Spend two weeks in scenic Lyon, France. Brush up on your French language skills, explore the city’s rich culture and history, and sample the finest in French cuisine at the co-ed Lycée Saint-Marc.
Students will also visit children marginalized by poverty and disease at the Hand in Hand Outreach Center which provides day care and preschool services, and hear about their innovative mobile outreach services to fight HIV/AIDS among children. All of these programs work to empower the recipients of these services to build a better life for their families while giving back to their community by assisting with other Hand in Hand projects. Students will also have a chance to visit the beautiful Bay Islands. Juniors will receive service and retreat credit for this seminar.
During this almost two-week cultural immersion, you will see first hand the collision of Chinese tradition, years of foreign influence, and rapid modernization as you explore the Forbidden City, stroll through Tiananmen Square, and enjoy traditional Peking duck. You'll have the opportunity to hike the Great Wall of China, see ancient Terra-Cotta Warriors and much more...
In this one-of-a-kind adventure program for Arrupe students, you can get to know Costa Rica’s famous coast-to-jungle ecosystem through nine days of kayaking, zip-lining, and treks to volcanos and hot springs. You’ll round out your nine-day adventure with a visit to a local school.
During this week-long service trip, you’ll work directly with a local community to improve access to quality water, visit an orphanage, assist Jesuit ministries at the Haitian border, and stay with a host family to truly experience life in this beautiful islandcountry. This experience is open to juniors only.
Students studying Greek can spend one week visiting iconic sites such as the Athenian Agora, the Acropolis, and the archaeological site of Delphi. You’ll even get the opportunity to declaim Homer in a Greek theater, see where the apostle Paul delivered a sermon, and walk through the ancient ruins of the Parthenon.
This two-week collaborative retreat experience with students of Loyola High School, SJ in Dar Es Salaam focuses on spiritual, academic, and personal growth. You’ll stay with a host family to truly experience the customs of this vibrant culture—and the experience culminates with a thrilling safari!
In this ten-day program in Hanoi and Hue, you’ll work alongside Blue Dragon, a local foundation working with street children around issues of human trafficking. You’ll also explore Hue by bicycle, experiment with traditional fishing on bamboo canoes, and learn about Vietnamese farming and cooking.
In this unique two-week program, you have the opportunity to welcome a student from St. George’s College in Harare, Zimbabwe, into your home and school. While this program does not include a visit to Zimbabwe, it is traditionally rated among the most meaningful exchange programs we offer.
Focusing on our common Jesuit roots, traditions and relationships, we expect this program to introduce participants to the transformative nature of global experiences through building strong relationships within the Jesuit network. During this program, students will stay with host families, participate in a daylong retreat, attend classes, explore both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and engage in St. Aloysius’ outdoor educational program!