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The European Cultural History Program is a 23 day tour that includes stops in England, France, Germany and Italy. This Program is a completely unique approach to university study abroad. It combines a thorough tour of major cultural and historical sites throughout Europe with intense academic study of the culture and history being experienced. It is an ideal learning environment integrating rea...

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With more than 400 projects worldwide and with 25 years experience of providing ethical travel placements, Frontier can find you the perfect adventure whatever you want to achieve. We offer placements in more than 50 countries including Costa Rica, Madagascar, Fiji and loads more. Here are just some of the options available: Marine Conservation and Diving Travel to beach paradises, scuba...

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While Costa Rica has a very high literacy rate and has a very strong tourism industry, there are also quite large impoverished and at-risk communities. This project aims to send volunteers into these communities to help them achieve their goals. There are a variety of projects in different fields volunteers can choose from such as helping with women’s issues, child welfare, or healthcare and ed...

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Join us for one week of pure adventure climbing Africa's tallest peak and the world's tallest freestanding volcano. Feel the awe and accomplishment rush over you as you finally reach the summit and gaze out across the African countryside. Are you up for the challenge?

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Trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific on this cross-country expedition! Our Coast to Coast Expedition Semester includes an immersive 26-day journey on foot through Costa Rica’s lush rain-forests and valleys. Along the way, spend time at rural home-stays to better your Spanish skills and learn about Costa Rican culture and traditions. Hone your leadership skills as you learn to raft-gui...

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When you visit China for the first time, it doesn’t take long to realize that everything is changing at warp speed. Old neighborhoods of wooden houses are demolished to make way for 80-story buildings. Streets once filled with bicycles are now jammed with shiny cars. Buddhist monks read ancient sutras from iPads, and millions of rural farmers now work in the city to support their families. The ...

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Experiential education is swiftly becoming an essential part of the global curriculum, vital in teaching young people important skills such as teamwork, self-confidence and determination. This program is an outstanding method to teach English through integrated subject learning, as well as a lasting love and respect for the natural environment. During this internship, participants harness an...

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Volunteers on the Wolf Conservation Volunteer Program have the amazing opportunity to contribute to the conservation and protection of one of nature’s most beautiful and mysterious creatures – the Iberian Wolf. The work of the volunteers is of extreme importance to maintain the Wolves preservation and its habitat. The volunteers will be lodged in very comfortable wooden houses on a Natural R...

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The Siyafunda Bush Experience is perfect for those wanting to live on the wild side of Africa. The tracking camp is based in the 60,000 acre Makalali Game Reserve, where Africa's Big Five - lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino roam free. The rustic tented camp is located deep in the bush overlooking the banks of a tributary of the Makutswi river. Hot water for showers is supplied by g...

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A journey through fire and ice like no other. This is a small group travel adventure program for high school students completing the equivalent of US grades 9-12 (approximate ages 14-17). Iceland is every traveler's dream, with colorful mountains, lava fields, glaciers, hot springs, lakes and black sand beaches. Relax in bubbling hot springs, hike to the top of glaciers and explore the magm...

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ASUL “untangles your tongue” with an engaging and effective learning methodology in our intensive Spanish program, which is made up of 20 classroom hours per week. The academy provide flexible schedules, adjusting the required classroom time to match your needs. Regular and intensive courses are available. The course is all-purpose; it is suitable for business (Spanish is quickly becoming a...

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Connecting Worlds specializes in organizing gap year opportunities in Argentina. A gap year is perfect for recently graduated students from high school or college who want to experience a different culture. Students who sign up to one of the programs has the opportunity to experience a true cultural exchange, stay with local people and gain practical experience during their stay in Argentina. P...

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Volunteering Solutions provide placements in two of the most magnificent cities in South Africa; Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Volunteers traveling to South Africa has an array of programme options to join; including Childcare, Healthcare, Teaching, Sports Coaching, and Animal Welfare. Volunteering Solutions also provide some really interesting and customized programme placements which is a p...

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Under the Volunteer Teaching Program in Palampur the subjects taught include English , computers , geography and general knowledge. The schools where our volunteers work are surrounded by lush green fields and in the backdrop of Himalayan mountains. Approximately 250 children of different age groups attend the school from the nearby villages surrounding Palampur. Volunteers working in the V...

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The Farm Work in France program is a hands-on, vacation-learning program that provides an excellent opportunity to practice your French language skills, learn about farm life and work in France and help out with farm work in exchange for your accommodation and meals. This program is available from April to October when farm life at its busiest and there is need for additional help. Aside from ...

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It is winter and it's time to get out of the cold snowy and wet rainy weather. Costa Rican trip Spanish School will help you, we provide some of the best programs in Costa Rica. You will be immerse into a culture and learn a new language the fastest way. Not only does Costa Rican trip have classes, we also have one of the best tour websites where you can go through and book for free.

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The customized group programs are adapted to each university or faculty’s needs and goals (length, topics & budget). The most popular programs we have run during the past years include: peace studies & alternate conflict resolution, tropical ecology, foreign investment & entrepreneurship in Costa Rica, rural sustainable development and inclusive learning.

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Help with the care and rehabilitation of rescued and abused Orang-Utans, at a sanctuary within the Malaysian Peninsular. The project site is located on a 35-acre island nestled within a 7000-acre freshwater lakeside. The Sanctuary started with only 3 rescued Orang-Utans, and is now currently home to 24 Orang-Utans. During your programme you'll focus purely on Orangutan conservation and re...

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New Zealand's flagship program .. this is a 14 day study tour that takes you from glaciers to blowhole rocks, geysers and boiling mud, hiking through national forests, visiting wildlife conservation sanctuaries, ecotourism, the home of bungy, ride the world famous TranzAlpine train across the southern alps, cultural immersion experiences, visiting the International Antarctic Centre and lots of ...

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Brushstrokes is a 4-week summer program for students 15-18 years old looking to experience Israel's history, culture, and religious and political spheres through unique artistic expressions such as photography, animation and painting. For this trip, Young Judaea has partnered up with the Bezalel Academy, which is THE top art school in Israel! With Bezalel, the students will have dedicated studi...

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Our Work & Travel Canada program gives U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 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! ...

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Round River Conservation Studies' Mongolia Conservation Program provides an incredible opportunity to experience the vast landscapes and biodiversity of Mongolia. Operating from Round River's base camp, students will spend their time assisting partners in remote mountainous regions of Mongolia. In 2017, students may participate in any or all of the following field activities: - Wildlife s...

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Live together with your Spanish Teachers and a warm and loving family in the south of Spain. Improve your Spanish Skills every day, every hour with Agualivar Spanish School. Take advantage of a real Spanish immersion. Attending this standard program of Spanish lessons in the mornings with only 2 hours per day, lessons completely customized to your needs. Enjoy a wide variety of activities in Sp...

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SamConnects has new opportunities to work during the Chilean summer - winter up north - connecting with the South American country's fabulous nature. These are typically low-cost placements that provide housing on-site and require only modest contributions to shared food costs. Volunteer to support park rangers at a nature reserve, helping to clear trails, receive hikers, learn about the lo...

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Spend a gap year in India on a six-week expedition and volunteer work program from Sankalp Volunteer. The program will provide participants with a great cultural and volunteering experience of a lifetime. The program combines travel, adventure, and volunteer work, filling the gap year with rewarding experiences and action. The program provides participants with the opportunity to get involve...

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Africa is full of mysterious locations, hundreds of unique cultures, and an infinite amount of lessons to be learned. This gap year trip is guaranteed to enlighten, challenge and surprise you with an itinerary that takes you on an adventure through 3 contrasting areas of Africa. Morocco in Northern Africa is rich in Muslim culture and history. Ghana in West Africa with jungles, cities, and coas...

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Ever Imagined being the victim of a shipwreck and have to survive on an island Robinson Crusoe style? Or did you ever brag you would be able to do a better job surviving on a Deserted Island? This is the opportunity to prove yourself! This is your chance to experience how to survive on deserted island in the middle of the ocean with nothing but a bit of wreckage, some palms and your own will...

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The lively beach town of Santa Teresa is world famous for surf breaks across beaches pristine, uncrowded and seemingly endless. After surfing and sunbathing are over for the day – and Spanish lessons and surfing! – the town comes alive with funky surf shops, cafes, restaurants and nightspots for every taste and budget. Your experience will be based at ‘Jakera Jungle Surf Camp’ where we have ...

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A rare opportunity to live and breathe the beauty of Thailand beyond the mass media stereotype. Take a volunteer vacation and see and participate in how Thais really live and help to preserve Thailand's native elephant habitat. You will find yourself in one the most unique environments, working to build an ecologically sustainable reforested habitat to give elephants a home. With a volunteer va...

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The world has plenty of romantic locations. But for those who wish to experience it all, Say Hueque has the perfect destination - Argentina. The vast South American nation has terrains that encompass glacial lakes, Pampas grassland and Andes mountains, providing travelers plenty of things to do and beautiful places to see. We offer 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 15, and 18-day tour packages that boast o...