Arcos: High School Programs in Argentina

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Experience the limitless potential of this incredible South American country. Arcos Journeys Abroad offers engaging journeys to explore a variety of places and topics that are unique to Argentina. Study Spanish in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires with its historic neighborhoods and rich culture. Perform community service and learn about issues facing Buenos Aires and the people working to solve them. Study the Arts through photography, printmaking, and theater. Travel to Misiones, in the tropical north, to volunteer at a rural school and feel the awe-inspiring power of Iguazu Falls. Fly to Patagonia and the snowy peaks of the Andes for a unique ski and snowboard camp at Cerro Catedral, South America’s premiere winter sports center. Argentina with Arcos Journeys Abroad has something for everyone!

Highlights
  • Participate in daily activities such as city tours, museum visits, cooking and dance classes
  • Cross the Rio de la Plata to Colonia, Uruguay, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • See Iguazu Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world!
  • Visit an Argentine cowboy ranch and horseback ride with the gauchos
  • Experience the music and artistry of a tango dance performance

Summer 2021!

Now accepting for summer 2021! Programs in June, July, and August.

Popular Programs

Snowboarder in Cerro Catedral, Argentina

Keep those ski and snowboard skills sharp this summer at Cerro Catedral in Bariloche, Argentina! Travel to Argentina during the height of the South American winter season. Located in Patagonia, and set on the slopes of the Argentine Andes, you will experience South America’s premiere ski center. Top-notch instructors will work with you daily. Excursions are included to area highlights. Start your program exploring the best of Buenos Aires before flying to Bariloche for adventure and fun!

Iguazu Falls National Park

Explore environmental education, community service, and cultural exchange in Argentina. Work alongside teenagers in Buenos Aires and learn about recycling projects to improve the city and build a cleaner future. Participate in engaging activities and city tours. Travel to the tropical region of Misiones and volunteer at a rural school with elementary children and learn about the challenges facing remote communities in Argentina. Revel in outdoor adventure at Iguazu Falls National Park.

Student volunteers at Ronald McDonald House in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Combine community service work with Spanish classes in Buenos Aires, Argentina! Learn about the economic and social issues facing Buenos Aires through your community service placement while you contribute to those in need. Spanish classes at a Cervantes Institute enhance and complement your experience. Participate in engaging cultural activities such as a cooking class, tango dance class, and city tours. Excursions included to Colonia, Uruguay, a gaucho ranch and the El Tigre river delta.

Street mural in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Participate in daily workshops focusing on the arts in Buenos Aires. Each week explore a different artistic area. Learn about photography, printmaking, and theater with local artists and professionals. No prior experience needed! Spanish classes are included to learn more about Argentine culture and to enhance your experience. Gather inspiration from this cosmopolitan city with daily activities and city tours. Excursions included to Colonia, Uruguay, a gaucho ranch and the El Tigre river delta.

Students in Spanish class in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Study Spanish in Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America! Take Spanish classes in a 19th century building in the historic city center. Explore the city’s vibrant neighborhoods of La Boca, San Telmo, and Recoleta. Attend a tango performance. Participate in museum visits, a cooking class, a tango class, and language exchanges. Visit a working Gaucho ranch for horseback riding and a traditional asado. Cross the Rio de la Plata to Colonia, Uruguay to explore the old Portuguese fort.

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