GoBeyond Student Travel

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GoBeyond Student Travel
Formerly called
Lifeworks International
Industry Service Learning Organization
Founded 2003
  • Jim Stoll
  • Mike Meighan
Headquarters Sarasota, Florida, United States
Area served
Parent Global Expeditions Group
Website https://www.gobeyondtravel.com

GoBeyond Student Travel is an organization which offers community service based adventure programs during the Northern Hemisphere summertime to teenagers. Programs are run in the British Virgin Islands, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Thailand, China, Costa Rica, India, Peru and Australia.


GoBeyond grew from the experience of its sister institutions, ActionQuest and Sea|mester, with a decided aim on global community service. After the events of September 11, 2001, ActionQuest decided to develop a program aimed at service, which became GoBeyond Student Travel.[1]

GoBeyond ran its first programs in 2003 in the British Virgin Islands, Australia, and the Galapagos. In 2004, GoBeyond Thailand began, and in 2005, GoBeyond China and Costa Rica began.[2] In 2010, GoBeyond expanded offerings to India and Peru.



  1. ^ Loose, Cindy. "Teens on a Mission: What a Trip". Washington Post. Retrieved 2005-09-17. 
  2. ^ "Exotic Expeditions: Make Bricks in Peru, Renovate an Indonesian Temple". Washington Post. Retrieved 2005-09-17. 
  3. ^ "VISAR July Newsletter" (PDF). VISAR. Retrieved 2005-09-17. [dead link]

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