Our high school community service summer programs proudly serve in many under-resourced communities and environments throughout the world.
Explore our journeys in the British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Galapagos & Ecuador, Peru, Iceland, Spain, China, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, and Australia.
Beyond experiencing the adventure of a lifetime and creating lasting memories, we believe our community service summer trips enable lasting positive change in the world. For over forty years, we’ve been transforming communities, environments, and students’ lives through meaningful, collaborative adventures and service that develop skills and a more sophisticated worldly outlook—ultimately shaping the person you become.
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Protecting Darwin’s Discoveries
Listen, learn, and lend a hand. Earn 80 service hours getting to know the complex issues facing the environment and communities of Ecuador and the Galápagos. Between projects you’ll discover the diversity of this colorful region through exploration of its island, jungle, and mountain vistas.View Details
Find out why they call them “nature’s little secrets.” Live onboard a boat and sail through the BVIs while earning 80-100 hours of community service. You’ll gain hands-on experience with scientific research by tagging sea turtles, reforesting mangroves, and restoring coastlines in this adventure of a lifetime.View Details
Everyone is kind in the land of fire and ice. Earn 30 hours of community service restoring and protecting the other-worldly environment of Iceland. You’ll explore some of the world’s most unique natural wonders and get to know this one-of-a-kind culture in the land of the midnight sun.View Details
Rebuilding Island Life
Down but not out. Work directly with the resilient people of the British Virgin Islands to rebuild the communities damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017. Earn 70-100 hours of community service in this unprecedented infrastructural restoration and show the people of the Caribbean that they have not been forgotten.View Details
Plight Of The Elephants
Observe to preserve. Earn 50 hours of community service working with the jungles, plains, communities and people of central Sri Lanka to protect one of the world's largest endangered species. Contribute to real field research and meaningfully connect with affected communities as you become immersed in addressing this now-or-never issue.View Details
We’re a group of dedicated experiential educators with over 40 years of experience delivering adventure and high school community service summer programs that hold the possibility of changing lives.
More than just trips, we create journeys for high school students; authentic experiences which combine hands-on learning, cooperative living and adventure travel throughout the world. Through our challenging course design we’ve successfully ignited the inherent leadership skills within thousands of young adults.