Amazon Interdisciplinary Field School 2013

Visit the Amazon Rainforest of Colombia and experience first hand the Calanoa project which is working towards a model of sustainable living in the Amazon forest. Participate in a multitude of interdisciplinary and cultural experiences, and bring to your studies a renewed depth, purpose, and global awareness.

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 at the Natural Park and boat down the Amazon.


Info Session:
Richmond Campus: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 2:30-3:30, Conference Centre side A
Surrey Campus: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2:30-3:30, TBD

Faculty Leaders:
Ross Laird & Lucie Gagne

Classes at Kwantlen Part 1 | May 6th–May 25th
Classes at Kwantlen Part 2 | June 29th–August 12th
Departure for Host Country | June 7th
Return to Vancouver | June 23rd

Tentative Itinerary:
Amazon Tentative Itinerary
More detailed information:

The program fee is $2200 and includes accommodation, in-country transportation, field trips, and most meals. Flight, personal expenses, additional meals and tuition and fees are not included.

Classes Offered:
IDEA 3100 - Interdisciplinary Expressive Arts 1

30 credits of 1100-level or higher courses

Contact Information:
Lucie Gagne
Phone: 604.599.2687

Ross Laird
Phone: 604.599.2190

Caitlin Stiles
Phone: 604.599.2603

Application Deadline:
February 15, 2013

How to Apply:
Application period has closed for 2013.

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