Past Retreats



Mexico – The Riviera Maya – 22 Day Teen Learning Community

During this 22-day temporary learning community retreat, you are invited to immerse yourself into the culture, customs, history and traditions of Mexico. Even though the country is vast, our route will allow us to experience the coastal region and many of the conservation efforts, the jungle with its preserved wildlife, history through the ancient sites built by the Mayan culture and later occupied.

Peru- The Amazon Jungle – 13 Day Teen (& Family) Learning Community

Explore the Amazon with us, learn about the rainforest through engaging activities that blend aspects of nature and culture in the Peruvian Amazon. This is a hands on experience that will change you to the core and see the world, just a little different.

Peru – Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley – 25 Day Teen Learning Community

The 2016 Cusco & Sacred Valley Retreat is a 25-day “temporary learning-community”, utilizing the landscape and culture of Cusco and the Sacred Valley as a means for immersive discovery in history, art, archaeology, mysticism, and science. Project World School is not a typical study abroad program as it will take advantage of the power of a learning-community to produce collaborative goals, knowledge acquisition, personal development, and changes in global perspectives.

Wales – Organic Farming, Natural Building, Off the Grid Living – 27 Day Teen Learning Community

During this 27-day temporary learning community retreat, you are invited to immerse yourself deep within the culture and customs of a the Wales countryside. Build community while working on a sustainable, organic farm, living sustainably, in balance with the earth and her gifts. In partnership with our host, a high-producing small scale organic farm, we will build a small roundhouse (cob house), work the fields, plant and harvest and  learn the principles of sustainability. Together, we will get dirty, tend bees, forage for wild food, cook fantastic fresh meals harvested by our community while being inspired by the great tradition of Welsh storytelling. 

Thailand Experience- Adventure, Culture and Exploration – 24 Day Teen Learning Community

Thailand is a wondrous kingdom, featuring Buddhist temples, exotic wildlife, and spectacular islands. Along with a fascinating history and a unique culture that includes delectable Thai food and massage, Thailand features a modern capital city, and friendly people who epitomize Thailand’s “land of smiles” reputation. During Project World School’s 24-day temporary learning community retreat, we will immerse ourselves deep within the culture and customs and build community, learn to cook the flavors of Thai cuisine and find peace through yoga and Tai Chi. This trip promises to be a holistic educational experience as we take part in adventure, culture, service, and encompassing both mind/body activities.  


Ecuador – Surfing & Marine Biology-12 Day Teen Mini- Learning Community – May 11 – May 22, 2015

An action packed 12-Day adventure based of our full teen program.  Teen adventure retreat with a focus on marine biology and conservation. Special bonus, surfing, biking, and snorkeling in the beautiful Ecuadorian Pacific coast exploring a little of surrounding jungle areas. See special pricing and schedule here.

Ecuador – Marine Biology-10 Day Family Retreat- April 28 – May 7, 2015

You asked for it, we deliver! Project World School’s family friendly version of our Teen Marine Biology Retreat with many hands on workshops, group activities, worldschooling mentoring and quiet time in a comfortable beach front cabana resort. Designed to meet the needs of the whole family. See special pricing and schedule here.


Peru- Cusco & the Sacred Valley – July 13 – August 3, 2015

A 22 day learning community retreat centering in Cusco & the Sacred Valley. This retreat has an emphasis on exploring Andean culture, history, archeology and traditional artisan disciplines with a trip to the enigmatic Machu Picchu.


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