Why Guatemala?

Where ancient civilization and vibrant modern culture combine, your language skills will soar.

Guatemala is a magical country where the ancient culture of the Mayan people lives alongside bustling modernity. Guatemala is loved by students who are interested in culture, traditional religion, nature and social issues, all in a gorgeous setting. The nation has a larger population than any other in Central America, making it an ideal location to experience the tapestry of languages and the arts this region is known for. Global Leadership Adventures offers opportunities for high school volunteer abroad in Guatemala; programs are focused on volunteering with kids.

Teen Summer Programs in Guatemala for High School Students

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Children of the Maya™

With its stunning landscape and ancient Maya culture, experience an unforgettable adventure.


Global Health in the Land of the Maya™

Be immersed in public health projects taking place in the heart of indigenous communities

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