Cultural Discovery

Our Cultural Discovery programs delve into the unique cultural and experiential aspects of our program countries. We offer a range of cultural discovery options from the arts (painting, printmaking, stencil), to culinary arts (cooking classes, food tastings), and community service. We combine our days with engaging cultural activities as well as fun excursions to area highlights. Where will your Cultural Discovery take you?

Ingredients for a cooking class

A fun and immersive experience into the world of Oaxaca's culinary arts! Travel to the epicenter of Mexican cooking and cuisine. A hands-on cooking and learning program.

Price: $1,995
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 10 | Jul 10 - Jul 24

Alebrije painting workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico

Explore the unique diversity of crafts produced by talented local artisans. This program is a full immersion into the art scene and culture of Oaxaca from its origins to the most contemporary expressions.

Price: $1,995
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jun 12 - Jun 26 | Jun 26 - Jul 10

Detailed marquetry work in the Alhambra

Enjoy hands-on art workshops and activities in Granada! Art permeates all aspects of Granada, from the Alhambra palace to the edgy graffiti found in the Realejo neighborhood.

Price: $2,995 - $3,295
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jun 30 - July 16 | Jul 31 - Aug 14

Students touring La Boca neighborhood

Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Argentina through community service! This program combines community service and learning about Argentine culture through Spanish-language classes, cultural activities, and excursions.

Price: $3,495
Ages: 15 - 17
Dates: Jun 19 - Jul 16

Historic skyline of Madrid, Spain

Extend your Spain program and add-on Madrid, a city full of life and culture, a place of historic plazas and world-class museums. Experience this amazing European capital city!

Price Range: $425 - $525
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jun 11 - Jun 13 | Jun 27 - Jun 30 | July 16 - Jul 18

Community service with school children in Lima, Peru

Delve into the language and culture of Peru through community service! Travel to Lima, where Peru's storied past intertwines with its emerging future.

Price: $2,195
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jun 12 - Jun 26

Coffee tour in Costa Rica

Journey into the heart of Costa Rican culture! Costa Rican culture and its natural environment are deeply interwoven.

Price: $2,295
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jul 10 - Jul 24

Mural of workers in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Explore the arts in Buenos Aires! Buenos Aires is the ideal place to engage in a variety of art forms. This program focuses on photography, theater, printmaking, and interactions with local artists.

Price: $2,595 - $2,995
Ages: 14 - 17
Dates: Jun 19 - Jul 03 | Jun 19 - Jul 09