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    Green Across the Pacific: Environmental Exchange

    Green Across the Pacific: Environmental Exchange

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: China
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    Youth Green International is a virtual connect platform for teachers and students to discuss environmental issues, create educational partnerships, and engage together through cultural exchanges. Green Across the World connects middle schools and high schools in Vermont to partner with schools in other countries like Senegal, Japan, Bhutan, and others. We conduct exchange and apprenticeship programs for students across the world.

     

    Work on environmental projectsExplore how culture influences one’s thought on the environmentCreate connections and relationships across intercultural lines.

    TOTTORI VERMONT
    Middle schools in Vermont and Tottori prefecture in Japan engage in 3 virtual exchanges. These exchanges meet monthly for two hours to examine youth culture and environmental topics such as favorite music videos, lamprey behavior, and STEM Academy capstone projects.

    SENEGAL VERMONT
    Middle schools in Vermont and Senegal are paired together. The most recent exchange includes pen pal introductions, comparing holidays seasonality, environmental culture, and discussing sustainability projects.

    BHUTAN VERMONT
    Middles schools in Vermont and Bhutan are paired together. The most recent exchange is centered on working on topics related to watershed issues throughout the world.