Latvia and Us

Educational Trips to Latvia in 2020

Accepting applications for “Sveika, Latvija!” and “Heritage Latvia” youth trips until February 15.
Accepting applications for “Hello, Latvia” trip for adults and families until March 15.


Sveika, Latvija!

Educational trip in Latvian for teens ages 13-15, who have graduated from Latvian school or that are proficient in Latvian. The trip offers the opportunity to visit all of Latvia’s major regions, make friends with teens in Latvia as well as group participants from the U.S., Canada, and Australia, and to take part in a diverse program with a variety of historical and contemporary attractions and activities. (Participation Fee – $2390 / Deposit – $590)

ALA is planning two  ,,Sveika, Latvija!” trips for the summer of 2020:

  • June 9-23, 2020 (departs from Chicago)
  • August 11-25, 2020 (departs from JFK)

Application Form


Heritage Latvia

Educational trip in English for teens of Latvian descent, ages 13-16. The Program is similiar to that of “Sveika, Latvija!” (Participation Fee – $3390 / Deposit – $590)

  • July 7/8 – 21/22, 2020 (city of departure TBD)

Application Form


Sveika, Dzimtene! / Hello, Latvia!

Educational trip in English and/or Latvian (dependent on participants’ proficiency) for adults and families. A fantastic opportunity for adults to delve into the culture and history of their ancestors, as well as to experience modern-day Latvia. A chance for some to introduce spouses and family members to Latvia. (Participant Fee – $2130 for 2020 / Deposit – $530)

  • July 10-19, 2020 (flight NOT included) – 10-day trip

For more information regarding ALA’s educational trips, please contact Marisa Gudrais:
Tel: (301) 340-8719
E-pasts: alaprojects@alausa.org

Application Form