Travel to Colombia and experience first hand the Calanoa natural reserve located on the banks of the Amazon River. Prticipate in a multitude of interdisciplinary and cultural experiences, and bring your studies a renewed depth, purpose, and global awarness.
Explore local materials and design. Meet with local crafts and arts masters. Meet with a Shaman and understand a glimpse of his vision of the world. Search for river dolphins by the Peruvian shore. Hike through the forest of the Amayacu Natural Park and boat down the Amazon river.
Thursday, January 15thth from 1-2pm, Richmond campus Room 1820
Ross Laird, Lucie Gagne
Classes at KPU
Pre-departure orientations and classroom sessions before and after the field experience (exact dates t.b.a)
Departure for Host Country
May 22 (tentative)
Return to Vancouver
June 6 (tentative)
More detailed information: amazonfieldschool.ca
The program fee is $2,500 and includes accommodation, in-country transportation, field trips, and most meals.
Note that, flight, personal expenses, additional meals and tuition and fees are not included.
DESN 3000 Interdisciplinary Amazon Field School
30 credits of 1100-level or higher courses. Students must be nineteen years or older at the start on the course.
Denise Sturlini - Surrey Campus
Alex Leach - Richmond Campus
January 31st, 2015
How to Apply
Download, fill-out and submit the application form and your statement of interest before the deadline
Please click here to register for the pre-departure meeting