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Join Storytelling Delegation to Nicaragua in July

Storytelling Delegation to Leόn, Nicaragua - July 26 – Aug 2 2015

The New Haven/Leόn Sister City Project invites you to join a family oriented delegation (families with kids middle school age or older are welcome to join the group) to Leόn, Nicaragua this summer 2015. The trip is to experience the cultural and economic realities of the current Nicaraguan community through sharing stories and experiences between the generations and with members of the rural Nicaraguan community of Goyena.

Delegates will:

  • Participate in a community project and share in the learning process.
  • Use storytelling activities to deepen understanding and create our own stories to take home.
  • Get to know life in Nicaragua through homestays and daily participation in the rural Goyena community.
  • Tour Leon historical and cultural highlights while learning about current economic, cultural, and political realities in Nicaragua
  • Explore natural beauty of Nicaragua via excursions to nearby cultural, historic and environmental locations.
  • Stay with host families in Leon.

 

The cost of trips is $1200 per person or $2000 for a parent and child together.  (Price includes housing, food, transportation, translation, all workshops and site visits).  Partial scholarships are available.

 

Apply ASAP to: Susan Bramhall at sbramhall@newhavenleon.org

or : Chris Schweitzer at nh@newhavenleon.org

 

For more information about New Haven Leon SCP and other delegations go to www.newhavenleon.org or write to Chris at nh@newhavenleon.org or call 203.562.1607http://www.newhavenleon.org/homehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL50E5z8VVk

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