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From Being Green To Leading Green

Sustainable Summer prepares today's teens to become environmental leaders and innovators.

Our 2024 Summer Programs

Project-based. Transformative. Fun.

Sustainable Summer at Yale

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.

June 23 - July 5
Sustainable Summer at Cornell

Beautiful gorges, a stunning campus, and vibrant community make for an unforgettable summer at Cornell where sustainability courses through the built environment, faculty research, and student life.

July 7 - July 19

Past Programs

Some of the programs we've run in previous years, which may return in the future


A classic college campus surrounded by the beauty of New England's forests

Not Offered for 2024
Brooklyn Program Cover Photo

Dynamic webs of living and nonliving, urban ecosystems exemplify nature’s resiliency, side by side with human innovation.

Not Offered for 2024

How do we place a value on nature?

Not Offered for 2024
Cuba Summer Program

How and why do cultures change?

Not Offered for 2024
The Amazon

How do we reconcile the needs of the environment with those of people?

Not Offered for 2024
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Costa Rica

How do we implement sustainable models of food production?

Not Offered for 2024
Climate Action Project (Virtual)

How do we affect change in our local communities?

Not Offered for 2024

Partners and Supporters

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