Our 2024 Summer Programs
Project-based. Transformative. Fun.
A leader in sustainability, Yale is of one of the country's oldest and most famous universities. Tree-lined streets, gothic architecture, and Yale's unique residential colleges make an ideal location for this program.
The Student Climate & Conservation Congress (Sc3) is held at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, a beautiful 500-acre campus, situated on the Potomac River, near Shepherdstown, WV.
Some of the programs we've run in previous years, which may return in the future
The impact on my son was huge. The facts, information and overall knowledge of the environment and sustainability was exciting as parents. This style of learning was perfect for my son and he is already talking about changes we can make at home and at his school. He said the trip changed his life and… Read More
I went into Sustainable Summer knowing that I want to be an environmental engineer, but this program strengthened that. I also got to learn about projects I might be doing as an environmental engineer.
I was surrounded with amazing people that created an incredible and caring environment that we could all have fun and learn in. Sustainable Summer gave me such an empowering feeling to know that other people my age cared as much as I did.
Thank you again for a great summer. It made such an impact on Noa’s thinking and doing. You deserve a tremendous amount of credit for what you accomplished at Sustainable Summer.
It was absolutely, UNDOUBTEDLY the most amazing experience in my life. I was recently at a different camp and all i could do was talk about Ecuador and what I learned and saw there. I cannot thank you guys enough for creating a program that really focuses on growing and education as opposed to just… Read More
From pre-planning to the end of the trip, I was confident that Sara would be safe and would have a meaningful and fun experience. There are a lot of organizations that run trips, but I felt that Sustainable Summer’s focus and expertise made the choice easy. I liked that the organization was not a huge… Read More
My time in Ecuador was more eye-opening than I expected and I had more fun than I could have asked for. I was deeply inspired by my trip leaders, and the work that they do. I learned so much in such a short time span not only about the environment but also about people, power,… Read More
I grew so close to so many people and I know our friendships will last a very long time. Not only were the other students amazing people but so were the leaders. I had so much fun with them and will never forget my Sustainable Summer experience. Sustainable Summer has impacted my whole life. I… Read More
Sustainable Summer was a very significant event in my son’s life. He was particularly moved by the bond that developed between the participants. He is even more passionate about sustainability and driven to make a difference. It was certainly memorable. Overall, I think it was an exceptional experience for my son and I am very… Read More
Josh and I just came back from Asia, where Josh continually would tell me some interesting science facts. I would say “how do you know that” and he would say, “I learned it last summer in Costa Rica!” What’s more, his friend Amber is sitting in my living room sharing her FABULOUS trip experience with… Read More