Somewhere between SCUBA diving in Naxos, kayaking around Santorini and touring Athens you’ll fall in love with Greece. Sure, you’ll see the famous monuments and major city highlights but get psyched to be immersed into the real vibe of this country. Don’t be surprised when the warmth of the people you meet makes you want to stay in this paradise forever.
ON TOUR trips are specifically for older students completing 11th and 12th grades.
Get set for a fantastic Greek student summer trip. From discovering the Acropolis in the cradle of civilization to the perfect sunset over a volcano in Santorini, you and a group of fellow adventurers, will get off the beaten path to experience the warm hospitality of this ancient land.
From Scotland, Ireland & Northern Ireland, this trip runs the gamut of time. Fly a hawk like the Vikings while taking in the green expanse of the Emerald Isle. Explore life in the Aran Islands by bike, visit castles and try your skills at Gaelic sports, all alongside new friends!
Experience the joie de vivre of France & the beauty of Switzerland up close and personal this summer. With rail pass and metro maps in hand, you’re going to venture off the beaten path. Between the incredible highlights, action packed itinerary and immersion into local cultures, you’ll have ample time to help craft the perfect summer.
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France & Switzerland – Paris, Tignes, Geneva, Interlaken, Milan
As part of the Pre-College Enrichment Barcelona program, Community Service is available as both a morning major or as an afternoon elective. Give back to children and families in need as you participate in educational and recreational programs with Barcelona’s Martí-Codolar Youth Center, or welfare improvement projects with the community of Sant’Egidio. Preview college life as you stay at Residence Collegi Major Sant Jordi and take advantage of the impressive fitness spa & pool club around the corner. In addition to discovering the best Barcelona has to offer, enjoy exciting excursions to Madrid, Figueres, Girona and more!
Travel through Italy with a small group of fellow adventurers! Rail pass and maps in hand, this trip allows you to really experience the masterpieces and monuments, discover that perfect gelato, browse the smaller galleries and eat great local dishes at authentic restaurants. This small group experience allows for flexibility and spontaneity within your well-planned Italian adventure!
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Cinque Terre, Venice, Florence, Sorrento, Capri, Positano, Pompeii, Rome.
There is no better city in Spain to spend a summer in than Barcelona! It offers the rare combination of sophistication, vibrancy and culture along with unique architecture and the charm of a Mediterranean beach town. College is a time of growth and personal choice; why not get a head start? You’ll leave Barcelona and your unforgettable summer feeling more independent and better prepared for college while making great friends, seeing incredible sites and falling in love with Spain along the way.
Choose one of the most beloved cities in Spain to improve your Spanish this summer. Barcelona is a sophisticated, vibrant city with unique architecture and the charm of a Mediterranean beach town. Spanish Language is one of the most popular major course choices. The main objective of this program is to improve your Spanish communication skills. Emphasis is on the development of both conversational and written skills. You’ll leave Barcelona and your unforgettable summer feeling more independent and better prepared for college while making great friends, seeing incredible sites and having improved your Spanish along the way.
Study and live this summer in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Florence, Italy. Filled with amazing art, world class restaurants and breathtaking scenery, Florence is known as the birthplace of the Renaissance. During your Major course, choose to learn Italian, create a digital photo portfolio, cook like an Italian chef or become next season’s Versace. Our afternoon Florence activity highlights enable you to discover the workplaces of famous artisans, visit the workshop of a leather designer and appreciate the role of food in Italian culture. Florence has changed very little from its inception; it is a small, largely pedestrian city, overflowing with culture, making it one of the preeminent destinations for study abroad. This program prepares you for the academic and personal challenges that come with entering college. When the two weeks are over, we promise that you will never want to leave!
Improve your Italian while living in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Florence, Italy. Develop conversation, reading and writing skills. Equal focus will be given to grammatical structures, vocabulary and conversation skills. Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to engage in simple, but useful, everyday conversations, thus enhancing and supporting their Italian experience. Our Cultural Workshops enable you to discover the workplaces of famous artisans, learn about designers in the Italian fashion industry and appreciate the role of food in Italian culture. Live like a Medici in our private residence, located steps away from the Duomo. The city of Florence itself has changed very little from its inception; it is a small, largely pedestrian city, overflowing with culture, making it one of the preeminent destinations for students to study abroad. When the two-week program is over, we promise that you will never want to leave!