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A place-based semester high school for girls.

The Traveling School amplifies female voices through transformative education to ignite positive change.

All Girls Education

Our all-female environment allows students to focus on academic achievement, develop leadership skills and build self-esteem in a supportive community.

Global Perspective

Living out of backpacks and duffels, students engage in communities, learning firsthand about the real-life impacts of global issues such as climate change, indigeneity, race, power and privilege.

Next Generation Leaders

Empowering our students to take action and spark positive change. When young women build leadership skills, they become tomorrow’s changemakers.

The semester continent is up to you.

Fall 2022

Western United States

Montana | Wyoming | Utah | Colorado | Arizona

Navigate booming rapids while contemplating the social and economic effects of hydroelectric energy. Stargaze in the desert while discussing the injustices of dispossessed Indigenous homelands. 

Southern Africa

Zambia | Namibia | Botswana | South Africa

Travel across the sun-kissed terrain of southern Africa, experiencing all it has to offer.  Float Botswana’s Okavango Delta, explore Namib desert’s diamond ghost towns and engage in local communities throughout the region.

South America

Ecuador | Peru | Bolivia

Delve into the jungle with naturalists to explore plants, animals and waterways of the Amazon Basin.  Participate in community projects and a homestay with an indigenous Quichua family.

Western United States

Montana | Wyoming | Utah | Colorado | Arizona

Navigate booming rapids while contemplating the social and economic effects of hydroelectric energy. Stargaze in the desert while discussing the injustices of dispossessed Indigenous homelands.

Southern Africa

Zambia | Namibia | Zimbabwe | South Africa

Travel across the sun-kissed terrain of Southern Africa, experiencing all it has to offer.  Float Botswana’s Okavango Delta, explore the Namib deserts’ diamond ghost towns and engage in local communities throughout the region.

South America

Ecuador | Peru | Bolivia

Delve into the jungle with naturalists to explore plants, animals, and waterways of the Amazon Basin.  Participate in community projects and a homestay with an indigenous Quichua family.

Semester Options

Student-to-Teacher Ratio

Alumnae

My Traveling School semester is the single, richest, experience that I have ever had. It built my confidence, channeled my curiosity, encouraged me to consider my impact on the world and empowered me to make that impact positive. It launched me into my adult life and the person I had always wanted to become.

Shannon - The Traveling School Alumni
Shannon, Fall & Spring 2010 Alumna

The Traveling School

Journal

A Peek into Learnings from the Western US Program at the Southern Border Wall

What do we mean when we say that we engage in "place-based, experiential education," "community engagement," and "critical thinking" at The Traveling School? Enjoy this blog straight from our current semester, Traveling School Semester 38, and get a glimpse into some...

How We Prepared for Getting Back to School – Traveling School style

At The Traveling School, our back-to-school list looked a smidge different than your average student’s. Over the last month, families and students frequented office supply stores to check off their school supply lists. Meanwhile, Traveling School students frequented...

Q&A with TTS15 Alumna, Sydney Yang 

An interview with Maddie Johnson, TTS Marketing & Recruiting Coordinator How did your experience with The Traveling School shape your life path? Thirteen years later, my semester with TTS continues to shape milestone decisions and provides grounding...

Happy Mother’s Day 2022

Happy Mother’s Day from TTS37!Here at TTS, we are SO thankful for all of the mothers, grandmothers, femme mentors, and maternal figures that have given so much to each of us and our communities. We celebrate those who have given life to us, who care for us...

How we combat classroom gender bias at The Traveling School

By Drew Higgins, TTS36 Faculty Member Today is International Women’s Day and the theme of IWD 2022 is #breakthebias. Despite progress in gender equity over the last several decades, gender bias persists in our world and in our educational system.Through...

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