6 days
Dominican Republic - Estimated 15 Service Hours

Meaningful. Sustainable. Unforgettable.

Celebrate Earth Month by addressing climate change in the Dominican Republic. Throughout your tour, you’ll contribute to meaningful service projects at El Instituto del Ambiente, an institution in Jarabacoa that focuses on reforestation and the conservation of natural resources. You’ll explore this region, which is full of biodiversity, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful mountain views, and learn from experts about global and local environmental issues. Working in teams, you’ll build lasting environmental solutions that help empower the local community and leave inspired to continue taking action against climate change back home.

  • Day 1: Fly to the Dominican Republic

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Travel to El Instituto del Ambiente, an institution in the Dominican Republic that addresses sustainable land management, conservation, and reforestation 

    Attend a keynote address on taking action against climate change

    Take a campus walking tour and participate in your service project orientation and a safety briefing

    Meet your teammates and begin your service project work

    Enjoy a welcome dinner in Jarabacoa with your new collaborators 

  • Day 3: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Continue your environmental sustainability service projects at El Instituto del Ambiente

    Enjoy a whitewater rafting excursion 

    Reflect on the day’s events as a group

    Take a Caribbean dance lesson

  • Day 4: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Continue working with your team on a service project at El Instituto del Ambiente 

    Enjoy a waterfall hike

    Engage in reflection activities about your service work

  • Day 5: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Finish your service work with your team at El Instituto del Ambiente

    Share the impact and final outcome of your service project work with other teams

    Participate in a workshop with a local nonprofit 

    Hear from a closing keynote speaker

    Enjoy a Farewell Dinner

  • Day 6: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to the Dominican Republic

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Travel to El Instituto del Ambiente, an institution in the Dominican Republic that addresses sustainable land management, conservation, and reforestation 

    Attend a keynote address on taking action against climate change

    Take a campus walking tour and participate in your service project orientation and a safety briefing

    Meet your teammates and begin your service project work

    Enjoy a welcome dinner in Jarabacoa with your new collaborators 

  • Day 3: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Continue your environmental sustainability service projects at El Instituto del Ambiente

    Enjoy a whitewater rafting excursion 

    Reflect on the day’s events as a group

    Take a Caribbean dance lesson

  • Day 4: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Continue working with your team on a service project at El Instituto del Ambiente 

    Enjoy a waterfall hike

    Engage in reflection activities about your service work

  • Day 5: Service Project • Jarabacoa

    Finish your service work with your team at El Instituto del Ambiente

    Share the impact and final outcome of your service project work with other teams

    Participate in a workshop with a local nonprofit 

    Hear from a closing keynote speaker

    Enjoy a Farewell Dinner

  • Day 6: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers

  • Hotels

    5 overnight stays in hotels

  • Regional-style meals

    Dinner on day 1; breakfast, lunch, and dinner on days 2–5; breakfast on day 6

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Tour Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go

  • 15 Service Hours

    Earn up to 15 service hours that count towards academic credit and the presidential award.

  • Sustainable Service Projects

    Service hours that count towards academic credit

  • Entrances

    Dance lesson, whitewater rafting, and waterfall hike

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director, and more.
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