Travel For Teens
Travel For Teens Programs
Earn your service credits working with the magnificent Asian elephants of Northern Thailand at our partner Elephant sanctuary. You’ll be directly involved with their care,...
Adventure through Europe with us and get the real backpacking experience as we navigate our way from Italy through Switzerland to Paris! Our approach is rooted in the classic...
Join us this summer for an unforgettable experience in Berlin, Paris, and London, three cities that are not only historically intertwined but also among Europe’s most vibrant...
Our Older Teens programs are specially designed with older teens in mind. We are all about a hands-on approach to travel, where we go beyond the casual tourist experience,...
Italy, Spain, and France…Europe’s most popular travel destinations are hits for a reason, and on this program, you’ll get to discover them all for yourself! Soak up...
Come join us for a trip that provides a thrilling mix of Europe’s most popular destinations and its lesser-known marvels! Stroll along the canals of Amsterdam, tour its...
Fly across the International Dateline and arrive in the Land Down Under! Our journey to Australia and New Zealand is a TFT favorite, combining adventure with cultural exploration...
Fiji, the land of smiles, is the unbelievable island destination you never knew you needed to explore. See the direct positive impact of your hard work and earn service credits...
Come to the glittering city of Paris, sharpen your French skills, and take in the best of French culture! During our 21-day program we will have two weeks in Paris with a...
Get ready for the ultimate adventure! The Alps are legendary for their breathing beauty and adrenaline pumping activities. Set off on an unforgettable journey with Travel...
Travel For Teens Reviews
Best summer of my life!
Submitted by Caroline - Voorhees Highschool | April 14, 2018
I went on this trip last summer and it was the best three weeks of my life ever! I made so many friends that I still talk to and even meet up with from time to time to this day. We did so many amazing and different things. One of my favorite things was swimming with the Manta rays and snorkeling with sea turtles. I have so many memories from this trip that I will never forget. My councilors and my CIT were super cool and always managed to keep things in order. Also, it was amazing how many great photos they were able to get of us, they had so many amazing candid shots that I love to look back on! This trip gives you the full Hawaiian experience and shows you the different personalities of every island.
Program: Travel For Teens: Ultimate Hawaii
Tanzania with TFT
Submitted by Sara Carmichael - University of Alabama | March 20, 2018
This was easily one of my favorite trips I have ever been on. The trip starts in Dar es Salaam, where we get to learn about the country and go to an island to have a relaxing day on the beach. Then we proceeded to Morogoro, where we worked at a local school known as SEGA. Working with the girls at SEGA was such a moving and memorable experience for me. All of the girls at the school were brought there because they could not attend school otherwise for various reasons. It is such an amazing program, and the girls were all so sweet. We got to meet with our small groups every day that we were there, and our activities ranged from Swahili lessons, movie night, and even a spa night. Throughout that week we also went on a beautiful hike and went on our first safari. After an amazing week at the school, the 21 day trip moves into the safari/local tribe portion of the trip. We got to go on two more amazing safaris where we got extremely close to lions, giraffes, zebras, elephants, etc. The local tribe visits were so amazing! You definitely get off the beaten path with TFT; nothing about those visits seemed touristy! The culture and traditions of the tribes were all so unique and interesting. After a few days of camping, tribe visits, and safaris, the group goes to Zanzibar for a few days of relaxing on the beach and exploring.
I would recommend this trip to anyone! It is one of TFT's smaller trips, so our group got to be extremely close throughout the 3 weeks. I loved every second of my trip to Tanzania with TFT, and the staff did a wonderful job of keeping everyone safe and happy!
Submitted by Ciara Cain - Loyola University Maryland | February 26, 2018
For my first time being in Europe, this was an awesome trip to go on to get my feet wet! It was great being able to experience so much culture and history but at the same time never feeling like it was too overwhelming. There was a great balance between adventure and relaxation and eating lots of great food. I loved meeting new people on the trip and learning a new language with them. It was also cool how we got to interact with the locals, being taught in an art class and spending time in town. This trip definitely showed me how many great things there are to see in Italy and I will for sure be going back.
The Experience of a Lifetime
Submitted by Katie L | January 30, 2018
I had an amazing time traveling abroad with TFT during the summer of 2017. Not only did l learn a lot, But I also had a blast. I got to meet many people from different places and made many friends. One of the best parts is being able to travel with the trip leaders. They are friendly, supportive, and caring. Whenever we had a crisis, they were always calm and took responsibility. My favorite activities were the boat ride in Paris and the Broadway show in London. If I had the chance, I would totally go back again. You can't deny that there will always be up and downs to traveling, but I honestly cannot remember a time with TFT when l was less than happy. This company has really changed my life, teaching me to be a traveler, not a tourist. I would definitely recommend this program to teens who want to travel the world.
Submitted by Caroline Mauro - Mountain Brook High School | January 22, 2018
Italy Photography was the best trip I have ever taken!! Not only did we learn so much about how to professionally capture photos, but we also were emerged in the culture. We had a fabulous National Geographic photographer, Simon Bond, who tagged along and he taught us all about the structure and settings of our cameras along with certain photography techniques. Marguax was the other counselor on the trip who was AMAZING. She taught us all the historical background on each city we visited and she showed us how to eat some gelatto!:) If you love pasta and pizza, then you sure are in for a treat! Although we had a full itinerary, the trip was very laid back and the schedule was very flexible. Italy was a breath taking place to visit and being able to really capture moments from the trip was the coolest thing. I HIGHLY recommend Italy Photography.