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LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA

Service Learning: Rebuilding Lives and Homes With Habitat for Humanity

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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Itinerary for Mar 11 — Mar 16, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of Cajun Country. Just minutes from UL Lafayette, Vermilionville, and other tourist attractions. Approximately 3.0 miles from airport.

Contact info:
1801 W. Pinhook Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508 USA
phone: 337-769-9408
web: www.thehotelacadiana.com

Room amenities: Complimentary high speed internet, 32" flat panel television,mini-fridge, coffee station, blow dryer, iron & ironing board. Microwave available upon request.

Facility amenities: Seasonal outdoor pool, fitness room. Complimentary laundry facilities, 24 hour business center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65
Arrangements must be made directly with the hotel. (337) 769-9408

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Monday, March 11 - Arrival at hotel; welcome and orientation
Afternoon: Participants may check into the hotel after 2:00 pm. We will meet at 4:30 for the program orientation, going through the weekly itinerary and engaging in a fun local vocabulary lesson. Casual dinner at the hotel or local restaurant.

Dinner: Included.

Lodging: Hotel Acadiana

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of Cajun Country. Just minutes from UL Lafayette, Vermilionville, and other tourist attractions. Approximately 3.0 miles from airport.

Contact info:
1801 W. Pinhook Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508 USA
phone: 337-769-9408
web: www.thehotelacadiana.com

Room amenities: Complimentary high speed internet, 32" flat panel television,mini-fridge, coffee station, blow dryer, iron & ironing board. Microwave available upon request.

Facility amenities: Seasonal outdoor pool, fitness room. Complimentary laundry facilities, 24 hour business center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65
Arrangements must be made directly with the hotel. (337) 769-9408

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, March 12 - Work at the Habitat site; Film about the history ...
Breakfast: Included.

Morning: Travel to the Habitat site; work through the morning.

Lunch: Box lunch on site.

Afternoon: Continue to work at Habitat site.

Dinner: Local Cajun restaurant TBA.

Evening: Film - Against the Tide: The Story of the Cajun People in Louisiana

Lodging: Hotel Acadiana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of Cajun Country. Just minutes from UL Lafayette, Vermilionville, and other tourist attractions. Approximately 3.0 miles from airport.

Contact info:
1801 W. Pinhook Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508 USA
phone: 337-769-9408
web: www.thehotelacadiana.com

Room amenities: Complimentary high speed internet, 32" flat panel television,mini-fridge, coffee station, blow dryer, iron & ironing board. Microwave available upon request.

Facility amenities: Seasonal outdoor pool, fitness room. Complimentary laundry facilities, 24 hour business center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65
Arrangements must be made directly with the hotel. (337) 769-9408

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, March 13 - Work at the Habitat site; Cajun Jam Session
Breakfast: Included.

Morning: Morning spent at Habitat work site.

Lunch: Box lunch on site.

Afternoon: Continue work on site.

Dinner: Local Cajun restaurant.

Evening: Jam Session with local Cajun musicians.

Lodging: Hotel Acadiana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of Cajun Country. Just minutes from UL Lafayette, Vermilionville, and other tourist attractions. Approximately 3.0 miles from airport.

Contact info:
1801 W. Pinhook Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508 USA
phone: 337-769-9408
web: www.thehotelacadiana.com

Room amenities: Complimentary high speed internet, 32" flat panel television,mini-fridge, coffee station, blow dryer, iron & ironing board. Microwave available upon request.

Facility amenities: Seasonal outdoor pool, fitness room. Complimentary laundry facilities, 24 hour business center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65
Arrangements must be made directly with the hotel. (337) 769-9408

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Thursday, March 14 - Work at the Habitat site; Learn about local food ...
Breakfast: Included.

Morning: Morning spent at Habitat work site.

Lunch: Box lunch on site.

Afternoon: Continue to work on site.

Dinner: Local Cajun restaurant

Evening: Class: Learn about local food traditions.

Lodging: Hotel Acadiana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of Cajun Country. Just minutes from UL Lafayette, Vermilionville, and other tourist attractions. Approximately 3.0 miles from airport.

Contact info:
1801 W. Pinhook Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508 USA
phone: 337-769-9408
web: www.thehotelacadiana.com

Room amenities: Complimentary high speed internet, 32" flat panel television,mini-fridge, coffee station, blow dryer, iron & ironing board. Microwave available upon request.

Facility amenities: Seasonal outdoor pool, fitness room. Complimentary laundry facilities, 24 hour business center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $65
Arrangements must be made directly with the hotel. (337) 769-9408

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Friday, March 15 - Work at the Habitat site; Dinner & dancing at Pon...
Work at the Habitat site; Dinner & dancing at Pont Breaux's Cajun Restaurant (formerly Mulate's).

Breakfast: Included.

Morning: Morning spent at Habitat work site.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Continue to work on site.

Dinner: Included.

Evening: Dinner and dancing at one of our most famous local restaurant / dance halls. Live Cajun music.

Lodging: Hotel Acadiana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Saturday, March 16 - Swamp tour
Breakfast: Included

Morning: Swamp tour! (This activity could be changed due to inclement weather.)

Lunch: Departure after lunch (by 1:00).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Lafayette, LA
Downtown LafayetteShops, live music, restaurants, art museums, planetarium
For additional information, visit: www.lafayettetravel.com/
Heymann Performing Arts Center1373 S. College Rd., Lafayette, LA 70503
For additional information, visit: www.ticketmaster.com/venue/221705/
University Art MuseumThe University Art Museum's Permanent Collection consists of more than 1,500 works of art, including paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, and photographs. This collection represents 18th, 19th and 20th century Louisiana, as well as the United States, Europe and Japan. Hours of operation: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday - Closed Ticket prices: Adult $5 Senior Citizens $4
For additional information, visit: www.louisiana.edu/UAM/

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
2 Performances

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