Ecuador + Galapagos Islands: Summer 2021

CMC is diligently watching the status of all future trips as it relates to COVID-19, and will provide updates to trips statuses no later than eight weeks prior to departure.

We will be offering a four week trip that will include a Spanish language immersion experience as well as Environmental Science studies.

Ecuador is uniquely positioned to offer an experience in an array of in the alpine environment of the Andes, the jungle environment of the Amazon, and the maritime experience of the Galapagos Islands.

This four week trip offers:

A two week stay in the Andean capital of Quito.  During this time students will live with and Ecuadoran family, participate in Spanish immersion classes and excursions around Quito.  These excursions include hiking trips to glacial volcanoes in the area.

A week stay in the Amazon.  Students will stay at an Eco lodge and continue their Spanish immersion classes.  Students will have the opportunity to hike in old growth forest, explore the Napo River ecosystem and learn how to make chocolate from cacao beans, among other activities.

Four to Five days exploring the Galapagos Islands.  This is an exciting new edition to our Ecuador trip!  Details are unfolding.

Trip dates: June 6-July 2, 2021

Courses: ENV 101 SPA course (depends on individual student’s level) 7-9 credits

Tuition: See current in-district, in state and out of state CMC Tuition Rates

Program Fee: $3580.00
Subject to change due to uncertainty brought about by CoVid-19

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2021

Trip Leaders

Koch, Carol

photo - Carol Koch

Carol Koch

Associate Professor of Spanish
970-569-2914 |

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Loes, Timothy

Timothy Loes

Associate Professor of Science/Biology
970-569-2944 |

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Galapagos Islands
Middle of the World
Cotopaxi Volcano
Otavalo Market, Otavalo, Ecuador
Ahuano, Ecuador
Quiltoa Lake, Ecuador
Cotopaxi, Ecuador
Puerto López
Quito, Ecuador