Madeline Moore was nervous when she first traveled with Rustic Pathways. But with each new experience she grew more confident as she saw how different life can be in various corners of the globe.
Students traveling to Tanzania for an animal conservation program learn important lessons from Dr. Jane Goodall.
In northern Tanzania, students learn about an ancient hunter-gatherer tribe, provide many hours of service, and embark on an African safari.
Wildlife conservation preserves animal species for future generations, and aims to maintain earth’s biodiversity. Here are 7 frequently asked questions about wildlife conservation and animal sanctuaries.
In some programs, special moments with wildlife are part of the travel adventure. Here are some great options for animal lovers.
Next year UNESCO will mark 50 years since the organization began naming and recognizing World Heritage sites. Here is a look at the unforgettable locations Rustic students see in the Americas and Africa.
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.
Thanks to more than 500 donations from the Rustic Pathways community we’ve raised $65,750 and surpassed our fundraising goal to construct the Simha Primary School!
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.
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.
A well-written essay can get you into college. Tell the right story and you'll stand out amongst the competition.
Today’s world is faced with challenges that are exceedingly complex and difficult to solve. Human rights abuse, systemic inequality, environmental degradation—our global challenges cross borders, languages, and cultures, and the path forward isn’t always clear. We believe the best place to start is to build an understanding of global issues as they are…
More than 11,000 students traveled with Rustic Pathways to 21 countries in 2017. And many of them created videos about their experiences, capturing the…