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Not Your Cookie-Cutter Vacation

We’ve loved having University of Waterloo students on our programs! To show our appreciation and help make our programs more accessible, we’re offering you $500 to $750 CAD off our summer programs with the code WATERLOO2019Check out all the details here.

Read on for more information on how OG does ethical travel! ↓

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Immersive Experience
Dive deep into the places you go. Share meals with locals, practice a new language, and leave with street smarts forged by your adventures.

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Ethical Volunteering
Avoid the pitfalls of feel-good projects that don’t make a real impact. Work with our allies and partners under their leadership and on their priorities.

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New Discoveries Every Day
Trek to epic heights, meet with change makers, and find home with a local family. Uncover the secrets of your destination with two program leaders at your side.

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Learn from Experience
Listen to the stories of the people you meet. Create change with local nonprofits. Then challenge your preconceptions in workshops about what it means to make a difference.

If Not Now, Then When?

Take the plunge and explore the nooks and crannies of our world – the OG way.