WEEK WITHOUT WALLS

WEEK WITHOUT WALLS

Through WWW, students become engaged in experiential learning by partaking in service, action, or investigation. Experiential learning is one of the essential components of developing what educators refer to as the "whole child," and it is one of the major building blocks in helping each CAC student to reach his or her potential. In learning through participating in hands-on projects and to work as members of a group to achieve major goals students internalize learning and develop a stronger sense of responsibility, perseverance, passion, and creativity.

Students are often deeply impacted by these kinds of experiences, fondly remembering them long after their days at CAC are over. These experiences help to define CAC students and may guide them toward future ideals and decisions that will shape their world in ways that we may never be quite to measure through tests and exams.

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    -  March 20: Trip offerings and registration process introduced to students.
                        - Details about each WWW experience posted on this site.
                        - Trip Preference Forms available on this site and in the High School Office.
                        - Optional information session for parents and students from 7:00-8:00 pm in room MS 115.
    -  March 30: Trip Preference Form and a copy of the photo page of the student’s passport due in the High School Office. (Students turning in forms after this date will receive the lowest priority for trip selections.)
    -  April 6: Trip lists finalized and announced to students; Trip Verification forms available for students to pick up and take home to parents.
    -  April 13: Trip Verification Forms and other documentation due in the High School Office. (Students turning in forms after this date risk losing their place on their preferred trips.)
    -  May 18: First payment (50%) due. (Students paying after this date risk losing their place on their preferred trips.)
    August 16: Final payment due.

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  • SELECTION PROCESS Open or Close

    Though WWW experiences can vary in size, most are designed with 15-20 students in mind, and almost all experiences have a certain number of spaces allocated for students in each grade level. On most WWW experiences, there are roughly equal numbers of students from each grade level represented.

    The selection process happens as outlined below:
     1 - After carefully considering the trip descriptions on this website, students and families complete a "Preference Form" outlining a student's top TEN (10) preferences for his/her WWW experience. Preference forms can be downloaded via the links above or picked up in the HS Office. This form and a copy of the photo page of the student’s passport are due in the HS Office on March 30.

    2 - In the HS Office, all students returning for the 2017-2018 school year are numerically listed in alphabetical order as they appear on CAC grade rosters. Then using a random generator from random.org, a small group of teachers generate a random sequence and begin selecting students from the roster list based on the generated sequence. Students are thus placed in their highest priority WWW selection listed on their preference form, based on availability of WWW places. Remember that WWW experiences are made up of students from all grade levels, which means that for most WWW experiences, only 3-6 spaces per grade level are available.

    3 - The student is then placed in a WWW experience. The student receives a WWW Verification Form to be signed by a family member. Once the Verification Form is signed and submitted, a family is financially obligated for the chosen WWW experience and the student should not move into another trip. Payment instructions are included on the verification form. This form is due April 13.

    4 - Once the Verification Form is submitted to the HS Office, families submit payments to the CAC Cashier. One half (50%) of the payment for the WWW experience is due on May 18. The rest is due on August 16.

    After trip rosters are finalized, teacher trip leaders will meet with students and provide detailed itineraries for the trip.

    Families signing the Payment Verification Form who are unexpectedly transferred over the summer can apply for a full refund of the payment made this year.



2017-2018 TRIPS

In Cairo Trips

Description First semester of Senior year can be a challenging experience. Whether applying to university or completing assessments, it is a time when students are expected to be independent, responsible, and to do their best work.
  Description Al Sorat farm is located in Giza, just off of the Mariotia Road about 4 km NW of the Pyramid of Djoser. Here is a link to a NY Times article about the farm.
  DescriptionThe workshop's main objective is to provide students with the knowledge and confidence to be able to use a photographic camera and to produce quality pictures.
  Description/ItineraryMake this WWW a week to remember with the video evidence to prove it! Join filmmaker and CAC-alum Ryan Blocher in a video production bootcamp.

Description

First semester of Senior year can be a challenging experience. Whether applying to university or completing assessments, it is a time when students are expected to be independent, responsible, and to do their best work.

For IB Diploma students, it is even more difficult with the Theory of Knowledge essay, Extended Essay, CAS reflections, Written Assignments, and Internal Assessments. The aim of the Academic Retreat is to provide IB Diploma students in Grade 12 time to complete university applications and essays and IB assessments. Faculty will be available in a select few disciplines to provide support while students work independently through an agenda that they set for themselves.

Program cost: none

Fitness Level: any

 

Description

Al Sorat farm is located in Giza, just off of the Mariotia Road about 4 km NW of the Pyramid of Djoser. Here is a link to a NY Times article about the farm.

Below is a tentative itinerary:

Day 1 - Depart CAC at approximately 8:30 am. Students will be introduced to the farm. The day's focus is on organic farming techniques and food production in an arid climate. Return CAC at approximately 3 pm.

Day 2 - Depart CAC at approximately 8:30 am. Students will concentrate their efforts on the farm's goats, focusing on veterinary care, milking, and cheese-making. Return CAC at approximately 3 pm.

Day 3 - Depart CAC at approximately 8:30 am. Students will make veterinarian rounds to the local farmers in close proximity to Al Sorat Farm. Return CAC at approximately 3 pm.

Day 5 - Depart CAC at approximately 8:30 am. Students will focus on the farm's fowl - chicken and geese. Return CAC at approximately 3 pm.

Day 5 - Depart CAC at approximately 8:30 am. Students will focus on the farm's horses. Students will ride in the afternoon. Return CAC at approximately 3 pm.


Operator: Al Sorat Farm, Maryanne Stroud (owner)
Program cost: LE 1,200 (includes lunch as well as daily transport to and from the farm)

Fitness Level: any

 

Description

The workshop's main objective is to provide students with the knowledge and confidence to be able to use a photographic camera and to produce quality pictures.

The workshop is divided into three parts: 1) foundations of digital photography, 2) street photography, and 3) digital editing.

Students will be photographing Cairo street scenes and people.

Students are responsible for the cost of lunch out or on campus every day.

Organizer: Hernan Ribadeneira Orellana.

Requirements: Each student will need to bring his/her own camera or use one provided by the school. Each student will need his/her own high quality memory cards.

Tentative itinerary:
Each session begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3 or 4 pm.
CAC provides the daily transportation. Most days, the group departs CAC Back Gate at 8 am, returning to CAC Back Gate at 1 pm for lunch. Lab editing and processing sessions begin at 2 pm and last for 1-2 hours each day.

Day 1: Introduction to Photography - Foundations; shoot at the Citadel.
Day 2: Shoot at El Azhar Mosque.
Day 3: Shoot at El Azhar Park.
Day 4: Shoot at the Cairo Zoo.
Day 5: Shoot in Zamalek; final editing; showing of work

Program cost: LE 3,000

Fitness Level: any

 

Description/Itinerary

Make this WWW a week to remember with the video evidence to prove it! Join filmmaker and CAC-alum Ryan Blocher in a video production bootcamp.

Not sure about editing? Have an idea for a script but don't know where to start? Want to join a crew on a shoot? Or are you just dying to be the one on a set to call ACTION? Join us for five intense days covering all sides of video production. See your projects screened in the CAC Theater!

Teams of students will be working with laptops, iPhones, cameras, and iPads. Sessions will last during the day and may extend into the evening hours.

On the first day, students will come up with a storyboard and pitch an idea for a short film.

For the next two to three days, students will be filming on location at a destination of their choice, supervised by the teacher.

On the last day, students work to complete their final edits and then show their films to their peers.

Organizer: Ryan Blocher, videographer and CAC alum. Mr. Blocher is a filmmaker, writer and producer in Los Angeles. He is currently completing thesis work for an MFA in Film at American University in Washington, D.C. Before beginning his MFA, he worked in China producing commercial media content for international clients and Red Star Media. A lifelong traveler and storyteller, Ryan was a student at CAC for four years before attending Woodstock School in India and UCLA for his undergraduate studies.

Equipment: iPhone (smartphone) or iPad; laptop helpful but not essential. CAC video and editing equipment will be used throughout.

Program cost: LE 5,000

Fitness Level: any

Out of Cairo Trips

  Description Students who are curious about college options, hungry for knowledge, and thirsty for self-exploration will thrive on this trip.
  Description WWW Kenya is a service trip organized by the provider Me to We. Students will be involved in a variety of different projects intended to remove barriers to education for the people of a WE Villages community.
  Description The Aswan Service trip will be on the banks of the beautiful Nile River in one of the most amazing cities in Africa, Aswan, rich with its pharaonic culture.
Description WWW Berlin will focus on the elements of history and design that create the unique experience of Berlin.
  Description Students will challenge themselves on this exciting WWW trip. Through a variety of outdoor activities, such as rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, and trekking,
Description After completing this trip, students will be PADI-certified divers!
  Description WWW India is a service trip organized by the provider Me to We. Students will be involved in a variety of different projects intended to remove barriers to education for the people of a WE Villages community.  
Description This trip to Italy will take artistically-inclined students to the Tuscan Hills between the cities of Lucca and Pisa.
Description This trip will take students to Tokyo and Kyoto to experience ancient and modern culture in the Land of the Rising Sun.
  Description This WWW experience gives a small number of students in grades 11 and 12 the opportunity to serve as mentors on the Grade 7 Prime Trip to Marsa Alam on the Red Sea.   Prior to the trip the HS mentors will meet with the trip leaders from Dayma to prepare and lead activities related to the trip themes of coral reef assessment and community service. Mentors will also assist in leading the grade 7 students on a trek, setting up a camp, and devising camp activities. Operator: Dayma Program cost, including flight: LE 12,300Room and Board: Marsa Nakari Village and one night of tent camping, meals included.Fitness Level: Moderate--some trekking required.
Description This WWW experience follows an interdisciplinary "academics & action" focus, centering on stays in the city of Marrakech and the mountain village of Imlil  
  Description WWW Swiss Leadership Camp is a program that combines specific leadership sessions with various outdoor challenges in the alpine setting of Les Mosses, Switzerland.

 

Description

Students who are curious about college options, hungry for knowledge, and thirsty for self-exploration will thrive on this trip.

Be prepared to explore, question, learn, plan, and build relationships with your peers. Students will visit a range of private and public universities in California; driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Student preference, by simple majority, will determine the final list of colleges to be visited. This will be a dynamic trip, a fun trip, and most importantly - a journey to help plan for your future. We will travel by van and foot.

Schools in the area (exact schools TBA)
UC Berkeley
USF
Academy of Art University
Stanford
Santa Clara
Occidental
Caltech
Chapman
Claremont Colleges
UCLA
UC Irvine
USC
Pepperdine
UC Santa Barbara

Visa:
Families with students registering for this experience may be required to obtain a visitor visa for visiting the United States, depending upon nationality. Consult the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs website for specific information. Note that visa information is subject to change.

Flight cost: LE 14,600 estimated
Program cost: $1575 (visa not included)

Room and Board: Double and triple hotel rooms with wifi and breakfast included; price also includes lunch and dinner each day. We will have one large alumni dinner event, where students can talk to CAC graduates.

Fitness Level: medium; lots of walking

 

Description

WWW Kenya is a service trip organized by the provider Me to We. Students will be involved in a variety of different projects intended to remove barriers to education for the people of a WE Villages community.

Activities could be laying bricks, digging wells to provide clean waters, or planting crops. Every day of the trip is made up of a combination of building activities, unique cultural experiences, and leadership skill building modules.

Students who have previously traveled to Tanzania for WWW may have a particular interest in this trip, as it will give them to opportunity to see and take part in the more advanced efforts Me to We has made in Kenya.

Students will travel to Nairobi and will stay in a hotel for one night. The next day they will travel to Maasai Mara, where they are going to volunteer. On their way they will stop at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint, where thousands of animals pass through annually for the great migration.

Activities will include a village water walk, a safari with a Maasai warrior, Rungua making, and visits to an all girls secondary school, a health clinic, and a WE Villages farm.

Vaccination Information:
A yellow fever vaccination is required to re-enter Egypt from Kenya. Students need to provide proof of vaccination before applying for the visa to Kenya and should carry their yellow vaccination card with them to and from Kenya.
A cholera vaccine is also recommended.

The yellow fever vaccination can be done at the quarantine office in the arrivals hall, Terminal 1, Cairo International Airport. An appointment is not necessary. The vaccination is valid for life--if a student has been vaccinated already, it is not necessary to get the shot again as long as the student has the yellow card.

Other activities may include:
Medicine Walk and Masai Warrior Training
Maasai Storytelling
Community Visits
Beading with Maasai Mamas
Swahili Lessons
Mulot Market Visit

Visa
Families with students on this trip will be responsible for obtaining a tourist visa. The visa process can be started online here. Note that visa information is subject to change.

Operator: Me to We

Flight cost: LE 8,600 estimated
Program cost: $2,075 (visa cost not included)

Room and Board: One night in a hotel in the Nairobi suburbs, and the rest in a comfortable, tented camp compound maintained by Me to We; all meals provided except during airport transit.

Fitness Level: Medium - the group will be walking/hiking; light lifting may be involved

 

Description

The Aswan Service trip will be on the banks of the beautiful Nile River in one of the most amazing cities in Africa, Aswan, rich with its pharaonic culture.

Students will be teaching English and learning about the fascinating Nubian culture. We will spend around 5-6 hours per day teaching and engaging in cultural exchanges through activities such as learning new dances and drawing, while also touring some of the amazing sights around Aswan.

Program location:
The program will be in Hesa Island, Aswan, Egypt.

Other activities may include:
A tour to Abu Simbel, one of the ancient historical temples in Aswan, will be provided.
Orientation session before the program begins.
Training for volunteers and materials for teaching.
Visiting one of Aswan's amazing islands, the Plant Islands.
Visiting Aswan Dam
Visiting Naser Lake
Visiting Philae temple
Visiting Edfu temple
Visiting Obelisk
Visiting Gharb Suheil

Cost including flights and program: LE 10,100

Operator: Have a Dream.

Room and Board: Students will stay tents in Hesa Island by the Nile River and will be provided with three Nubian meals a day.

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Description

WWW Berlin will focus on the elements of history and design that create the unique experience of Berlin.

Design and technology are used with food, shelter, learning, entertainment, historical preservation, sustainability efforts, and much more. We will include elements that share Berlin's unique history and the current efforts to preserve and share it.

We will also visit examples of design in the areas of unusual experiences, such as the dark restaurant and EXIT Berlin; manufacturing, such as BMW motorcycles; entertainment, such as Hinterm Horizont and the Blue Man Group; and architecture, such as OlympiaStadion and Central Berlin. We will consider the issue of sustainability with a tour of the Kreuzberg neighborhood and a visit to BAU International, a Berlin university with a program in Design Tech.

We will also focus some time specifically on technology at the amazing Games Science Center and Phaeno (an enormous interactive museum of science and technology exhibits). While we're in Berlin, we couldn't skip one of the pillars of modern design, so we will visit the Bahaus Museum.

We will further focus on the history of 20th century Berlin by doing a walking tour of East and West Berlin, The Brandenburg Gate and downtown, and an interactive cold war experience and an artistic recreation of the Berlin Wall.

This trip is intended to be an overall consideration of the unique combination of technology, history, and design that have created modern Berlin.

Visa
Note that visa information is subject to change.
US citizens: Not required
Egyptian citizens: required, details online, but a visit to the German embassy will be required
Citizens of EU member states: no visa required (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Liechtenstein)
Other nationalities, please see the details online.

Flight cost: LE 6120
Program cost: $1850 (visa cost not included)


Room & Board: Students will stay in a hotel near Central Station in Berlin.
Most meals pre-arranged; a few will be open for students' choice of eating establishment (€200 is budgeted for this purpose and included in the cost listed).

Fitness Level: Moderate, walking tours up to 4 hours included in this trip; extensive daily walking required.

 

 

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Description

Students will challenge themselves on this exciting WWW trip. Through a variety of outdoor activities, such as rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, and trekking,

they will learn to face personal challenges and work as a team. As they go, students will learn backcountry skills and principles, such as river navigation, paddling techniques, trail etiquette, knot tying, map reading, top roping, belaying, and Leave No Trace. They will also learn about river ecosystems, farming techniques, and Croatian history.

Visa: Families with students on this trip will be responsible for obtaining a tourist visa. For further information, check the Croatian Embassy in Egypt website. Note that visa information is subject to change.

Mandatory Equipment
Please see the detailed packing list (click here for details). All students will be required to bring their equipment to school for a mandatory equipment check.
Students will be provided with waterproof pants and jacket as well as wet and/or dry suits for the water activities.

Operator: 40/40 Adventures/Huck Finn

Flight cost:LE 8700 
Program cost: $2100 (visa cost not included)
Room and Board: Camping and mountain huts. All meals starting with Lunch on October 6th are included. Students will need to pay for their own breakfast on October 6th and lunch and dinner on October 12th.

Fitness Level: High - the group will be hiking, rock climbing and kayaking.

 

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Description

After completing this trip, students will be PADI-certified divers!

Depending on their level of experience, students have the option of taking an Open Water course, and Advanced Open Water course, or a Reactivation Open Water Course.

This trip will begin with after school sessions in September for fitting of equipment. There will also be required 2-hour classroom sessions after school from October 1-4. The tentative schedule has students doing required 2.5 hour pool sessions at CAC from October 5-8, with a day of rest on October 9. Students will travel to Hurghada by bus on October 10 and return October 13.

Costs: LE 24,200 (includes course, transportation to Hurghada, dives, equipment, certification, hotel stay, and all meals at the hotel except drinks)

Operator: Dr. Hussein Ramadan
Room and board: 4 day/3 night stay in a beach-side resort at the Sharm El Naga Resort
Fitness Level: must be a swimmer!

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Description

WWW India is a service trip organized by the provider Me to We. Students will be involved in a variety of different projects intended to remove barriers to education for the people of a WE Villages community.

 

These projects could range from school building, to tree planting, to restoration. Every day of the trip is made up of a combination of building activities, unique cultural experiences, and leadership skill building modules. Students will also visit the City Palace and Rankakpur Temple.

Students will travel to Udaipur, India. Then they will be transferred to accommodations near the WE Villages community in Rajasthan Province where they will volunteer.

Other activities may include:
Henna Workshop
Hindi Lessons
Visits to Kumbhalgarh fortress
Morning Yoga Lessons
Community Visits
Samosa Making
Visit to the Old City Market and a local tailor
Bollywood dancing Lessons
Morning in the Village
Nature Walks

Visa: Families with students on this trip will be responsible for obtaining a tourist visa. For further information, check the Indian Embassy in Cairo. The visa process can be started online here. Note that visa information is subject to change.

Operator:
Me to We

Flight costLE 10,500 
Program cost: $1850 (visa cost not included)

Room and Board: Most of this trip will be spent in a comfortable, tented camp compound maintained by Me to We, located about two hours outside of Udaipur in Rajasthan; all meals provided except during airport transit.

Fitness Level: Medium - the group will be walking/hiking; light lifting may be involved

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Description

This trip to Italy will take artistically-inclined students to the Tuscan Hills between the cities of Lucca and Pisa.

After two days exploring museums and gardens in Florence, students will spend the remainder of the week at La Vigna Studios. Students who are currently enrolled in visual arts classes or who have a keen interest in the visual arts are encouraged to apply for this trip.

During a week of fine art workshops with "master artists" and intensive studio investigations, students will be encouraged to explore a variety of the following possibilities: fresco painting or egg tempera, life drawing, printmaking or assemblage sculpture. The week will also include field trips to local art and natural history sites during the day. The program will be tailored to support students interested in taking their art-making to the next level, including students with advanced and intermediate art experience. Students will focus on studio work and keeping up with an in-depth artistic journal.

In the evenings, students will have the option to continue work after hours in the studio at the farmhouse accommodation; other activities such as nature walks and a culinary lesson will also be offered in the evenings.

Visa: Not required for US and EU citizens. Egyptian citizens must have a Schengen visa. Egyptian families are advised to begin this process in early August. Note that visa information is subject to change.

Flight cost: LE 6,835
Program cost: $1600 (visa cost not included)
Approx Euro 100 max spending money needed for snacks and an optional art-supply shopping trip in Florence. Any souvenirs/additional shopping are optional. Opportunities for shopping will be limited.

Room and Board: Two nights at a hotel in Florence. Meals in Florence are included in the trip price. Four nights in San Bernardo di Calci, a spacious and charming agriturismo, within close walking distance of La Vigna Studios -- accommodation includes a swimming pool, two spacious farmhouses, and central heating (if needed). All meals provided. Meals with vegetarian and halal options will be available upon student dietary restrictions.

Fitness Level: Moderate to Fit--extensive daily walking required in Florence, and daily walks up and down steep Tuscan hills.

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Description

This trip will take students to Tokyo and Kyoto to experience ancient and modern culture in the Land of the Rising Sun.

The trip blends the WWW themes of studying culture, engaging in service, and experiencing nature.

Students on this trip will experience a completely different culture and engage in hands-on learning about Japanese traditions. They will explore the ways ancient culture influences modern society. They will visit UNESCO World Heritage sites and study painting with a Japanese master. They will experience cutting edge technology and life in a vibrant economy. They will also learn about food transportation networks, analyze food shortages, and prepare food for the homeless. They will also take in some of the beautiful nature of Japan by hiking the Philosopher’s Trail.

*This trip departs October 5 after school.

Visa:
Not required for US citizens.
Required for Egyptian citizens, details online.
Not required for many other foreign nationals; details online.
Required for other foreign nationals not listed above; contact the Japanese Embassy.
Note that visa information is subject to change.

Flight cost: LE 11,000
Program cost: $1600 (visa cost not included)

Room and board: Accommodation at youth hostels in Tokyo and Kyoto.

Fitness Level: any (cable cars and accessible options available for all hikes)

 

Description

This WWW experience gives a small number of students in grades 11 and 12 the opportunity to serve as mentors on the Grade 7 Prime Trip to Marsa Alam on the Red Sea.


 

Prior to the trip the HS mentors will meet with the trip leaders from Dayma to prepare and lead activities related to the trip themes of coral reef assessment and community service. Mentors will also assist in leading the grade 7 students on a trek, setting up a camp, and devising camp activities.

Operator: Dayma

Program cost, including flight: LE 12,300
Room and Board: Marsa Nakari Village and one night of tent camping, meals included.
Fitness Level: Moderate--some trekking required.

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Description

This WWW experience follows an interdisciplinary "academics & action" focus, centering on stays in the city of Marrakech and the mountain village of Imlil

 

Although aspects of service and hiking are built into this experience, this WWW is also an opportunity for students to compare the languages and cultural expressions of Morocco to those in Egypt.

In Marrakech students will visit a traditional market, Dar Si Said (Museum of Moroccan Arts), and Ali ben Youssef Medersa (a Quranic learning center dating back to the 14th century).
During their 3-day village stay in Imlil, students will hike in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, visit a local school, and engage in some community service.

Visa: Note that visa information is subject to change.
Not required for US citizens. Required for Egyptian citizens, details online, but having a travel agent handle your visa requirements is highly recommended
Citizens of the following countries, no visa required (Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Republic of the Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guinea (Conakry), Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, , Niger, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, and Venezuela).

Packing list:
CAC Trip - Equipment and Kit list.pdf

Operator: Wild Guanabana

Flight cost: LE 7,000 
Program cost: $1450 (visa cost not included)

Room and Board: equivalent 2-3 star hostel or B&B in Marrakech. Village stay in Imlil. Full board. Students will want to bring the equivalent of $100-$200 USD for spending.

Fitness Level: Moderate to high, walking tours up to 4-6 hours included in this trip; extensive daily walking required.

 

Description

WWW Swiss Leadership Camp is a program that combines specific leadership sessions with various outdoor challenges in the alpine setting of Les Mosses, Switzerland.

The SLC program, called Every Second Counts, tells students, “Raise your standards and reflect this in your goals and actions by effective self evaluation. Build confidence, raise self-esteem, stimulate motivation, improve communication skills and develop personal leadership qualities.”

The camp will include a variety of leadership modules: Time and Stress Management, Communication Skills, Goal Setting and Priorities, Team Roles and Elements, and Personal Learning Plans. Students will explore these modules by challenging themselves through a variety of exciting outdoor activities, under the supervision of experienced trainers and mountain guides.

Excursions and outdoor activities may include:
Glacier Expedition
Mountain Hiking
Camp Fire and Music
High Altitude Ropes Course
Rock Climbing
First Aid Training
Bowling and Goolfy Night
Excursion to Authentic Cheese Factory
The Boat Game
United Nations visit

Visa: Information about which nationalities require visas can be found here. Note that visa information is subject to change.

Operator: The Swiss Leadership Camp

Flight Cost: LE 6,385
Program Cost: $1,775 (visa cost not included)

Room & Board: Students will stay in two mountain Swiss chalets. All meals provided except during airport transit.