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GIVE offers authentic and transformative experiences designed to fully immerse you in each country’s unique landscape, culture and charm.  Our volunteer excursions range from 2-4 weeks and provide you with a perfect combination of meaningful project work, cultural immersion and off-the-beaten-path adventure.  More than 50% of our volunteers choose to extend their trip with a trip Package or Add-On, which are designed to enhance your experience and increase your positive impact.  All trips include 24-7 expert guidance from the moment you step off the plane, and you will be joined by a passionate and like-minded group of fellow volunteers every step of the way.  More than 30% of our volunteers choose to travel with us again, so select your first destination, learn what it means to truly GIVE, and join the GIVE family for life!

Central America

Nicaragua Excursion & SCUBA Reef Conservation.

Combine them for the Nicaragua Package!

Nicaragua Excursion

Pacific Coast beaches to Pacific Rim volcanoes,

14-days

  • Volunteer in rural fishing villages on sustainable development projects
  • Support a Sea Turtle Head Start Program
  • Surf, paddle-board & kayak in the Pacific
  • Sandboard down Cerro Negro Volcano
  • Camp at the summit of Telica Volcano
  • Combine with SCUBA Reef Conservation and save $100

SCUBA Reef Conservation

PADI Certification & Reef Conservation in the Caribbean, 15-days

  • Dive to protect sea turtles, sharks & coral reefs in the Caribbean
  • 15 days, 15 dives & 3 certifications
  • Build artificial reefs, implant native coral species & conduct underwater research
  • PADI Open Water, Coral Reef Ecology & Ecological Monitoring certifications
  • Combine with GIVE’s Nicaragua Excursion and save $100

Nicaragua Package

Combine the Nicaragua Excursion with SCUBA Reef Conservation, 27 days, SAVE $100!

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Africa

Tanzania Excursion & Mt. Kilimanjaro Add-On!

Tanzania Excursion

Zanzibar Island & Overnight Safari,

15-days

  • Volunteer in coastal villages on the tropical oasis of Zanzibar Island
  • Empower a women’s co-op at the base of Mt Kilimanjaro
  • See wild lions, elephants, giraffes, leopards and more on a 2-day safari
  • Swim with wild dolphins in the Indian Ocean
  • Climb Mt Kilimanjaro after your trip & reach the highest point in Africa

Mt. Kilimanjaro Add-On

Climb the Tallest Freestanding Mountain in the World, 7-days

  • Experience an entirely new side of Africa after your Tanzania Excursion
  • Push yourself to the mental, physical and spiritual limit, climbing 19,340 feet to the Roof of Africa
  • 4 days up and 2 days down through lowland rainforest, heather meadows, alpine desert & glaciated peaks
  • Reach the summit as the sun rises over the African plains

Tanzania Package

Combine the Tanzania Excursion with Mt. Kiliamnarjo Add-On, 22 days

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Southeast Asia

Thailand & Laos Excursions.

Combine them for the Southeast Asia Package!

Thailand Excursion

Hill-tribe Immersion & Elephant Conservation, 14-days

  • Volunteer in remote hill-tribe communities on sustainable projects
  • Interact with Asian elephants in the jungle and support conservation efforts
  • Embark on a multi-day bamboo rafting journey down the Mae Tang River
  • Take the ultimate leap of faith on a 160-foot bungee jump
  • Combine with GIVE’s Laos Excursion to cross borders & save $500

Laos Excursion

The Best Kept Secret in Southeast Asia, 14-days

  • Volunteer to protect black bears at the Luang Prabang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Partner with the remote village of Sop Chem on sustainable projects
  • Meditate with monks in a monastery
  • Zipline through the jungle canopy, overlooking the stunning mountainous landscape of Laos
  • Combine with GIVE’s Thailand Excursion to cross borders & save $500

Southeast Asia Package

Combine the Laos and Thailand Excursions, 27 Days, SAVE $500!

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North America

Wilderness & International Leadership Development (WILD)

Cascade Mountains, Washington

Transform your passions into your profession,

7-days

  • Earn your Wilderness First Aid Certification (WFA)
  • Gain outdoor leadership, risk management & wilderness skills training in the Cascade Mountains
  • Snowshoe to alpine lakes, old-growth forests and glaciated peaks
  • Ski, snowboard & sled on our private ski hill
  • Immerse yourself in some of North America’s most spectacular wilderness

Academic Credit Add-On

Nicaragua, Tanzania & Thailand Excursions

Earn Academic Credit

UNIV304: International Sustainable Development,

3-5 Credits

  • Earn academic credit while volunteering with GIVE
  • Enhance your experience with pre/post trip assignments
  • Learn about the three pillars of sustainability and reflect on your ability to change the world