Summer experiences are more than just a break from routine! They provide opportunities to:

  • Explore Your Passions: Whether it’s art, language, conservation, or something entirely different, summer programs allow you to dive into what truly interests you.
  • Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: Traveling to new places, trying new activities, and meeting new people can be intimidating but incredibly rewarding. Summer programs push you to grow and adapt in exciting ways.
  • Build Lifelong Connections: The friendships and connections you make during these programs can last a lifetime. We have relationships with host families that have transcended generations!
  • Build Your Resume: Colleges value experiences that demonstrate initiative, leadership, and global awareness. Summer programming can be one great way to demonstrate these qualities.
  • Create Lasting Memories: Do we even need to explain this one?

Let’s explore three unique summer programs that promise to make your summer unforgettable. Need more ideas? Please contact us!

Global Routes: Embark on a Journey of Cultural Immersion

Imagine spending your summer in a faraway land, immersing yourself in a new culture, and making an impact in local communities. Global Routes offers a chance for high school students to step out of their comfort zones and into the rich tapestry of global diversity.

Whether you’re passionate about conservation, education, or community development, Global Routes progra has a program tailored to your interests. From Costa Rica to India, Tanzania to Thailand, Global Routes provides a variety of destinations where you can truly make a difference.

Cow House Studios: Unleash Your Creativity in Ireland’s Countryside

Nestled in the picturesque countryside of Ireland, Cow House Studios invites high school students to dive deep into their creative passions on a restored picturesque farm. Their Summer Art Program is ideal for students who are passionate about visual arts, photography, and design. Led by professional artists, these programs provide intensive workshops and studio time to hone your craft. Whether you’re a budding painter, a photographer with a keen eye, or a sculptor ready to mold masterpieces, Cow House Studios provides the space and guidance to let your creativity flourish.

In addition to studio time, you’ll have the opportunity to explore historic sites, visit local galleries, and engage with the artistic community. It’s not just an art program; it’s a transformative journey for young artists seeking inspiration and growth.

School Year Abroad (SYA): Expand Your Horizons with Language and Culture

With programs in France, Spain and Italy, SYA provides a gateway to linguistic and cultural immersion. SYA has options for students with language experience ranging from no exposure to two years. Summer programs have a balance of language instruction, cultural activities, and excursions. Students live with local host families, fostering deep connections and insight into local daily life. These programs are not just language courses; they’re complete cultural experiences.


So, why not turn your summer into an unforgettable journey of exploration, creativity, and connection? Step outside your comfort zone, embrace new experiences, and discover the world that awaits beyond your doorstep. Your summer adventure begins now.

Global Routes, Cow House Studios, and School Year Abroad are just a few examples of the diverse opportunities available. We have worked with students on international programs but also those in the US.

Contact us today for help exploring other summer opportunities!

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