Triple Traveling Teacher is “Addicted” to Travel

We admire every teacher who takes on the (super fun and rewarding) job of leading student travel programs. But Randy Martin gets our admiration not once, not twice, but THRICE! This eighth-grade social studies teacher led three trips this year. What began ten years ago as a single trip to Washington... Read More

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10 Interesting Facts about Costa Rica

Nestled between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica offers unique travel experiences and breathtaking views, but what you don’t know about Costa Rica may surprise you! We’ve compiled a list of 10 interesting facts that will not only make you want to pack your bags, but you may just get t... Read More

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Overcoming Fears in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Guyer is an Account Manager for our science programs. She recently traveled with 28 students from Colorado on their Waves and Waterfalls tour of Costa Rica where she witnessed one of the greatest benefits of travel – overcoming fears. Travel takes you out of your comfort zone. There ar... Read More

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Introducing WorldStrides Custom Emojis

Emojis are one of the most popular ways to express ourselves. We use them in text messages, social media posts, even emails. Now, when you’re traveling with WorldStrides, you can use our custom emojis when sharing updates and photos from your trip! We have WorldStrides-themed emojis, like passport... Read More

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7 Facts About The Ocean on World Oceans Day

Did you know today is World Oceans Day? The UN General Assembly designated June 8 as World Oceans Day with a resolution in 2008. The idea was first proposed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro as a way to celebrate our shared ocean, as well as raise awareness about the role the ocean […] Read More

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My Coastal Conservation Program Experience in Costa Rica

Melissa Harris is an account manager with our Discoveries programs. She recently spent time in Costa Rica on a WorldStrides Coastal Conservation program. Read about Melissa’s trip, and the lessons she learned in Costa Rica.  I recently joined one of my groups in Costa Rica to experience our C... Read More

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Learn more about our exciting new Science Discoveries programs

At WorldStrides, we are constantly seeking new ways for students to experience educational travel. That’s why we are excited to offer three new Science Discoveries programs to our already robust offerings to locations including Florida, California, Iceland, and Costa Rica. These new programs trave... Read More

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Science Fun Facts: February 1-7

Science Fun Facts for the week of February 1-7: Did you know? Costa Rica is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and has more than 200 identifiable volcanoes dating back over 65 million years. One of Costa Rica’s tallest and most visited volcanoes, Poas Volcano is home to the world’s largest and mos... Read More

Red-Eyed Tree Frog at Monteverde Frog Pond - Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Monteverde Frog Pond

The Monteverde Frog Pond is run by a team of biologists, naturalist guides, and conservationists. Their mission is to enable everyone to appreciate the beauty of amphibians and provide information about the significant role they play in the natural world. Students take a guided tour of the Monteverd... Read More

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