Paddle to Bella Bella, British Columbia
Tribal Canoe Journey June 22 - July 17, 2014
Join local canoe families and the green team on the Paddle to Bella Bella, British Columbia for the 2014 Tribal Canoe Journey. You have the option of signing up for either half or the full journey. Students enrolling for half of the journey will earn five credits in the human ecology sequence and two credits in the archaeology sequence. Students enrolling for the full journey will earn ten credits in the human ecology sequence and two credits in archaeology sequence. Activities along the journey may include ethnobotany, wildlife tracking, museum visits, experimental archaeology, camp logistics, driving, composting on the Green Team barge, traditional food preparation, pulling in tribal canoes (when invited), observing protocol, riding in support boats and potlatch support. Transportation to and from either Edmonds or Everett Community Colleges is included with each option.
The twelve credit option will meet from June 22nd through July 17th and will travel with canoe families from Bellingham, WA to Bella Bella, British Columbia. A non-refundable study abroad fee of $1,040 is required in addition to regular tuition and fees.
The first seven credit option will meet from June 22nd through July 4th and will travel with canoe families from Bellingham, WA to Brown's Bay, British Columbia. A non-refundable study abroad fee of $520 is required in addition to regular tuition and fees.
The second seven credit option will meet from July 5th through 17th and will travel with canoe families from Adam's River to Bella Bella, British Columbia. A non-refundable study abroad fee of $520 is required in addition to regular tuition and fees.
Travel to Indonesia
Study Abroad in Indonesia June 14-28, 2014
RSVP by March 14. Students who pay the $500 down payment by March 14 are eligible for one of ten scholarships ($800 each) being offered through International Education. A community service requirement is attached to the scholarships.
Travel to Indonesia with EvCC for a two-week adventure in central Java, where you'll explore the rise of civilization and empires. Includes overnight excursions to the Bromo volcano and Hindu Javanese highlands, to Blitar to see ancient Javanese temples, and to the Indian Ocean. And there's a candlelight dinner in a temple. This is not your typical class - or your typical vacation.
Earn 1-5 credits.
$2,300 plus travel costs (airfare, travel insurance). Includes hotel, transportation, lectures, language lessons, local guides, and almost all meals.
March 14 - RSVP to Cynthia Clarke at email@example.com or 425-388-9382. $500 non-refundable deposit due.
April 15 - Full balance due to Cynthia Clarke.
|June 14||Arrival Orientation and Welcome Dinner Performance|
Morning Classes (Indonesian Language & Culture).
Afternoon meeting with local hosts for Malang city tour and urban exploration.
Morning Classes (Indonesian Language & Economics)
Afternoon visits to family small industries in Malang (Batik production)
Evening - Free to explore with local hosts
Morning Classes (Indonesian Language & Religion)
Afternoon Visits to Candi Singosari temple & Tea Plantation
Evening: Optional Excursion to Mount Kawi Javanese Mystic Site
Morning travel to Rural Pasantren & Village Church, stopping by Sugar Factory & Sugar Cane Fields
Afternoon travel to Blitar Javanese Town & Blitar town exploration
Evening: Optional Candlelight Dinner at Ancient Panatela temple
Morning visit to Candi Panataran temple
Afternoon visit to Sukarno Grave and Museum
Evening Ramayana performance
Morning visit to Balekambang Hindu Temple
Afternoon exploration of Fishing Villages, swimming in Indian Ocean
Evening campfire on Beach
Morning swimming early, and visit to Candi Jago ancient temple to introduce Tengger culture and Brahma's cauldron story
Afternoon free with hosts in Malang
Morning lecture at Ma Chung Campus on farming culture and communities
Afternoon introduction to Batu community and pairing with Batu host families
Evening community performance
Morning farming visit with Batu host families
Afternoon thank you ceremony and reflections
Evening free in Malang
Morning Courses (Indonesian Language & Tengger Culture and History)
Afternoon lecture at Brawijaya University on volcano geology, visiting geology display
Morning travel to Tengger mountains
Afternoon cultural exploration of Tengger culture, economy and religion
Morning exploration of Bromo caldera
Afternoon return travel to Malang
Afternoon host activities and meet the press
Evening thank you dinner and award sharing celebration
|June 28||Departure from Java to the United States or Bali, via Surabaya Airport|
|June 29||Optional Solo (south central Java) Excursion. 3-day tour. See a Majapahit empire temple and the first discovered Homo Erectus site.|