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The ARCC Programs experience is best told through our past students and their parents. We receive countless emails, letters, and phone calls from students and parents telling us about their incredible ARCC experience; each one represents a student whose life has changed by traveling with ARCC. We are thrilled to share their comments.

“This program changed my life!”

— Shayli K. Deerfield, IL

“He loved working in soup kitchen and had great experience understanding what it means to give and how people felt about receiving help. The tenderloin was an eye opener for Oliver.”

— Parent of Oliver M., Montclair, NJ

“The California Service Program was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. The Leaders were so nice and enthusiastic and everyone in the group became like my second family.”

— Michelle K., Foster City, CA

“I thought this program was a blast and everybody should go on the California Service Program!”

— Mirabela W., Fort Worth, TX

“I learned that I can change someone’s life with simple acts of kindness.”

— Isabella Z., Sea Cliff, NY

“This program has opened my eyes to much regarding the homeless. It has taught me to the less judgmental in general.”

— Sophia S., Brussels, Belgium

“I really enjoyed surfing and rafting. These were amazing opportunities that I wouldn’t have had without this program. I also really enjoyed St. Anthony’s Foundation.”

— Olivia U., Bloomfield Hills, MI

“There was nothing Caroline didn’t like about this trip! Wonderful service, fun outdoor experiences and a great group of kids.”

— Parents of Caroline W., Darien, CT, Dominican Republic Service

“Although she was sad to leave her adventure, she felt as though she had learned and accomplished so much.”

— Parent of Raegan T., San Rafael, CA

“It was a great opportunity to help others and have fun at the same time!”

— George E., Riverside, CT

“ARCC is so worth it. It is my 2nd year and it only gets better!”

— Anna C., Rye, NY

“Immersing myself in the Dominican culture through ARCC was one of the best decisions I’ve made. I’ve come home feeling like I’ve really made an impact and now have the confidence to try new things even if they scare me at first.”

— Leah N., Montoursville, PA

“She came home with a positive respect for the people she met, both Dominicans and her follow ARCC travelers.”

— Parent of Ingrid B., Denver, CO

“It’s a life changing trip. The people and community service you complete is unforgettable.”

— David S., Ardsley, NY

“If you are the least bit nervous or scared to go on this trip, I would highly recommend it because your fears and anxiety will go away right as you begin your adventure of a lifetime.”

— Sophie P., Villanova, PA

“The trip met and exceeded his expectations, especially in terms of opportunities to interact with local people, speak Spanish, explore the country, and best of all, surf!”

— Parents of Ben C., Cincinnati, OH, Dominican Republic Service

“He loved this trip. I have never seen him happier!”

— Parents of Sam P., Philadelphia, PA, Dominican Republic Service

“Dominican Republic is an amazing place with amazing people, and with my incredible group, it was the trip of a lifetime.”

— Lucy M., Nyack, NY

“I learned how welcoming the Dominican Republic people are and their love to help their neighbors.”

— Katie C., Marblehead, MA

“I learned how handy my Spanish skills were and I became more interested in speaking and learning it on the program.”

— Megan J., Darien, CT

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