SCC Schedules Information Meetings for Visit to Ecuador


SCC Schedules Information Meetings for Visit to Ecuador

Albemarle, NC - Join Stanly Community College (SCC) July 16-25, 2018 for a breathtaking tour through Ecuador as we explore and discover its vibrant culture, lush landscape, intricate history, exotic architecture, and diverse heritage. The bold colors, smells, tastes, and sounds of Ecuador make this majestic country a must-see.

This uniquely designed travel tour wil linclude stops in Guayaquil, Cuenca, Riobamba, Punta Ahuano (Amazon,) and Quito. We will visit beautiful colonial cities, explore a cocoa plantation where we will enjoy a chocolate tasting, ride the "Devil's Nose" train, spend two nights at an Amazon Lodge, visit the Middle of the World Monument, and explore impressive waterfalls.

We will also be arranging meetings with local Quechua families along our journey to add to the exclusive learning opportunities provided in a College travel tour. The estimated cost of the trip is $2,550 per person based on double occupancy, if confirmed by September 29, 2017. Except for a few meals, the cost of the trip is all-inclusive. Scholarships for SCC students and fundraising opportunities are available.

If you are interested in traveling with SCC to Ecuador in 2018, attend one of the two information meetings scheduled for August 30 or September 13, at the Snyder Building, Room 221 at noon, on the Albemarle Campus. Space is limited, and a deposit of $300 is due on September 29, 2017 to confirm your space on this trip. Please note that we have individuals who already reserved their spot due to the high level of interest in this trip. If you are interested in joining us on this once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ecuador, please contact Patricia Horner, SCC Global Education Coordinator, by email at phorner7499@stanly.edu or call 704-991-0395.