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    Westcoast Connection: Hawaii & Alaska

    Westcoast Connection: Hawaii & Alaska


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States, Hawaii
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Dance, Animals/Nature, Kayaking, Surfing, Water Sports, Whitewater Rafting, Multi-Sports
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $7,000+
    • Career Clusters: Hospitality and Tourism
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    ALOHA! This Hawaii teen tour capped off with an Alaskan adventure is an introduction to new experiences, people and places. As if visiting three Hawaiian islands is not incredible enough, jet to the Pacific Northwest for an action-packed stay. Then, head to awe-inspiring Alaska, with visits to Anchorage, Alyeska, Fairbanks, and Denali National Park. This teen tour with your new OHANA is without a doubt, going to be a summer of a lifetime!

    Program Highlights:

    • Professional surfing lessons on Waikiki Beach.
    • Ride a dune buggy through the Oregon Sand Dunes.
    • Snorkel with tropical fish and sea turtles in salt-water lagoon.
    • Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona and Diamond Head hike.
    • Toss fish with the Pike Place fishmongers.
    • Fly high on a ziplining adventure.
    • Jet boat the Willamette River.
    • Play with Alaskan sled dogs & pan for gold.
    • Exclusive Catamaran snorkel trip to Coral Gardens.
    • Try out a paddle board or boogie board.
    • Traditional Hawaiian luau.
    • Enjoy the view from the Seattle Space Needle.
    • Whitewater rafting on the Nenana River.
    • Glacier and wildlife boat cruise.
    • Spectacular Denali National Park scenery.
    • Kayak Lake Union.

    Cost and Session Information

    Grouped by Grade

    June 27 - July 23

    June 28 - July 24

    June 29 - July 25

    June 30 - July 26