We Welcome Your Application to Join Us!

We build each of our groups with care, keeping the groups small (no more than twelve students), and paying close attention to age, grade, gender, and the mix of hometowns and schools. Our goal is to put together great groups — groups where nice kids thrive in a supportive, wholesome, and caring environment. Please note: availability as shown is based on students traveling without a friend; if your child is interested in traveling with a friend, please call our office for availability.

Important Information about Availability

Available

This departure of this trip has good availability. Apply as soon as possible since availability changes quickly.

Limited

This departure of this trip has limited availability. Apply as soon as possible, and on receipt of your application, if space is still available, we’ll confirm a spot for you. If all of the spots are taken, we’ll call you to discuss options.

Call

This departure of this trip is currently full — please call us to discuss options.

How to Apply

Apply online using a credit card for the $795 deposit (your card will not be charged until we confirm a spot for you). Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received (we do not hold spots over the phone).

When to Apply

The flow of applications starts in July and peaks in January/February. Some groups fill by the December holidays, and others will have space into the late spring. Our advice? Apply as soon as possible — it only takes a few minutes — and we’ll get to work right away to find a great spot for you.

Questions?

Call (413.458.9672) or email (info@overlandsummers.com). We look forward to hearing from you.

Norway Explorer

Two weeks in Norway, a country of remarkable natural beauty.

The Land of the Midnight Sun.

In a country where the summer sun never quite sets, we’ll explore Norway’s trails by foot and fjords by kayak.

Norway’s got it all: breathtaking landscapes, friendly people, a fascinating culture, and some of the most stunning summer hiking there is.

After we meet in Oslo, we’ll travel to the Hardangervidda National Park area to hike and get our legs ready for the days to come.

Next, we’ll sea kayak through the fjords. On our three-day trip, we’ll paddle among Norway’s famous fjords, including Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll cook together each night with our guides, enjoying Norway’s 24-hour summer light.

We’ll finish with a backpacking trip through Aurlandsdalen, on one of Norway’s classic hiking routes. The locals are adamant that there are trolls along this route – we’ll just have to see for ourselves! Our sense of camaraderie will be strong now, and we’ll be at our best as we enjoy the beauty of Norway’s landscape on our trek together.

Back in Oslo, we will reflect on the things we’ve accomplished and the friends we’ve made. There will be stories to tell, and we’ll know that when we head home, this journey will stay with us forever. Having spent time in such a unique place, with people that we’ve come to care about, our desire to explore will continue to grow.

Have a question about availability?

Contact Us or call: (413) 458-9672

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Overland offers introductory, hiking, biking, language, writing, service and field studies programs domestically and abroad for students in 4th through 12th grade.