Texas Tech University

Leadership and Landscape: The Camino de Santiago




Spain is our classroom in this Honors summit experience course: a two-week backpacking trip on the Camino de Santiago, the famed thousand year-old pilgrimage route to the picturesque city of Santiago de Compostela. We'll focus our work on developing leadership skills and understanding group dynamics, as well as exploring the natural and cultural history of northern Spain and the Camino. Students will take on leadership roles, and be offered peer feedback on judgment and decision-making. Creative and critical writing and reading will complete our training. We'll conduct writing workshops in the field. In addition, we'll attend to experiences in solitude and in community, and make a point of exploring the flora, fauna, geology, weathers, archaeology, history, and culture of the region.

THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN FOR HONORS SUMMIT CREDIT. This course is open to EVHM majors and minors, and Honors students.

Courses Offered

  • HONS 4302

Estimated Program Fee

  • TBD

Program Dates

  • Summer 2018 Program dates coming soon! 

Program Open to

  • All TTU students

Program Fee includes

  • Lodging at typical pilgrimage accommodation
  • Transportation in Spain
  • Insurance

Program Fee does not include

  • TTU tuition and fees
  • Airfare to/from Spain
  • Most meals
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)

For more information:

Contact:Kurt Caswell David Young

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