“A mind that is stretched by new experience can never go back to it’s old dimensions.”
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Volunteer to Chaperone

 

At Students Going Global, we recognize the value in outward bound educational opportunities, so we utilize Educational Tours Abroad, Global Education Centered Youth Development Programs and Community Outreach Projects to support and empower disadvantaged youth. Currently serving Detroit

We offer six year-round, global education centered Youth Development Programs that provide global literacy, 21st century skills (global competence, collaboration, critical thinking & problem solving), local, national and international outward bound educational opportunities, entrepreneurial skills, community service and self-esteem building. Each program takes students on an Educational Tour Abroad and provides scholarships for low-income students that cover the full cost to participate.

All six programs will run simultaneously and meet with students once a week for two hours. In each program, students will participate in local, national and international outward bound educational opportunities. Each program encompasses the overall goals of Students Going Global and develops the whole child, academically, socially and personally.

Upon program completion, all students will receive signed certificates of completion, recognizing them as Global Citizens for traveling abroad with Students Going Global and fulfilling the program requirements. Our ultimate goal at Students Going Global is to empower disadvantaged youth nationwide to become globally minded, community conscious and solution oriented leaders, thinkers and doers who become major contributors to their communities and to a global society.

Requirements / Apply

 

International Student Ambassador’s Leadership Program
Educational Tour Abroad – Global Student Leaders Summit
Students travel to a different location abroad each year, cultivating leadership skills through group projects and activities with students from around the world at the Global Student Leaders Summit via our global education partner, EF Educational Tours: www.eftours.com
National Outward Bound Educational Opportunity – Washington, D.C.
Local Outward Bound Educational Opportunities – 8 Destinations
Community Service Opportunities for Students – Available Weekly
(Program currently on hold)

 

International College Bound Program
Educational Tour Abroad – 2019 Educational Tour Abroad to Galapagos Islands

Students travel to a different location abroad each year, participating in culturally immersive tours via our global education partner, Explorica: www.explorica.com
National Outward Bound Educational Opportunity – Black College Tour
Local Outward Bound Educational Opportunities – 8 Destinations
Community Service Opportunities for Students – Available Weekly
(Program currently on hold)

 

International Space Camp Program
Educational Tour Abroad – Global Student Leaders Summit
Students travel to a different location abroad each year, participating in STEM based group learning activities with other students from around the world at the Global Student Leaders Summit via our global education partner, EF Educational Tours: www.eftours.com 
National Outward Bound Educational Opportunity – Advanced Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama 
Local Outward Bound Educational Opportunities – 8 Destinations
Community Service Opportunities for Students – Available Weekly
(Program currently on hold)

 

International Cultural Club Program
Educational Tour Abroad
2019 Educational Tour Abroad to Costa Rica
(Cultural Immersion, Science and Spanish Focus)
Students travel to a different location abroad each year, participating in culturally immersive tours abroad via our global education partner, Explorica: www.explorica.com 
National Outward Bound Educational Opportunity – Washington, D.C. 
Local Outward Bound Educational Opportunities – 8 Destinations
Community Service Opportunities for Students – Available Weekly
(Program currently on hold)

 

International Young Entrepreneur’s Club Program
Educational Tour Abroad – Sankofa Empowerment Tour Abroad to Africa
Students explore international investment opportunities in Africa
via Sankofa Empowerment Tours
National Outward Bound Educational Opportunity – Washington, D.C. 
Local Outward Bound Educational Opportunities – 8 Destinations
Community Service Opportunities for Students – Available Weekly
(Program currently on hold)

 

International STEM Program
Educational Tour Abroad – 2018 Educational Tour Abroad to Amsterdam & Berlin: Global Student Leaders Summit (Theme: The Influence of Technology on Society)
Students travel to a different location abroad each year, participating in STEM based group learning activities with other students from around the world at the Global Student Leaders Summit via our global education partner, EF Educational Tours: www.eftours.com
National Outward Bound Educational Opportunity – Kennedy Space Center in Florida
Local Outward Bound Educational Opportunities – 8 Destinations
Community Service Opportunities for Students – Available Weekly


 

1.) Video: American Council on Education “US Global Competence: A 21st Century Imperative”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6HugjrRKx4

2.) Video: EF Educational Tours: The Global Classroom:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWSYk30CiV4

3.) Video: EF Educational Tours: Tour Experiences Abroad:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSxFQEeGidc&list=PL8631CF7E68816FFD

4.) Article: Becoming Citizens of the World:
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/apr07/vol64/num07/Becoming-Citizens-of-the-World.aspx

5.) Article: National Education Association. (2010). Global competence is a 21st century imperative: A NEA policy brief.  Washington, DC: NEA: http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/HE/PB28A_Global_Competence11.pdf

 

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” -Asian Proverb 

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