Carpe Diem Education

1529 N Killingsworth Street Portland, OR, 97217 United States


About Carpe Diem Education

Year Founded: 1997

Carpe Diem Education has been running experiential education semester programs since 1998. Our programs have grown over the years, from the pilot program semester in Central America, to include East Africa, Southeast Asia, Australia and the South Pacific, India, South America, Brazil, and Indigenous America. By taking youth of of their home countries and their comfort zones, our programs present students with an educational alternative to the traditional classroom environment. In addition to creating exceptional educational programs and forging strong ties with the academic community, we work with students from low-income families to offer scholarships through the International Carpe Diem Foundation.

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Carpe Diem Latitudes Program

-Multi-Country Locations : Countries Worldwide

Latitudes = Group Semester Overseas + Volunteer Placement Latitudes is Carpe Diem's seven-month personalized study abroad program that combines a Focused Volunteer Placement...

Central America - Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras

-Multi-Country Locations : Caribbean Region, South America Region and 1 other location , Various cities in each country Show less

In Guatemala and Nicaragua, study Spanish, live with home stay families, and teach at local community schools with your new language skills. Then volunteer at a sustainable...

Semester in India

India : Darjeeling, Dharamsala and 6 other cities , Jaipur, Kolkata (Calcutta), McLeod Ganj, New Delhi, Rajasthan, Rural Areas Show less

When you study abroad in India with us, you'll spend 3 months traversing the diverse ecological and spiritual landscape of the Himalayas, the Indus River Valley and the birthplace...

Semester in South America - Ecuador and Peru

-Multi-Country Locations : -Multi-Country Locations, Ecuador and 1 other location , Peru Show less

Study Spanish, participate in service learning projects, and live with host families. Explore Amazons cloud forest, surf the mighty Pacific, take an introductory course on...

Semester in Australia, Fiji, and New Zealand

-Multi-Country Locations : Australia and Oceania Region, Various cities in each country

Your journey starts with homestays and volunteering in a remote village situated in the Fijian highlands. Following two weeks spent immersing in the intriguing culture and...

East Africa Semester - Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda

-Multi-Country Locations : -Multi-Country Locations, Rwanda and 2 other locations , Tanzania, Uganda Show less

From the rolling hills of Tanzania's Southern Highlands to the sparkling blue waters of Zanzibar, the shores of the Nile River in Uganda and the fast-paced city life of Rwanda,...

Southeast Asia Semester - Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam

-Multi-Country Locations : South Asia Region, Various cities in each country

Participants in our Southeast Asia program get to travel to three exotic countries, namely Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. They get the chance to experience the warm hospitality...

Indigenous America: Native Traditions & Service

United States : Arizona, New Mexico

This we know; the earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. - Chief Seattle,