In my six years I've been involved with Global Explorers, I've had the opportunity to travel the world with amazing people doing amazing things.
I have actually done three Global Explorers trips. I never expected to do more than one or two, but Global Explorers pulled me in and I couldn't let go.
Come discover the night sky on this artistic journey in the Southwest! We are excited to announce this NEW Global Explorers program in collaboration with the National Park Service. Thanks to our partnership with the National Park Service Night Skies Program, we are offering two group scholarships for a 9-day wilderness adventure focused on artistic expression of the dark night sky. Participants in this program will produce artwork that is inspired by experiencing the dark night sky and informed by learning about it as a threatened natural resource.…
Stephanie Jackson works with Global Explorers as an expedition leader for our U.S. Southwest program. Her love of the river goes beyond just the trips she guides. I recently had the privilege of sitting down with her and learning a little bit more about what makes her ‘tick.’
This past June, 20 students rafted down the San Juan River and documented all the sweat, dirt and long car rides that went with it.
During the month of November, we will be highlighting the unique aspects our U.S. Southwest destination and the people who have experienced this for themselves.
In Mexico we not only had fun but we had an opportunity to help community centers and schools in the Yucatan peninsula.
At Global Explorers, we're collecting stories! How do you live a life without barriers? Have you been impacted by participating in one of our programs? We'd love to hear about it! Your stories help us to share the work we're doing with important advocates who then enable us to grow and sustain more programs for a growing population. Share your story with us today! &lt;a data-cke-saved-href="https://globalexplorers.wufoo.com/forms/wo36q310149vup/" href="https://globalexplorers.wufoo.com/forms/wo36q310149vup/"&gt;Fill…
Changing lives is our passion. Seeing how a transformative experience can open the mind and impact the direction of a student's life is our fuel. That keeps us moving forward. That renews our spirits. For ten years, Global Explorers has been shifting the lens through which kids see and navigate life forever. We recognize this landmark by celebrating the curiosity and imagination of young minds when they consider the possibility of embarking on a great adventure. Watch this 10th Birthday video and enjoy!
Teens are doing GREAT things! Check out No Barriers USA ambassador and blind 15 year old, Jack Weinstein, as he swims from Alcatraz to San Francisco! He raised $45,800 to support No Barriers programs in the process of accomplishing this amazing feat! You ROCK Jack!
CONGRATS to GEx Alum, Eliza Cummings, who delivered an amazing key note speech regarding her role as a Global Citizen. Eliza was recently invited to New York to speak on the importance of international education at the annual Asia Society and ISSN conference. She specifically references her time with Global Explorers and her transformational travels with Erik Weihenmayer. The whole GEx team is so proud to know such a wonderful young woman! Watch her inspiring speech below...