to update your project preferences during your interview.

Encounter Legend

Central America

Central America Region

Project 1001:
Dominican Republic Encounter I
 
Project 1002:
Dominican Republic Encounter II
Trip Type: Encounter   Trip Type: Encounter
Date Range: TBD   Date Range: TBD
Cost Range: $2,000   Cost Range: $2,000
Length of Assignment: 8 - 10 days   Length of Assignment: 8 - 10 days
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 2
Description: Serving Haitian refugees in the region through teaching ESL, construction projects, health education, and clinics   Description: TBD

South America

South America Region

Project 1003: Amazon Encounter I
 
Project 1004: Amazon Encounter II       
Trip Type: Encounter   Trip Type: Encounter
Date Range: TBD   Date Range: TBD
Cost Range: $2,000   Cost Range: $2,000
Length of Assignment: 8 - 10 days   Length of Assignment: 8 - 10 days
Difficulty: 3   Difficulty: 3
Physical Fitness: 4   Physical Fitness: 4
Description: Amazon River cross-cultural adventure exploring diverse cultures within the Amazon rainforest   Description: Amazon River cross-cultural adventure exploring diverse cultures within the Amazon rainforest