The Experiment in International Living | Summer Programs

The Experiment in International Living


EIL conducts summer abroad programs in Argentina, Botswana, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua and Cuba, Peru, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania and Thailand.. All programs include home stay with a local host family and a cross-cultural orientation component. Depending on the program chosen, travel, language study, community service, peace studies, the arts or ecology may be featured. Emphasis throughout is on in-depth immersion into a foreign culture. Prior language training is a prerequisite for certain programs.

General Info

Name The Experiment in International Living
Location Brattleboro, VT
Year-round Contacts 800-345-2929
Program Focuses & Features Adventure Travel, Bicycle Tours, Community Service, Conservation, Cooking, Dance, Ecology, Exploration, Filmmaking, Fine Arts, Hiking, Marine Biology/Studies, Mountain Trips, Music, Painting, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Photography, Religious Studies, Riding, Science, Soccer, Theater, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping
Grade Range (rising grades) 9-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 14-18
Application Deadline April
Director Heather Beard, Associate Director of Admissions
Residential Fee $4200-6900 (+airfare), 3-5 weeks.
Year Established 1932
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 31 sessions, 3-5 weeks long


Heather Beard, Associate Director of Admissions