News & Events
News & Events
August 8, 2014
Take a “spring” break in Mexico on Ocean County College’s World of the Maya Travel Seminar, March 14 - 22, 2015. On this nine-day/eight-night guided archaeological and cultural journey, participants will visit some of the most impressive and beautiful Maya sites of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Space is limited. Registration is on a first-come/first-served basis. Registration Deadline: December 10.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age and out of high school. Members of the community are welcome to participate on a non-credit basis. Students will be enrolled in three college credits. Scholarships are available for OCC students.
With a Maya archaeologist guide, travelers will explore major archaeological sites, including Spanish colonial towns and markets. Visit traditional Maya villages with lunch in a typical Maya home, meet a practicing Maya shaman for a blessing ceremony, and swim in ancient sacred Maya cenotes, entrances to the Maya underworld. Participants will also take a boat trip through the extraordinary Rios Lagartos Nature Reserve to see wild flamingos, hawks, and crocodiles. The travel seminar concludes with a stay at the white sandy Caribbean beaches of the Maya Riviera at a sanctuary for wild sea turtles.
Tour Package: round trip airfare on US Airways; hotel accommodations; eight breakfasts, eight lunches, eight dinners; Mexican ground transportation in private air conditioned vans; admission and guided tours at each site; round trip shuttle between OCC and airport; meal tips, taxes, OCC instruction, tuition, and fees.
Not Included: personal expenses, airline baggage fees, tips, activities, some meals, or services not specifically listed.
Cost: $3,051 (Ocean County residents); $3,138 (Out-of-County residents); $3,384 (Out-of-State residents).
Single Room Supplement: $675.
For information or an application, contact Prof. Christine Kitchin at 732-255-0400, ext. 2421 or firstname.lastname@example.org.