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Clowning Around with Global Action Cambodia

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Putney students traveling with our Global Awareness in Action Cambodia program focus on the storytelling aspects of their travel, documenting their experiences with writing, photography, video, and more.  In Battambang, they spent their time working with organizations that model … Continue reading

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A Weekend with Community Service Ecuador

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Our Community Service Ecuador program sent this dispatch from their weekend in Cuicocha.  Putney Student, Ming, chronicles the group’s adventures day by day and includes amazing photos from the journey!  

Friday: Today was the day we finished painting the church! … Continue reading

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After 13 Years at the Barn, Director Jim Olivier Retires

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Today was a bittersweet day at Putney Student Travel as it marked longtime Director Jim Olivier’s final work day at the Putney Barn.  After a 13 year career facilitating high school summer programs abroad, Jim will be departing the … Continue reading

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Trek Through Ladakh | Global Action India

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One of our high school summer programs in India just completed a trek through the Ladakh region of northern India as part of their high school summer program abroad in India.  Here are some of the amazing photos from the … Continue reading

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A Bike Ride Through Battambang: Global Action Cambodia

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Join students from our high school summer program in Cambodia as they put together a portrait of a woman they met recently while on a bike ride through rural Battambang. This particular travel program for high school students focuses on Continue reading

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Home Away From Home: Community Service Tanzania

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Our high school summer community service program in Tanzania sent us this video dispatch from their home away from home in their community service village.  Join the fun as students take us on a tour of their living space on Continue reading

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Pre-College Amherst Staff Comes to Putney

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The Putney Student Travel Barn welcomed the staff members from our Pre-College Enrichment Program to Vermont last night when they arrived for an annual barbecue thrown in their honor.  It is always wonderful to meet the accomplished instructors and talented … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Summer 2012 Is Here!

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Summer is here!  Our first summer program abroad for high school students, has arrived in country.  The beginning of our high school summer volunteer trip to Costa Rica marks the official start of our Summer 2012 season.  We’re in … Continue reading

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Putney Orientation A Success!

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This summer’s amazing team of leaders for our summer programs abroad for high school students descended on the Putney Barn last weekend for the season’s final preparations.  They participated in detailed summer program briefings, explored their students’ files, and even Continue reading

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Back in The Barn for Our 61st Year

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The team here at Putney has returned to The Barn after several weeks of programming, traveling, and relaxing at home and abroad. What a summer! The Barn is officially open and we’re already focused on 2012, our 61st summer of Continue reading

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