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Foundations Staff for Summer Programs 2014!

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Our Foundations programs abroad for middle school students place a premium on structured, engaging travel that provides a basis for cross-cultural experiences, adventure, and team-building. Our leaders are carefully selected from a wide pool of applicants, and vetted for their … Continue reading

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Top 10 Australian Animals!

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Students on our middle school summer program in Australia will get the chance to encounter these amazing creatures Down Under.

1. Crocodile

2.Cockatoo

3. Kangaroo

4. Sea Turtle

5. Tasmanian Devil

6. Nemo – Clownfish

7. Maori Fish

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Spain Summer Program Leader Announcement

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Buenas noticias! We’re thrilled to announce that we have two amazing returning leaders committed to lead our summer language program in Spain for 8th and 9th graders! Brock Schardin and Lucia Donatelli will be headed to Spain this summer.… Continue reading

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Community Service Costa Rica Video

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Check out this incredible footage from one of our community service programs in Costa Rica. The new video captures interviews with students and leaders, and features cooking classes, soccer games, service projects, rafting trips, and more! 

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Enrollment Update: Where Do Our Students Come From?

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As our enrollment period continues into the spring, it’s exciting for us to take a look at our groups so far and revel in just how expansive the Putney Student Travel family is. We have international students representing over 20 … Continue reading

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Alum Reflects On Summer Program in Rwanda, East Africa

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We were thrilled when Cole Kantgias, a senior at Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills, MI, sent us a copy of an article that he wrote for his high school newspaper. The article gives an overview of his experience Continue reading

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Student Reflections from Summer Program in Costa Rica

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Check out these kind words from Mariana DeBare, a recent alumna of one of our summer language programs abroad. Mariana, a senior at The Wheeler School in RI, participated in our language immersion program in Costa Rica. She Continue reading

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16 Famous Putney Student Travel Alumni

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In the spirit of Sunday’s Academy Awards, we present to you the Putney Student Travel Red Carpet List. In our 63 years of high school summer programs abroad, we’ve been joined by innumerable students of incredible and diverse talent. … Continue reading

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Four Things We Look for in a Community Service Project Village

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Choosing a location for a summer community service program for high school students can seem like a daunting task. There are so many incredible towns and villages all over the world, and partnering with any new community involves considered thinking … Continue reading

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Pre-College Summer Program at Amherst College Video

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Check out this extended video from our summer Pre-College program at Amherst College. Put together with student and leader footage from last summer, it features interviews, musical performances, interactive seminars, sports clinics, excursions, college visits and more! We hope … Continue reading

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