Teen Volunteer Abroad

High school volunteer abroad trips for teens

A Leader in Teen Volunteer Abroad Programs

Do you dream of becoming an ambassador for change on a global scale?

Global Leadership Adventures offers high school students (like you) a chance to participate in life-changing teen volunteer abroad trips to Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

If you want to give back in a big way, then GLA has a program for you. Engage in meaningful teen volunteer projects and adventure abroad:

  • Teach children in Africa and go out on an authentic African safari
  • Build stoves for villagers in the Dominican Republic and hike and scale a series of 12 spectacular waterfalls in the rainforest
  • Protect the habitat of native Galapagos wildlife and snorkel with sea lions. 

Teen Volunteer Abroad Program Themes

Children & Education • Language Immersion • Ocean & Environment Conservation • Animal & Wildlife Conservation • Sports Leadership • Medicine & Public Health • Social Entrepreneurship • Photography & Journalism • Children & Community Development • Building from Start to Finish • Middle School

Destinations Offered

Africa • Ghana • South Africa • Tanzania • Asia & The Pacific • Bali • China • Fiji • India • Thailand • Central America & The Caribbean • Costa Rica • Belize • Cuba • Dominican Republic • Guatemala • Guadeloupe • Haiti • Europe • Spain • South America • Brazil • Galapagos • Peru


$2,099 to $6,299 for 1 to 3 weeks, spring & summer*

*Tuition includes all in-country expenses including educational materials, lodging, 3 meals per day, all in-country transportation, airport pick-up, professional full-time staff and experts from the US/Europe, travel medical insurance, cultural activities, lectures, weekend excursions, and pre-departure materials and support.

Want More Information on Teen Volunteer Abroad Programs?

+1 858-771-0645

Give us a call or fill out the form to the right and we'll mail you a free catalog with more detail.

Sara L. Teen Volunteer in Africa with GLA
Sarah L.

Volunteering abroad with Global Leadership Adventures was a life-changing experience. I loved our volunteer project at the orphanage. This was better than any summer program I’ve ever done in high school! I’m now considering joining the Peace Corps.”

Age 16
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
GLA Tanzania Alumna
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