GLA PROGRAM THEMES
Global Leadership Adventures runs Environmental Stewardship travel programs for teens who are passionate about preserving the natural world and our oceans.
On a GLA Environmental Stewardship program, do hands-on work to protect the natural world and the communities that depend on it. Contribute to vital habitat restoration endeavors and collaborate with experts on pressing issues for planetary health.
Lend a hand and build relationships with local organizations as you collaborate to make change through environmental research and education.
Explore local natural wonders found nowhere else on the planet, and experience the outdoors with breathtaking hikes and water activities.
Contribute to environmental service. Collect biodiversity data, reduce ocean contamination, advocate for conservation or restore natural habitat.
MARINE CONSERVATION & SEA TURTLE EXPEDITION
21 DAYS ($6,499) | 14 DAYS ($4,799)
The beaches of Costa Rica are yours to explore this summer. Discover what you can do for the future of the planet as you learn about sea turtle conservation and ocean stewardship.
SURF, SPORTS & SUSTAINABILITY
14-DAY PROGRAM | $5,199
Zipline in the jungle canopy, hike through the tropical forest to breathtaking waterfalls, and relax in thermal hot springs!
ARCHES, CANYONLANDS & THE COLORADO RIVER™
10 DAYS ($4,699)
Designed with thrill seekers in mind, with a mix of meaningful community service and pulse-pounding adventure.
SPRING BREAK SERVICE
7-DAY PROGRAM | $2,799
Embark on an adventure you'll never forget this spring break in Costa Rica, all while helping to support local projects that are environmentally-focused in nature.
CARIBBEAN SEA CONSERVATION
12-DAY PROGRAM | $4,699
Enjoy island life as you work with marine conservationists and the community to restore natural habitat through coral reef restoration, beach clean-ups, trail maintenance and species identification.
14-DAY PROGRAM | $4,899
Experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean and rich biodiversity of Costa Rica. Collaborate with ecological groups to help conserve the beaches, and collect data on microplastics as a citizen scientist.
RIDGE TO REEF SERVICE ADVENTURE
14-DAY PROGRAM | $5,299
Voyage to beautiful Fiji, where powerful seeds of opportunity await your planting in this Pacific paradise.
COSTA RICA INTERNSHIP
CAREER EXPLORATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
21-DAY PROGRAM | $6,999
Take part in a transformational travel internship to explore the wilds and wonders of the Osa Peninsula, where you'll collaborate with biologists, study wildlife and contribute to the protection of Costa Rica's natural habitats.
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