Scenes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Contra dance, and an Appalachian music concert at the Swannanoa Gathering
Building friendships and cultural awareness through a shared experience engaging in experiential and physical challenges. Substantive exposure and immersion to Appalachian Folk Arts, culture and outdoor activities. Deepening intercultural skills and knowledge through exposure to a wide range of cultural traditions that engage the mind, body and spirit. Includes facilitated and informal dialogues with participants and a community of others.
This program is a “pilot” program to increase intercultural learning within a domestic setting. As such, we're prioritizing student applications but this program is also to Gannon Staff. We can only take 8 persons (plus two program leaders) as we'll be traveling in a 12-seater van.
Applications are due by Friday, June 7th. Participant group will be confirmed by Friday June 14, 2019. Please contact Sarah Speir at 814-871-7132 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
APPLY: HERE (Engage-U) For questions contact or stop by the Office of Global Support & Student Engagement in 202 Beyer Hall, email@example.com / Tel: (814) 871-7132
Food (not included) estimated cost at $15/day = $150
Excursion Costs: $160 (Bike Rental, Museums, Concerts, and Dances)
Lodging ($10/night) = $90 (Appalachian Folk School)
Total Cost: $250 / Program Schedule
* Open to All Gannon Students and Staff