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Give & Surf’s three month Gap Year Semester in Panama is designed to provide a hands-on educational experience that is service-oriented and immerses participants in the local culture. This unique opportunity allows participants to volunteer, learn Spanish, and participate in a wide range of activities & excursions in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Participants will volunteer in the local schools by helping to teach preschool & primary school and leading extracurricular activities. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with staff, volunteers and community members from around the world. Integrated into the curriculum & experiences are the key themes of service learning, social & environmental responsibility, and teamwork.
Sample weekly schedule:
|8:30- 12:30||Volunteer w/ Preschool||Spanish Lessons||Volunteer w/ Preschool||Spanish Lessons||Volunteer w/ Preschool||Volunteer at Community Center||FREE DAY|
|12:30- 1:30||Group Lunch in local community or in town|
|1:30- 5:30||Lesson & activity planning for the week||Volunteer at Community Center||Excursion to Red Frog Beach (dif activity each week)||Volunteer at Community Center||Errands in Bocas Town (Wifi, laundry, groceries)||Snorkeling trip to Coral Key|
|6-8||Cook family-style dinners||Dinner in town|