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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Volunteer on projects at a Heifer International Global Village, D.C. Central Kitchen, a Habitat for Humanity site, and more. Gain a greater awareness of hunger and poverty issues through hands-on learning experiences, lectures, and volunteer work. Promote awareness and education by helping maintain one of only four Heifer Global Villages, combat hunger in our nation's capital, and help provide adequate housing through Habitat for Humanity.


• At Heifer Global Village, participate in experiential learning programs, explore traditional housing from around the world, and help make this experience possible for others through maintenance projects.
• Change lives and improve communities by working at a Habitat for Humanity project and by helping D.C. Central Kitchen prepare 5,000 free meals for those in need in Washington, D.C.
• At the Brethren Service Center, assist with the processing and quality control of school health kits, baby health kits and handcrafted articles from artisans in the developing world.

Activity Notes

Work 5 to 6 hours a day. Habitat for Humanity projects are active construction sites with construction-related work/activities. Standing, lifting, unloading boxcars and trailers at Brethren warehouse. Standing 4 hours in soup kitchen.

Coordinated by Shepherd's Spring Outdoor Ministry Center.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences


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