Affordable Student Travel Programs for High School Students

Check out this collection of amazing volunteer programs perfect for High School students

  • Travel for a good cause and help others without the high costs of a typical overseas vacation.
  • Experience the joy and satisfaction of making a real difference in the lives of those you volunteer with.
  • Unparalleled high reviews and ratings, Guaranteed lowest program fees in the US – starting from $100 - $200 per week.
  • 18 countries, 200 projects and thousands of happy volunteers since 1998. Contact us for more information.
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Are you looking for an affordable way to travel the world while helping others? Do wish you could find a rare, special and exciting experiences while growing your personal skills?

You can find it with RCDP Student travel programs for high school students. RCDP runs world renowned High school travel programs abroad, providing you with life changing experiences while helping less fortunate people from various countries.

Join RCDP’s volunteering programs for an incredible opportunity to connect with others, grow your interpersonal skills, create new experiences, give back to the world, learn new skills for future employment and increase your confidence!

RCDP International Volunteer is a non-profit humanitarian organization that empowers disadvantaged communities through meaningful volunteer programs and has been doing so since 1998. RCDP offer unique, flexible, safe and very affordable programs in over 18 countries.

With over 200 programs on offer and 18,000 satisfied volunteers, RCDP is highly trusted and is designed to share your passion for children, women and rural communities.

Jump on board today to become a part of the RCDP community!

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The volunteer experience was very eye-opening and I felt very much needed at the site. I would greatly recommend it.

Frances Yuan


The strong ties we built and the rewarding experiences that we made here were really very priceless.

Amelie Lim

- Australia

A lifetime experience, which has opened my eyes to so much, and impassioned me to pursue future volunteer trips.



Overall a great experience! I can't think of any reason why I shouldn't recommend the program to others!

Lena Gustke

- Germany

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Benefits of Affordable High School Programs

RCDP offers a number of Travel abroad programs for high school students, which provides you with an incredible variety of different benefits! These benefits include growing your interpersonal skills, cultivating self confidence, giving back to the world, connecting with others, creating new experiences, learning new skills valuable for employment and more. The benefits of volunteering are once in a lifetime and will be benefits that you keep for the rest of your life.

Interpersonal skills: One of the most valued benefits of RCDP’s High school students travel abroad programs is the chance to grow your interpersonal skills, which will help you throughout your entire life. These interpersonal skills include understanding people better, motivating others, and dealing with difficult situations. Through RCDP’s volunteering programs you will significantly grow your interpersonal skills, which will help you in all facets of life!

Give back to the world: There is nothing more empowering than giving back to the world. Joining a project with RCDP’s High school travel programs abroad will allow you to help others, enrich lives and give people less fortunate than you new hope. This leads to a feeling of altruism, which will allow you to help yourself by helping others. Become addicted to the feeling of selflessness and join a RCDP program today!

Self Confidence: Are you feeling a little bit lost? Are you searching for some self confidence? Self confidence is known as self-assurance in one's personal judgment, ability and power. Through RCDP’s volunteering programs you will find a new found sense of self confidence as you grow, learn new skills, be part of team work and become accustomed to new, interesting environments.

Connect with others: RCDP’s High school travel programs abroad are the ultimate opportunity to make new and interesting connections from different parts of the world. These unique volunteer programs which RCDP offer the chance to meet other volunteers, people involved in the programs and of course people from the amazing country that you find yourself in. There has never been a better opportunity to create new relationships and connect with fascinating people.

New experiences: One of the best things about being involved in Student travel programs for high school students with RCDP is the chance to experience new cultures, languages, skills and parts of the world. RCDP’s volunteering projects give you the opportunity to explore new countries and gain valuable life changing experiences.

Learn new skills for future employment: Are you hoping to learn skills that will help you with future job opportunities? RCDP’s Travel abroad programs for high school students will give you the chance to learn an incredible variety of new skills, which employers actively look for when hiring. Such skills include teamwork, being bilingual, interpersonal skills, planning, coordinating, organising, helping others and even just the experience of volunteering itself looks good on a resume!

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RCDP Best Affordable High School Programs

HIV/AIDS Project in Ghana

Ghana is still being ravaged by HIV/AIDS, with hundreds of families becoming devastated each year as they lose their bread winner. RCDP’s High school travel programs abroad Ghana has teamed up with local initiatives to provide care to the victims and spread awareness.

Volunteers will be engaged in training and educational activities such as creating awareness about preventive measures against HIV /AIDS. During the program the volunteers will also look after HIV/AIDS victims as well as counsel and educate in major hospitals and communities.

Help others while enriching your own life by joining today!

Turtle conservation in Mexico

Do you want to work with animals while also experiencing one of the most gorgeous places on earth!?

The sea turtle population in Mexico is in peril. RCDP offer Student travel programs for high school students Mexico to help in preserving turtles habitat, educating others, and working directly with locals.

You, as a volunteer, will work on the beach where you will scan the area for an appropriate habitat, while helping with the capture and release the animals. You may also be require dto radio tag and study the turtles movements. Daytime work includes cleaning nests, saving hatchlings and preventing contamination of the area.

You may also be involved in environmental education.

Orphanage construction project in Nepal

RCDP offer a life changing a 21 day Travel abroad programs for high school students Nepal.

Due to war and poverty, many children in Neal have become orphaned. Currently, at the orphanage, there is not enough space for the children to live, study or play. Therefore, this construction project will provide that space that is so require for these kids to blossom.

Each month, RCDP organise a small group of volunteers and hire local skilled laborers to lead the project. Volunteers will be assisting local people. The construction project will be physical and will include carrying sand, bricks and other jobs as required.

You also get the chance to play with the kids on your time off!

Disabled children project in Argentina

This is one of RCDP’s most popular Travel abroad programs for high school students Argentina. In this project, volunteers will be working with disabled youth to provide support, education, care and recreation. Volunteers will be part of a team that consists of psychiatrists, physical education trainers and educational psychologists. Volunteers and professionals build a positive environment for the youth to learn, grow and have best of all - have fun!

Volunteers will be involved in and spending time with the disabled children. You will organize various activities and will also be required to assist the local staff in workshops and classes.

Teaching Project in Brazil

RCDP’s High school students travel abroad programs Brazil as helping underprivileged Brazilians understand and speak English to give them a better chance to succeed. Unfortunately, English speaking schools can be expensive, limiting those who can attend.

Volunteers will provide short term intensive English classes to prepare Brazilians for the employment market and exams.

Note: Project unavailable from January to March as schools in Brazil as schools will be closed for holidays.

As a volunteer teaching English in Brazil, you will be teaching in a one-on-one environment.
Daily activities may include:

  • Teaching basic English to the children
  • Teaching other subjects such as math or science
  • Playing with the children
  • Organizing extracurricular activities such as music, dancing, sports, art, games, etc.
  • Teaching life skills such as painting, sewing, cooking, etc
  • Working with local teachers on curriculum development
  • Assisting school administrations with daily tasks
  • Helping with basic maintenance of schools
  • Aiding local school staff in any way possible

Work in Orphanage in Kenya

Volunteer to give orphaned children secure and healthy lives. RCDP has implemented Student travel programs for high school students Kenya to help orphanages feed, house and send local children to school for a good education.

You will provide knowledge, care and help to turn the children into strong minded individuals who are empowered..

Your work can include:

  • Teach them English, Mathematics and other subjects
  • Organize and play with children
  • Teach good health, nutrition and sanitation
  • Cleaning and gardening
  • Fund raising
  • Assisting the orphanage with administrative and organizational tasks
  • Assist local staff
  • Mentor the children

Your work will mainly be in the evening and morning. Many volunteers have also been involved in fundraising to help improve the financial situation of the orphanages.


Women Empowerment Project in India

Many women in India face discrimination daily. Volunteers will empower women by becoming their friend and teacher through RCDP Student travel programs for high school students. The project also offers a unique chance to observe the process of how handmade paper bags are made.

You will be directly involved in assisting struggling women to be self-reliant by helping them develop skills and imparting knowledge on them, with them ultimate goal to empower them.

Volunteers are also encouraged to teach at a close by school that helps disadvantaged children.

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