For Parents

GLA is an investment in your child's future ...

But we know that sending your child on a life-changing experience abroad is not always an easy concept to wrap your head around. Learn more about the value of a GLA summer by exploring the carefully curated, parent-specific resources below.

Learn what makes The GLA Experience Life-Changing for Teens

Leadership is at the core of every GLA program. We empower students to pursue new passions, set higher personal and academic goals and begin affecting change within themselves, their communities, and the world.

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Why a GLA program Can't Wait Until Next Summer

Your student's transformation this summer will have a profound impact on their leadership abilities and academic progress throughout the remainder of their high school education.

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GLA’s Enrollment Advisors are here for you!

Our team of experienced advisors has visited, staffed, and even sent their own teens on our programs abroad. They are happy to share their insights and experiences to help your family decide what works best for you.