Experience what it’s like to be on assignment for National Geographic. Our summer programs for high school and middle school students immerse you in destinations around the globe, engaging with the world as a thoughtful explorer. No matter which trip you choose, you’ll travel with a purpose. Interactive projects — such as learning about cutting-edge technology being used to combat climate change, researching threats to wildlife with scientists, or crafting a photography portfolio as you learn how to take images that tell a story — will deepen your understanding of the communities and landscapes you visit, and give you a finished project to share with your family and community back home. You will leave informed and inspired to be a changemaker in your community. Explore our programs for summer 2024 below based on location, program type, On Assignment theme, or ideal length.