Justifi Spring Break w/Penn Hillel
Justifi Spring Break Trip to Nicaragua
march 6th - march 13th
featuring UPenn Hillel and Justifi staff.
Special Partner Trip with University of Pennsylvania Hillel, Limited Space Available for Students from All Universities.
Have an Unforgettable Adventure:
Travel like a tourist, experience the country like a local. Hidden experiences, unparalleled access, and deep adventure make your trip incredible.
Travel with Incredible Peers:
Travel is better with friends. Meet inspiring, passionate peers and make memories, together.
Make a Difference:
Give back where it's needed most, alongside leaders from local, grassroots organizations. Teach children, paint murals, get a little messy, and make a lasting impact.
Incredible Cultural Experiences: Incredible, non-commercial, and hidden adventure activities that typical tourists never experience. Bring your camera (or your GoPro) to capture the memories.
Safe, Secure, Awesome: Our fearless leaders do the hard work to make sure your trip goes smoothly. You just show up, ready for the adventure.
Open to participants 18-22 from all levels of Jewish observance.
Trip Costs: $1,299 Plus Airfare
Fundraising and Multiple Installments Available.
Already Accepted? Pay Your Deposit and Register Here.
LEARN AND EXPLORE THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS
Explore Esteli, in the heart of the Nicaraguan highlands, learn about the environmental devastation that is happening in Nicaragua. Get trained in methods and best practices in conservation work and visit successful local conservation projects.
GO REMOTE! OVERNIGHTS IN RURAL LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Spend 2 days in the pristine countryside with local community, teach environmental sustainability with local children, build small infrastructure to support sustainability projects, and teach in local school centers.
CULTURE AND SPANISH COLONIAL CHARM IN GRANADA
Explore the rich cultural heritage of Nicaragua in one of the oldest Spanish colonial cities in Central or South America. Volunteer projects with children in the outskirts of town. Bonus Activities: Boat cruise through 365 islands in Lake Nicaragua, Swimming at Laguna De Apoyo - a gorgeous crater lake in a dormant volcano!
SHABBAT AND BEACH FIESTAS IN SAN JUAN DEL SUR
Finish the trip strong with a multi-cultural Shabbat with Israeli backpackers in the Pacific coastal town of San Juan Del Sur, one of Latin America's most infamous backpacker hotspots. Enjoy a final night of fiestas at local discotheques before catching an early morning flight back home.
EVERYTHING INCLUDED IN YOUR PROGRAM COSTS:
Simple, clean guest house accommodations for all nights of the program. Wifi available most parts of the program.
IMPACTFUL SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECTS
Meeting with and working hand in hand on real projects making a discernible difference with several of the best NGOs working to address local issues of sustainability and education.
ALL DOMESTIC TRANSPORTATION
Safe and secure transportation around the country for you and your belongings.
QUALITY, DELICIOUS [KOSHER] FOOD:
All breakfasts and lunches included, plus dinner most nights of the program, with option to purchase your own food as desired.
Unforgettable and off-the-beaten-path adventure activities that will make you never want to leave.
International Airfare is NOT Included
Additional optional and recreational activities (Massage, Shopping, Spa Treatments)
3rd meal on some days of trip (Kosher option always available)
Tip to Local Tour Guides (about $15-$20)