Global Explorers

Three-day/two-night program for 6th grade - adult

The most extensive and intensive of our overnight programs at the Heifer Global Village, this two-night program includes the Global Gateway simulation as well as a variety of additional options including: teambuilding, authentic “labor” practices, a closer look at Heifer’s innovative business model, and our exciting world marketplace.

Group size: 12 to 75 people
Chaperone requirement: One adult for every eight youth; minimum 3 adults

Pricing: Varies by group size, season, and other factors

Cost: Starts at $175 per person

Sample Global Explorers schedule:

Day 1

  • 4:00pm Arrive, unload, move into cabins
  • 4:30pm Welcome & orientation
  • 5:30pm Dinner in dining room
  • 6:30pm Teambuilding
  • 7:30pm Small-group activity
  • 8:30pm Free time, spend night in Poplar Village cabins

Day 2

  • 8:00am Breakfast in dining room
  • 9:00am Activity rotations, such as water hikes and gardening
  • 12:00pm Lunch in dining room
  • 1:00pm Pack luggage, clean cabins, move gear to lodge
  • 1:30pm Fire-building workshop
  • 2:00pm Watch a Heifer DVD
  • 2:30pm Continue exploration of world issues
  • 3:30pm Walking tour of the Heifer Global Village
  • 5:00pm Overnight experience in Global Village begins
  • 7:30pm Small-group discussions, spend night in Global Village

Day 3

  • 8:00am Cook breakfast in global village, clean up & morning chores
  • 9:00am Reconvene in lodge for debrief discussions and activities
  • 11:30am Program finished. Receive Grab-N-Go sack lunches and depart