Our amazing high school programs 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 favourite programs and packaged them to be perfect for High School aged students.
Our programs are based on the concept of experiential education, and blend cultural immersion, 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 educational travel programs are suitable for high school students ideally 15 - 17 years.
This 3 week high school summer program offers you an enriching and inspiring experience in Hawaii. It combines service-learning and conservation volunteer projects with adventure travel and heaps of fun in the sun and sea. Discover Hawaii’s fascinating ocean and mountain landscape and explore volcanoes, waterfalls and beaches.
Snorkeling with manta rays is only possible in a few places in the world, and Hawaii is one of them! This end-of-program activity follows after a trip packed with surf lessons, volunteer projects, island exploration and yoga sessions. Ready to fully immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture? You'll also dive into the importance of its traditions, from making beautiful leis to learning the steps of the Hula.
Experience a high school summer program where you will not only get to explore this amazing country of Costa Rica, but you will get to expand yourself personally. The nature-based activities will have you observing bioluminescence on a night time kayak tour, pushing through the river on a wild water rafting adventure and seeing new wildlife.
Moving onto the service learning aspect, you will get to experience first hand the impacts that you can make for other living creatures like sloths and spider monkeys. After some hard work and animal snuggles, head over to Jaco beach where you will get to try your hand at surfing!
Volcanoes, fjords, geothermal pools, pristine beaches, mountain ranges and vibrant cities... You will see it all on this 3 week tour around the North and South Island of New Zealand. You will give mountain biking, rafting, volunteering at a wildlife park and hiking a go, making the activities just as diverse as the landscape.
You will soak up the history and Maori culture, hike to the top of a dormant volcano, and volunteer at a pristine National Park in the North Island. When we leave the rolling green hills behind us after two weeks, we travel around the snow-capped mountains and infinite lakes of the South Island. You will love this part of the program, from the “adventure capital of the world” before falling in love with Milford Sound on a cruise through the fiords.
Hop onto this 3 week summer abroad program and you’ll go canyoning in the Blue Mountains, canoeing through the Noosa Everglades, snorkeling in Byron Bay, hiking in the Byron Hinterland, and surfing in the dazzling NSW National Parks.
At the heart of surfing is a connection-to-nature philosophy. You get to experience this in a hands-on way by undertaking volunteer conservation work alongside National Parks staff in a coastal National Park. You’ll also try whale-spotting at numerous headland walks along our journey. There’s also time to explore vibrant Sydney, Byron Bay and Brisbane on your way.