Tanzania Enrollment Information 2020

Congratulations on being selected to travel on the Tanzania: Understanding Sustainable Development travel program! This trip provides Deerfield students an opportunity to learn and work alongside the students and staff of the Mainsprings: Janada L. Batchelor Foundation for Children (JBFC), where founder Chris Gates and members of the local Tanzanian community have come together to develop a thriving school and home for children. By joining this program, you will have the privilege and responsibility of serving as an ambassador of Deerfield Academy, and we expect that you will return home with the skills and inspiration to make a positive change in your own communities.

Enrollment Process:

  1. Review the resources to make an informed decision
    • Once you have read the resources, please contact us if you decide NOT to enroll.
  2. Complete the enrollment paperwork
    • Please note: You will have to print, upload, and mail paperwork as part of this process. Thank you in advance!
  3. Complete payment

**Please note a visa will be required to travel to Tanzania. We will follow up with the necessary paperwork.

1. Review Resources to Make an Informed Decision

As you and your family consider your enrollment, please consult the following resources.

2. Complete Enrollment Paperwork

Once you have considered the above information with your parent/guardian and have decided to enroll, please download and complete with your parent/guardian the following forms, if you and your parent/guardian agree to all terms.

If you are choosing not to enroll, please let the Center for Service and Global Citizenship know as soon as possible.

All forms must be submitted by December 9.

1. Download Forms:

2. Scan & Upload:

Once completed, please scan the following:

  • Deerfield Waiver (Please Note: original with student & parent/guardian signatures needs to be mailed in as well)
  • A color copy of your student Passport

To securely upload forms, please choose from the following:

Parent/Guardian secure upload (Please use your parent/guardian DAinfo username and password to login)

DA Employee Parent/Guardian secure upload (Please use your parent/guardian DAinfo username and password to login)

3. Complete Mainsprings: JBFC Forms

4. Mail Forms:

Once previous steps have been completed, please mail the following original copies with ink signatures:

  • Deerfield Waiver: Deerfield Academy’s Agreement, Waiver, and Release of Liability Form for Tanzania
  • Travel Health Questionnaire

Mail to:

The Center for Service and Global Citizenship
Deerfield Academy
7 Boyden Ln
Deerfield, MA 01342

3. Complete Payment:

A non-refundable trip deposit, paid by check, your online student account, or wire transfer is due by December 9. Please see the invitation email for specific payment information, or contact the Center for Service and Global Citizenship Office with questions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Center for Service and Global Citizenship via email globalstudies@deerfield.edu or phone: 413-774-1435.

 

 

This page contains enrollment information for students who have been selected for one of our 2020 trips. If you are interested in other Global Studies programs or future travel opportunities, please contact the The Center for Service and Global Citizenship.  

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