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The Best Advice

Published by Madison Dunk, Duke Women's Lacrosse
Going into the ACE program, we received thorough training and countless pieces of advice, both applying to the general ACE…
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Mindfulness and Conquering the Unknown

Published by Carolina Sculti, Stanford Women's Swimming and Diving
This summer I was given the opportunity to travel to Shangri-La, China with the ACE program and participate in three…
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Inspired by the Campers

Published by Areta Buness, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Before the ACE program, I didn’t have much experience working with younger children, except for middle and high school girls lacrosse camps.…
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Meet the ACE in Peru Team

Published by Amanda Beach (Duke Women’s Cross Country & Track and Field) and Emily Schultz (Stanford Softball)
Each year, ACE student-athletes vote on a theme that connects across all four program locations. This theme supports ACE’s value…
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Day in the Life – ACE in Peru 2019 Edition

Published by Taylor Scornavacco (Stanford Women's Lacrosse) and Josh Finesilver (Duke Wrestling)
5:15AM Wake up, get ready, and throw on some workout clothes. 5:30AM Go out for a run. Cusco sits above…
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Language Immersion

Published by Mia Paulsen (Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving) and Esteban Suarez (Duke Men's Track & Field)
Peru’s two dominant languages are Spanish and Quechua.  As part of our ACE program we visited a local community called…
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Delving into the Foundation of the Culture of Pongobamba

Published by Kelsey McGinley (Stanford Women's Rowing) and Brittany Kampfer (Duke Women's Swimming & Diving)
Through interactions with both CBC and the Pongobamba community during our first week, we experienced firsthand different aspects of their…
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Meet our Community Partners

Published by Emily Klingaman (Stanford Softball) & Carly Perri (Duke Women's Swimming and Diving)
Our ACE team here in Cusco, Peru is part of a community development program run by GVI, which is responsible…
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Sharing Is More Than Caring

Published by Isabelle Pilson, Stanford Field Hockey
In Vietnam, sharing is more than simply caring.  There, it is a way of existence — a natural inclination in…
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