DENVER, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Walking Tree Travel, a premier student travel provider focused on cultural engagement, and the Smithsonian Institution, the largest museum and research complex in the world, are pleased to announce a new collection of educational travel programs for high school student groups. "Smithsonian Student Adventures" offers international educational immersion travel to breath-taking destinations around the world, on five continents and to 17 countries. These challenging and enriching itineraries capitalize on the combined experience of Walking Tree Travel and the iconic Smithsonian, inspiring students to become global citizens by taking an active interest in the world around them.
Smithsonian Student Adventures will launch with travel opportunities to include: Wildlife Conservation Projects, Service-Learning, Cultural Immersion, and Homestays in Central and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Educators will accompany their students on active learning adventures including sea turtle conservation in Costa Rica, language learning in France, elephant conservation in Thailand, and more. Each program will engage students on an academic level and introduce them to sites that will bring the educational experience to life and inspire future learning. "The Smithsonian's dedication to learning is well-known, and its sense of wonder and creativity is inspirational. We are thrilled to be working with it to offer these distinctive travel experiences," said Paul Laurie, Co-Founder of Walking Tree Travel.