How much does it cost to join a team?
Cost is $3000 per adult; $2500 per student (high school). This covers the flight, food, transportation, and almost all other costs. Remaining funds go towards the house materials. A tax receipt will be issued for the full amount paid.
How many people are on a team?
A team can be between 10-13 people. It can vary depending on the team members wishing to go at that time.
Is there a minimum age?
The minimum age is 16 years and they must be accompanied by a legal guardian or parent. There is no maximum age but you must be in relatively good shape.
Do I need any experience?
No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn!
Where do we fly from and with what airline?
We fly out of Toronto with Avianca airlines. This is a Central American airline that flies direct from Toronto to San Salvador. The flight is 5 hours.
When are the trips?
Generally the trips are in the winter months; January, February and March. This is the summer, or dry season in El Salvador. The exact dates are agreed upon by the participating members.
Is there free time for tourist activities?
Tourist activities are worked into the itinerary. Based on the interests of the group, there are many activities available. Volcano climbing, zip line, waterfall swim, Pacific Ocean swim and/or visit Mayan ruins are just some of the options available.
What is the temperature like?
Temperature is hot and dry. Average temperature is 28C. Towards the end of November it gets windy. The rainy season runs from April to Mid October.