Make a Difference Through Travel

Life-Changing Summer Volunteer Programs for High School Students

Travel to Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean

  • Explore a new country on a Service Learning Adventure™. Embrace a different culture as you develop real-world leadership skills.
  • Make friends with like-minded teens and build relationships while making a lasting impact through volunteer service in a developing community.
  • Experience a real adventure, from ziplining in Costa Rica to going on safari in Tanzania and coasteering in the U.K.

Fuel your passion, or find a new one

Whether you are an enthusiast and want to fuel your passion on a project that builds on your interests, or you are an explorer who wants to find your passion and serve a community-in-need, when you volunteer with GLA, you become a part of a diverse group of teens that want to make a difference.

Children & Education • Language Immersion • Environment & Community Action • Animal & Wildlife Conservation • Sports Leadership • Medicine & Public Health • Social Entrepreneurship • Photography & Journalism • Children & Community Development

GLA Students
GLA Students

Where Will You Travel as a GLA Volunteer?

Africa • Ghana • South Africa • Tanzania • Asia & The Pacific • Bali • China • Fiji • India • Philippines • Thailand • Central America & The Caribbean • Costa Rica • Belize • Cuba • Dominican Republic • Guatemala • Guadaloupe • Haiti • Europe • Spain • South America • Brazil • Galapagos • Peru

Tuition is all-inclusive

$1,999 to $7,499 for 1 to 3 week teen volunteer camps, Spring Break & Summer sessions*

*Tuition includes all in-country expenses including: Educational materials, lodging, 3 meals per day, all in-country transportation, airport pick-up, professional full-time staff and experts from the US/Europe, travel medical insurance, cultural activities, lectures, weekend excursions, and pre-departure materials and support.

  • As Seen In

  • Teen Vogue
  • New York Times
  • Seventeen
  • The Washington Post
  • Certifications

  • Registered Sellers of Travel
  • Better Business Bureau
  • US of Association of Accredited Business
  • Global Leadership Adventures
    10509 San Diego Mission Road, Suite A-1
    San Diego, CA 92108
    United States
    1-858-771-0645
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