[VIDEO] The holidays might be over but we still have much to give. Spring Break volunteer trips, STEM in Ghana and the energetic spirit of Tanzania.
Global Leadership Adventures Newsletter - Experience GLA

The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year… in a world without summer! With 2017 just ahead of us, we're getting excited for our next season of service-learning programs and I invite you to take a peek into this month’s collection of stories. We love sharing the change that GLA alums embody and hope their stories inspire more teens to pursue responsible travel as a way to learn about the world and themselves.

 
Video: Thailand in Two Minutes
 
Twende – Let’s go!
Last summer, GLA alum Joey Chen traveled to Africa on the Tanzania: Heart and Soul of Africa program. We don’t call it “heart and soul” for nothing—in Joey’s video you’ll see that the energy and spirit of the Tanzanian people is completely infectious.
Watch the video →
GLA Spring Break
What’s your Spring Break style?
Outdoor adventurer? Beach bum? Activist looking to make a difference? We’ve got you covered! This Spring Break, protect nesting sea turtles in Costa Rica, or work on sustainable development projects in the Dominican Republic. In your spare time, learn Caribbean dance and music, lay out on the beach, snorkel and zipline.
Costa Rica Spring Break dates →
Dominican Republic Spring Break dates →
GLA Alumni
GLA alum brings STEM education to Ghana
I didn’t want to just fundraise. I wanted to actually do something,” said Kenneth Wah after going on the Ghana: Children of Africa program. Kenneth returned to Ghana multiple times after his trip to personally start a hands-on robotics program and introduce STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) skills in local classrooms.
Read Kenneth's story →
GLA Question of the Month
Question of the Month
“I’m nervous about traveling alone. Will I make friends?” The answer is, yes, definitely! From the moment you arrive at Home Base, you’ll be surrounded by other GLA students who share your passions. In regards to safety, our staff will be on hand from the moment you land at the airport to when you check in for your flight home.
Read student testimonials on the GLA experience →
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Where will 2017 take you?
Ok, world traveler. Where will you be jetting off to in 2017? Tell the world which GLA program you’ve enrolled in (or which you’re about to enroll in—geez, what are you waiting for?!) and hashtag #glateens. Did you unwrap the gift of travel or a sweet Adventure Kit over the holidays? We want to see!
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Cheers!
Vanessa Allen, Senior Editor

P.S. If you love GLA, your friends probably will too. Tell a friend about volunteering abroad with GLA and if they enroll, we’ll reward you both!!
 
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