Open Homes With Airbnb

We are proud to announce that Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, is teaming up with Summer Search!

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As part of their Open Homes philanthropic program, Airbnb is providing FREE Airbnb accommodations to our students and their families who are traveling for college visits and graduation celebrations this summer.
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Now Departing: Summer Trips 2015

One of the cornerstones of the Summer Search model is, as our name suggests, our summer trips! We send our students on two challenging summer experiences during their sophomore and junior years of high school. These trips give our young travelers the chance to take healthy risks, develop their leadership skills and discover strength and confidence that they never knew they had. Basically, they find their inner superstar… and soar! #LifeChanging

Starting June 8, our students began departing on their 2015 summer trips. Here is a snapshot of our entire summer.
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Summer Search at CGI America

We recently sent our very own Aubrey Merriman, Executive Director of Summer Search Silicon Valley, to CGI America 2015. Here is what he learned, in his own words:

For me, it was an honor to represent Summer Search at CGI America, a high-powered event that brings together leaders from the business, philanthropic, nonprofit, and government sectors to discuss the nation’s economic and social challenges and opportunities. This year, the focus of the nearly 1,000 participants in Denver, CO was on making big-dollar “commitments” aimed at addressing those issues.
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Telling Our Story, With OneStory

One of the things we ask of our students during their initial interviews is that they share their story with us. Now, you have the chance to do the same!

As part of Summer Search’s 25th Anniversary, we have been diligently collecting stories from our entire community as we remember the past 25 years, and look ahead to the next 25.
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Our Birthday Wish

Bring out the cake and candles because we’re ready to celebrate—it’s our birthday! (But really, we love any excuse for cake.)

25 years ago this year Summer Search was born in San Francisco (yup, way back in 1990). We’ve seen and done a lot in our first quarter century. Oh, the stories we could tell!
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