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ETHOS International Breakouts

Because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, all ETHOS breakout programs are on hold. 

During an international breakout, students will have the opportunity to work with non-government organizations to improve the quality of life of the local community.

Student projects are varied, but past immersions have included helping to build sustainable farms, clean water systems, and implementing renewable technologies — solar cooking, solar PV, micro-hydroelectric systems, solar water heating systems, and biogas digesters — in rural communities.  

program details

  • 2020 International Breakouts: Canceled

International breakouts generally include:

  • Instruction and hands-on experience on local projects
  • Tour of completed projects
  • Tour of local partners
  • Living with a host family or independently within their host community
  • Immersion into the local culture
  • Students have traveled to Nicaragua, Ecuador, Guatemala and other locations.



The ETHOS Center, Dr. Malcolm Daniels, Director

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0212