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Community Service Teen Trips & Tours

About Community Service Teen Trips

Community service teen trips take students all over the world to participate in community building, environmental conservation, and other worthy service projects. The type of service project depends on the trip that each student chooses; popular themes include constructing houses and buildings, teaching underprivileged children, saving wildlife habitats, and providing medical care to communities in need. Accommodations typically include camping, youth hostels, dorms, and home stays. While community service teen trips are available everywhere, the most popular destinations include Costa Rica, the United States, the Dominican Republic, the Galapagos Islands, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. Many community service trips for teens provide a certificate of completion that may allow the student to use the program towards high school and/or college service requirements.

Ages, Dates, Trip Length, and Tuition Rates of Community Service Teen Trips

Most community service teen trips offer departure dates in June, July, and August. Community service teen trips can be as short as 14 days and as long as 35 days (about 2 weeks to 5 weeks in length). Some community service teen trips can be combined with pre-college, academic enrichment, and outdoor education programs. While each trip varies, most trips welcome travelers between the ages of 12 and 18.

Community service teen tours can range in tuition from $2,500 to $9,000. In most cases, airfare and insurance is not included in the tuition price. It's important to check with each tour provider to see if there are additional costs involved.

Choosing the Best Community Service Teen Trip

There are many important factors to consider when choosing a community service teen trip. What are the accommodations like? How many community service hours are earned during the program? What cities, landmarks, and sights are seen? Do travelers need to be in good physical shape to participate in service activities? What are the trip provider's emergency procedures? What costs are not included in the tuition price? Do campers need to bring special equipment or clothing? What kind of experience and training do staff members have before the trip?

To help match families with the perfect teen trip or teen summer camp, Choice Camps offers free consultations with trip placement experts. Call our office at 617-264-0939 and we would be happy to help your family find a great community service teen trip this summer!

Recommended Community Service Teen Trips & Tours

Deer Hill Expeditions: River and Mountain Adventure - Mancos, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 14
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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Adventures Cross Country: Africa Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Adventures Cross Country: Australia/Fiji Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Adventures Cross Country: China Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Adventures Cross Country: Costa Rica Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Adventures Cross Country: Ecuador/Galapagos Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Adventures Cross Country: Hawaii Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Adventures Cross Country: Peru Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,200
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Adventures Cross Country: Spain/Morocco Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Adventures Cross Country: Thailand Elephant Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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Adventures Cross Country: Costa Rica Language Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Adventures Cross Country: Hawaii Service Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Windsor Mountain International: Bali Arts & Culture

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: None - None
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $None
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Northern India

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: None - None
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $None
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge China

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Southern Africa

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Puerto Rico

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 16
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Peru

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Mexico

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: None - None
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $None
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Caribbean

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Windsor Mountain International: Bridge Hawaii

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: None - None
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $None
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Deer Hill Expeditions: Ancient Pathways - Mancos, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Deer Hill Expeditions: Canyon Country - Mancos, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Deer Hill Expeditions: Southwest Journey - Mancos, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Deer Hill Expeditions: Southwest Soulquest - Mancos, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 16 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Deer Hill Expeditions: Service Leadership - Mancos, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 16 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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Lifeworks: British Virgin Islands - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Lifeworks: Costa Rica - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Lifeworks: Galapagos & Ecuador Session One - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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Lifeworks: Galapagos & Ecuador Session Two - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Lifeworks: China - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Lifeworks: Thailand - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Lifeworks: India - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 19
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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ActionQuest: Quest - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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ActionQuest: Carina - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Academic Treks: Marine Biology Voyage

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Academic Treks: Caribbean Marine Conservation

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Academic Treks: Sea Turtle Studies

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Study Abroad, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Academic Treks: Marine Mammal Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Study Abroad, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 16 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Academic Treks: Shark Studies

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Study Abroad, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Academic Treks: Immersion Oaxaca

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Academic Treks: Immersion Costa Rica and Nicaragua

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Academic Treks: Immersion Ecuador

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 16 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Academic Treks: Immersion France

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 16 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Academic Treks: Immersion French West Indies

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Academic Treks: Immersion China

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Academic Treks: Adventure Peru

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Academic Treks: Adventure Brazil

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Academic Treks: Primate Studies

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Study Abroad, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Academic Treks: African Wildlife Conservation

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Academic Treks: Marine Biology Adventure

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Study Abroad
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Global Works: Australia/New Zealand - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Global Works: China - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Global Works: Costa Rica - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Global Works: Fiji Islands - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Global Works: Ireland - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Global Works: New Zealand/ Fiji - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Global Works: Nicaragua - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Global Works: Puerto Rico - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Global Works: Argentina - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Global Works: Costa Rica 2 Weeks - Boulder, CO

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Global Works: Ecuador & Galapagos

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Global Works: France

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,200
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Global Works: Martinique

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Global Works: Yucatan

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Global Works: Panama

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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Global Works: Peru/Ecuador

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,200
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Global Works: Spain

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Travel for Teens: South Africa Community Service - Wayne, PA

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Travel for Teens: Sicily Community Service - Wayne, PA

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Travel for Teens: Thailand Photography & Service - Wayne, PA

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: None - None
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $None
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Travel for Teens: Cinque Terre Service - Wayne, PA

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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Travel for Teens: Costa Rica Service & Spanish - Wayne, PA

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $700
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Travel for Teens: Costa Rica Adventure & Service - Wayne, PA

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Mississippi

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Montana Blackfeet

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Dominican Republic

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Alaska

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,400
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Ecuador & Galapagos

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Nicaragua

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Peru

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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VISIONS Service Adventures: Guadeloupe

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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VISIONS Service Adventures: British Virgin Islands

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Sailing and SCUBA
  • Camper Ages: 12 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Broadreach: Guatemala Spanish & Non-Profit Studies - Raleigh, NC

  • Camp Type: Academic, Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camp Specialty: International Studies, Language
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 30
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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Broadreach: Costa Rica Veterinary Experience - Raleigh, NC

  • Camp Type: Academic, Community Service, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camp Specialty: Science
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 30
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Broadreach: South Africa Wildlife Studies - Raleigh, NC

  • Camp Type: Academic, Community Service, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camp Specialty: Environmental Science
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 30
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Broadreach: Caribbean Marine Conservation - Raleigh, NC

  • Camp Type: Academic, Community Service, Teen Tours, Wildlife Viewing
  • Camp Specialty: Environmental Science, Science
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Rein Community Service: Project Hawaii - Wayne, NJ

  • Camp Type: Community Service
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Rein Community Service: Project California - Wayne, NJ

  • Camp Type: Community Service
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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360 Student Travel: Alaska Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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360 Student Travel: Costa Rica Combination Language and Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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360 Student Travel: California Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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360 Student Travel: Hawaii Community Service

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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360 Student Travel: Costa Rica Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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360 Student Travel: Peru Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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ActionQuest: Billabong - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Sailing and SCUBA
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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ActionQuest: Darwin - Sarasota, FL

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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