Welcome! Our step by step registration guide will ensure your successful enrollment and walk you through the steps below.
1. To create an account on empowered.org click here. (NOTE: After you fill out your basic information you will be sent a confirmation email that is crucial to activate your account.)
2. After your account has been created and activated, you must login and update some basic information for your personal profile page. The next step is to click on your specific program from the list below. Once you are on your specific initiative page, click the button that says ‘Volunteer with Us’.
3. There is a $200 non-refundable deposit that is due as a part of your registration. Your space on the trip is not confirmed until you have made this $200 deposit. (The deposit is non-refundable because we will be securing airfare immediately. For more information on our refund policy click here.)
4. Once you have registered, make sure to personalize your profile and fundraising page to collect donations from families, friends, and more!
Program Payment Deadlines:
The 1st payment is $1,000 ($200 deposit + $800 or you can pay the $1000 in full when you register). The 2nd payment is the remainder of your program cost.
1st Payment – October 15th, 2014 Final Payment – December 5th, 2014
1st Payment – December 5th, 2014 Final Payment – 40 days prior to departure
1st Payment – February 13th, 2015 Final Payment – 40 days prior to departure
NOTE: Students must sign up 60 days before the program departure date in order to secure their seat on a flight. If you have passed this deadline but are interested in traveling, contact your local Program Coordinator or Campus Rep immediately.
2014-2015 International Eco-Action Programs:
High School Programs
Sonoma Summer in Nicaragua June 9-20th - Click here
Sonoma Summer in Nicaragua July 1-11th - Click here
Carrboro: Summer Break in Ecuador- Click here
Santa Cruz County (Summer in Nicaragua – June 23rd – July 5th) - Click here
Healdsburg: Spring Break in Nicaragua - Click here
Las Lomas: Summer in Nicaragua - Click here
Lowell: Summer in Ecuador - Click here
Miramonte: Summer in Ecuador - Click Here
San Rafael: June 16-29 in Ecuador - Click here
San Ramon: Spring Break in Ecuador - Click here
F&M: Summer in Ecuador - Click here
U of Arizona: Summer in Nicaragua - Click here
UC Berkeley: Spring Break in Nicaragua - Click here
UC Davis: Spring Break in Nicaragua - Click here
UC Santa Cruz: Spring Break in Ecuador - Click here