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Trip Departure: May 17th, 2018
Only 2 spots left!

In partnership with the Make-A-Wish ConnecticutChoose a Challenge offers 20 explorers from the University of Connecticut the chance to follow in the footsteps of the Spanish Conquistadors and early 20th Century adventurers as you cross the high Peruvian Andes in search of Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. The trek departs from the bustling colonial mountain town of Cusco and winds its way through breathtaking mountain passes, past sacred mountains and through humid jungle trails to reach the fabled ruins of Machu Picchu.


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But how does this work?

Here at Choose a Challenge, we have a wholly unique model which combines the best of adventure travel with the opportunity to do an amazing thing for others. 50% of your minimum fundraising target will go towards the cost of your adventure and the other 50%+ will go towards the incredible work of theMake-A-Wish Foundation. As such our trips cost you very little. 

Trip Costs

Registration fees (you pay): $490 

Fundraising target (you raise): $3,000-$4,000

Extended Return Option (you choose):  +$675






Optional Extension Trip: Chill Out in Huacachina

meet the team

For the UConn 2018 Challenge, Choose a Challenge are working with Jeremy Keckler to lead 20 adventurers to the lost city of the Incas. This Challenge will be in aid of the Make a Wish Foundation of Connecticut.


Jeremy Keckler

Year: Junior
Major: Marketing
University of Connecticut 




Originally from Branford CT, Jeremy is a Junior at UConn and a member of the Club Soccer team as well the Outing Club. His hobbies include hammocking, exercising, writing, and watching TV shows with his brother.



Diana Maynard

Events Manager
Make-A-Wish CT

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening
medical conditions to enrich the human experience with
hope, strength and joy.



Mike Crocker

"Hi everyone, I'm Mike, the V.P. of Marketing here at Choose a Challenge and I'll be working closely with the team at UCONN. If you have any questions please feel to email me or message me on Facebook."

Facebook:  Mike Chooseachallenge


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