High School Programs in Dakar

6 High School Programs in Dakar

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You never know what might happen in Senegal. Enter a fortuneteller’s hut and ask a question about your future. Spin and dance with Sufi mystics. Discover fluent Spanish speakers on a mangrove island. Speak with a young man preparing to cross the Strait of Gibraltar to find work in Spain. This country is a collision of influences: French, Islamic, African— and increasingly, American and Chinese....

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The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad) program, provides competitive merit-based scholarships for U.S. citizens in secondary school (age 15-18.5) to study for one academic year in select countries. Includes: round-trip airfare, room and board;orientation; in-country support; cultural activities; school tuition (where applicable); secondary medical benefits; visa fees;...

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If you’re looking for a meaningful way to spend your long break from school, sign up for our 2017 Senegal 21 Day Service Adventure. Smithsonian Student Adventures offers you and high school students from across the United States the opportunity to participate in a service project. This program will take you to Dakar, Jaibalito, and Mbour where you will engage in plenty of activities that ar...

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Senegal Style African Drum and Percussion School is an all-inclusive program that incorporates professional instruction in either English or French in African Dance and three different indigenous drums, the Djembe, Bougarabou, and Djun Djun. The school is looking for students who want to learn the true "Art of the Drum." The intensive drum workshop is held four hours a day, five times a wee...