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DISCOVER THE U.S. AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DISCOVER THE U.S.
36 HOURS / 3 CREDITS

Experience US history
Experience US history

Learn about the faces represented by the well-known landmarks in DC.

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New experiences
New experiences

Step out into the community and try something new!

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Olympic torch
Olympic torch

Students in SLC visit the Olympic Museum.

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Experience US history
Experience US history

Learn about the faces represented by the well-known landmarks in DC.

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Gain a greater understanding of the United States and share your home country's culture with your au pair classmates! 
In this course, you will learn about U.S. geography, as well as exciting events in U.S. history and how they have influenced the current U.S. political culture and process.
 
You'll have a chance to learn about your classmates' home countries and together you'll compare your own experiences to key aspects of American life.
Through excursions and activities, you will be able to explore and further understand the important historical and cultural identity of the course city area that you are visiting. Explore a major U.S. city and make global connections as you work together with other au pairs from around the world!

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Discover The US

MAKE A DIFFERENCE
36 HOURS / 3 CREDITS

Daniel Oviedo Rodriguez
Daniel Oviedo Rodriguez

Share your goals and aspirations with your classmates.

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Community service
Community service

Students volunteer at World Refugee Day in Salt Lake.

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Make new friends
Make new friends

Learn about conflict resolution--although we don't think you'll need it here!

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Daniel Oviedo Rodriguez
Daniel Oviedo Rodriguez

Share your goals and aspirations with your classmates.

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This course is designed specifically to help au pairs navigate the cultural and personal challenges of living in the U.S.
 
You will discuss conflict resolution, cultural diversity in the United States and how to successfully interact with people from different backgrounds and life experiences. Being in a diverse classroom will allow you to make new friends with individuals from all over the world and put everything you are learning into practice!

Our experienced instructors will help you learn ways to deepen your connection with your community. This is a great opportunity to build important life skills through an engaging combination of classroom discussions, activities, and assignments. Be the change you want to see in the world!


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COMBO MAKE A DIFFERENCE & DISCOVER THE U.S.
60 OR 72 HOURS / 6 CREDITS

See the U.S.!
See the U.S.!

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Help others!
Help others!

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Support your community
Support your community

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See the U.S.!
See the U.S.!

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Earn 60 or 72 educational hours (equivalent to 6 credits) in just one weekend! 

Our Make a Difference and Discover the U.S. Combo turns two courses into one fun filled adventure!

In this four day course, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the area you are visiting and the local cultural landmarks.

 

In the classroom you’ll get to know your au pair classmates as you share your experiences and opinions, and discuss what it means to be part of a community.

 

You’ll also learn about American culture, geography and history. It’s an exciting weekend of discovering both yourself and your community!

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Combo MADDUS
Make a Difference
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