#GoodNewsTues - Program Updates for March 22
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#GoodNewsTues - Program Updates for March 22

This week we’ve added new sessions in three different countries. These programs are perfect for students who have a service mindset and are interested in biology and ecology. The new dates available are listed below.


Animal Conservation in Australia

Animal lovers often gravitate towards Rustic programs that center on animals that can’t be seen in the wild in the United States. This program is certainly one of them. Students learn how to care for Australian native species, such as koalas and kangaroos, during the program.

The new dates are:

July 19 – August 3

Dominican Republic

Public Health in the Caribbean

This program is geared towards students who are interested in medicine. Students learn from public health experts in the Dominican Republic and earn their Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification. The new dates are:

June 21 – July 6

Costa Rica

Pura Vida Service

We  now have another session for one of Rustic’s most popular programs, particularly for first time travelers. This trip takes students to the scenic region near Volcano Arenal, where the teens immerse themselves in service projects and adventure activities. The new dates are:

July 19 – July 27

About the Author

Mary Rogelstad

Lead Editor

Mary is the Lead Editor at Rustic Pathways. She has been a writer and editor for nearly 20 years. Prior to covering student travel, Mary created content for the music education company J.W. Pepper & Son. She also was a writer and producer at CNN International and a communications director for a social service agency and a K-12 private school.