There are many opportunities for middle and high school students to get involved with community service in Philadelphia. Whether you are interested in the environment, medicine, education, mentoring, sports, community-building, or working with elders, children or animals, there is a volunteer program to fit your schedule. Some volunteer organizations need help during the school year; others are summer programs that might include overnights or travel.
We go beyond ordinary high school travel programs and build cross-cultural community service summer trips perfectly geared to your interests and curiosities. Our high school community service summer programs proudly serve in many under-resourced communities and environments throughout the world. Beyond experiencing the adventure of a lifetime and creating lasting memories, we believe our community service summer trips enable lasting positive change in the world.
USY on Wheels are 6 and a half week trips with specific tracks that allow kids to explore North America with other Jewish teens. Youth travel in coach buses, and spend most night's stay in accredited hotels and home hospitality. Alongisde a group of committed peers and our dedicated staff, volunteer with grassroots organizations that provide participants with unique hands-on experiences and a deeper understanding of the major issues facing their communities.
The Road Less Traveled is a teen summer community service, language and adventure travel program that offers an opportunity for young people to engage in Rustic Pathways specializes in community service, adventure, photography, sports, and language immersion programs. We have over different choices in 19 different countries with trips
It's never too early to plan for next summer. That program really exists, and there are plenty more like it: hike Mt. Kilimanjaro, skydive in Fiji, work with elephants in Thailand, study whales in Australia…if only these things existed when I was younger.
Leap headfirst into culture and a different way of life as you volunteer on a sustainable development project alongside community members. From a classroom to a health center, work alongside community members on a sustainable development project. Build meaningful connections with the community as you experience their culture and way of life.
Sustainable food gardens in South Africa. Build a home in Costa Rica. Care for elephants in Thailand.
Service work is at the heart of many Global Works teen volunteer programs. We collaborate with these contacts to organize projects based on the needs of the community; we will provide materials and enthusiastic volunteers, but it is imperative that the community is involved and committed to these projects. To get started on your next volunteer trip, choose a Global Works Adventure! Sustainability: It is important to start projects the community or organization can maintain and will remain useful after Global Works has departed.
Travel With Us. We offer teen summer community service travel programs, Gap Year and Gap Semester internships, and customized programs for individuals, schools and organized groups. Why Global Routes Our Mission.
Our individualized and personal approach is what makes us stand apart from other referral agencies. Spectacular Summers is a high quality boutique advisory service which carefully selects the camps and teen programs that it recommends to each family. We are a selective referral agency, yet still maintain an extensive portfolio of outstanding summer camps and teen programs to recommend to our families. With Spectacular Summers, you will work closely with an experienced referral agent, who will listen to you and work tirelessly to help determine the best fit for your child.