1 Day / 1 Goal 500 gifts = $50,000

As part of our end of fiscal year countdown, an anonymous donor has generously issued a challenge to the entire BC High community. The donor will give $50,000 to The Fund for BC High if, over the span of 24 hours, we receive 500 gifts. 

Hyde Center for Global Education

Dominican Republic

In collaboration with the Institute for Latin American Concerns (ILAC), this program aims to provide students with a cross-cultural experiential learning project as well as perform community service.
Students will visit an orphanage, may witness Jesuit ministries at the Haitian-DR border & participate in a home stay. Students will receive service credit for this program.

List of 4 items.

  • Program Dates

    This program will run for one week, and is expected to take place over April vacation week. 
  • 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 will recieve retreat and service credit for their participation in this program. 
  • Eligibility & Application Process

    Juniors are eligible to apply
  • Program Costs

    Estimated at $1,500 - Cost includes tuition, board, meals, travel within the Dominican Republic, 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.  

Have a Question?

Contact Daniel Carmody, Executive Director of the Hyde Center, at carmody@bchigh.edu.

At A Glance

Organization Name: Institute for Latin American Concerns of Creighton University

Location: Dominican Republic

Year Program Established: 2005

Program Theme: Service Immersion

Length of Stay: one week

Group size: 10 – 12 students

Language Requirements: None