Project Week Catalog
This trip explores the history, culture, and social activism in San Francisco, California since World War II. Students will meet with community organizers, experience culture, and learn about the history of the city, including its reputation as a safe haven for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Are you learning Spanish? Do you care about conservation efforts? Costa Rica is a beautiful and unique country that contains approximately five percent of the world’s biodiversity. It is a place where you can find an amazing variety of birds, monkeys, and many other tropical animals in a rich natural environment.
Visiting Washington D.C. with your classmates is a unique opportunity—learning takes place at every stop.
Explore firsthand the rich cultural heritage of Spain. Experience life through the eyes of another culture by hosting and living with a Spanish student. Enjoy unique group travel experiences in Granada, Sevilla and Madrid. ¡Vámonos!
Want an opportunity to experience life in France? Join us and be a part of the French Exchange.
The Global Education Program brings Overlake students to our school in Pailin, Cambodia for a week of learning and teaching.
Students are allowed to apply for an Independent Project Week one time in grades 6-8 and once again in grades 9-12.
Participants will spend five days visiting ten colleges and universities in New England. Visits to each campus will include a guided tour, admission and information session, and the opportunity to meet with Overlake alumni who are currently attending each school that is included on the 2020 trip itinerary. Our 2020 trip itinerary is featured on page three of this application.
Project Week Timeline (2019-20)
- November 9 - Catalog Published
- November 20 - Independent Proposals Due
- November 10-20 - Student Selection Period
- December 20 - Student Placement Published
- January 24 (9:05 – 9:45 am) and March 13 (9-9:30 am) - Project Week Group Meetings
- March 30 - April 3 - Project Week