During this program, students will spend time on a collaborative retreat experience with Boston College High School and Loyola students, stay with host families while attending daily classes and have an opportunity to participate in a safari. Focusing on spiritual, academic and personal growth, students will be asked to step out of their comfort zones and truly embrace everything the culture of Tanzania has to offer.
Host School: Loyola High School (Co-ed Jesuit school)
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Length of Stay: Two weeks
Number of Students: 4-5Fordham Prep students will join a group of 12 students and 2 faculty members from Boston College High School.
Language Requirements: None
Grade Level: Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors.
Host Family Experience: Because cultural immersion is such an important part of an exchange program, and in an effort to keep costs reasonable, students will stay with host families during this exchange program.
Program Dates: 2 weeks in February (tentatively Feb 10-23)
Students will travel during February vacation and miss an additional 5 days of school before or after February vacation. (Students will be responsible for meeting with teachers to create a personal plan for assignments and class time missed while in Tanzania). Dates will be finalized in October.
Program Cost: approx. $2,550 -to$3,300
Cost includes tuition, board, meals, travel within Tanzania, and activity fees. Expenses that are not included are round-trip air travel (approximately $1200-1500), personal items and services such as passport fees, phone calls and personal spending money. Final cost is determined by participation financial assistance is available.