#GoodNewsTues - Program Updates March 15
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#GoodNewsTues - Program Updates March 15

This week we’ve added five new sessions in four different countries. We’ve also updated our program listings so that all current session availability is noted.

We currently have 42 sessions that are sold out or limited in availability. The countdown to summer is definitely underway, so if you want a particular program or certain dates, don’t wait!

Listed below are the new sessions that have been added this week to meet demand.

United States

Off the Map: Alaska

Students in this program backpack through the wilderness, try their hand at ice climbing and take in breathtaking views. The new dates available are:

June 18 –  June 30


Andes to Amazon

Breathtaking views are also a big part of this program that takes students through the mountains and into the rainforest. Along the way, they do meaningful service and explore Peru’s famous Machu Picchu ruins. The new dates available are:

July 12 –  July 26

Costa Rica

Pura Vida Service

This is one of Rustic’s most popular programs and is perfect for newer travelers. Students stay in comfortable base housing near the scenic Arenal Volcano, while enjoying a perfect combination of service and adventure. The new dates available are:

June 21 – June 29


Come With Nothing

This program is designed for students who want to get out of their comfort zone and try an immersive service experience. Students travel to remote regions of Thailand to learn more about the local lifestyle and culture. The new dates available are:

July 12 – August 5

Southeast Asian Adventurer

This action-packed program takes students across Thailand. Along the way, students try rafting, ziplining, cooking class, and hands-on work with elephants at a conservation center. The new dates available are:

June 28 – July 15

About the Author

Mary Rogelstad

Content Writer

Mary is a Content Writer 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.