The workshops and travel opportunities provided through Experiential Travel Programs have begun to permeate each of our Clubs with a sense of global citizenship and new perspectives of the world. The incomparable experiences the program offers the young people we serve will help them to realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders.” Michelle Perez Vichot, Executive Vice President, Operations at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
These year- long opportunities at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston instill a sense of adventure in young people while building them into responsible citizens and leaders for a global society. Our travel programs feature hands-on, experiential learning activities that build the 21st Century skills teens need to be successful in life.
A 2015 Chicago Tribune article about the value of international trips for low-income youth reported… “While the number of students in study abroad programs has more than doubled in the past 15 years, the number of African-American and Hispanic students in such programs has remained persistently low, according to the New York-based Institute of International Education. The biggest reason: affordability.” Colleen Mastony (follow her on Twitter)
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