Global Youth Climate Summit - A Collaboration with Stanford Center for Deliberative Democracy Starts July 12

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If you’re thinking about sending your teen alone on a high school travel program, you’re probably wondering what determines whether it’s safe? There’s a…
I’m so excited to announce that the Rustic Pathways is introducing new and improved Rustic Gear—an online store for people who love to look…
Rustic Pathways’ service trips for high school students don’t end when the program finishes. In fact, for most students, their Rustic trip is just…
Traveling with Rustic doesn’t end when you come home from your trip. Traveling changes you, and now you’re in the position to influence more…
Rustic Pathways was named one of the 100 Best Places to Work by Outside Magazine for the second consecutive year. In a news release, Outside…
We’re looking for the next great Rustic sticker design and we need your help! Rustic is hosting a design contest for students to create…
With college application deadlines just around the corner, it always helps to take a step back and find out what universities are really looking…
Ever thought about what it’d be like to lead teen travel programs? Or just get paid to travel? You’re in the right place! Our Program Leaders…
In high school, I made a choice that, at the time, seemed like a BIG one—whether to go on a spring break trip with…
Tired of trying to figure out your Spring Break plan? Want to use your time away from school to meet new people, try new…
Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had some of my fondest memories on family vacations, but they’re so different than going on a teen travel…
It’s that wonderful time of year again: the hustle and bustle of back to school. High school seniors are really starting to feel the…
More than 400 students applied for our first By Invitation Only program last summer, which allowed 10 future change makers to explore issues related…
We’re constantly striving to make our programs more accessible to students, which is why we offer four types of scholarship opportunities.  The application period for…
Whether I’m going away for a long weekend or a few weeks on the road the staples in my carry-on are always the same.…
Riely McCullough, of Seattle, Washington, traveled with Rustic in 2015 and used her experience as the topic for her college application essays. Read about how…
We’re very excited to announce that Rustic Pathways was named 2017 Best Youth Tour Operator during the Global Youth Travel Awards Sept. 28 in…
My phone rang and I was told there was an accident in Peru. “One of our groups got caught in a landslide and there are…
64-80 hours. That’s how long the average Rustic Pathways Program Leader spends training for their role leading service trips for high school students after…
We are excited to announce that Rustic Pathways has been selected as a finalist in two categories, Best Social Responsibility Initiative and Best Youth…