In addition to travel abroad programs, the programs below offer students more opportunities to explore global and multicultural themes within the city, state, or country.
Multicultural Alliance. Students from diverse backgrounds and experiences from DFW come together for a 5-day sleep away camp focusing on leadership and social change. For 10-12th grades (at time of application); advanced registration around May 1. Camp dates: late June; Cost: approx. $325 (financial aid available)
Univ. of Texas at Austin. This camp is a unique university program for high school students interested in talking about the world, conflicts, and ethics and learning some skills of their own; fees range from $885-$1400. Financial Aid available. June (1 or 2 weeks). Deposit is due in May.
International Leadership Academy / Jr. International Leadership Academy
Fort Worth Sister Cities International 2-week residential program focusing on making international friends and gaining leadership skills. Upper School (For current 9-12th grades; applications due in Feb (includes Teacher Recommendations); program dates July; Cost: approx. $1050
Middle School (6th-8th grades at time of registration; registration due in April; program dates July (one week); Cost approx. $325
Join the Youth Board for Fort Worth Sister Cities International and get involved in their activities while meeting people from around the world. Excellent community service opportunities! To get involved on the Youth Board, check the FW Sister Cities calendar for open events for students.
Global friendships start here.