Book now to reserve your spot on Kara Weekes’ bottle school trip: November 21-27, 2013

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Please join us this November as we travel to San Martin in Guatemala to partake in an amazing Voluntourism trip that will change your life. You will be warmly welcomed and surrounded by a beautiful culture rich in family and a strong sense of community. You will also have the opportunity to enrich the lives of others, as well as your own as you help build schools in areas that desperately need them. Please join us on this trip and help us showcase the large hearts that Canadians have.

– Kara Weekes

On top of the bottle school. Ready for concrete!


A slideshow of our bottle school trip in November 2012

My slideshow of the bottle school trip I attended in November 2012

Some pictures from our bottle school trip in November 2012

Tying the bottles into the walls of the school Painting another school. Love the colors! At the school for special needs in San Martin


How kids and communities build bottle schools

The community celebrating our arrival Spending a day at the Mayan Ruins Celebration for the new school



Want to know more?

Visit the Hug It Forward web site to find out all about bottle schools.

Information about your trip

Please make sure you read all the information on this web site, including the Information section and the FAQ.

Book now on the Rovia DreamTrips website

Book today to reserve your spot on my bottle school trip from November 21 to November 27, 2013.

Your spot on the bottle school trip costs $994.99 per person for Rovia members and $1,195 for Non-Rovia members. What does this include?

If you like, you can pay for your trip in two installments. Pay half now as a non-refundable deposit, and the balance in full two months before departure.

Please make sure you have read the Terms and Conditions before booking.


How to pay for your trip

You can reserve your spot on the bottle school trip by booking today via the Rovia DreamTrips web site.

If you are not a DreamTrips member, please talk to the person who invited you on this trip to find out how to join or email us at to discuss booking.

Fundraising for bottle schools

Fundraising for bottle schools is optional and is NOT required to attend the trip. However, if you would like to fundriase, We suggest a $250 fundraising goal, but some people choose to do more or less than this.

See more information about fundraising.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at

Interested in coming on a bottle school trip but can’t make this trip? Contact us about other trips we have available or about leading a trip of your own. We would love to talk to you about it!