Throughout the weeks activities, you’ll get an acute sense of the magnificent geologic wonders that make up Iceland. Exploring lava tubes, hiking glaciers, ice climbing, checking out massive waterfalls and river rafting. You’ll even have a chance to ride Icelandic ponies! The highlights of the week include snorkeling the famous Silfra fisher (A UNESCO World Heritage Site literally situated in the divide between two continents filled with the clearest and bluest water on Earth.) You’ll also have a chance to descend into the worlds only intact dormant volcano - an amazing opportunity that will remain with you for years. This will be an unforgettable week of breathtaking landscapes and once in a lifetime experiences.
Iceland is a terrain unlike any other. Situated on the divide between two continents, the geologic wonders of this country include black sand beaches, geothermic waters, volcanic formations and glacial movement. Together these features instill both an otherworldly feeling as well as a deep respect for nature.
- At least 15 years old at the start of the program
- Interested in the outdoors.
- Ready to try activities that you’ve never tried
- Active, and ready for some moderate day hikes
- Must have a valid US passport that does not expire within 6 months of the trip
June 11 - 18, 2018, $3600
Must be 15 -18 years old at the time of event
All technical gear will be provided. You’ll receive a detailed packing list upon registration. You will need a passport for the journey.
A $200 deposit will be due immediately upon acceptance to this event. (It's part of the event fee, not in addition to it.) You will need to purchase your round-trip transportation to and from our gateway city of New York AND then onto a designated flight to Reykjavík, Iceland. ATS has scholarship opportunities available! Contact ATS for more information or download the form off the website. Specific flight numbers will be provided when we send out a detailed packet concerning the trip.
Explore the surreal and awe-inspiring country of Iceland through a variety of daily adventures - all revolving around geological features of Iceland.