Timeline & Itinerary

Please review the important dates and a summative trip itinerary below.


Pre-Trip Itinerary


Online registration opens. 50% of program fee is due upon registration

Fridays, 4/11, 5/2, 5/16, & 6/6, 9am and/or 12pm PST

30-60 minute conference call to learn about trip & ask questions.  


Online registration DEADLINE. Email or mail travel packet upon registration


Final 50% of program fee is due

8/10, 2pm-5pm

Pre-Trip Meeting at Saint Mary’s College of California (if possible / optional)


Trip Itinerary

Friday, 8/15

Depart. (for some travelers). If you arrive on 8/15 you will need to arrange your own accommodations for Friday evening. There are several hotels near the Guatemala city airport.

Saturday, 8/16

Depart, Arrival & short tour of Guatemala City, Lunch, Check in at Tecpan, Group Introductions & Dinner

Sunday, 8/17

Breakfast, Optional mass, Visit Chichicastenango Market, Visit Atitlan Lake, Lunch, Return to Tecpan, Dinner & Debrief

Monday, 8/18

Breakfast, Community Welcome Ceremony, Solidarity Project, Lunch, Solidarity Project, Conversation with community members, Migration film & discussion, & Dinner

Tuesday, 8/19

Breakfast, Solidarity Project, Lunch, Solidarity Project, Cultural Exchange, Migration discussion continued, & Dinner

Wednesday, 8/20

Breakfast, Service Project, Lunch, Service Project, Conversation with community members, Mass & Dinner

Thursday, 8/21

Breakfast, Visit local market in Tecpan, Tour Iximche Mayan Ruins, Lunch, Solidarity Project, Civil War Presentation & Discussion & Dinner

Friday, 8/22

Breakfast, Solidarity Project, Closing Ceremony, Travel to Antigua, Visit Micro Credit Project, Free time in Antigua and Final dinner

Saturday, 8/23

Breakfast, Brief tour in Antigua (if possible) and go to airport. Departure. If possible please plan on evening flight. 

Sunday, 8/24