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What are the best summer abroad programs for high school students (Reviews/Ratings)?

How to Choose a Summer Abroad Program There are a lot of summer abroad programs for high school students. Teens have never had as many options for a summer abroad experience. From one-week service-oriented programs to months-long cultural immersion experiences, there are literally thousands of different possibilities. Just for teens. In the summer. Abroad. So, […]

High School Film Intern Wanted

Summer Film Internship in Ecuador for One Lucky High School Student Sustainable Summer (www.sustainablesummer.org) is accepting applications for a film intern to direct and shoot a series of short videos about our summer program in Ecuador for high school students. Sustainable Summer is an environmental study abroad program that teaches high school students about sustainability. […]

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What is the best Galapagos summer program?

With more than 15 different organizations offering Galapagos summer programs for high school students, you might be asking yourself which one is the best. Of course, “best” is a subjective term and there are a variety of different criteria you may want to consider if you, like many high school students, want to see the […]

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Rafting, La Ruta de las Cascadas, and Micro-Hydro

Here’s a quick post summing up our final 4 days in Ecuador. We closed out a fantastic 15 days in Ecuador’s Oriente with a highwater rafting trip on the mighty Rio Jatunyacu, a visit to the Runa Foundation, a couple of fun-filled days in Banos, and a site visit to a proposed micro-hydro project in Salasacas. […]

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Ready to Launch Ecuador Summer Programs

Sustainable Summer’s 2013 Ecuador summer programs are ready to launch! In just over two weeks our first group of high school students will travel to Ecuador for three weeks to study environmental sustainability, experience life in a developing country, and work together to acquire enhanced understanding of sustainability issues, global perspective, and critical thinking and […]

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Sustainable Learning To Host Fundraiser June 2nd

Proceeds Will Support Student Scholarship Initiative Brooklyn, NY, May 30th, 2013 – Sustainable Learning, an environmental education not-for-profit based in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, will be holding its first annual fundraiser on Sunday June 2nd at Atlantic Terrace. The event, which aims to raise  funds for the organization’s student scholarship initiative, has drawn the support of many local […]

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Will High School Study Abroad Experience Improve College Admissions Outcomes?

There are hundreds of opportunities available to college-bound high school students looking to spend their summer months in productive ways: pre-college academic enrichment programs, science and tech programs, internship programs, and, of course, high school study abroad programs. For every opportunity, there are good reasons to invest time (and money) in that experience. There are […]

Sustainable Summer Announces 5-Week High School Film Internship in Ecuador

Brooklyn, NY, April 18th, 2013 – Sustainable Summer, an environmental study abroad program, today announced a high school summer film internship opportunity to take place this summer in the South American country Ecuador. Sustainable Summer is run by the Brooklyn-based not-for-profit Sustainable Learning, which specializes in experience-based environmental education programs for teenagers. The organization is accepting applications […]