Seattle, the home of behemoth tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, is also one of the nation’s fastest growing hubs for tech startups. We delve into the social and economic opportunities and challenges facing the Emerald City as we explore the industries and career paths of technology.
Students learn how STEM is applied in different fields, gaining fundamental skills in coding and robotics and exploring potential career paths.
Students demonstrate critical consciousness about the various interests and conflicts surrounding the tech industry, growth and its effect on the community.
Students gain a first-hand and deeper understanding of the future of technology and the workplace.
Lenses of Inquiry
Places and ActivitiesThis program is flexible, and can be offered in 3, 5, or 7 day itineraries.
“The team at Envoys did their very best to ensure that the the “i’s were dotted and the t’s were crossed.” The staff was also quick to respond to any and all questions that arose prior, during and after the trip. My husband and I greatly appreciated the time Envoys took to provide preparation tips as well the planned activity schedules to help make our child’s South African trip a safe and memorable adventure.”— Regina J. , Parent, Dalton South Africa 2014
“I was incredibly impressed by the care taken by Envoys. Before we even hit the ground, there was an emphasis on comprehending impact on our destination’s environment that I appreciated..Throughout the trip, our Envoys leaders made sure that we continued to be conscious of impact. That awareness of cause and effect is something that often gets lost when traveling, and Envoys did not allow it to. During this trip, there was never a moment I did not feel safe and cared for nor a moment where I did not feel I was learning something!”— Keylee S. , Student, Dalton South Africa 2014
“I could not have been more satisfied with the performance of Envoys throughout the entire process of planning and executing this trip. All Envoys staff demonstrated the utmost professionalism and dedication, as well as knowledge and competence. I am so glad that [we] chose to partner with Envoys!”— Rick S. , Traveling Faculty, Hingham Japan 2015