||All year round - you choose your start and finish
||From 1 week to 12 weeks,
subject to visa requirements
||Minimum age 17, no qualifications necessary (just a
good dose of enthusiasm!)
Full Price List
►Full pre-departure support and assistance,
►Payment Protection insurance
►Course fees and some materials
►Food (excluding lunch)
►Meeting you at Buenos Aires Airport
►Transfer to your accommodation
►Local in-country team support and backup
►24-hr emergency support.
►Certificate of Completion
What's not included
Insurance, Cost of Visas (if a visa is required), Return
transfer to airport.
Who can do
are open to all nationalities and all ages over 17.
Suitable for gap years or those taking a year out,
grown-up gappers, career breakers, anyone interested in
learning Tango, Dance or Latin American Dance or gaining
a new skill for their CV or Résumé, or expanding their
learning for university credit or requirement.
Also suitable for anyone just wanting to study abroad or
who has only a short time available for the placement.
WHAT YOU'LL GAIN FROM DOING THIS PROJECT:
An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into
New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding
of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional
An entry on your CV or résumé that will put you head
and shoulders above most others in the job market
And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!
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During your program you'll have lessons with one of two
private tango teachers who regularly teach in various places throughout
Buenos Aires. Both teachers are very famous in
lessons scheduled for you are:
Five private tango classes per
week, each lasting two hours (10 hours per week). These will usually be taken in the
afternoons but there will be some flexibility, depending on your teacher’s
You will get a chance to attend a Milonga.
A Milonga is an open Tango party where all levels mix together. People from
all over come to this weekly social event, where everyone dances together
and continually change couple - all lots of fun!
A Tango Show, where you'll have a free dance lesson prior to watching the
history of the Tango through the years. Not to be missed.
If you would like to add more hours to your weekly schedule in order to give
you a more intensive Tango Dance learning experience, we can do that for you.
There will be a supplementary charge for the additional hours.
Your dance schedule will allow plenty of time
for sightseeing and absorbing the experience of being in Argentina.
To read about a volunteer's experience of Tango in Buenos Aires please check out the Blog of
Sally Blake, a Travelers volunteer embarking on an adventure to perfect her
“The elusive spirit of Argentina is present everywhere in
Buenos Aires. The national dance, the Tango, is perhaps the best expression of
that spirit - practiced in dance halls, parks, open plazas, and ballrooms, it
is a dance of intimate separation and common rhythm, combining both an elegant
reserve and an exuberant passion.”
Got any questions? Please
You'll live a hostel situated in a beautifully renovated historic
building in Downtown Buenos Aires, very conveniently located for
exploring the city, with an endless supply of cafes, restaurants and
shops nearby. It has a socialble atmosphere and you'll be made to feel
welcome with a real chance to immerse yourself in Argentine culture.
You'll share a
dorm room and have access to kitchen facilities. The hostel has a common
area where you can relax and watch TV or DVD’s and there is also
a piano and a ping pong table! It also has Wi-Fi and a couple of
computers and a small roof terrace with chairs to enjoy the
You’ll be given an allowance for your meals (breakfast and
dinner, lunch is excluded for projects in Buenos Aires). This arrangement is
to give you the flexibility to sample the great Argentinean food. Right
on the door step of the hostel there are many cafes and restaurants with
great priced menus just waiting for you….the choice is yours!
HOST FAMILY ACCOMMODATION:
If you would prefer a more cultural experience, we can arrange for you
to stay with a local Argentinean family. Host family accommodation gives
you the opportunity to become more integrated in the local community and
is ideal if you want to practice your Spanish (Basic/intermediate
Spanish is required to stay with a Host Family). You'll have a
comfortable private room and use of the kitchen. Breakfast and dinner is
provided every day and you will usually share a typical Argentinean meal
with your family.
Facilities in host families do vary, but you can express your preferences regarding the type of family that you stay
with (for example, a family with or without children, pets, etc). If you
stay in a host family you will be given contact details of
other volunteers living in Buenos Aires so that
you won't miss out on any socialising!
choose the host family option, there is an
Got any questions? Please email us:
Once you have applied for a placement, we'll
contact you and send you our Welcome Pack. You'll also receive Log-on
details and password for our Volunteer Extranet where you'll have
access to all the documentation and information which we've put
together to facilitate preparations for your adventure! Your
Project Co-ordinator for your country will liaise with you
throughout the arrangements process, as well as while you're on
your placement and on your return home.
The documents you'll have access to also include a Country
Factfile, Safety Guide and any manuals that may assist you on
your particular program (e.g. Teaching Guide, Sports Manuals, Enrichment
Suggestions for Animal Care, etc.). We do all we
can to make your stay one that you'll never forget. This is a truly awesome, elegant and beautiful country.
As with all our destinations, the culture and heritage is
different to what you're used to ... which, although one of the
most exciting aspects of travelling, should be borne in
Self-reliance and independence are highly appreciated in
all our destinations and will help you to make the most of this
Sally Blake and Sarah Kennedy experienced a life changing connection to
Tango that is still going strong years after they did our Tango Course in
Buenos Aires as a career break. Listen to their live interview of BBC radio 4 here
While on your placements, you can also book some Optional
Add-Ons to make the most of your Travel Experience.
choices are Spanish Courses and Dance Courses.
Spanish Lessons and Courses
Use your time in Argentina to learn Spanish. Gain a skill
and enjoy your placement even more!
Tango and Salsa Dance Classes
Learn to dance the flamboyant South American way. A very
good way to immerse yourself into the culture.
Photography Lessons in BA
Study photography in colourful Buenos Aires. Lessons
will be tailored to your individual needs,
LOCATION, EXPLORING AND SIGHTSEEING:
The romance of Argentina takes
one's breath away. From the northern deserts to the southern
Andean Cordillera, from Iguazú Falls to the magnificent
desolation of Patagonia, Argentina's geography is varied and
stunning. Argentina is geared up to thrill - from nights
tango-ing in the chic quarter of Buenos Aires to
gaucho riding in the grasslands of the Pampas.
Cosmopolitan Buenos Aires:
Buenos Aires is one of the most exciting cities in Latin
America. Tango was born here, restaurants serve all manner of
world cuisines, bars play the latest music, cafés spill on to
the streets and nightclubs allow dancing throughout the night.
- This fabulous city is renowned for its sophistication
and has a surprisingly European feel about it.
- BA is reminiscent of Paris and its
tree-lined avenues and frequent plazas have a beguiling,
- Downtown, the Plaza de Mayo
is the traditional focus of activity.
- Nearby Avenida 9 de Julio
is popularly known as the world's widest thoroughfare and,
with its nine lanes of traffic, is truly a pedestrian's
- Avenida Santa Fe is the most
fashionable shopping area.
To read about Travel arrangements and what happens when you
arrive in your new country, please
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