Each Experiment program includes several of the following components.
Component descriptions can be used as an overall guide in choosing a program that best fits each Experimenter’s interests. Use the icons to identify components each individual program.
Peace, Politics, & Human Rights
Understand the country’s social justice efforts and political processes.
Explore native wildlife, ecology, sustainability practices, and challenges to local environments or learn about sustainable practices in various disciplines.
Painting, photography, poetry, music, dance, and the performing arts. Some programs offer formal instruction. and/or Gain exposure to fine arts, poetry, music, and/or the performing arts.
Gain exposure to the social issues and movements of the host country.
Gain exposure to local foods. Some programs offer culinary training through hands-on activities, typically led by culinary experts.
These programs specifically focus on leadership development.
Receive formal language training and/or language practice beyond the classroom while exploring renowned historical sites and learning about local culture.
Work on a project organized by our in-country partners and the community the project serves.
A certificate in language, cooking, or community service will be awarded at the end of the program.
City or countryside exploration by foot and/or bike.
Witness wildlife in its natural habitat through hiking, snorkeling, boating, and more, and/or visiting conservation centers.
Wildlife safaris at game reserves or conservation areas.
Extended travel on bumpy roads or other rugged conditions via off-road vehicle and/or bus.
Swimming, snorkeling, white-water rafting, kayaking, etc.
Hiking, trekking, biking, horseback riding, and/or ziplining activities.
Become immersed in the daily life of an urban or rural local family through homestays, a cornerstone of The Experiment.
Stay overnight in a temple to fully experience its history and beauty.