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 ($5,999) | 14 DAYS ($4,499)
Support a sustainable sea turtle hatchery, go bioluminescence boating and zipline through the forest canopy. All as you contribute to conservation projects addressing climate change on the Pacific coast.
JUNEAU WILDERNESS & GLACIER ADVENTURE
14-DAY PROGRAM | $6,499
Explore the incredible Tongass National Forest, lend a hand on trail building initiatives and take an epic hike to Mendenhall glacier. Alaska is a perfect backdrop for learning about public land management.
SURF, SPORTS & SUSTAINABILITY
14-DAY PROGRAM | $4,599
Discover beautiful beaches, mangroves and lush tropical jungles. Volunteer with local ecological groups to help conserve nearby coastal habitat. Stay active at the beach as you surf with your new friends!
ISLAND MARINE EXCURSION
14-DAY PROGRAM | $4,499
Discover a tropical paradise known for its coral reefs, diverse marine life and idyllic diving locations. Learn from experts about marine biology and conservation, and complete a Discover SCUBA course.
CARIBBEAN SEA CONSERVATION
12-DAY PROGRAM | $3,799
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.
& THE COLORADO RIVER
10-DAY PROGRAM | $4,499
Protect land and water for the well-being of the people and wildlife that depend on them. This is a high-adventure program, perfect for thrill-seeking students who can’t wait to get outside and explore nature.
ORANGUTAN & CONSERVATION
14-DAY PROGRAM | $4,399
Plant trees to aid reforestation of an orangutan habitat that was cleared for palm oil production and trek to Encounter orangutans in the wild in one of their last remaining habitats.
OCEAN CONSERVATION & SURF
14-DAY PROGRAM | $4,599
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.
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