Guadeloupe

Where We Live

Where We Live

While service work is at the root of each teen service program, it’s in equal measure with cultural immersion that transcends the experience of an average tourist. In all of our homes away from home, we live very much as local people do, and we are part of the fabric of daily life.

Projects | Guadeloupe 2018

Projects | Guadeloupe 2018

Our French immersion program finished up strong, completing a variety of community service projects and exploring the cultural and natural beauty of the Caribbean. See photos and details of projects completed by our team of high school volunteers and talented leaders…

Spotlight: Amanda Pincock

Spotlight: Amanda Pincock

Global citizen and longtime VISIONS Director Amanda shares a little about her world… “Having the opportunity to be placed in a community and live there for a summer, and being accepted by and working with people who have sometimes spent their lives there, was a blessing I will never take for granted…”

Improve Your French or Spanish Language Skills this Summer

Roll up your sleeves and join us for a French immersion program in Guadeloupe or on one of our Spanish immersion programs! French Immersion: In Guadeloupe, you will improve your French skills while also working on a blend of construction projects, environmental...

7 Reasons Why – VISIONS Summer Programs

There are many reasons why parents and kids choose VISIONS community service and travel programs. Here are some of the most common reasons that we hear each season. From Teens: Looking to do something different than the mainstream, and take a break from the high...

Around the World & Around the Web: October 2015

A Look at What We’ve Been Reading Around the VISIONS Headquarters This Month Each month, we will take a look at some interesting articles that our VISIONS staff and office crew have been passing around. Many pertain to our program sites and communities....
VISIONS Late Summer Sessions

VISIONS Late Summer Sessions

Shorter Programs Still Capture the VISIONS Experience Many students and parents are so busy with school and life that summer plans can easily fall by the wayside. And some think that staying home for the summer is a great idea… until school is out, boredom sets...

A Day in the Life of VISIONS

A Look at a Typical Summer Day What’s a typical day like on a VISIONS summer program? It’s a question we get often. You might wake up to a chorus of birds in the mountains of Nicaragua, to a frosted landscape by the Wrangell Mountains in Alaska, to merengue music and...

Glitter Magazine Features VISIONS Director

The following is an article from “Glitter Magazine” that spotlighted VISIONS Director, Katherine Dayton, for the publication’s “Real People” feature.  REAL PEOPLE: Katherine Dayton, Executive Director of VISIONS Service Adventures January...

Top 10 Reasons to be a Serial VISIONary

It’s time, once again, to make those summer plans! Have you thought about another VISIONS summer? Although the first VISIONS summer often feels like a life changing experience that can’t be repeated, many teen volunteers return for a second, third, and even fourth...

Top 10 Ways to Survive Without Technology

Technology is fully ingrained in our busy lives. We text or email instead of talking, keep up with our friends’ lives through Instagram, and do most of our schoolwork in front of a computer. Then there’s the entertainment, whether it’s our favorite streaming series on...

Past Program Director Attends White House “Champions of Change”

“What is going to change the world today is the same thing that has changed it in the past: an idea, and the service of dedicated individuals committed to that idea.”     –Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps founder Last month past VISIONS program director (Dr.)...