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Discover new heights & depths

ARK Insider Trip

March 2019

two amazing experienceS


March 17 – 23

Welcome new partner communities into the ARK family


March 24 – 30

Fuel the ventures of graduating
ARK Scholars and partner communities

make an immediate impact

With ARK’s CEO & the team on the ground


Get to know the communities

Tease out their dreams for the ARK Lunch

Vet a kick-ass operational plan to attain their goals

Secure other champions to ensure their success



Celebrate first-generation ARK college scholars grads

Tease parents and teachers’ entrepreneurial dreams

Vet and help create a plan for a pilot launch

Explore & identify other opportunities for their growth


be an insider

With our partners and locals who sincerely want the best for their communities, you will explore new places, depths and heights like no other. You will meet the kindest, warmest people who will welcome you with open arms. You will savor the freshest, sweetest gifts of the sea and the land. You will sync with nature and awaken your soul.


Dive and explore new life

Hop around deserted islands

Harvest seaweed

Break bread with indigenous tribes


Hike to waterfalls

Forage in forests and streams

Party bukid-style

Gaze towards the stars and relax



50,000 lunches

Your investment:

Coron OR Capiz*          $3,500

BOTH                            $5,000


The Insider Trip is an intimate gathering of positive, rad, make-it-happen people. By coming, you will provide a full year of lunches in a partner school and get communities closer to their dreams.  

* You can reduce the cost by $500 if you share a room with someone and by $1,000 if you go only to Capiz and share a room. Capiz lodging is a mix of hotels and farmstays.
If your partner or family want to come with you, please email us for a personalized rate.

The prices above do not include international airfare to Manila. If you are in the Philippines or can only come for part of the trip, please call us for personalized pricing.

We got you covered

You will stay in sought-after hotels in Coron and Manila for seven nights. 

In Capiz, you will experience authentic farm life. 


Your domestic, inter-island airfare and transport,
all breakfast, lunches and dinners are covered.

Your entire trip, including the international airfare and miscellaneous expenses you incur, will be  tax deductible.


Secure your spot
by friday, Jan 25


You can pay via credit card here.


Or mail a check to:

Advancement for Rural Kids, Inc.

10 E 85th Street, Suite 7D

New York, NY 10028


We will send you detailed itinerary and finalized flight arrangements by February 8.

At that point, the trip will be fully committed.


If something personal and unforeseen happens that prevents you from coming, 100% of your tax deductible investment will be directed towards the ARK Lunch.  We will also save you a spot on the next Insider Trip.


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