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    Travel For Teens: South Korea Discovery and Service

    Travel For Teens: South Korea Discovery and Service

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: South Korea
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Youth Outreach
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
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    Overview

    Discover k-culture at its finest on this once-in-a-lifetime trip to South Korea! Explore bustling neighborhoods, take in breathtaking scenery, and volunteer at a local orphanage as you experience the best of this fascinating country.

    South Korea is the undiscovered gem of the far east, with food, k-culture, and mountainous scenery that you will never forget! Our discovery trip begins in Seoul, where we explore regal palaces, bustling downtown neighborhoods, and have fun at the theatre. We then tour Korea’s modern port city of Busan, visit the ancient capital city of Gyeongju, and explore the rural beauty of Korea’s South Jeolla Province. Our final destination is Jeju Island, recently listed as one of the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World. After a couple of days exploring this island paradise, we will go back to Seoul to k-party it up with some k-pop hologram shows and a meal at the N-Seoul Tower.

    You’ll also have the opportunity to gain community service hours in a rewarding experience working with local students at a summer camp, an enriching experience for both you and the people you’ll meet there. This program is perfect for any teen looking to gain a global perspective while discovering one of the world’s most fascinating cultures.

    Reviews (1)

    • South Korea Discovery and Service
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      Reviewed on 12/11/2018 by Jae

      This trip was truly amazing in so many ways. This was my first trip outside the US; not only is Korea amazing in itself, but the staff are very fun, helpful, and knowledgeable. When I went, the group only had 11 travelers, so we all got to know each other really well. It felt like one big family, adventuring across the beaches, snacking on new flavors (be it spicy, fruity, stinky, or sweet--my favorites), shopping along the streets, and drinking in the Korean culture. Warning: it's hot and humid in the summer, but it's really worth it. It was a completely unique and diverse experience that has everything from historic temples to modern cities to rocky sea views to relaxing spas. I had so much fun and really felt immersed! Thanks Kylie and Simon!

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