2021 Program ​Dates
Application Deadline is March 1, 2021
PEP-London:
May 27-June 5, 2021

Estimated Cost (London Only): $1,335*

Airfare: Est. $575 (LAX to/from London) 

Hotel: $540 (You will select your own hotel, hostel, or AirBnB so this cost will vary based on your choice.)
Train/Daily Transport: $120

Administrative Fee: $100

*Note: This is an estimate and does NOT include your daily meals, entertainment, travel insurance, sightseeing excursions, etc. 
 

PEP-Scotland:
June 5-June 12, 2021

Estimated Cost (Scotland Only): $1,800*

Airfare: Est. $850 (LAX to/from Edinburgh) 

Hotel: $600 (You will select your own hotel, hostel, or AirBnB so this cost will vary based on your choice.)

Train/Daily Transport: $100

Administrative Fee: $100

*Note: This is an estimate and does NOT include your daily meals, entertainment, travel insurance, sightseeing excursions, etc. 
 

If you plan to participate in both PEP-London and PEP-Scotland, calculate your hotel and airfare costs accordingly. You can book a round-trip train ride to/from London/Edinburgh for approx. $250. You will only pay a single $100 administrative fee.


 

PEP-London:

You will need to be in London for the mandatory orientation on Friday, May 28th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. 

You will volunteer in the HM Prison Bronzefield. This is an adult and young-offender female prison located near Heathrow Airport. It is the largest female prison in Europe.   

You will begin teaching classes on Tuesday, June 1st, at 10:00 a.m.. and will finish on Friday, June 4th.

Each day, you will teach two different in-custody groups: one from 10:00- a.m.-11:30 a.m. and the other from 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

PEP-Scotland:

You will need to be in Edinburgh for the mandatory orientation on Sunday, June 6th at 12:00 p.m.

You can choose to fly directly into Edinburgh, or you can fly into London and take a train that takes 4 hours and 15 minutes to get to Edinburgh (~$180). Research which option works best for you based on cost and timing.

You will begin teaching classes on Monday, June 7th, at 10:00 a.m.. and will finish on Friday, June 11th.

Each day, you will teach two different in-custody groups: one from 10:00- a.m.-11:45 a.m. and the other from 1:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

The program will end on Saturday, June 12th. You can book your return home this day, or choose to travel on your own afterwards. 

If you would like to travel on your own after the program, there are many world-class cities that are a short flight away. Flights from Edinburgh to cities such as Dublin, Barcelona, Paris, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Zurich, Madrid, and more are often reasonably priced.  

 

Eligibility: 

You need to have volunteered with PEP for at least 2 semesters. After you fill out the online application, you will be contacted to be interviewed in mid-March.