"The homestay element of the ViviendasLeón program is uniquely powerful and adds authenticity to the experience of living and working in another community" Yvonne Blaxter, Spring break trip parent 2017

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ViviendasLeón is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate poverty by teaching capacities for self-sufficiency in rural communities and educating our youth as global citizens through service learning travel.  Learn more >>

Apply today for your family's trip to Guatemala
Announcing our new family travel program in Guatemala in 2019.  Itineraries include rural community development service projects, cultural and language immersion experiences in home stays and in rural communities, natural places to experience the unique environment of the lake region and ways that development works with the environment to sustain communities, and historic places that shape an understanding of the pre and post colonial history in and around Lake Atitlán and the Mayan highlands region.

Choose from a number of travel dates including:
March 24-30, 2019
Spring break April 14-20, 2019
Holy week April 21-27, 2019
Summer June 16-22, 2019

To Register:
To register for our Family Service trip program, please fill out our interest form here.
We will send you links to the full application form, and Orientation packet.

For an in-depth overview of the travel program, download our Travel Packet here.

Due dates and pricing:

  • Applications and deposits are due 45 days before departure
  • Final payment is due 15 days before departure
  • Travelers make their own flight arrangements: Arrive by noon on the first day of the trip, and depart after noon on the last day of the trip. Airlines include United, American and Avianca.

Price for the all inclusive trip within Guatemala is $1,600 per person for 7 days.

Contact us at our U.S. office here