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All in the Family: 10 Travelers Over 30 Years

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Throughout our 64-year history, Putney Student Travel has developed strong connections across generations of alumni families. Since the earliest programs journeyed across the Atlantic in the 1950s, we’ve been joined by friends, siblings, children, nieces and nephews, and even grandchildren Continue reading

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Top Destinations According to The New York Times

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The New York Times came out with its list of the 52 best travel destinations for 2015, and we saw a lot that looked familiar! From recently unlocked treasures to new takes on classic destinations, we here at Putney … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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Tasting Catalunya: Introducing Farm to Table in Spain

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We caught up with Putney Student Travel Director Patrick Noyes after his recent trip to Barcelona to finalize details of our new Farm to Table Spain program for high school students.  Patrick lived in Spain for five years, and … Continue reading

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#GoPutney2014: Student Photos from Summer 2014

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We’re big on appropriate use of social media and technology here at Putney, and together our leaders and students set firm guidelines each summer regarding where and when it makes sense to update our friends and family back home with … Continue reading

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Partner Village Featured in Major Documentary

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We here at the barn were thrilled to learn that one of our partner communities in Costa Rica is the subject of an important new documentary film! A Small Section of the World, directed by Waiting for Superman producer … Continue reading

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The Return of our High School Summer Program in Cuba!

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It is with great pride and excitement that we announce the return of Putney Student Travel’s high school summer programs in Cuba! For four years beginning in 2001, Putney ran incredible summer programs for high school students focusing on … Continue reading

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Five New Faces in the Putney Barn!

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The Putney Barn is buzzing with new energy this fall, with five new full-time staff members joining us over the past few months! With backgrounds ranging from travel-writing, to teaching, to nursing, and work experience spanning from Tanzania to Thailand … Continue reading

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Top 10 Colleges Represented by Putney Leaders 2014

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Putney Student Travel leaders and Putney Pre-College instructors come from all walks of life. They distinguish themselves in fields ranging from the arts and athletics to journalism, law, medicine, and international development. Collectively, the leaders from our summer travel programsContinue reading

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Zorica’s Reflection from Community Service Ghana

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Zorica Radonovic, a senior at Maine East High School in Des Plaines, Illinois, traveled with us on our community service program in Ghana last summer. One of many students joining us through the Putney Open Door Fund, Zorica got Continue reading

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