- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: Ireland, United Kingdom, Scotland
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: August
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Sub-Categories: Architecture, Animals/Nature, History
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: No
Visit the land of castles, cliffs, emerald green beauty, and (surprisingly) world class beaches. Walk the Royal Mile of Edinburgh, learn the ancient art of falconry, go sea kayaking, surfing, and rock climbing. Meet locals, feast at a medieval banquet, stand atop 700 foot tall cliffs and, ultimately, fall in love with it all. Find out More!
With an abundance of rolling hills, plunging cliffs, emerald green grass, and fairytale castles, you can’t help but fall in love with the unique beauty of Scotland and Ireland! Discover the cultural and historical connections between these two countries, starting in majestic Edinburgh. Explore this imperial city with a stroll down the Royal Mile and a visit to Edinburgh Castle. Climb to the top of Arthur’s Seat for a stunning panorama of Edinburgh, get transported to a fairytale while driving through the Scottish Highlands, and cruise down Loch Ness searching for Nessie.
After a stop in the vibrant city of Dublin, we will have a truly unique experience while staying at an adventure camp on Achill, the largest island off the coast of Ireland. Hit the magnificent beaches for surfing, coasteering, and sea kayaking. Hike 2500 feet up to the summit of Croagh Patrick for an unforgettable view of the greenest islands scattered across a crystal blue bay below. Try your hand at flying falcons at a Falconry School in the quaint village of Cong. End your Emerald Isle adventure in Galway, a charming coastal city filled with rich Gaelic culture. We’ll take a day trip to the nearby Aran Islands and tour the island of Inishmore by bike. To top it all off, stand atop the 700-foot-tall Cliffs of Moher and enjoy a banquet feast at a medieval castle. This trip is perfect for any teen seeking a global perspective while experiencing two incredible cultures. Join us on this unforgettable trip through charming cities and green countryside!