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A Guide To High School Programs Abroad in Africa

From the sands of Egypt to the flat top mountains of South Africa, from the stampedes of Kenya to the glittering shores of Mozambique, spending a portion of your high school years in Africa offers benefits as boundless as the Sahara Desert itself. With summer and multi-month long programs available (not to mention opportunities to earn college credit!), Africa is an incredible and important place to experience as a teen traveler. Ready to stand out from the crowd on your college apps, learn firsthand about incredible historic cultures, and make your friends jealous of your safari photos?

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SPI High School Language Immersion & Cultural Leadership

Founded in 1996, SPI offers college credit high school study abroad programs in Spain, France, Italy, Costa Rica and China. SPI's interactive language immersion programs combine inspiring global leadership experiences, volunteer service projects, and exciting travel ...

Medicine & Healthcare in Tanzania with Projects Abroad

Interning abroad in Medicine & Healthcare in Tanzania is an excellent way to gain experience combined with the chance to help people in some of the most under-resourced medical institutions in the developing world. Projects Abroad works with both small health clinics and ...

Study Abroad in Ghana

Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery. A Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) study abroad program is an experience that will immerse you in the lives, cultures, and communities of a real family in one of more than 40 countries around the globe. An adventure where you'll ...

Travel For Teens : South Africa Service, Adventure & Safari

Meaningful service projects, thrilling adventures, and an abundance of wildlife come together on our South Africa program to give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a difference and reshape your worldview. Our goal will be to get in touch with the heart of this amazing ...

AFS Intercultural Programs: High School Abroad in Ghana

Ghana is one of the friendliest West African nations. While English is the official language, there are more than 52 native tongues and hundreds of dialects. Most Ghanaians live in small villages where society is focused on family and community. Vibrant markets offer everything ...

Westcoast Connection | South Africa Summer 2018

Embark on a cultural experience like no other to South Africa with Westcoast Connection. On these service programs, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local cultures and traditions while working alongside the locals on various community projects. Your ...

High School Volunteer Abroad Programs

Our programs are designed to address a wide variety of humanitarian needs and environmental issues. GVI Foundations offers you the opportunity to get involved! The time you spend on our programs will be some of the most rewarding of your life. Most days you'll be up with the ...

Morocco: Multiculturalism in North Africa

Experience the melting pot of African, Middle Eastern, and European influences on Moroccan culture. The program begins in Morocco’s capital, Rabat, where you’ll explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods, street markets, and ancient medina. Take formal Moroccan Arabic, also known ...

GoBeyond - Global Community Service Adventures for Teens

Volunteer in countries including British Virgin Islands, Thailand, and Costa Rica with GoBeyond Student Travel. Join community service activities and help out kids while satisfying your desire of a meaningful international travel experience with language and cultural ...

Discover Africa Gap Year Program w Cross-Cultural Solutions

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. ...

Central America Immersion - Carpe Diem Education Gap Year

Learn about sustainable development and catch waves in the small coastal community of El Paredon. Practice Spanish with welcoming host families in rural Nicaragua. Get SCUBA certified in the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean island of Roatan. Explore the diverse ...

Broadreach Summer Adventures for Students

Broadreach offers experiential summer adventures for middle school, high school and college students, including scuba, sailing, STEM, animal science, marine biology, language learning and photography and multimedia programs that span the globe. Over the years, we've taken ...

Volunteer Abroad in Tanzania with African Impact

Looking to make a difference in the lives of others and to help foster change worldwide? Volunteer with African Impact, chosen by volunteers as the World’s Top Volunteer Abroad Organization! Join us in Tanzania, where you will contribute to a project in your area of interest or ...

Intern & Volunteer Abroad: from USD180

CrossContinental offers affordable intern abroad, volunteer abroad, culture/language immersion programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Gain hands-on experience, improve your resume, enhance cultural understanding, and build global network. Stay with a host family for ...

College Course Credit Internships Overseas

Embarking on an internship abroad is a great opportunity to gain valuable practical skills in your field while experiencing immersion in a new culture. You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact while gaining relevant work experience that will distinguish you to ...

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