Students provided hundreds of hours of service in Fiji during the summer of 2022, making a big impact in the local community.
The Big Fiji Explorer program includes action-packed activities on the main island of Viti Levu and on other exotic islands in the region.
After a nearly three-year break from travel, Rustic service programs are returning to Fiji in 2022.
Students from 21 countries participating in Rustic and Stanford's Global Youth Climate Summit set out to find solutions to environmental problems in Fiji after an eye-opening presentation. The brilliant and enthusiastic ideas they shared certainly foster hope for the future.
Stories about powerful gods and frightening creatures have influenced the cultures of people on islands ranging from the Fiji Islands to The Dominican Republic. For #FolkloreThursday here are just a few of those stories.
Learn everything you need to know about your destination country, from cultural expectations to fun facts and foods you'll eat, in our country books.
Eating abroad means you get to eat all the local food, delicacies, and in-season fruits and vegetables. Take a peek at some of the fruits and vegetables you might see at the market on a Rustic Pathways’ high school summer travel program.
Schools with integrated education models point to Leadership as one of the skill sets necessary to develop well-rounded students. Separating leadership development from the dynamics of school culture and community power structures can allow for students to see practical and organic applications of leadership in the real world, sometimes more clearly than in their own home contexts.
Privilege is a difficult concept to discuss with students, especially while they’re in their home environments. The many layers and dimensions make it an uncomfortably ambiguous conversation, and even harder for students to deduce what they can do with this complex new understanding of self.
Looking for ways to make your summer more exciting and prepare for college? Check out this post to learn how teens can make the most of their summer vacation.
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.
At Rustic Pathways, we have a company-wide commitment to reduce our impact on the environment. For more than 20 years we’ve been working with local partners on environmental conservation efforts, supporting local economies,and educating students on how to be stewards for the environment.
One way to show respect for the people and places you visit is to learn to say hello and other key phrases in the local language.