2018 Destinations: Where are you going?
Serious + Fun
For summer 2018, Quo offers the ideal blend of iconic experiences and dream destinations. Unique access to local flavor, unforgettable cultural experiences and the kind of big-time fun that will leave your friends back home speechless.
CAMBODIA & VIETNAM
Join Quo for a service & culture-rich adventure in Vietnam & Cambodia. From ancient temples to modern cities. From remnants of war to a peaceful society. Join students at a floating school and participate in hands-on service projects with locals. Pure inspiration to fuel a life-long passion for travel and service!
COSTA RICA ADVENTURE (10 Days)
The best, most exciting and highest-impact Costa Rica program available anywhere! Embrace adventure, language immersion, science and a deep dive into all that is Pura Vida. Experience tropical rain forests, wildlife, zip-lines, surfing, waterfall rappelling, whitewater rafting, horseback riding & beautiful beaches!
COSTA RICA DISCOVERY (8 DAYS)
Among lush rainforest canopies, soaring volcanic vistas, bubbling hot springs and gaze-worthy waterfalls, students will channel their inner adrenaline junky, engage with their local peers and connect with a culture that is warm and welcoming. A perfect introduction to Pura Vida!
ECUADOR and the GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Have the spirit of an explorer? This equatorial expedition starts with volcanic highlands, hot springs & the “Throat of Fire.” Next up: the Amazon Rainforest, teeming with life, adventure & indigenous culture. Then, the Galapagos Islands, featuring world-class science, wildlife, wonder and hands-on learning. You won’t want to come home!
Quo’s exceptionally active expedition to Iceland is nothing short of jaw-dropping. Rich in science, culture & adventure, it’s so much fun you’ll hardly notice how much you’re learning! Rugged beauty, geologic wonders & indigenous wildlife. Explore black sand beaches, geysers, and geothermal lagoons. Meet warm locals & discover icy glaciers!
ITALY: LA DOLCE VITA!
With ancient culture dating back nearly 1,000 years BC (that’s 3,000 years ago!), Italy has some of the most fascinating history in all of Europe. Rome, Tuscany, Pisa, Florence, Venice and the Mediterranean coast – join Quo in incredible Italy for beauty, tradition, culture, history and some epic selfies!
LONDON: DRAMA & THEATRICAL ARTS
Considering a life in the theatre? Join Quo for front & back of house workshops, meetings with production company pros and hands-on workshops with working West End professionals. The BRIT School, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare, Oxford University and 5 live performances. And, experience England’s most iconic attractions!
Can you imagine being on a genuine wildlife safari? What do you know about the legacy of Nelson Mandela and Apartheid? Curious about the unique cultural diversity of the “Rainbow Nation?” How cool would it be to get to know your South African peers? And did we mention the wildlife? This is Africa at its very finest.
WIZARDS, WITCHES & WANDS!
Wands at the ready! Are you a fan of the Harry Potter books and movies? Love adventure? Ready to explore the best of England and the UK? Join Quo to explore the myths, legends and history of England and Scotland, with a special emphasis on the locations used in filming the Harry Potter series!
Quo’s CUSTOM Itineraries – 2018
Faith + Service + Personal Transformation + Academic Growth
Join Seattle Prep’s Rachel Ford for an educational adventure in Vietnam and Cambodia, offering an incredible spectrum of experiences. From palaces to pagodas, ornate French architecture to an elaborately-engineered network of tunnels, this is an experience that builds compassionate leaders.
Jeremy Traynor’s exceptionally active expedition to Iceland is nothing short of jaw-dropping. Rich in science, culture & adventure, it’s so much fun you’ll hardly notice how much you’re learning! Rugged beauty, geologic wonders & indigenous wildlife. Explore black sand beaches, geysers, and geothermal lagoons. Meet warm locals & discover icy glaciers!
ITALY AND GREECE
This phenomenal 15-day custom Quo adventure takes you to Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome, Naples, Olympia and Athens! You’ll explore the engaging culture, fascinating history and timeless beauty of two of the greatest civilizations in human history.
PERU, ECUADOR and the GALAPAGOS
Join this epic journey from the Highlands & Volcanoes of Ecuador, through the Cloud Forest & Amazon Jungle, to the Galapagos Islands, then Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca. A truly extraordinary adventure – you’ll encounter incredible cultural immersion, hands-on service with locals, intensive scientific learning, incomparable wildlife experiences & bucket list-worthy attractions!
Prepare to expand your perspective! This phenomenal program is one of the richest, most unforgettable educational adventures ever conceived. Bring a sense of adventure, a curiosity for new and different cultures and an open mind about history from another perspective. Every colorful moment will reward you with fragrances, flavors and friendships that leave you forever changed.
Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to trek through the Pacific Northwest! Experience iconic Seattle structures, see maritime science in action, walk through the history of native tribal culture, and immerse yourself in this diverse cultural melting pot! How about an overnight STEM camp at Mt. St. Helens? Hands-on agriculture, history, and geology mingle with fly fishing, butter churning, kayaking, hiking and more adventures. Don’t miss out!