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Experience Fiji with Carey Business School. Registration ends 11/11

Adventure Leadership Trek in Fiji

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Adventure. Culture. Leadership

January 6-17, 2017

Contact: Mike Doyle at mdoyle@jhu.edu

Register through SIS by selecting BU.003.893

Program Description
Experience the cultural adventure of a lifetime! Participants will spend ten days in the beautiful South Pacific Island country of Fiji. We will immerse in Fijian culture as we kayak to remote tribal villages and live, work and play with the tribal families. Throughout our journey, we will learn to cook with earth ovens, hike scenic trails for fresh fruit and snorkel one of the largest and healthiest coral reefs in the world.

Students will focus on enhancing individual and team performance, learn and apply appropriate leadership models and provide/receive structured feedback on their role and contributions within the group. Trip logistics will be outfitted by Tamarillo Active Travel who will provide us with local guides to teach us about life in Belize.

Trip Details

Dates: January 6-17, 2017

Course Topics:

  • Multicultural Competence – learning from Fijian lifestyle, business operations, cultural traditions
  • Personal Leadership Styles and you influence others
  • Team Dynamics – understanding norms, behaviors and roles of a high performing team
  • Emotional Intelligence – developing empathy, interdependence and resilience when working with others in difficult and unfamiliar situations
  • Outdoor Adventure Skills – camping, kayaking, navigation, cooking

Program Fee: ~ $2500 includes:

  • Program and guide fees
  • All lodging and in-country transportation
  • Group camping gear
  • All group meals and snacks while camping (we will provide at least 2 full meals a day)
    **International airfare not included. Approx. ~$1600 from DC area airports

No previous kayaking or camping experience necessary. Students should be comfortable being in the natural outdoors for multiple days with limited access to technology, showers and indoor bathrooms.


Register through SIS by selecting BU.003.893 Experiential Leadership Development Seminar: Belize

  • Non-credit course, but course will appear on your transcript and can be applied to resume
  • Course fee will be charged to student accounts
  • Registration deadline is: November 11, 2016

Travel information

  • Must have a Passport that is valid for at least 6 months after you depart Fiji (July 17, 2017)
  • Additional travel visas are NOT required for citizens of US, China, India and most Eurpean countries
  • For more information, contact the Fiji Consulate General’s website

Fiji Links & Resources
Fiji Tourism
Tamarillo Active Travel – photos
Fiji – US State Department

Student Experience –  UMD Leadership Course in Fiji

Interested or have questions? Email Mike Doyle at mdoyle@jhu.edu

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