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International Mindedness and
Global Connectivity


Nurturing Curiosity and
Enthusiasm for Global Competency

Little girl drawing a world map

Developing Positive Worldviews

Global Adventures for Children

Footprints of the Mind provides geography enrichment to elementary aged children through innovative school programming, interactive workshops, camps, and award-winning products. Our mission is to engage children in a dynamic environment to learn geography and develop lifelong cultural awareness and an indispensable global outlook.


Educational Partnerships

Our programs provide a unique opportunity to expand learning by focusing on key instructional components of the Illinois Social Studies Standards.


Specialized Workshops

Do you have a gym or multipurpose room? We can provide your students with a creative and educational field trip without leaving school.


Register for Events

Sign up for an event near you. Register as soon as possible as classes fill up quickly. We look forward to seeing you!



With our expertise in geo-literacy combined with culture, art, games, STEM, and a sense of adventure, your children will have a blast!


39+ Countries

Learn about our mobile classroom, find out where we “travel” to, and get a glimpse of our mysterious Travel Trunk.


Award Winning App

Take your young child on an adventure with our Wander Our World App – a complementary tool to our geography enrichment programs!


Travel on Tuesday

An educational, hands-on way to provide a dynamic introduction to geography and cultural awareness for children in Grades K-4.
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Free Resources

See the standards, download worksheets, and check out our favorite links for raising the bar in educational programming for children.

Why Partner with Us?

Innovative Programs
Our Process
Exploring Social Science since 2005