Youth and Teen Programs

Tailored to meet the specific needs of children and teens, our training programs are designed to help reduce anxiety, understand and adjust to culture shock and manage expectations to ensure a successful assignment.

Camp Internationale

(ages 3-6)

Intercultural Explorer

(ages 7-12)

  • Full day of learning about a new culture

  • All family members begin and end the day together

  • Age appropriate activities include crafts, videos, songs, games and basic language instruction

  • Offers ways to manage adaptation through the “roller coaster” activity

 

  • Explores cross-cultural challenges at an age-appropriate level

  • Increases awareness of personal & cultural values and their impact on behavior at school and socially

  • Teaches selected do’s & don’ts about the destination country

  • Offers ways to manage adaptation through the “roller coaster” activity

  • Parents receive briefing at end of the program

Intercultural Pathfinder

(ages 13-18)

Welcome Home

(Teen & Youth)

  • Explores cross-cultural and relocation challenges unique to the teen experience

  • Increases awareness of personal & cultural values and their impact on the performance of school and social roles and functions

  • Combines elements of both the youth and adult sample curriculum

  • Includes a session with a teen consultant who offers insights into the adaptation process

  • Parents receive briefing at end of the program

  • Evaluates the impact of the assignment on the child/teen

  • Reviews common challenges of reintegrating

  • Explores the repatriation cycle of adjustment and strategies to minimize reverse culture shock

  • Identifies ways to leverage the experience

 

Contact us to learn more.