- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: Canada, United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Five Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, and 12, this month long adventure will take you from Calgary to California with no shortage of stops along the way. Marvel at pristine Alpine Lakes in Banff National Park and ride horses through the Canadian countryside! Make stops in Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco.
North America is truly one of the most beautiful continents in the world, and you will discover why on this action-packed 33-day adventure as we journey this summer from Canada though the west coast of the USA on our epic teen tour!
Our goal will be to experience each destination beyond the traditional sightseeing and hiking, so we will be including plenty of fun adventure activities to help you get the most out of each destination! Explore alpine lakes in Canada, Discover some of the United State’s most iconic cities, visit several national parks, and finish your trip at the most spectacular destination of them all: the Grand Canyon.
This month-long adventure will take you from Calgary to California with no shortage of stops along the way. Marvel at pristine Alpine Lakes in Banff National Park and ride horses through the Canadian countryside!
In Seattle, dive into the coffee culture at the first Starbucks at Pike Place Market, visit the Troll Under the Bridge in Fremont, and learn about the unique Scandinavia and Japanese influence on the city. Head south to Portland, one of America’s quirkiest cities on your way to Crater Lake National Park! If Crater Lake doesn’t take your breath away, then Lake Tahoe certainly will!
Next up in San Francisco, take the ferry to Alcatraz and see what it was like to be an island prisoner! Cross the Golden Gate Bridge on your way to marvel at giant trees in Muir Woods.
We’ll make our way to Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and finally to the home of America’s iconic canyons: Arizona! From the mighty Grand Canyon we’ll travel to Page, Arizona to see the hidden natural gems of Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend! Swim in bright blue Lake Powell and finish your Southwest adventure with a day trip through stunning Sedona.
On this journey through some of the most unique destinations in North America, we will go kayaking, ziplining, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, and much more. So, what are you waiting for? From starry skies to famous skylines, this west coast adventure has it all!