Students traveling to Arizona not only see the area's natural wonders, but they also learn about food insecurity during their service work. Plus, they walk back in time to get a glimpse at what life was like for the region's age-old indigenous groups.
It's been many years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, but some communities never fully recovered. Students from Southern California learned why during a week designed for lessons outside the classroom.
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.
Taking students out of the classroom and pulling them into real-world, low-risk, high-outcome situations is an effective way to increase the efficacy and provide opportunities for application of classroom learning.
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.
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.
In 2017, the Rustic Pathways Foundation raised $210,000 to support 11 regional development funds in nine countries! The Foundation is Rustic’s nonprofit arm that…
Over the next 10 weeks, more than 400 seasonal staff members will help students navigate airports, customs, and new experiences across 19 different countries and 100+ Rustic Pathways programs. This year’s program leaders are the most experienced we’ve ever employed…