Quito, Ecuador

The Quito Service Immersion Course partners with The Working Boys Center in Quito, Ecuador.
Juniors will partake in a weeklong service program. The Working Boys Center is a ministry of the Jesuits of Ecuador geared towards providing education, vocational training and life-skill development for the working children of Quito and their families. Juniors will receive service and retreat credit for this seminar.

List of 4 items.

  • Eligibility

    Juniors are eligible to participate in this program.
  • Program Expectations

    Participating in a service immersion trip is a privilege that must be approached with prayer, wisdom, and discernment. Students will need to fulfill all necessary requirements for pre trip departure, on sight experiences and post trip reflection. Students will meet with their group leaders for these preparation meetings several times throughout the school year. Students receive retreat and service credit for the completion of the program.
  • Program Costs

    Estimated at $1,800. Cost includes tuition, board, meals, travel within Quito, and entrance fees. Expenses that are not included are: round trip airfare, personal items, and services such as passport fees, phone calls, and personal spending money. (Final cost is determined by participation.) Financial aid is available through the application process. 
  • Program Dates

    This program will take place at the end of the school year in June. Final dates are determined by participation at the time of ticket purchase.

Have a Question?

Please contact Jenny Ehalt, Associate Director, Hyde Center at jehalt@bchigh.edu or 617-474-5017 to learn more about the program or to set up a time to meet.

At a Glance

Organization Name: The Working Boys Center ( website )

LocationQuito, Ecuador

Year program established: 2015

Program Theme: Service Immersion

Length of StayOne week

Group size: 10-12 students

Language RequirementsNone