Trip of a lifetime

Empowering students through summer travel experiences

"Years from now I will be able to tell about this trip in vivid colors as if it was just yesterday that I returned." -Catalina MRead More

"I learned how to live in the moment and make them most of everyday." -Corel MCorel's Story

"As soon as I realized that I was on California territory, a sudden excitement rushed through me. I felt like Charlie when he got the Golden ticket. -Fatoumata S.


Trip of a Lifetime is a student-run 501(c)3 non-profit organization that uses summer travel experiences to unlock the true potential in underprivileged students, enabling them to become the leaders of tomorrow. Since its inception, the organization has raised over $250,000 and has sent thirty-two students on trips.

Recently, the organization has been featured in the Wall Street JournalMTV ActCBS Radio, and The New York Post.

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Trip of a Lifetime, Inc. offers to high school students of any race, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, and physical ability all the privileges, programs, activities, and opportunities generally accorded or made available through the program. Trip of a Lifetime, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability in its selection of candidates to receive grants or in the administration of its program.


Places students have been:
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    "I may be multiracial and I may be living in the ghetto but what I am going to do with my life is going to be historical."


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    "The teen tour has been an unforgettable adventure; it feels like it's a dream come true because we went to so many awesome places that I had never imagined visiting."


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    "The trip has taught me to have confidence in myself and believe that anything can come true."


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