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International Day of the Girl 2018

International Day of the Girl, October 11, 2018 What is International Day of the Girl? The United Nations declared this day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. Learn more here.  “Adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life, not only during these critical formative [...]

By | 2018-10-10T17:01:10-06:00 October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

South America – TTS31

Welcome to Spring 2018 blog- South America   Thank you!  Dear TTS31 Family, As our journey comes to a close, we are filled with gratitude for the many people who have made this semester possible. As is customary with a grand adventure, we are in disbelief how quickly three and half months have passed and [...]

By | 2018-06-12T15:25:17-06:00 January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Southern Africa – Fall 2017

  Welcome to the Fall 2017 blog- Southern Africa. Time to Transition We’ve now traveled thousands and thousands of miles, slept in over 30 different locations, visited four countries, and met countless people that inspired us, and taught us stories we would not be able to hear anywhere else. Find a quiet space and get [...]

By | 2018-05-23T11:47:02-06:00 August 8th, 2017|Southern Africa, Trip Reports|Comments Off on Southern Africa – Fall 2017

TTS27 Zenith Project Update

TTS27 Zenith Project Update by Carsyn Randolph, TTS27 Alumna During our time abroad in South America as TTS27, we felt unconditional love from many wonderful people and communities with open and loving hearts. One of the communities that our group felt welcomed by was the community of Ocutuan in Peru. The community of Ocutuan is [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40-06:00 February 17th, 2017|Latin America, South America|0 Comments

South America – Spring 2017

 Welcome to the Spring 2017 blog–South America.   Thank you!  Dear vicarious TTS29ers, As we put the finishing touches on the semester, I look back on the months we spent preparing and getting to know one another through phone calls, emails, Skype chats and in person meetings. Those months filled me with inspiration and hope for another [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40-06:00 January 24th, 2017|Latin America, South America, Trip Reports|0 Comments

TTS20 Celebrating 5 Years

Alumnae Scholarship The TTS20 Alumnae have traveled far and wide since their Traveling School semester in 2012. They’ve begun to realize their passions and mold them into college degrees and careers. Their Traveling School semester shaped them.  "TTS not only gave me a sense of my self worth, but a realization that I had strength - [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40-06:00 November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our 6 Favorite Places to Visit in South America

Our 6 Favorite Places to Visit in South America After 15 years of traveling through Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia...here are some of the best adventures to be had (from our opinion)! Santa Cruz Trek in the Cordillera Blanca mountains of Peru. Check out Cafe Andino in Huaraz as a jumping off point.  Raft the [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40-06:00 September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall 2016 – Southern Africa

Welcome to the blog for The Traveling School's 28th Semester. Fall 2016, Southern Africa.  Preparing to Transition Home Wrapping up a Traveling School semester is an emotional process. We go through a series of transitional activities to help students process these emotions and to prepare them for what’s ahead. Every semester looks a little different [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40-06:00 August 10th, 2016|Southern Africa, Trip Reports|2 Comments

Why Should You Attend A Semester School?

Ana Siegel (a Semester School Alumni) writes a wonderful blog post about the life lessons learned by attending a semester school... "To begin, what is a semester school, in the first place? These schools offer a semester-long educational experience for high school juniors, allowing them to return home with “academic credit, out-of-classroom experiences, and a [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40-06:00 May 11th, 2016|Featured|Comments Off on Why Should You Attend A Semester School?