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Ultimate Teen Mentoring & Adventure Summer Camp

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks


July 5th- 19th, 2017

Travel Types

  • Caving & Spelunking
  • Dancing
  • Eco Tours
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Nature Tours
  • Off Road Driving
  • Rainforest Tours
  • Sailing
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Sports
  • Student Tours
  • Summer Camp
  • Surfing
  • Tours


Project Hawai'i, Inc. has strict guidelines and requirements to assure the success of the program for all teens attending. This is a volunteer service learning program and we strive to provide the best overall experience. Here are the primary qualifications:

1. Teen Enrollment Application Process requires the following for acceptance:
a). Full application provided by us
b). Two recommendation letters (as specified in the application process)
c). An essay about themselves and why they choose to spend their summer participating in a service-learning program.
d). A GPA 3.2 or higher (for international students we require the two highest marks)
e). Medical release from your pediatrician, as well as a physical form (typically your school physical to participate in sports is used to meet this criteria.
f). We do accept teens with food allergies, or other menu change needs, as well as other medical needs. For this we require extra information before arrival. Some extreme diets might require an addition fee as much as $150. per week. Detail will be provided before enrollment.

2. Who can participate in this program:
a). Teens between the ages of 14-19
b). Enrolled in High School or class of 2016 (teens who have not attended college or university may also apply)
c). Teens must enjoy working with young children. Our camp buddies are between the ages of 3-7.
d). Teens are also required to have worked with small children, either their younger siblings, or through babysitting positions, or other experiences that provided one on one or group setting interaction with young children.

Type of Programs

  • Adventure Travel
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration


  • English

Cost in US$:

$7,100.00 (early discounts avail)

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

This is an all exclusive tour! Once your teen lands, we take care of your teen.
The only thing you provide is spending money for souvenirs or extra's.
You are responsible for the roundtrip airfare from your state to Hawai'i.

Experience Required


    Must have worked with children. Enjoy young children. Teens must be open minded and wishing to learn a new culture.

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Health
  • Music
  • Nutrition
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Tourism
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

Our teens are looking forward to a summer of adventure and learning. Working with their camp buddies to make a difference. Teens are open minded to new experiences.

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian and European Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 4-24

Scholarships are Available

Please inquire for scholarships up to USD500.00

Application Process Involves

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

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 days after application rec.