The Sea State: Playa Reina - Creative Nonfiction Writing - Surf Journalism

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There are very few college courses where you can visit the famed Panama Canal; surf or learn to surf on fun waves, boat trip out to deserted islands; hike through the jungle to secluded waterfalls; eat fresh caught fish and ceviche; and learn how ... read more

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A student studying abroad with Groundswell Educational Travel: Playa Reina - Sustainable Tourism in Panama
Gained amazing knowledge on culture and sustainab plus the crazy effects that tourism has on local societies - Santa Barbara City College View Entire Review
To being to describe everything that I learned and gained from this trip would be literally impossible. This trip shaped my life and has proven to be the most influential experience I have partaken in thus far. - San Diego State University View Entire Review
Past Review Perfect
Completely worth while. Opens up your mind and doors to incredible experiences that you know you must keep exploring deeper. It is an eye opening incredible experience! - San Diego State University View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
I learned first hand how tourism, surf tourism specifically, affects local communities. - San Diego State University View Entire Review

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There are very few college courses where you can visit the famed Panama Canal; surf or learn to surf on fun waves, boat trip out to deserted islands; hike through the jungle to secluded waterfalls; eat fresh caught fish and ceviche; and learn how to improve your writing and creative expression skills from an Emmy Award winner and surf legend. Sam George will guide students through the intense curriculum he designed to develop writing skills through practical workshop sessions, creative exploration and intellectual exercises. This course is really for everyone who wants to become a better writer, surfer, and globally informed citizen.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Spring
  • Spring Break
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Journalism
  • Business Communications
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Studies
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literature
  • Instructional Media Design
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Relations
  • Latin American Studies
  • Public Relations, Advertising, Applied Communication
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
  • Writing, General
Minimum GPA:
2.0
Year Founded:
2015
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