Adventure Travel in North America

104 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in North America

Volunteering Worldwide with Frontier

Indulge in a Mexican adventure offered by Frontier. Participants can discover a new culture and assist at a local community school, while enjoying fun activities such as Surfing, Scuba Diving, and Rafting. Program packages include a professional tour guide, accommodations, and meals.

Adventure Never Grows Old with Broadreach

If you're looking to experience the world, climb aboard. Since 1993, Broadreach has taken over 12,000 students on adventures abroad for middle school, high school and college students. Prepare for hands-on experience, trying new things, making lifelong friends and having amazing adventures while earning a pile of certifications as proof of your achievements. The world awaits!

Projects Abroad

Visit Mexico through Projects Abroad international travel adventure program and learn about this unique country through cultural immersions, language courses, and volunteer projects. This two-week trip includes meals, housing, and in-country staff support.

Ecology and Evolution of Reef Fishes

This summer BIOS is offering a unique course focused on coral reef ecology, and provides exceptional opportunities for university students to gain hands-on experience with modern research methods. Bermuda’s coral reefs provide the spectacular underwater classroom where SCUBA-certified students can experiment and study to become the next generation of coral reef scientists and stewards. As ...

Experiment in International Living

The North American Experiment in International Living offers a variety of enthralling programs for high school students. Participants choose to explore the deep blue waters of Baja in La Paz, get acquainted with the desert cultures in Navajo Nation of New Mexico, or soak up a unique culinary venture in Mexico City and Oaxaca. Programs are offered in the summer time.

Work and Travel Canada

Our Work & Travel Canada program gives U.S. college students or recent graduates a chance to experience the beauty of our northern neighbor while earning money throughout the year. Start with an arrival orientation in Vancouver or Toronto and continue with job support throughout your program. If you already have a job in mind we can also help you organize your 12-month working holiday visa! ...

Earthwatch Institute

Make the world a better place through Earthwatch Institute international adventure travel programs in North America. Stay in the United States, Canada, or Mexico for a two-week meaningful trip. Adventurers can help monitor whales and dolphins, spot songbirds, and take an expedition to the mammoth graveyard. This program is open to enthusiastic participants from all over the world.


CrossContinental is helping international adventurers explore the stunning landscapes of North America through its Adventure Travel program. Gain a cultural learning and living experience while helping the local communities of Mexico. This adventure travel program includes accommodations, volunteer programs, and a 24/7 hotline for in-country support.

LISTO for High School Students

Listo is a unique program whereby high school students can earn credit in language, art or sustainability in an immersion setting in and around the beautiful ancient city of Oaxaca. Students will receive Spanish language instruction through the Rassias method from Dartmouth and acquire leadership skills while they study sustainability and the art of their choice.

GoEco - Volunteer Abroad

Help a local community work on pet health, safety, and education. Playa del Carmen has a lot of pet owners who either cannot afford to properly take care of their pets or neglect/abandon their pets completely. The project was started to help educate the community about improving dog and cat care, help reduce the number of stray animals, and to support humane approaches to population control. Vo...

Adventures with Global Vision International

Embark on an intercultural adventure by volunteering with GVI. This Tulum, Mexico based program lasts for ten weeks. Participants can develop a deeper understanding a marine life and enjoy diving activities at the same time. The program is available throughout the year, is open to participants of any nationality, and accepts couples interested in joining together.

VTV Volunteer Travelventures in Mexico - New Programs

VTV provides economical volunteer programs in the small cities of Guaymas and San Carlos Mexico, set on the Sea of Cortez. VTV volunteers will engage in meaningful work in such areas as: women and children, at risk youth, teaching, recreational leadership, art activities, cooking, construction and repairs. When not volunteering, there is time to enjoy plenty of leisure activities and to take in...

Westcoast Connection Active Teen Tours

Catch a foul ball. Get that prized autograph during batting practice. Sit in the dugout and make the bullpen call on a behind-the-scenes stadium tour. That's just the start of this ultimate baseball fantasy tour. You and fellow baseball fanatics will take in 10 to 12 Major League Ballparks, with up to 12 exciting games. Add four stadium tours, a stop at the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the annual...

Teen Travel Programs with 360 Student Travel

Experience volunteer travel in North America, with 360 Student Travel. Take your pick of living in the USA or Canada for 2-4 weeks. Get a taste of the culture through adventure-filled service. Support the local community and provide assistance to the less fortunate, while getting to know their area. The program includes accommodation, meals, immersion activities and more.

The Learning Traveller

Set sail for a Caribbean environment and enhance Spanish-language skills with the Teen Residence Program in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. This program allows students to immerse themselves in Central American culture while becoming knowledgeable Spanish speakers. Students who are between the ages of 15 to 17 years old have the opportunity to take lessons in a school complex that combines language c...