6 days
Arizona
Get ready for a zero-waste, off-the-grid adventure. This volunteer trip is a natural learning experience that places you in the foothills of the Patagonia Mountains in Arizona, where ecological sustainability remains a vital issue. Explore the Me to We low-impact, environmentally friendly lifestyle at the Windsong Peace and Leadership Center and experience the difficulties being faced by communities in the region. You’ll learn important skills needed for land conservation and return home with knowledge to create a positive impact on the world and in your own community.
arizona: an ecological discovery secondary

Day 1: Arrive in Arizona
Unpack and settle into life at the Windsong Peace and Leadership Center.
-Tour the Windsong Peace and Leadership Center
-Patagonia Lake hike
-Evening module and introduction to leadership programming

Day 2: Sustainability and Conservation
Address the intersection of environmental and social issues with hands-on projects that link these two issues together.
-Morning chores
-Windsong service and permaculture project
-Sustainability presentation

Day 3: Living off the Land
Familiarize yourself with a new environment during an outdoor adventure where you'll take part in survival skill-building and environmental sustainability workshops.
-Morning chores
-Ravens-Way outdoor activity
-Astrology presentation

Day 4: Supporting the Community
Spend a day volunteering with multiple Me to We community partners, each with a unique focus on giving back to the world.
-Morning chores
-Explore Deep Dirt Farm and participate in an environmental service project
-Explore downtown Patagonia
-Free time at Windsong

Day 5: Living off the Land
Spend your last full day volunteering with local NGOs and collaborating with your peers to create a plan of action for positively impacting your home community.
-Morning chores
-Volunteer activity (ex. Native Seeds/ SEARCH Conservation Farm)
-Ideas into action workship
-Evening performance of La Danza

Day 6: Depart for Home
Say goodbye to Windsong but leave with the resources and understanding to make a positive and landing change in your own communities.
-Leave for home

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Day 1: Arrive in Arizona
Unpack and settle into life at the Windsong Peace and Leadership Center.
-Tour the Windsong Peace and Leadership Center
-Patagonia Lake hike
-Evening module and introduction to leadership programming

Day 2: Sustainability and Conservation
Address the intersection of environmental and social issues with hands-on projects that link these two issues together.
-Morning chores
-Windsong service and permaculture project
-Sustainability presentation

Day 3: Living off the Land
Familiarize yourself with a new environment during an outdoor adventure where you'll take part in survival skill-building and environmental sustainability workshops.
-Morning chores
-Ravens-Way outdoor activity
-Astrology presentation

Day 4: Supporting the Community
Spend a day volunteering with multiple Me to We community partners, each with a unique focus on giving back to the world.
-Morning chores
-Explore Deep Dirt Farm and participate in an environmental service project
-Explore downtown Patagonia
-Free time at Windsong

Day 5: Living off the Land
Spend your last full day volunteering with local NGOs and collaborating with your peers to create a plan of action for positively impacting your home community.
-Morning chores
-Volunteer activity (ex. Native Seeds/ SEARCH Conservation Farm)
-Ideas into action workship
-Evening performance of La Danza

Day 6: Depart for Home
Say goodbye to Windsong but leave with the resources and understanding to make a positive and landing change in your own communities.
-Leave for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Accommodations

    Enjoy a 5-night stay.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • Volunteer and Leadership Activities

    Volunteer, leadership, action planning and social issues activities.

  • Cultural Activities

    Experience the local culture through activities that explore relevant social and environmental issues.

  • Full-time Me to We Facilitator

    Your Me to We Facilitator stays with your group 24/7, handling all tour logistics and facilitating post-project reflection activities.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

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

  • Expert Tour Planning

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

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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