Peace Corps-Inspired Programs for High School Students

  • Take care of orphans in Africa and experience an authentic African safari
  • Build schools for village children in the Dominican Republic
  • Protect endangered elephants at a conservation camp in Thailand
  • For Teens Ages 14-18

Program Themes for Teens

Children & Education • Language Immersion • Ocean & Environment Conservation • Animal & Wildlife Conservation • Sports Leadership • Medicine & Public Health • Social Entrepreneurship • Photography & Journalism • Children & Community Development • Building from Start to Finish • Middle School

Where Does GLA Send Volunteers?

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


$2,099 to $6,299 for 1 to 3 weeks, spring & summer*

*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.

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Ross O.

The world is an immense place, and working toward solving its problems is like tryng to move a mountain one pebble at a time. On this trip I realized that each "pebble" moved may seem insignificant to you or I, but could look like a boulder to others.”

Age 16
Hometown: Keene, NH
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