World Bound Ecuador
Quito, Otavalo, Cuicocha Lagoon, and more.
The adventure combines education on climate change, Indigenous viewpoints, and culinary arts to facilitate sustainable adventure travel.
World Bound Ecuador offers a distinctive experience that goes beyond a typical youth tourist retreat. It provides an opportunity to be welcomed as a guest in Ecuadorian homes, haciendas, farms, kitchens, and national parks, enabling visitors to witness firsthand the exceptional biodiversity of the region, as well as the unmistakable impact of climate change. Embracing this exceptional challenge opens up a world of unique possibilities.
Ecuador is a land of immense charm and diversity, with breathtaking natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm, welcoming people. It is home to the stunning Galapagos Islands, the towering Andes mountains, the lush Amazon rainforest, and many other awe-inspiring destinations that offer endless opportunities for adventure, exploration, and relaxation. Whether you are a nature lover, history buff, or foodie, Ecuador has something to enchant and delight you at every turn.
From years old
To years old
Under 50 campers/session
Camper / Staff Ratio
Summer Season ends on:
Jul 29, 2023
Summer Season starts on:
Jul 9, 2023
Program Areas at Camp
Environmental Awareness, Team Building & Coop Games, Language Exhange, Nature & Science, Leadership training, Outdoor skills
Other Activities at Camp
Campfires, Environmental awareness, Overnight Hikes
Native-Heritage, Global-Citizenship, World Bound Pillars:, Integrating Climate Change Principles and Perspectives, Exploring Real-world Environments, Volunteering in Communities, Practicing Life Skills, Sustaining Climate Action
Travel back in time to a bygone era of grandeur and beauty as we explore the majestic Basilica del Voto Nacional and climb up to the Virgen de El Panecillo in Quito. Admire the awe-inspiring architecture of the Basilica, with its soaring Gothic spires and intricate carvings, and discover the fascinating history behind this iconic landmark. Then, embark on a scenic walk up to the Virgen de El Panecillo, a towering statue of the Virgin Mary that offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding Andes mountains. Along the way, you will soak up the vibrant energy and culture of Quito, and gain a deeper understanding of the city's rich heritage and traditions.
Star Gazing, Story Telling
A typical morning at Camp
Embark on a thrilling adventure through the captivating Amazonian rainforest, where you can paddle across tranquil lagoons, immerse yourself in shimmering waterfalls, and hike the picturesque Ecuadorian highlands, all while surrounded by an incredible array of wildlife such as jaguars, monkeys, manatees, parrots, and many more!
A typical afternoon at Camp
You will have the unique opportunity to encounter some of these amazing species up close, many of which may not survive beyond 2030 due to the devastating impacts of climate change and deforestation. Along the way, you will gain valuable insights into the cultural and environmental significance of these organisms from knowledgeable experts and Indigenous wisdom keepers.
A typical evening at Camp
Gain invaluable hands-on experience by working with both environmental activists and mining families to better understand the impacts and driving motivations of illegal gold mining in the Amazon, while also developing your skills and knowledge under the guidance of experienced professionals.