Service Learning Summer Programs Aren’t Your Average Summer Vacation
There are so many types of service programs to choose from
Our service learning trips wrap many experiences into a few short weeks. And without the distraction of modern technology, students who travel with us are able to soak in their surroundings without the constant buzz of
It’s morning, and the warm sun wakes you as it slowly spills onto your pillow. Outside the window lies the village of Turriabla, Costa Rica — full of lush, green farms, a towering volcano, and sparkling Caribbean coastline.
Today, we’re headed to a local school where we’ll work on our Spanish language skills and help children
Gentlemen, we have a problem.
No, not the kind that requires a meeting in a parking lot later this afternoon and ends with at least one bloody nose.
This is a problem far more serious.
We are losing touch with the outside world. Our one and only world.
Now before I continue, I must confess that I consider myself
We know that young people who experience certain formative life lessons before they are launched into independence have a considerable advantage over their peers.
These lessons are not the ones measured by SAT or ACT scores. They are not lessons learned by being plugged into an electronic medium for hours a day. They can only