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Another Exciting New Way to Give to SYA!

Know a student who should spend a year with SYA? Send us their info and when they complete an application, an alum from the Class of 1971 will make a $1,000 to the SYA Fund for YOUR class. 

Each year, Campus Reporters at each of our schools portray life at SYA.
These students represent their SYA schools by writing blog posts, capturing photos and shooting videos of their school and home life, co-curriculars, educational trips, and their host country. Read some of their stories below, and keep checking back for new posts!

Ducks in a Row

Connor writes about traveling with his family around Spain during winter break.

The Next Five Months

Eden writes about the unexpected complications she encountered when her family came to visit. 

When Two Worlds Cross

Annika writes what it was like to have both her families meet for the first time.

When in Rome

Anna writes about how she and her friends created their own Christmas themed fieldwork day.

Collision of Worlds

Sadie writes about her family visiting her in Viterbo during the holidays.

From Tourist to Tour Guide

Sarah writes about her mom and friend visiting her and how much progress she has made in the language.

Language Confidence Boost

Janae-Rose writes about guiding her family around Madrid and how her Spanish skills helped make the trip go smoothly.

Huevos Rotos

Luke writes about his discomfort about his American family meeting his host family.

Another Exciting New Way to Give to SYA!

Know a student who should spend a year with SYA? Send us their info and when they complete an application, an alum from the Class of 1971 will make a $1,000 to the SYA Fund for YOUR class. 

The "H" Word

Blessie writes about homesickness and spending the holidays in Viterbo.

A Study in Travel Study

Eden writes about her first independent travel trip to Xi'an where she saw the terra-cotta warriors and more.

 Unusual Thursdays

Claire lists the many fieldwork activities her class has participated in so far at SYA France.

Preparing for the Holidays

Georgia compares the holiday spirit of her hometown with Rennes and lists the many things there is to do. 

Traveling Around Spain

Luke writes about his traveling with his class, with his cross country team and his host family.