- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Community Service
- Sub-Categories: Wildlife Conservation
- Selective: No
- Ages: 17, 18
Challenge yourself to explore the Alaskan wilderness on this unique adventure designed specifically for older teens. Experience the Midnight Sun, volunteer with several wildlife conservation projects, and get your adrenaline pumping on kayaking and whitewater rafting adventures.
Alaska, known as the last frontier, land of the midnight sun, and place where your life will change! You’ll visit Homer, one of Alaska’s best-kept secrets near Kenai Fjords National Park. A true gem of an Alaskan town, Homer has managed to slide under the radar of Alaska’s typical tourists. Next, a visit to the fisherman’s haven Seward will bring even more Alaskan culture and adventure into your life. You’ll have the chance to hike to the top of a glacier, whitewater raft down a river surrounded by snowcapped mountains, kayak in a glacial bay while looking for seals, and spend your evenings around a campfire! To top off our adventures we will volunteer at a wildlife conservation center for bears, moose, and more! So what are you waiting for? Join us this summer for the perfect mix of adventure, service, and exploration on this Alaska volunteer trip!
Our Older Teen programs are carefully crafted with 11th and 12th graders in mind. These programs are designed to nurture older teens and teach them to be more savvy travelers. Because as you grow, your interests and needs do too. So get ready to explore the very best the 49th State has to offer, connect with nature and local communities, and learn how to be an independent traveler!