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Ultimate Hawaiian Cultural Tour & Edu-Camp Teen Mentoring Project

Program Duration

2-4 Week


15 days:- July 11th - 26th

Travel Types

  • Canoeing
  • Dancing
  • Eco Tours
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Nature Tours
  • Rainforest Tours
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sports
  • Student Tours
  • Surfing
  • Tours


The qualifications for teens who wish to attend this years Project Hawai'i will need to be physically fit, open minded and ready for the experience of a lifetime. Teens will need to be between the ages of 14-18 years and enrolled in, or just graduated (2009) High School with a 3.0 GPA min. Teens will need to be able to work well with children between the ages of 4-8 years of age, and have team work experience. While we will help develop team work, mentoring skills and leadership qualities in your teen, we still require they are able to handle themselves in the positions this tour offers. There is also an application process to be completed upon registration. So if you have an open mind and compassionate heart, this is a wonderful once in a lifetime experience.

Type of Programs

  • Adventure Travel
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 4,950 with early discount of USD 350 by April 1, 2012

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country

Program Fees Include:

This is an all inclusive package. Once you arrive on the island of O'ahu everything else is included. All you provide is your roundtrip airfare to and from the island of O'ahu (HNL airport code). Your island hopping airfare is included in the price. This also includes the camp t-shirt, welcome package to live Hawaiian, and 24-hour services/staff. We also do all their laundry and provide hygiene and other care needs as needed. Camp album after the tour will be mailed with the certificate of completion for community service hours. Your tuition also includes the sponsorship of your camp buddy (a homeless child) to attend camp, which makes your tuition Tax deductible.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Health Education
  • Marketing
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our volunteers are open minded and willing to have new experiences. Usually outgoing and love to work with children. Teens are usually working for their higher education requirements for their resumes to enter into select Universities. It is good be adventurous and full of energy. Typically everyone attends this project because they care about the world around them and want to make positive changes while learning and exploring.

Age Range

14-18 in high school or 2011 grad is okay

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian and European Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 4-25

Scholarships are Available

We do have a few scholarship opportunities for the full 4 week program if you are interested

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 days after application rec.