Summer Opportunity: Backpacking with Purpose, Apply by 3/8

Once again, all students are eligible to receive financial assistance to reduce the cost of all our 35- and 45-day summer programs. Applications should only take about 10 minutes, and the deadline to apply for our summer programs is coming up on March 8th.


Discover the wider world and connect with change makers making a positive and lasting impact in their communities.

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit that runs travel, community service, and experiential education programs around the globe. We dig into social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profits, and communities. We want you to join us in the fight for a better world.

It’s time to make the whole world your classroom!
Apply by March 8th.

 Programs are filling up quickly, so apply as soon as possible. Financial assistance is available for all students on five- and six-week programs.

 Start exploring at:

Can’t travel in the summer? We travel all year long!
SHANU KANDA. University Outreach Coordinator

tw: @OGbackpackers

Off Campus Event: Nature Based Education Summer Institute, May 18-20 2018 (Register now)

Dave the Dates: May 18-20, 2018
Nature Based Education: Summer Institute

Friday,May 18
Evening Public Lecture

Saturday, May 19
Join us for an exciting one-day conference focused on nature-based education. Sessions are designed to be interactive and outdoors, and will appeal to a range of educators working across age levels and settings. The day will be designed for educators-in-training as well as those who have extensive experience in the field. Opportunities to connect with colleagues will foster shared learning and exploration. The day will feature a keynote speaker, locally grown food, and workshops that will bring you outside to learn more about how nature based education benefits children and adults. Schedule of sessions will be available in early January 2018.

Please note: low-cost on-campus accommodations will be available Friday and Saturday nights

Sunday, May 20

Post-Conference Sessions Relax, connect with nature, and network with other professionals. Full-and half-day options available, and may include visiting a local organic farm, participating in a nature journaling workshop, hiking to a backcountry hut and more

Website: Sponsored by University of Maine at Farmington

Office of Graduate Studies

Division of Elementary, Early Childhood, and Early Childhood Special Education

Study Away Program: Three Seas Marine Biology Program 2018

Northeastern’s Three Seas Program in marine biology delivers a unique combination of inquiry-based study, fieldwork, research, and workplace experience. It is a program in which students learn science by doing science and emerge as capable, confident marine biologists.
• Students spend a full academic year immersed in the study of marine  biology in three distinctly different marine ecosystems

• The program’s rigorous, inquiry-based curriculum in marine science  is completed with laboratory, lecture, and fieldwork studies

• Students are guided and challenged by a faculty comprised of some of the  world’s most prestigious marine researchers and educators

• Graduates of the program have a proven record of acceptance in the top  marine biology graduate programs across the country, as well as success  in a variety of marine-related careers

Visit to apply.