The best way to understand culture and language is to immerse yourself in another culture. There are countless opportunities for you to travel and experience first hand what we mean. LHS students travel all over the world, including Canada, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Australia, etc.
Exchange Students and Programs
Students from Barcelona, Spain come to CT every year in late June for 4 weeks. If you are interested in hosting an exchange student contact Mr. Jannke. Other options for hosting or being an exchange student yourself include:
Spanish School in Nicaragua
Sr. Jannke took a group to a Spanish language school in Nicaragua for two weeks over the 2009 summer. Check out the trip blog for pictures and stories.
Mme Sylvestre takes students to Québec. See photos from 2009 and 2005.
Post-High School Study Abroad Programs
- API or Academic Programs International (must be 18)
Emma Reim ('09) volunteered in rural Nicaragua for 8 weeks during the summer of 2008 with the AMIGOS de las Américas program.
Mme Sylvestre takes her French students to France every fourth summer. See more pictures.
Jessica Rodgers ('10) and friends in Amsterdam on a trip through several northern european countries with the People to People: Student Ambassadors Program.
Sara Forster ('07) volunteered in Africa with Cross-Cultural Solutions.
Summer Programs and Schools
Sra. Anderson takes students to Spain. Learn about the 2009 trip.
Volunteer in Latin America with AMIGOS
Angela Maloney ('10) volunteered in rural Paraguay for 6 weeks during the summer of 2009 with the AMIGOS de las Américas program.
Victoria Graf ('09) and local friends in the Dominican Republic. Tori volunteered in a rural community for 8 weeks during the summer of 2007 with the AMIGOS de las Américas program.
Rudy Fidrych ('08) and local friends in Honduras. Rudy volunteered in a rural community for 6 weeks during the summer of 2007 with the AMIGOS de las Américas program.
Emily Abbott ('07) went to Mexico to train youth leaders with the AMIGOS de las Américas program.
Emma Reim ('09) and Lauren Lynch ('09 and not pictured) volunteered in rural Costa Rica for 6 weeks during the summer of 2007 with the AMIGOS de las Américas program.