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    Westcoast Connection: Californian Extravaganza

    Westcoast Connection: Californian Extravaganza


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Kayaking, Surfing, Hiking, Water Sports, Whitewater Rafting, Multi-Sports
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: > $7,000+
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    This student travel program takes you on a loop from the Rockies in Colorado, down the coast of California, then into Nevada, and Utah/Arizona Canyon Country. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to raft the Snake River, surf the Pacific and so much more!

    Our summer program staff will lead a fun-filled program and will make you feel welcome and smiling from day one. Perfectly planned, perfectly paced – this will be a whirlwind summer that you’ll never forget.

    Program Highlights:

    • Whitewater Raft the Snake River.
    • Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz Prison Tour in San Francisco.
    • Sail our private charter across Lake Tahoe.
    • Learn to surf with professional lessons in San Diego.
    • 4 National Parks: Yellowstone, Bryce, Zion, & the Grand Canyon.
    • Laugh it up at the IMPROV Comedy Club.
    • Venture into the Sedona desert on the Pink Jeep - Broken Arrow Tour.
    • Explore the World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios.
    • Extreme Tubing at Park City Olympic Park.
    • Experience Disneyland & Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
    • Waterski, wakeboard, kneeboard or tube Lake Tahoe.
    • Enjoy a live show in Las Vegas.
    • Major League Baseball and San Diego Zoo.
    • Venice Beach, Rodeo Drive and Hollywood.
    • Lagoon-a-Beach Water & Amusement Park.

    Cost and Session Information

    Grouped by Grade

    June 27 - July 24

    June 29 - July 26

    July 1 - July 28

    Grades 7 & 8

    July 3 - July 30