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Global Discovery Series: Joint University Summer Trip 2017

Global Discovery Series: Joint University Summer Trip 2017

03-03-2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2017

APPLY NOW: Click Here

ELIGIBILITY: Full-time undergraduates aged 18 to 25

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Applicant must be the member of the University & College YMCA.

    • Welcome to submit the membership application form with membership fee ($30/1 year ; $80/3 years ; $110/5 years)

    • Please apply membership at the University & College YMCA office of your institution before you apply this programme

    • Membership fees cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

  2. No refund of programme fee and deposit for any withdrawal from the programme.

  3. Full refund of deposit upon completion of the programme (including 80% attendance of all pre-trip meetings/workshops and post trip activities, and completion of "Be a Global Citizen Campaign Award Scheme" Gold Award (click here for the Award details)

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAMMES:

1. Social Service & Cultural Exchange Tour in Colombia

Date:

7 - 18 June 2017 (12 days)

Destinations:

Colombia

Fee:

HK$18,500 + $1,000 deposit

Programme Details:

Participants will have the opportunity to visit the capital city of Colombia (Bogotá) and it's surroundings, while learning about some of the traditions and cultures of the South American country. Participants will also get involved in some of the social services of Bogotá YMCA along with some visits to graffiti artist, and will have a better understanding of some of the social issues that Colombians face nowadays.

Enquiry:

2616 7029 / uniycy@ymca.org.hk

Remarks:

Cost includes round trip air tickets, meal, accommodation and local transportation.

 

2. Study Tour to Egypt on Sustainability & Desertification

This programme is cancelled and no longer accepts application.

 

3. Volcano Trekking & Camping Expedition in Indonesia

Date:

1 - 9 June 2017 (9 days)

Destinations:

Indonesia (Lompok)

Fee:

HK$ 6,000 + $500 deposit

Programme Details:

This expedition will bring participants to step out of their comfort zone through a series of trekking and camping adventures as we ascend to the summit of Mount Rinjani, the second highest active volcano in Indonesia, at 3,726 metres, on the island of Lombok. Near the end of the trip, we will also visit local villages to uncover the unique cultures of Indonesia. To prepare participants to take on this challenge, a number of trekking and camping training will be organized in Hong Kong. Are you ready to dive into the wilderness to not only explore the mysterious nature but to also discover the miraculous potentials in you?

Enquiry:

3411 7826  / 2859 8091 / uniycy@ymca.org.hk

Remarks:

Cost includes round trip air tickets, meal, accommodation and local transportation.

 

4. Trans-Siberian Railway Tour

Date:

17 July 2017 - 2 August 2017 (17 days)

Destinations:

Russia, Poland

Fee:

HK$ 12,000 + $1,000 deposit

Programme Details:

Participants will depart from Hong Kong, stop off in cities along the Trans-Siberian Railway such as Beijing, Irkutsk, Moscow and Krakow. Preparation meetings and workshops are required in order to do busking in Poland and performances during the tour. Students will also make use of their performing skills to carry out voluntary service programmes. The group will be dismissed at Krakow, Poland.

Enquiry:

3400 3126 / 3943 1498  / uniycy@ymca.org.hk

Remarks:

Cost includes single trip train tickets, meal, accommodation and local transportation. Participants have to be responsible for their own returning transportation cost and insurance expenses.