BECOME A CCS AMBASSADOR-
FREE TRIPS
FOR ADULT LEADERS

Are you an adult leader who plans to offer a volunteer school group program with your students in the upcoming year but would like to gain the first-hand experience of our programs beforehand?

Squads Abroad  offers complimentary ‘Ambassador Trips’ on select dates (including airfare) for qualified Key Club Advisors, High School teachers, College Faculty, counselors, coaches, administrators or group leaders.  While staying as a group at our home-base accommodations, our Country Director will guide two full days of workshops, volunteer placement site visits, and engaging cultural activities you would potentially offer your students on a future Squads Abroad trip.  Take advantage of the opportunity for professional development while returning home with a sense of confidence and purpose.   To organize a group of students at your school to form a Squad Abroad and take on a valuable volunteer initiative while broadening their cultural perspective!

Ambassador Trips

WHO?

Any Adult Educator who is considering a future Squads Abroad volunteer school group program.

Ambassador Trips

WHAT?

Complimentary travel programs for that include roundtrip airfare, in-country transportation, shared lodging, 3 meals-a-day, and organized activities.

Ambassador Trips

WHERE?

Azrou, Morocco

Cartago, Costa Rica

Tecpan, Guatemala

Volta Region, Ghana

Lima, Peru

Ambassador Trips

WHEN?

UPCOMING SESSIONS​

 

GUATEMALA AMBASSADOR TRIP- JULY 31-AUGUST 3, 2018

Call or Email if Interested!

Ambassador Trips

HOW MANY?

We reserve 12 spaces per date offering.  Ambassador Trips are available to educators on a first-come, first-serve basis pending approval for select dates.

Ambassador Trips

How?

Potential ambassadors should submit an online application (below). Applicants will be contacted and approved by the Squads Abroad Director, Erik Werner.

GUATEMALA ITINERARY

JULY 31-AUGUST 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 31:

  • *Ambassadors travel to Guatemala City (GCY) and/or meet at La Aurora International Airport by 2pm.  (Ambassadors are welcome to travel down early and/or stay later to travel independently at their own expense)
  • CCS van transport from the airport to the Home-base located 2.5 hour from the airport in the town of Tecpan.
  • Settle into the Home-base
  • Delicious dinner and orientation with Director Juan Carlos Buonafina

Wednesday, August 1:

  • Welcome Breakfast,  Orientation, and Overview of CCS Programming
  • Visit volunteer sites and project initiatives.
  • Lunch at the home-base
  • Community tour of Tecpan and the surrounding area
  • Tour Maya ruins at nearby Iximche Archeological Park
  • Dinner at the home-base
  • Evening Cultural Activity

Thursday, August 2:

  • Breakfast at the home-base
  • Visit volunteer sites and project initiatives.
  • Lunch at the home-base
  • Visit a local farm and pottery workshop (cultural activities)
  • Dinner, Closure and Trip Evaluation at the Home-base
  • Evening free-time

Friday, August 3:

  • Early morning airport shuttle provided from Tecpan to Guatemala City (GCY)  La Aurora International Airport for flights departing after 12 noon.  
  • Optional/independent travel recommended to Antigua and/or Lake Atitlan at the Ambassador’s expense.

*Approved Ambassadors are awarded a $350 travel voucher to book their airfare independently online at the booking site provided.  Any additional airfare costs must be initially assumed by the Ambassador but are eligible for full reimbursement upon successful enrollment of a future Squads Abroad group trip.

Ambassador Trips

Ambassador TRIP Application

(only 12 spaces available)

Submit the brief application below to apply for our upcoming Ambassador Trips. After your application is submitted, our Squads Abroad Director, Erik Werner, will be in contact asap to schedule a phone meeting with you to discuss trip details and arrangements.

Ambassador Trips