Sample Schedules

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Two Semester Schedule Overview

Semester One
  • Registration Day is the 2nd Sunday of September
  • 6 Weeks of program orientation, instruction, service and adventure in Manitoba
  • 6 Weeks or service adventure and semester debrief in Alberta/B.C.
  • Ends the first week of December
Semester Two 
  • 2nd week of January, Depart for International Location
  • 1 Week of Orientation in South Africa or Guatemala
  • 11 Weeks of learning, service and adventure
  • 1 Week of Debrief in South Africa or Guatemala
  • Graduation Weekend in mid-April in Winnipeg, Manitoba 
 
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One Semester French/English Schedule Overview

  • Registration day is the 2nd Sunday of September
  • 2 Weeks of orientation and instruction in Manitoba
  • 3 Weeks service, adventure and instruction in Quebec
  • 5 Weeks of service, instruction, and adventure in Burkina Faso
  • 2 Weeks of service and debrief in France
  • Graduation is on the 1st Sunday of December
 
Canada Sample Schedule*

First Semester of the Two Semester Program

Registration Day

Week 1: Canoe Trip, orientation to Outtatown program, Manitoba

Week 2: Community building and instruction, Manitoba

Week 3: Urban Plunge, service and learning, Winnipeg Manitoba

Week 4: First Nations Learning Week, Manitoba

Week 5: Instruction, Manitoba or Saskatchewan

Travel to Alberta

Week 6: Instruction, Alberta Travel to British Columbia

Week 7: Instruction, British Columbia

Week 8: Urban Plunge, service and learning, Vancouver British Columbia

Week 9: Instruction, service, church visits, British Columbia

Week 10 #1: Instruction, British Columbia

Travel to Alberta

Week 11: Semester Debrief, Alberta

Week 12: Ski Day and free days, Banff Alberta

Travel home for Christmas break  

 

Guatemala Sample Schedule*

Second Semester of the Two Semester Program

Depart for Guatemala

Week 1: Orientation at a retreat centre, Instruction on Guatemala history and culture, Antigua area

Week 2: Spanish classes and homestays, San Juan del Obispo

Week 3: Spanish classes, homestays, service and cultural activity, San Juan del Obispo

Week 4: Service, build project and retreat/adventure weekend, Panajachel

Week 5: Spanish classes, homestays, service and Pacaya hike, San Juan del Obispo

Week 6: Spanish classes, homestays, service and cultural activity, San Juan del Obispo

Week 7: Service and learning with MCC, adventures in Semuc Champey

Week 8: Knowing Yourself units and adventure, Lago Ixobel and Tikal

Week 9: Spanish classes, homestays, service and cultural activity, San Juan del Obispo

Week 10: Spanish classes, homestays, service and cultural activity, San Juan del Obispo

Week 11: Small groups service week, various locations

Week 12: Debrief at a retreat centre, Antigua area

Week 13: Beach weekend, flight home, and grad weekend

 

South Africa Sample Schedule*

Second Semester of the Two Semester Program

Depart for Johannesburg

Week 1: Orientation at a retreat centre, Johannesburg area

Week 2: Service and learning about Apartheid, Soweto

Week 3: Afrikaner culture, history, and homestays, Pretoria

Week 4: Debrief and adventure, Cape Region

Weeks 5-6: Service and learning, Stellenbosch

Week 7: Service, peace and conflict resolution learning, and Coloured homestays, Strandfontein

Week 8: Debrief and adventure, Eastern Cape

Week 9: Knowing Yourself units, Mdumbi

Week 10 #1: Zulu experience and service, rural Kwazulu-Natal

Week 10 #2: Indian culture, history, and homestays, Durban

Week 11: Service at Project Gateway and Drakensberg hike, Pietermaritzburg

Week 12: Debrief at a retreat centre, Johannesburg area

Week 13: Safari, flight home, and grad weekend


Burkina Faso Sample Schedule*

One Semester Program

Registration Day

Week 1: Canoe trip and orientation, Shoal Lake and Winnipeg

Week 2: Instruction in St. Boniface, Winnipeg

Week 3: Instruction, service, and Francophone homestays, Quebec City

Week 4: Instruction and adventure, rural Quebec

Week 5: Urban Plunge, Montreal

Weeks 6-10: Cultural learning, adventure, and service, Orodara and Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Week 11: Service, Paris, France

Week 12: Travel and debrief, rural France

Grad weekend

 

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