Travel: Alternative Spring Break (American Home)

Deadline for Applications: November 15, 2017 and December 1, 2017

Help one or more community organizations, such as the Youth Health and Education Center, Regional Veterans’ Home, Karl Liebnicht Orphanage, Russian Orthodox Church, Handicapped Children’s Association “Light”, while interacting with Russian university students and others and experiencing the wonders of provincial Russia.

Dates: March 3-11 and 10-18, 2018 (Saturday-Sunday)

Housing: Home stays (with home-cooked breakfasts and dinners)

Excursions: Vladimir, Suzdal and Bogoliubovo (UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

Program Fee: Approximately $510 (depending on the number of participants)
Fee includes room and board, excursions, transportation from/to Moscow airport, visa invitation, Russian language lessons, on-site administrative support;
Fee does not include visa application expenses (~$280), airfare, lunches, public transportation in Vladimir (~$0.25/ride), health/travel insurance

Leaders: Dr. Alexei Altonen (American Home Director of Special Projects), David Johnson (Vanderbilt University), Vladimir State University English students, American Home staff, and others in and around Vladimir

Group size: 5-10 participants (a minimum of 5 participants is generally required for each group)

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