Family Package

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Casa  Xelaju immersion program offers special packages for families wishing to share the same teacher during their studies in Quetzaltenango,  Guatemala. Please keep in mind that in order to share the same teacher, members have to have the same Spanish level. Registration fee for families of two or more is $100.00.

Tuition Per Person

Two  students
*Low Season
US$ 225.00 per week + registration fee and US$ 55.00 homestay (per person)

**High Season
US$235.00 per week + registration fee  and  US$55.00 homestay (per person)

Three students
*Low Season
US$ 275.00 per week + registration fee and US$ 55.00 homestay (per person)

Three students
**High Season
US$ 285.00 per week + registration fee and US$ 55.00 homestay (per person)

Four students
*Low Season
US$ 325
.00 per week + registration fee and US$ 55.00 homestay (per person)

Four students
**High Season
US$ 335
.00 per week + registration fee and US$ 55.00 homestay (per person)

*Low season runs from 3rd week of August to the 3rd week of May.
**High season runs from 3rd week of May through 2nd week of August.

Tuition Includes
- 5 hours of instruction, 5 days a week,
- approximately three/four activities weekly,
- homestay with a Guatemala family, 3 meals daily except Sundays and own bedroom.
- translators,
- free unlimited internet access (wireless internet available as well)
- Round tables and guides fees,
- free organic coffee, tea and bread during break time every day,
- free access to the school's library
(over 1000 books and video library with over 200 videos/DVDs and educational movies).
Laundry services and weaving lessons are available for an additional fee.
Tuition does not cover ground transportation, hotels and meals during local field trips or excursions and material for cooking lessons. However, you do not have to pay for the meal.

NOTE: For the Specialized Courses, K'iche' and Latin America literature courses add an extra US10.00 per week

Registration
Students can begin their studies at CX on any Monday. However, CX recommends that reservations be made at least two weeks ahead of time or sooner for January and the summer months.

To reserve a place at CX:

  • please complete the application form
  • send a US $50.00 registration fee that does not go towards your tuition (non-refundable, good for seven years) to our office in Minneapolis, MN.
  • + US $30.00 deposit for each week you plan on attending in the summer (US $20.00 deposit per week for other months).

The remainder of your tuition may be paid upon arrival with a bank check, money order or travelers check. No deposit will be refunded for cancellations made within two weeks of your departure from your country.

REFUND POLICY FOR CANCELING CLASSES:
If you decide to cancel any amount of the time you signed up to study at CX, you will be expected to pay for it. WE GIVE A 50% REFUND FOR TIME CANCELED. If you do not arrive on the day you tell us, and your teacher is left waiting, you will be charged accordingly. You might be able to make up the days with your teacher when you arrive.