You can find more information on US passports HERE.
Specific vaccines or medications may be suggested or even required depending on which country you visit. A very valuable resource is cdc.gov. On this website, you will find specific vaccines to consider getting based on the country which you are traveling to. We recommend you check this website three months before your departure date.
- We always travel in groups. Don’t wander off alone or even with another person. Always let people know where you are and never walk around at night.
- Don’t wear fancy or expensive jewelry.
- Do not carry cell phones in your back pocket.
- Make sure money/cash is never exposed.
Please stay with the team as much as possible and be respectful to your team leader who is in charge of and accountable for knowing where you are. This is for the safety of the team.
Although smaller, inexpensive items (toiletries, school supplies, etc.) are generally ok to give anytime, we still prefer you first check with your trip leader, as well as the local/national leader.