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SHARPSBURG, MARYLAND

Ending Hunger Through Education: Help Build a Heifer Global Village

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Program #16151RJ
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.
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. There’s 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.
Working with Heifer International, help construct buildings at Maryland's only Heifer Global Village. Through hands-on learning, experience the day-to-day lives of different peoples and cultures by stepping into replicas of homes from around the world. Gain a greater awareness of world hunger and poverty, and enrich your own knowledge assisting DC Central Kitchen.


Highlights

• After exploring Heifer Global Village, perform service opportunities that match your abilities — including construction, maintenance and groundskeeping.
• Experience authentic homes and culture unique to Guatemala, Mozambique, Kenya, China, Thailand, the United States and a refugee site.
• Provide a helping hand at a Washington, D.C., food kitchen to prepare meals for delivery to area feeding stations, and serve at local Maryland food shelters.

Program Notes

Upon arrival at DC Central Kitchen, participants will be required to sign a waver and an assumption of risk form, which DC Central Kitchen requires from all volunteers working at the kitchen.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Working five hours a day. Standing in soup kitchen four hours.

Coordinated by Shepherd's Spring Outdoor Ministry Center.


Our Value Promise To You

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

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4.4
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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