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.
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.
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!
ICELAND w/ JEREMY TRAYNOR!
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: 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!
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!
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.
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!