Medellín Spring

MEDELLÍN SPRING

UN Sustainable Development Goals in Action
Join students from around the world for an incredible program of Creativity, Activity & Service in breath-taking Medellín, Colombia

13-19th and 20-26th October
Medellin, Colombia
13-18 years
Appropriate for individual students or student groups

Exclusive 7-day itinerary
FOR ONLY $699 (USD) pp

The CAS Trips Way

Designed by IB teachers for IB students, CAS Trips are re-defining educational travel.

Engaging the International Baccalaureate’s 7 Learning Outcomes, CAS Trips not only introduces students to incredible new cultures but strives to develop conscientious young global citizens.

Creativity

  • Street Art & Graffiti
  • Sustainable cooking class
  • Live Colombian Music
  • Coffee tasting workshop

Activity

  • Introduction to Yoga
  • Rafting
  • Zip lining
  • Salsa Class
  • Eco walks

Service

  • Cooking challenge
  • Plant nursery challenge
  • Reforestation
  • UN SDG’s CAS Project Challenge

The Itinerary

Medellín, Colombia

Over the last two decades, Medellin as a city has transformed into one of the most sought-after travel destinations in South America.

Colombia is quickly becoming the place to travel in South America and in was declared the 2nd best place to visit in 2018 by The New York Times.

Medellin, dubbed the City of Eternal Spring, also leads the way in social and environmental innovation with a list of international awards to boot.

Day to Day Highlights

DAY 1
  • Arrival at the airport and check-in
  • Tour around Medellin’s centre
  • Introduction to Medellin Spring and trivia quiz
DAY 2
  • Organic farm challenge
  • Yoga class
  • Cooking challenge
  • Reflections Session
DAY 3
  • Tour of Comuna 13
  • Graffiti Workshop
  • Salsa Class
  • Souvenir shopping
DAY 4
  • Reforestation Challenge
  • Environmental Awareness Eco walk
  • Introduction to forestry
  • Coffee tasting workshop
  • Live music
DAY 5
  • Rafting or zip lining in Rio Claro Jungle
  • Eco walk in Rio Claro
  • UN SDG’s CAS Project Challenge
  • Bonfire with marshmallows
DAY 6
  • Rafting or zip lining
  • Face painting, natural style!
  • Pizza night in Santa Elena
DAY 7
  • Souvenir Shopping
  • Check-out
  • Departure from Medellin International Airport

Enrolment closes 15th July 2018.
BOOK EARLY
to avoid disappointment.

CAS Connect!

Students, Parents and Teachers can keep track of all the essential trip information such as schedules, packing lists and important contacts, in our easy-to-use online user portal, CAS Connect!

Food & Accommodation

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EcoHotel Terrabella Room

Medellin Spring 2018 will be based at ECOHOTEL TERRABELA.

With comfortable, airy rooms, this vast Ecohotel is surrounded by lush forest in the countryside just 20 minutes’ drive from Medellin city centre.

Amenities include ensuite rooms, a restaurant, large common area, hammocks, games room, terraces, garden and Wi-Fi internet.

Payment

School groups

We have a limited amount of 50 places per camp and are operating on a first-come, first-served basis.

We are offering 1 FREE teacher place for every 10 students enrolled in your group.

To guarantee your group’s place we require a 30% non-refundable deposit ASAP:

1) FULL PAYMENT

Schools must make a collective 30% non-refundable deposit payment by international bank transfer ASAP but no later than 15th July 2018.

2) BALANCE PAYMENT

The remaining full balance payment must be paid by international bank transfer no later than 01st September 2018.

Payment methods accepted: Bank transfer, and all major Debit and Credit Cards via PayPal*.

For more information about our payment options and to request a copy of CAS Trips full terms and conditions, please CLICK HERE

*PayPal payments will incur an additional 7.9% fee

Visas

Citizens of the following countries need a visa to enter Colombia: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lesotho, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Oman, Qatar, Central African Republic, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Thailand, Tanzania, Tajikistan, East Timor, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu , Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Consular Offices of the Republic of Colombia do not require any authorization to grant a visa.

Get in Touch

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