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Ocho Rios: Rural Early Child School Tour

Product ID: 228625
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Interact with the locals on what promises to be a memorable time in a small community outside Ocho Rios. You will spend time in a safe learning environment with Jamaican children, reading with them in both group and one-on-one sessions.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from the ease of hotel or port pickup and drop off
  • Enjoy a scenic drive into the Jamaican countryside
  • Spend time filled with the laughs of local children at school in a 40-minute reading session
Full description
Your Jamaican impact and culture exchange at local early childhood school will begin with your pickup from your hotel lobby or the Ocho Rios cruise terminal. From there, you will be driven in comfort on a scenic roadway to a rural Jamaican community.

You can enjoy a highlight of the community with stops at points of interest to take photos and interact with the local community members. This experience will enable you to get a genuine feel for what it is like to live in rural Jamaica. Your main activity will be spending time at one of the local basic schools where you will interact with children aged 3-6 years. You can read stories in a group and one on one (depending on visitor group size) to children that are always happy to engage with visitors.

Part of the proceeds from your tour will go towards aid for the visited school, to assist in improving the school building, creating and maintaining proper bathrooms, buying much needed school supplies, creating a playground for the young children, ensuring that the school will have adequate funds for paying utility bills.

On the way back you will have lunch (meals and drinks not included) at one of Jamaica's famous jerk centers, enjoying a delicious meal with an ice cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit drink before heading back to your hotel or cruise ship with a heart filled with the smiles and the laughter of Jamaican children.
Includes
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop off
  • Proceeds to the school
  • Local government taxes and fees
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Reading session with the children (with reading material provided by the school)
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)