January 2017 Peacemaking Travel Study Seminar to Guatemala and Costa Rica

Are you interested in traveling with other Presbyterians to Central America to look at climate change, environmental justice, and peacemaking issues? Plan now to join the Travel Study Seminary in January 9-20 to Gautemala and Costa Rica: “Peacemaking, Climate Justice and Faith in Central America.”

San José Open Air Market
Open market in San Jose

Participants in the Peacemaking Program’s Travel Study Seminars will be:

    • Inspired by experiences in cross-cultural and global contexts that are addressing peace and justice issues
    • Equipped to bear witness to all that they have seen and heard and to strengthen their peacemaking witness
    • Connected to partners engaged directly in peacemaking and justice work.

The seminar cost is currently estimated to be $1,995 (per person, double occupancy). This includes all seminar expenses (including all meals, accommodations, programs, tips, tours, in-country transportation and airline ticket between Guatemala and Costa Rica). International travel from and returning to the U.S. is not included.

International Travel
Participants are responsible to book their own flights from and returning to the United States.  Arrivals on January 9 must be to Guatemala City La Aurora Airport (GUA) and departures on January 20 must be from San José Airport, Costa Rica (SJO) Participants may book these tickets only after they have received acknowledgement of their admission in the seminar and their itineraries have been reviewed by seminar leadership.

Application Process
Applications will be available and may be submitted for this Travel Study Seminar through October 1, 2017. Applicants will be notified by October 15. A  deposit of $500 is required shortly after acceptance to reserve your spot in the seminar. Download this PDF document application form to apply:  Travel Study Seminar Application 2017

To learn more, download the flyer, or see other Travel Study Seminars, go to: Presbyterian Peacemaking Program.


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