NSLI for Youth – Scholarship to Study Language Abroad

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program was launched in 2006 to promote critical language learning among American youth. The U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with American Councils for International Education, awards and administers merit-based scholarships to high school students for participation in summer and academic year immersion programs in locations where… Read More

Viviendas León in Guatemala

This year, ViviendasLeón is launching a new travel and service program in Guatemala, serving family and school groups. We have forged a partnership with Mil Milagros an established organization with 20 years of experience in the Lake Atitlán region, and have a new team who will direct the program in country. The program will include homestays, cultural immersion… Read More

Chill Expeditions

A Chill Expedition isn’t a vacation. It’s a journey to discover cultures, customs, people and foods, and the biodiversity and ecosystems of our shared world. Our guides don’t just point and talk, they’re educators. Our students aren’t tourists, they’re explorers. It’s your classroom, your goals, your visions, your time frames, your budget, and your needs. A Chill… Read More

Travel for Teens programs in over 40 Countries!

Travel For Teens offers over 100 different types of programs in 40+ countries to students grades 7th-12th. Each program focuses on creating an authentic travel experience where students are fully immersed in their host culture. TFT’s programs go beyond just sightseeing and put an emphasis on hands on activities to gain a deeper understanding of each destination. We specialize and… Read More

Are you the next Hometown Hero?

Do you live in Oakland? Are you 13-18 years old? Do you have something to say? You might be the next Hometown Hero! The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program wants you to apply to become the 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate. Each year we accept submissions from talented young writers to be considered for the city’s top… Read More

Spanish Immersion Program

Authentic Spanish Immersion program Program includes: Chaperoned Round-trip airfare, On-site Director, Overseas health, full supervision, all lodging, meals, excursions, high school exchange events, Spanish session, Host families with children, cultural events and youth community service. Plus, fiestas, sports, cooking, art, music and dance. 2017 Summer Exchange Dates / Costs 3 weeks  June 18 – July 8   … Read More