Why GSP?

Africa’s Best Summer Camp

GSP offers a unique and transformative camp experience. Our students gain tangible skills working with South African entrepreneurs, building leadership skills with peers from all over the world, and exploring the best of what Johannesburg has to offer. They will return home as catalysts of  change, with experience as social entrepreneurs and a diverse set of lifelong friends. Learn more about what GSP has to offer below.

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Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation

BECOME A CHANGEMAKER
Human-centered design brings innovation that matters to our communities and the world. Build the skills to understand people and their challenges, then invent solutions that deliver impactful change.

 Explore South Africa!

EXPERIENCE A NEW CULTURE
We make sure to offer our campers many adventures during the program. GSP participants will have the chance to go on multiple excursions that introduce them to the rich culture and history of Johannesburg, as well as letting them explore nature and see wildlife!

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Global Citizenship

LEARN WITH PEERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
In today's increasingly interdependent world, we see a growing need to be knowledgeable about other cultures.  GSP creates a unique multicultural environment that encourages campers to see themselves as part of the global community.

Service Learning

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY
Go beyond typical community service and develop meaningful partnerships with local entrepreneurs and change makers. Practice your professional skills by working to co-create solutions that will lead to sustainable change.

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Leadership & Team Building

BE AN AGENT OF POSITIVE CHANGE
Experiential leadership education offers active learning in the real world. Practice leading others and contributing to a team while receiving feedback from experienced educators.

English Immersion

HONE ENGLISH PROFICIENCY
Practice your language skills while surrounded by peers from all over the world. Attend classes in English and practice conversing with teachers and staff.

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Location

MAKE ALA CAMPUS YOUR HOME
Stay on ALA's quiet and secure campus in the suburbs of Johannesburg. Venture to nearby tourist attractions to discover the Johannesburg's many offerings.

 

Facilities & Safety

ENJOY WORLD CLASS FACILITIES
Enjoy your program on ALA's lush campus and relax knowing that our security team is keeping you safe 24/7.

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Testimonials and Case Studies

SEE WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY
Read, watch, and listen to hear what GSP parents and alumni have had to say about our programming.

Meet Our Awesome Team

LEARN ABOUT THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE OUR CAMP A SUCCESS
Each year, GSP is facilitated by a team that is comprised of the ALA's Entrepreneurial Leadership Faculty, educators from leading schools around the world and alumni of the Academy’s Two Year Diploma Program.

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