Ready for adventure? Travel and volunteer on an epic High School Internship Programs!

Our amazing summer abroad programs for high school students combine rugged journeys to some of the most spectacular places on earth, with authentic cultural immersion, language study, rewarding service-learning volunteer projects, and inspiring adventures. You’ll be secure in a supportive group environment and learn more than you ever dreamed. We have taken some of our favorite programs and packaged them to be perfect for High School aged students.

Our international programs are based on the concept of experiential education, and blend cultural immersion, outdoor adventures, personal and leadership development, volunteer and community service projects, ecotourism and sustainability focus.

They provide opportunities for meaningful connections with local people, pushing personal boundaries, and gaining knowledge of a country or region's history, societies and environments, facilitated by our knowledgeable Program Instructors.

If you are looking for an experience that challenges you, broadens your horizons, and merges cultural insights and environmental sensitivity with fun and adventure - come and explore with us!

Our summer internships programs are suitable for high school students and teens ideally 15 - 17 years.

Hawaii High School Internship Program | 3 week

Conservation & Sustainable Living Focus

✓ Gain real-life work experience and a Certificate of Completion
✓ Immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture by learning about the heritage and history
✓ Learn about conservation and sustainable living at a permaculture farm
✓ Practice your surfing skills and snorkel the reefs of the Big Island
✓ Remove invasive vegetation that threatens water quality and local fish species
✓ Become a global citizen with a global perspective on environmental issues

Summer Dates 26 Jul - 15 Aug, 2023

Program Tuition $6,599 USD
Availability Open

Costa Rica High School Internship Program | 3 week

Animal Welfare & Conservation Focus

✓ Gain real-life work experience and a Certificate of Completion
✓ Volunteer project working with sloths and monkeys at an animal rescue center
✓ White water rafting trip through rapids and waterfalls on the Sarapiqui river
✓ Investigate sustainable agriculture and its importance in developing communities
✓ Surf on the pristine beaches of the Pacific coast with professional guides
✓ Hands-on marine debris clean-up in a Wildlife Refuge

Summer Dates 2 Aug - 16 Aug, 2023

Program Tuition $3,950 USD
Availability Open

New Zealand High School Summer Program

Cultural Immersion, Rafting & Milford Sound

✓ Cultural immersion at a Maori cultural performance and traditional hangi feast
✓ White water rafting on the Kaituna River
✓ Hike to the summit of a dormant volcano on Rangitoto Island
✓ Rewarding volunteer conservation projects in National Parks and the Kiwi Birdlife Park
✓ Explore Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of the World
✓ Spot seals and penguins on a boat cruise through the world famous Milford Sound

Program Tuition $6,599 USD
Availability Open

Australia High School Summer Program

Surfing, Snorkeling & Canoeing

✓ Canyoning daytrip - rappelling, scrambling and hiking in the Blue Mountains
✓ Explore Sydney - its harbor, beaches, and museums
✓ It's whale season in Australia, so the chances of spotting humpbacks are high!
✓ Go on a multi-day canoe journey in the Noosa Everglades
✓ Snorkeling with turtles and tropical fish in Byron Bay
✓ Rewarding service-learning conservation project in National Parks

Summer Dates 28 Jun - 18 Jul, 2023

Program Tuition $6,599 USD
Availability Open