On this student community service and environmental stewardship program in the Florida Keys, teens have the opportunity to make a difference by helping restore coral nurseries, preserving the marine environment, learning about proper dolphin care, and much more! You’ll also learn how to protect biodiversity and ocean life through partnerships with the scientific community. ..(more)
Westcoast Connection: American Voyageur
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Six Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Sub-Categories: Canoeing, Kayaking, Surfing, Hiking, Water Sports, Whitewater Rafting, Multi-Sports
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: No
The American Voyageur summer travel program is our original itinerary and is still as popular as ever! If “life is a highway,” then it had better pass through every stop on this incredible teenage road trip. So much more exciting than summer camp, this trip loops through the Western USA and Canada in 40 action-packed days.
Participants will tour San Francisco, whitewater raft in Wyoming, sea kayak in Santa Barbara, surf in San Diego and so much more. We see time and again how much everyone grows over the summer by stepping out of their comfort zone with the support of our staff and feeling socially at ease.
• Ferry out to Catalina Island for snorkeling adventure.
• Learn to surf with professional lessons in San Diego.
• Sail our private charter across Lake Tahoe.
• Thrilling Via Ferrata climbing adventure in Whistler.
• Whitewater Raft the Snake River.
• Thrill ride the Big Shot or X-Scream atop The STRAT Hotel observation tower.
• Laugh it up at the IMPROV Comedy Club.
• Discover Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper in the Canadian Rockies.
• 4 National Parks: Yellowstone, Bryce, Zion, & the Grand Canyon.
• Explore the World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios.
• Pink Jeep - Broken Arrow Tour in the Sedona desert
• Extreme Tubing at Park City Olympic Park.
• Experience Disneyland & Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
• Waterski, wakeboard, kneeboard or tube Lake Tahoe.
• Ride the New York, New York Roller Coaster in Las Vegas.
• Major League Baseball and San Diego Zoo.
• Sea Kayak the magnificent Pacific Ocean.
• High-speed, downhill karting at Canada Olympic Park.
• Venice Beach, Rodeo Drive and Hollywood.
• Lagoon-a-Beach Water & Amusement Park.
Cost and Session Information
Grouped by Grade
June 28 - August 6
June 30 - August 8
July 2 - August 10
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