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Answers to Your Questions About Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
Answers to Your Questions About Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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LAST UPDATED: May 8th, 2020 Sustainable Summer has cancelled all in-person 2020 programs due to the coronavirus. We are offering online versions of some of our programs and are currently accepting applications from prospective students. Please email info@sustinablesummer.org with any additional questions. What disruption do you anticipate due to the coronavirus outbreak? We had summer… Read More

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Amaranthus 2020

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Our latest issue of our annual alumni publication is online here.

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Alumni Profile: Kaylynn Polley

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Alumni Profile: Kaylynn Polley Rocky Hill School ’17 University of Rhode Island ’22 Dartmouth: Entrepreneurship and the Environment, 2016 What was the most memorable or impactful part of your Sustainable Summer experience? How do you apply your experience to your life now? I participated in Sustainable Summer during the summer of 2016 and although my experience… Read More

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Alumni Profile: Nicole Radlauer

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Alumni Profile: Nicole Radlauer Irvington High School in Irvington, NY Reed College 2023 Seeds of Change: Ecuador, 2016 Bridge to the Future: Costa Rica, 2018 What was the most memorable or impactful part of your Sustainable Summer experience? I often think back to my experience meeting and hearing the life story of Daniel Vega, an… Read More

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Program Guide to Costa Rica: A Student Perspective

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Hi, I’m Hannah! I spent last summer with Sustainable Summer, both in Brooklyn, NY and Costa Rica. I chose these two programs for the incredibly different learning opportunities they offer. Here are my thoughts on Costa Rica! What is special about the Costa Rica program? Traveling to Costa Rica with Sustainable Summer was different than… Read More

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Program Guide to Brooklyn: A Student Perspective

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Hi, I’m Hannah! I spent last summer with Sustainable Summer, both in Brooklyn, NY and Costa Rica. I chose these two programs for the incredibly different learning opportunities they offer, and for perspectives on both urban and rural sustainability initiatives. Here’s my take on Brooklyn! So, what is the Brooklyn program all about? The Sustainable… Read More

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Program Guide to Dartmouth: A Student Perspective

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Hi, I’m Watts! I participated in Sustainable Summer in 2019, at Dartmouth for the program Entrepreneurship and the Environment. I live in Colorado, but I’m graduating high school this spring, and then I’ll be heading to Connecticut for college. I’m going to Yale to study Environmental Engineering and Economics. My participation in Sustainable Summer helped… Read More

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Alumni Profile: Aaron Feigelman

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Alumni Profile: Aaron Feigelman Benicia High School 2015 Leadership Expedition: Sustaining the Amazon- Ecuador 2015 UCLA 2019 What was the most memorable or impactful part of your Sustainable Summer experience? So many amazing memories! The roar of the Cascada Magica waterfall is something I won’t forget. The nightly discussions led by Jeff were my favorite… Read More

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What’s Your Sustainability Superpower?

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What’s your sustainability superpower? This is one of the questions we ask as part of our admissions process (along with what’s your kryptonite). It’s a fun question that helps us understand what motivates someone to “act sustainably,” which is a useful barometer to gauge a student’s interest in and readiness for our program. So, we… Read More

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Introducing Alumni Profiles! | Alumni Profile: Victoria Bartoszewicz

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Welcome to the first post in a new Sustainable Summer series, Alumni Profiles! We are incredibly proud of the Sustainable Summer community. Folks who join us on program are passionate, intelligent, creative individuals, and are the true reason why the Sustainable Summer experience is so impactful. After the program ends, and the summer is over,… Read More

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