|Summer and winter breaks present the perfect opportunity to travel and explore Ghana without interrupting your studies. Escape the seasonal cold and travel with other participants like yourself as you experience the vibrant culture of Ghana. Make the most of your winter or summer vacation as you gain practical experience in your field as an intern, learn a new skill set in a workshop, or impact a community as a volunteer.Winter and summer program are 2-4 weeks in length and are specifically designed to allow participants to gain meaningful experiences in a shorter period of time by incorporating lectures, touring, and hands-on opportunities. No matter where your interests lie, we can place you in a program that meets your personal passion as well as your professional goals.
During winter, we offer a 2-week Textile Design Workshop for those interested in design and the arts. Learn the complex history and culture behind intricate African textile designs, travel to craft villages where techniques have been handed down through generations, and create your own inspired textiles designs in hands-on workshops using eco-friendly materials found in the community. This program incorporates significant travel and you’ll have many opportunities to engage in the culture and explore the sounds, tastes, and sights of Ghana.