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Field Studies

In Ethical Leadership

We give students in grades 8-12 the opportunity to learn about the principle of ethical leadership from inspiring nonprofit leaders. Students discover the complexity of global challenges by working and learning alongside our trusted partners while immersed in the communities they serve.

THE RELATIONSHIPS ARE MEANINGFUL. THE LEARNING IS AUTHENTIC. THE EXPERIENCE IS TRANSFORMATIVE.

Bolivia

Alongside our partner, the Rio Beni Health Foundation, you will learn about indigenous peoples, rural healthcare, and conservation efforts in the Amazon.
Course Type
  • Environment,
  • Healthcare
Dates
June 20-July 3, 2022
Tuition
$4199
Availability
6 Spaces

Boulder

SStS partners with the Thorne Nature Experience to support a youth summer camp that deepens children's relationship with the outdoors.
Course Type
  • Education,
  • Environment
Dates
July 10-23, 2022
Tuition
$3699
Availability
3 Spaces

Costa Rica:Ecology

Alongside our partner, Rancho Quemado, you will learn about rural tourism as a means to balance human prosperity and the protection of natural resources. Note: This program has two sessions to choose from (Costa Rica I or Costa Rica II). The only difference is the dates. 
Course Type
  • Education,
  • Environment,
  • Spanish Immersion,
  • Sustainability
Dates
I. June 20-July 3, 2022
II. July 11-July 24, 2022
Tuition
$4299
Availability
I. Waitlist
II. 2 Spaces

Dallas

Alongside our partner, Bonton Farms, you will learn about food deserts, urban farming, racial injustice, and systemic oppression.
Course Type
  • Food Security,
  • Healthcare,
  • Sustainability
Dates
June 26-July 3, 2022
Tuition
$2299
Availability
5 Spaces

Detroit

Alongside our partner, Focus: HOPE, you will learn about food insecurity, economic disparity, and inadequate education.
Course Type
  • Food Security,
  • Sustainability
Dates
July 10-July 17, 2022
Tuition
$2299
Availability
8 Spaces

Kenya

Alongside our partner, International Peace Initiatives, you will learn about sustainable development, peacebuilding, community empowerment, and systems thinking.
Course Type
  • Education,
  • Food Security,
  • Gender Equality,
  • Sustainability
Dates
June 21-July 8, 2022
Tuition
$5299
Availability
Waitlist

Nepal

Alongside our partner, The Small World, you will learn about sustainable development, rural education, and women’s empowerment.
Course Type
  • Education,
  • Gender Equality,
  • Sustainability
Dates
June 20-July 8, 2022
Tuition
$5699
Availability
2 Spaces

New Orleans

Alongside our partner, Common Ground Relief, you will learn about coastal land loss, habitat restoration, and the protection & engagement of marginalized communities.
Course Type
  • Environment,
  • Sustainability
Dates
June 26-July 3, 2022
Tuition
$1999
Availability
Waitlist

Panama

Alongside our partner, Give and Surf, you will learn about marine ecology, sustainable tourism, climate change, and community development. Note: This program has two sessions to choose from (Panama I or Panama II). The only difference is the dates. 
Course Type
  • Education,
  • Environment,
  • Marine Science,
  • Spanish Immersion
Dates
I. June 10-June 24, 2022
II.July 8-July 25, 2022
Tuition
$5099
Availability
I. Waitlist
II. Waitlist

Peru

Alongside our partner, the Llama Pack Project, you will learn about indigenous peoples, sustainable development, and conservation of mountain ecosystems.
Course Type
  • Education,
  • Environment,
  • Sustainability
Dates
June 24-July 10, 2022
Tuition
$5099
Availability
Waitlist

Pine Ridge

SStS partners with the Knife Chief Buffalo Nation Society to support projects that preserve Lakota traditions and enhance spiritual and economic self-sufficiency.
Dates
Coming soon
Tuition
Coming soon
Availability
14 Spaces

San Diego

Alongside our partner, Madres y Familias Deportadas en Accion, you will learn about the history of the U.S.-Mexico Border while exploring the U.S. side of the border wall.
Course Type
  • Immigration
Dates
July 26-August 1, 2022
Tuition
$2499
Availability
Waitlist
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