PERU - THE DUCK CLASSIC
Working with street kids and trekking to Machu Picchu - how else would you rather spend a month of your summer??
Fundraising target: tbc
2017/18 Expedition Leader: tbc
DUCK Peru is the ultimate expedition. Now several years old, it runs like clockwork and you can see the legacies of previous DUCK groups. Be a part of something amazing, and contribute to making a real, lasting difference in the community.
The project is at a Community House in Oropesa, and runs as a lunch and after school club for impoverished street kids. Mornings are spent on team Spanish lessons, as well as renovation and maintenance of the site, afternoons are spent with the kids - helping out in arts and crafts, joining in dance lessons, leading sports workshops, and taking English classes. Weekends can be spent travelling and exploring the local area around Cusco, discovering the land of the Incas. Try out the dunes of Huacachina, take in the beauty of Lake Titicaca. And, of course, it would be daft to stay in Cusco without a visit to the local Wonder of the World. Spend the final week trekking the Salkantay route to Machu Picchu - 4 days of breath-taking scenery from glaciers to jungle, rounded off by a final day at Machu Picchu itself.
Excited? The experience of a lifetime starts now!
**More information and a leader profile will be available from freshers week. In the meantime, contact email@example.com for any questions or to register your interest now - and look out for information about the Expeditions Fair, occurring mid October. Get hyped, and get involved.