CVIP Powerpoint Peru and Chile and Yosemite April 2012

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Want a Vacation you will never forget?:

Want a Vacation you will never forget? And at the same time make a difference?

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VISIT ARCHAELOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SITES OF SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST CIVILIZATIONS?:

VISIT ARCHAELOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SITES OF SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST CIVILIZATIONS?

Experience other cultures!:

Experience other cultures!

Eat Gourmet meals!:

Eat Gourmet meals!

JOIN US!!:

JOIN US!!

What is Conservation VIP?:

What is Conservation VIP? A 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to conservation and preservation of some of the world’s greatest landscapes and cites.

How does Conservation VIP meet its goals?:

How does Conservation VIP meet its goals? Promoting cooperation between public and private groups working towards common goals. We accomplish our mission by providing opportunities for ordinary citizens to get their hands dirty doing extraordinary volunteer services. Obtaining approval from governmental and private groups permitting volunteers to assist with protection and restoration of natural and cultural projects.

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VOLUNTOURISM:

VOLUNTOURISM Combining voluntary service with travel. Choosing projects that urgently need the help of volunteers to save natural, historical and cultural resources from overuse or unchecked development.

WHAT DO YOU DO?:

WHAT DO YOU DO? MACHU PICCHU - Trail Restoration - Removal of vegetation and planting - Seed collection - Good Will Ambassador

Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements In Machu Picchu : Handle elevation Work in rustic environment Work out of doors

WHAT DO YOU DO?:

WHAT DO YOU DO? TORRES DEL PAINE PATAGONIA - Trail Construction - Trail Improvement - Trail Repairs - Vegetation removal and planting - Bridge Repair and Construction - Good Will Ambassador

Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements In Patagonia : Work in changing weather Work in rustic environment Work out of doors

Go:

Go

What abilities do I need?:

What abilities do I need? Ability to follow instructions Work a full day Ability to work with a group Work under basic conditions Enjoy working in a foreign country Enjoy the out of doors Desire to experience foreign cultures Enjoy delicious food Desire to have fun!

What is a routine day like?:

What is a routine day like? Delicious breakfast Pack lunch Leave for work site Receive work assignments Lunch Return to hotel Free Time Dinner

What about free time?:

What about free time? Aguas Callientes : A day at the hot springs Massages Shopping Inca Trail/Hiking

What about free time?:

What about free time? Torres Del Paine : Relaxing at the Refugio

Side Trips – Machu Picchu:

Side Trips – Machu Picchu Cusco Sacred Valley

What is included?:

What is included? Travel from Cusco to Machu Picchu and return Punta Arenas to Torres Del Paine and return Meals Lodging Guide services Entrance Fees Partnership with REI Adventures-marketing and reservations Cost of trip may be deductible from your income taxes

What is not included?:

What is not included? Airline tickets from home to Cusco and return from home to Punta Arenas and return Alcohol Discretionary purchases (gifts, souvenirs) Optional snacks and drinks, including bottled water Laundry Services

Can I Visit Other Places YES!!!!:

Can I Visit Other Places YES!!!! Extend your time in South America Contact REI Adventures www.rei.com/adventures

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT CONSERVATION VIP?:

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT CONSERVATION VIP? www.conservationvip.org 120 Village Square #9 Orinda, CA 94563 925-228-5946

When can I go???:

When can I go??? Check REI Adventures Website for dates www.rei.com/adventures Can be arranged for a group.

Are there other locations that I can volunteer?? YES!!!!:

Are there other locations that I can volunteer?? YES!!!! Yosemite, California Other sites, check CVIP website REI Adventures w ww.rei.com/adventures

Work projects include::

Work projects include: Improving and repairing trails Removing vegetation from trails Transplanting vegetation Moving rocks Creating walking paths with crushed rock

Are there other ways to help? Yes!!!:

Are there other ways to help? Yes!!! Financial donations can be made and are gratefully accepted. Provide needed tools and supplies. Guidestar /Checks Donate portion of Ebay sales

Our Mission:

Our Mission Conserving natural and cultural resources Supporting local communities Making friends…one kilometer at a time

Our working volunteers November 2012 :

Our working volunteers November 2012

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