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Guatemala: Anthropology & History

A TC3 International Travel Experience

Date: Spring Break 2014

Cost: $2,400


Program Cost Includes

  • Roundtrip airfare
  • 9 nights in local hotels, students will have an option
    to stay some nights with a host in village
  • Van transportation in Guatemala
  • Some group meals
  • Group activities and excursions
  • Insurance (mandatory)

Guatemala study abroadThis amount does not include passport fees, vaccination costs, tuition, customary gratuities, personal beverages, snacks and some meals, any applicable baggage-handling feeds imposed by the airlines, personal spending money, or entrance/exit taxes.

General Itinerary

Rural Guatemala is an intriguing mix of the modern and traditional. Join us for a service learning experience in the enchanting highlands of western Guatemala. We will visit and work in indigenous Mayan communities in order to best experience their rich anthropology and fascinating modern history.


Scholarships may be available for qualified students through the TC3 Office of Financial Aid, room 101.

Course Offered

ANTH 260, Fieldwork in Anthropology, 3 credits
HSTY/POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 credits


Guatemala study abroadTina Stavenhagen-Helgren
Professor of anthropology. She has worked with Maya Guatemalans in central New York and in Guatemala, including co-leading three TC3 trips to Guatemala. Contact Tina in room 241, at 607.844.8222, Ext. 4201, or by Email.

David Flaten
Professor of history and political science. He has lived, worked and traveled extensively in Latin America, including co-leading three previous TC3 trips to Guatemala. Contact David in room 241, at 607.844.8222, Ext. 4229, or by Email.