¿Quién es ISE?• Intercultural Student Experiences, a nonprofit educational organization since 1972• Strong emphasis on language and cultural immersion• Mission: To inspire and educate students of the world through experiential learning across cultures.
¿Por qué ISE?• Emphasis on language usage• 40 years of experience and knowledgeable staff• 24-hour on-call emergency phone while group is abroad• ISE Student Code of Conduct• Financial aid• Health and trip cancellation insurance coverage
¿Cómo se prepara para el viaje?• As a group we will get familiar with Puerto Rico and the places we’ll visit: • Classroom discussions • Think about culture, customs, traditions with assistance from ISE’s Beyond the Classroom Wiki • Internet research for trip• Seek out additional opportunities to practice Spanish
¿Qué vamos a hacer en Puerto Rico?• El Yunque National Rainforest• Laguna Grande Bioluminescent Bay Night Kayak T• Snorkeling Excursion• Old San Juan City Tour• Cuevas de Camuy• Ponce
Detalles Importantes• Program travel dates• Approximate price • *Fuel surcharges now included in price • Add-on’s • Trip inclusions and exclusions
Seguro Médico y de Accidente• Included in program price• $50,000 maximumcoverage• Coverage details availableon ISE website
Seguro sobre cancelación por razones médicas • Included in program price • Valid for cancellation due to medical issues affecting participants or immediate family • $1,000 max coverage
¿Cómo y cuándo lo voy a pagar?
Fechas de pago - viajes de primavera Spring Programs Early Bird registration deadline: June 15 Final registration deadline: October 1 June 15 (Early Bird) $500 October 1 (final) Due with program application November 1 $800 December 1 $800 January 15 Balance
Fechas de pago - viajes de verano Early Bird registration deadline: June 15Summer Programs Final registration deadline: October 15June 15 (Early Bird) $500October 15 (final) Due with program applicationNovember 15 $1000January 15 $1000March 15 Balance
Haz un plan financiero• Consider ISE’s financial aid & fundraising• ISE Early Bird Discount: save $200• Participate in ISE’s US Hosting Program and receive a discount on your own ISE trip
Apoyo económico •ISE provides need based financial aid •Financial Aid Grant Calculator on website •Application online
¿Cómo se inscribe?• Student Application in English• Code of Conduct signed by participant & parent/guardian• $500 deposit check or money order• Save $200 with Early Bird sign-up by June 15th
Comentarios de viajeros ISE “I am so glad I went with ISE on this trip, the people, the family stay, the food, the guides, the day visits, my teacher, and my classmates all made this trip a success!” Spanish Student, WI nd pictures a f.” you see in r yoursel s not what t you find fo dent, MN bes t part i s, its wha panish Stu “…the ut in storie S b o hear a
Resumen de detalles importantes• ISE’s Puerto Rico program allows students to practice and improve their Spanish skills while immersed in the rich local culture• ISE’s Early Bird sign up allows me to save $200 and plenty of time to fundraise, submit your application and deposit by June 15 to ensure your Early Bird discount!• ¡Nos vemos en Puerto Rico!