Colegio Trener in Peru
Located in Lima, Peru, Colegio Trener is a bilingual, co-educational day school that serves 880 students in pre-kindergarten through 11th grade. Founded in 1997, the school offers its students an intensive English program and modern curriculum to prepare them to "face the academic demands of the current world as well as to encourage their personal development and autonomous thinking." Trener provides state-of-the art facilities for its academic, athletic and arts programs. Brooks students travel to Peru during our summer break; Brooks hosts students from Trener during their summer break, in late January and February. Students live with host families and have the opportunity to participate in a class trip to historical sites in Peru. They take classes in both English and Spanish, offering them the opportunity to apply their Spanish language skills. An advanced level of Spanish language is required for this exchange.

"I have been enjoying trying new foods, seeing different places and meeting a lot of new people. We took trips to Cusco and Arequipa, two cities in the highlands of Peru, traveled to the Colca Canyon and some villages, as well as Machu Picchu, and went to The Inti Raymi festival!"

Participants 2 students
Dates of Travel June/July, for five weeks

The Brooks School Exchange Program, founded in 1986, promotes the global education of students from Brooks and its partner schools in Botswana, Hungary, Scotland, Spain, France and Peru. By living abroad as residents in other school communities, our students are challenged to extend themselves to another place, another culture, another people – and, most importantly, to be affected by them, to be changed by them. We are confident that experiencing this transformative process of enculturation makes our students more empathetic and engaged global citizens.