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summer programs

APPLY FOR THE NATIONAL PROGRAM AND DISCOVER AMIGOS

The National Program is a great option for those who do not live near a chapter or have too many time commitments to meet the chapter training requirements. You can work directly with our National Office Team to prepare for the trip of a lifetime! We are accepting applications on a rolling basis until April 15th.

Please use the National Program application to apply for our Summer Program and Discover AMIGOS. 

Application deadlines:

    • Fanny Pack February – March 1, 2017
      • Apply in the month of February and receive a limited edition AMIGOS Field Essentials Hip Pack! Learn more here.
    • Financial Assistance Deadline (up to $1,500) – March 1, 2017
    • Final Deadline– April 15, 2017

 

The National Program provides:

  • PRE-TRIP TRAINING
  • INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISING
  • STANDARD PROGRAM FEE
  • NATIONAL SUPPORT

 

gap programs

AMIGOS Gap Programs provide an opportunity for participants to develop leadership and problem solving skills at a critical moment before starting the next phase of their life.

  • TRAINING IN-COUNTRY
  • INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISING
  • SEMESTER OR YEAR LONG PROGRAMS OPTIONS
  • IN-COUNTRY SUPPORT


grant programs

APPLY TO THE YOUTH AMBASSADORS PROGRAM NOW

 

The Youth Ambassadors Program is a US Department of State sponsored leadership experience for 9-11th graders and adult educators/professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. As a group, Youth Ambassadors spend 3 immersive weeks abroad developing an action plan for a community project that youth participants then carry out at home for 5 months with the support of program mentors and staff. To start a Mentor Application, click here. As a Youth Ambassador, you receive:

  • FULL PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
  • DESIGN A COMMUNITY PROJECT ABROAD; CARRY IT OUT AT HOME
  • LIVE WITH A HOST FAMILY; IMMERSE YOURSELF IN PARAGUAYAN CULTURE
  • IN-PERSON HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING
  • STAFF & MENTOR SUPPORT