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Activities

Our Spanish school does not focus only on didactic teaching, we also believe in practice, by organizing daily and weekly activities for you to practice Spanish while you learn about our culture, crafts and food.

These activities also have a social assistance context, you will have the opportunity to visit local artisans that produce typical products of Guatemala, and help them to actívate their economy.

Also our activities can be varied every day, such as sports, special events, parties, cooking, dance classes, visits to museums, churches, etc. You will live a unique experience while learning the Spanish language.

Features

  • Daily or Weekly activities
  • Different activities every day
  • Visiting local crafts
  • Activities for a better learning
  • Visiting beautiful towns around Antigua
  • Activities with social projects
  • Direct participation by our students

Some of Our Activities

Visting Probigua´s Library

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Visiting Probigua´s Library

In 1999, we were able to buy a second-hand US school bus and fit it up as a mobile library with 2000 books, using funds provided by the Basel municipal and rural governments. This bus now has a fixed daily schedule, visiting various schoolsin country areas and also a teacher training college. On the bus the school children can read suitable books selected for them by the librarian and their teachers.

Activities in Yepocapa

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Activities in Yepocapa

As part of our activities , we enjoyed a beautiful day in a town called Yepocapa , we enjoyed a game of football soccer, typical food of Guatemala , we break piñatas and share with local people.

Visiting Macadamia Farm

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The Process of Macadamia Seed

We visit a farm where macadamia seed is processed, you will see the machinery used , which products are made with this seed .

Mayan´s Mornings and Afternoons

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Learn More About Mayan Traditions

Have you ever wondered what the story behing typical Mayan dress is? Or how about typical Mayan Food- have you ever wanted to learn how to make tortillas or homemade coffee over a fire? Are you interested in learning about the customs or the beautiful people of Guatemala? Then you need to check out Mañanas y Tardes Mayas!

Come learn about Mayan culture in a fun and relaxed setting. Mañanas y Tardes Mayas is an oportunity for you to learn about this rich culture, sample typical food, try on typical dress, and if you want purchase typical nad crafted Mayan articles in a low pressure atmosphere.

Chocolat Factory in San Juan del Obispo

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Guatemalan Chocolate

We visited a chocolate factory located in the town of San Juan del Obispo in Antigua Guatemala, you will see the whole process for the manufacture of Guatemalan artisan chocolate and enjoy this exotic drink, you can also enjoy a delicious Guatemalan typical lunch.

Tour of Nispero (Loquat) Wine

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Loquat Fruit in San Juan del Obispo

The loquat is a fruit representative of Antigua Guatemala, produced mostly in the city of San Juan del Obispo, it is in this place where the wine Loquat borns, famous for its sweet flavor.

Donation Activities

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Donation Activities

As part of our non-profit project , we help magnify education in Guatemala , through donation of books , desks , school construction .
We have set up 25 school libraries and 7 small mobile libraries in little wooden busses, which are left at a school for two to three weeks depending on the size of the school and then taken to another school. These mini-libraries have about 300 books each. In Nahualá, we have opened a village library with 3000 books and 2 PCs with the help of the Swiss Embassy in Guatemala. Thanks to various companies such as Novartis Basel, Mathys Bettlach, Bison Electronics Malters and Basel rural government, we have been able to adapt used PCs, install Spanish software and put them to good use again in training colleges, libraries and schools.

Tour Towns Around Antigua Guatemala

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Visit Towns Around Antigua

Antigua Guatemala is surrounded by colonial towns, with churches, squares, ruins, towns with friendly and hardworking people with different crafts, which you can visit with us.

 

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