About the Summer Program
Summer Program participants are able to gain life-changing experiences through their work with the host communities. In addition, we offer the participant an ideal way gain a unique and perhaps once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience of one of Kenya’s diverse cultures. One other unique experience, of living with carefully-selected families at the beginning and end of the program, is also available for those interested.
Who Can Participate?
Any 16-20 year old student. The student can apply either individually or as part of a school group.
All students are welcome, regardless of whether they are doing IB or not.
University students. First year students can join the high school participants.
Older university students. On a customized program e.g.Global Health.
Where Does it Take Place?
Mostly in the Murang'a village in the central province of Kenya mainly near a rural town in central Kenya, about 2 hours’ drive from the capital city of Nairobi. KULE Summer Program can be undertaken in other places as well.
How Long is this Program?
Usually 2-3 weeks; duration depends on the individual/ school, or group’s preference. This includes a safari trip.
When Does it Take Place?
Summer Program: July- August (has been the most popular choice).
For the southern hemisphere schools, December/January is an attractive option.
Where do We Stay?
While in Nairobi: In decent and safe hotels. For example, we have used Parklands Sports Club and then Gracehouse Resort, both of which are in quiet and safe residential parts of Nairobi.