Discover the wildlife and ecology of another country during a high school summer abroad.

Acquire entirely new perspectives on critical environmental challenges, diverse ecological systems, and natural resource conservation and sustainability. Explore ecological wonders and the cultures and communities to which they are connected. Discover the rich biodiversity of a country as you travel through it and learn about earth sciences and marine biology. Focus on sustainable food production methods, and explore the rich history, traditions, and communities behind unique regional cuisines.

See animals such as lions, elephants, monkeys, seals, sea turtles, and tropical birds in their natural habitats. Explore mountains, caves, deserts, marshes, rivers, coastlines, forests, and waterfalls. Activities you may experience include sailing, hiking, horseback riding, camping, zip-lining, and snorkeling.

  • Argentina

    Argentina: Community Service & The Great Outdoors

    Get to know Argentina while exploring mountains on horseback, hiking through the countryside, rafting river rapids, and camping in the rustic outdoors. Complete service projects in a local Argentine community.

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  • Costa Rica

    Costa Rica (2 weeks): Biodiversity, Ecology & Sustainability

    The rainforest is your classroom as you learn about conservation in one of the most biodiverse countries on Earth. Witness sea turtles and other wildlife. Hike, zip-line, and swim along the way.

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  • Ecuador

    Ecuador: The Galápagos Islands & The Andes

    Explore Ecuador’s natural wonders, from the Andes mountains to the Amazon basin and the Galápagos archipelago. See seals in their natural habitat, snorkel, hike a volcano, and take in the country’s vast biodiversity.

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