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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. 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, volunteer on projects at Maryland’s only Heifer Global Village. Experience the day-to-day lives of different peoples and cultures around the world, and gain a greater awareness of both global and local hunger and poverty issues through hands-on learning experiences, lectures, and volunteer work. Take local action against hunger volunteering at the DC Central Kitchen.


• After exploring Heifer Global Village, perform service opportunities that match your abilities — including some maintenance projects 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 participate in several other area social service projects.

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

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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