Language Learning

Community Service ProjectsWould you like to make a positive difference in the lives of others? Participate in community service in the U.S. or abroad. Open up your heart and mind to different people and different cultures. Most programs are for ages 14-18.

Teamwork, cooperative living and communication are the keys to a successful experience. You will be living in community buildings and many of these programs include a home stay where you reside with a local family for part of the time.

Depending upon the location, daily recreational activities may include swimming, snorkeling, hiking, white water rafting, travel and relaxation!

Different types of community service available include:

  • Working in collaboration with local, national and international service organizations
  • Assisting in the construction of a health clinic, a schoolhouse, a library, a playground
  • Teaching underprivileged children
  • Working with the elderly
  • Red Cross
  • Conservation
  • Environmentally focused work
  • Internships with local farmers, artisans, businesses, health workers
Some programs include foreign language immersion or language exposure.

Locations abroad include:
  • Europe
  • South America
  • Central America
  • Caribbean
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
These programs give you opportunities to meet new people, develop lasting friendships, and experience the rewards of making a difference. In addition, your service will make a significant impact on the community.