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.
This program will allow you to learn from historians and activists while exploring immigration through multiple perspectives.
While in San Diego you will tour Old Town and its historical sites as they relate to the story of the borderlands alongside border historians. You will also have the opportunity to work at the Binational Garden (Friendship Park) while learning about the importance of this site. After exploring San Diego, you will drive to Jacumba Springs where you will hike the border wall. Finally, you will return to San Diego to do a tour with the Border Patrol and learn about the work Madres y Familias Deportadas en Accion does with deportees and refugees.
*Please note that programs are subject to change based on the health and safety of participants and our partners.
Learn about the history of the border from historians and activists
Visit the Binational Garden (Friendship Park) and Chicano Park
Do a daytime hike of the border wall and learn about the border from the perspective of the U.S. Border Patrol
1 is the least rigorous, 5 is the most rigorous
ON THE MOVE
When we went to the border and touched the wall, I noticed that my view of immigration changed. I had heard so many stories about people trying to cross over into the US, but walking up to the border gave me a perspective that I had never thought I would feel at that moment.
SAN DIEGO // 2021 PROGRAM
San DiegoPhoto Gallery
San Diego : In Three Phases
During the travel phase of each SStS course, you will spend time reflecting and processing your experience. The posts below are from past programs.
Tuition (students from partner schools): $2399
Tuition (students from non-partner schools): $2499
*Students attending a partner school receive a tuition discount. Click HERE to see partner schools. Please note that tuition does not include airfare.
Students are responsible for booking their own flights to meet the group in San Diego. Once enrolled our admissions team will assist you in choosing the correct arrival and departure times.
SStS is in search of curious, compassionate, globally-minded students from all backgrounds. We will do all that we can financially to support students who require assistance. If you would like to be considered for financial assistance, please indicate this on the application. Resources are limited and tend to be less than 50% of tuition.
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