Alumni Association

Connect with Your Community

The culture of Rustic Pathways comes from our shared commitment to each other and the world. Explore ways to stay engaged with your fellow travelers and create new connections throughout the extended Rustic Pathways global alumni network.

Share Your #SoRustic Photos

Do you have epic photos from your Rustic summer camp? A jaw-dropping landscape, service photos with your Rustic crew, a photo that captures what it really means to be #sorustic

Share it on Instagram using #sorustic for your chance to be featured on our platforms! DM @rusticpathways on Instagram with any questions.


Across the world, Rustic Pathways alumni come together to share their photos, trade lessons learned, offer expertise, and give back to their communities.

We’d love to hear all about your reunions – tag us on social media, send us an email, or give us a call. Your stories not only help us stay connected with our global family but also inspire others to stay engaged and active within the Rustic Pathways community.

Alumni Association Network

As a member of the Rustic Pathways Alumni Network, you’re part of a vibrant community that extends far beyond your travel experience. Be invited to share your alumni story, access online groupsevents calendar, and latest alumni newsletter.

Join the Alumni Association here.

Join the Rustic Squad

This is more than a brand ambassador program. It’s for the students who live and breathe Rustic.

Squad members receive merch when they’re accepted and join an amazing community of super engaged, go-getter, like-minded students. It is our expectation that Squad members stay active on social media, participate in focus groups, attend public speaking opportunities and local events, take advantage of mentorship with regional staff, and build a deeper connection with the larger Rustic community.

Squad members are positive change-makers who act as a voice for Rustic Pathways in their community. If you have any questions, reach out to us at

Get Involved

Engagement from our student travel alumni is the lifeblood of our global community. Explore the many ways you can become involved.

Join Rustic Pathways

Follow Rustic Pathways on LinkedIn for opportunities from partner organizations, current staff, and alumni!

Traveling with us was just the beginning. As a member of the Rustic Pathways Alumni Association, you have unique experiences that will forever impact how you view and interact with the world.

The time that you spent with us has given you a permanent place in our global family.

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Help Rustic Pathways Admissions

Join Rustic Pathways to help future travelers understand what to expect, how to prepare, and tips for making the most out of their experience. Your insights on everything from packing essentials to cultural etiquette can be invaluable.

As a mentor, you can offer reassurance and support to students and parents alike, guiding them through the decision-making process. Email us at to get started.

Make a Gift or Pledge

Your support of new initiatives and strategic programs continues to position Rustic Pathways as a pioneer in the field of community service student travel.

By making a gift or pledge, you play a vital role in shaping the future of experiential education and global citizenship. Your contribution enables us to expand access to transformative travel experiences and support sustainable development projects around the world. Join us in making a difference today.

Alumni News and Stories

Rustic Pathways Alumni are known for being hard-working, dedicated, and solution-oriented. We reconnected with our global family to hear how their #sorustic experience helped carry forth these and other traits beyond traveling with us!