NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITY SERVICE IMMERSION TRIP Spring Break 2015 (March 6 - 13)
Through a connection to the Hopi Nation in Arizona, we will be guests of the Tribe for 4 days to provide community service work and to learn about their culture and history; art, ancient ruins, food, language, storytelling, etc.
The Hopi Tribe is a sovereign nation located in northeastern Arizona. The reservation occupies part of Coconino and Navajo counties, encompasses more than 1.5 million acres, and is made up of 12 villages on three mesas.
Travel Points of Interest
- Heard Museum 57th Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix
- Montezuma’s Castle
- Slide Rock State Park, Oak Creek Canyon
- Hopi Nation & Navajo Nation
- 5 days of Community Service
- Grand Canyon Nat’l Park
Eligibility Requirements: 9th grade or older
Proposed Community Service Projects: Housing construction, painting projects, trail gleaning, food security, firewood gathering & delivery to elders, tutoring/assisting young school children, etc.
Basic Program Cost: 7 days estimated cost $1,250 – includes airfare, transportation, food, accommodations, project & administrative fees.
Parents - please contact the community service facilitators with any questions - Hanna – firstname.lastname@example.org or Gail - email@example.com
Applications due this Friday, October 31 for our spring break community service trip to a Native American Nation in Arizona. Please complete the attached application and email to Hanna Howe or Gail Acosta. We must have at least 12 students to go. This is going to be an awesome trip!