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Our country teams try to give a picture of the summer’s success by keeping track of some numbers. Here is a look at their findings.
Rustic Pathways students spend time with indigenous families in multiple countries to learn about their cultures. Here are some of the people they meet while traveling.
Imagine ziplining to school or having chess be part of your standard curriculum. School looks quite different in other parts of the world. Take a look.
Neha Sarwal traded ideas with teens from around the world, as they worked to tackle local waste management problems. Her project was one of several successful initiatives during the Climate Leaders Fellowship program.
Students participating in the Climate Leaders Fellowship program in the Spring of 2022 designed a plethora of projects to tackle waste management issues.
Several smaller countries generally do much better than the United States when it comes to their use of renewable energy.
The Young Climate Leaders Fellowship Program is a follow-up program to this summer’s global summit that included students from 21 countries.
Teens from around the world are getting ready to participate in this summer's Global Youth Climate Summit being held in collaboration with Stanford University's Center for Deliberative Democracy. Teens from El Salvador to Indonesia shared details about what issues concern them and why they hope the summit will help them foster change.
A special online program is being launched this July by the Stanford University Center for Deliberative Democracy and the Rustic Pathways Foundation. The Global Youth Climate Summit will challenge students in 7th-12th grade to design innovative solutions to environmental issues.
Today’s teenagers are regularly tuned in to issues about climate change and the environment. Parents can foster that interest and plan family activities around official events that focus on nature. Here is a look at some of these upcoming events and programs that may help, along with some Rustic Pathways’ alumni thoughts about these issues.
A good place to start is to understand what you’re trying to accomplish, and work to find which programs and community partners will allow for the most meaningful cross-cultural learning. Global programming lends a boost to any thematic curriculum if you can draw creative parallels and have a good understanding of your intended learning moments.
We’re taking student learning step further starting this year with our alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by tying program outcomes to these global initiatives.
To meet the demands of a changing world and push ourselves to be better, Rustic Pathways is aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Learn more about our Global Impact Committee members, a team of go-getter development experts who work on everything impact related at Rustic—from community service projects to best environmental practices.