Amazon Interdisciplinary Field School 2014

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 Sessions:

Thursday, December 5th from 3-4pm, Surrey campus, G1140

Thursday, January 23rd from 12-1pm, Surrey campus, G1140

Thursday, February 6th from 12-1pm, Richmond campus, R2510

Faculty Leaders
Ross Laird, Lucie Gagne


Classes at KPU 

May 5 

Departure for Host Country

May 8

Return to Vancouver

May 23

Tentative Itinerary
More detailed information:

The program fee is $2450 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.

Classes Offered
IDEA 3100 - Interdisciplinary Expressive Arts 1

30 credits of 1100-level or higher courses 

Contact Information
Lucie Gagne

Ross Laird

Denise Sturlini

Application Deadline
February 14, 2014

How to Apply 
Application period has closed for 2014.

Pre-departure meeting.
Please click here to register for the pre-departure meeting

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