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Majestic Summer Exploration: California and the Canyons Tour for Teenagers

age icon 12-17 years old

time icon 3 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 25

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Embark on the ultimate west coast adventure with our dynamic teen road trip program!

  • Your journey kicks off in the bustling city of San Francisco and the scenic beauty of Lake Tahoe in Northern California. As you head south, you'll fall in love with the idyllic beaches of Santa Barbara and experience the allure of renowned attractions in Los Angeles and San Diego.
  • The adventure doesn't stop there; you'll be whisked away into the heart of the American Southwest to witness the awe-inspiring landscapes, culminating with a vibrant stay in Las Vegas and a picturesque finale in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Our seasoned summer program leaders are dedicated to fostering a warm, inclusive community where every participant feels part of the family.

Get ready for a summer filled with exploration, excitement, and the opportunity to form lasting friendships. This isn't just a trip; it's an epic summer experience waiting for you!


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Location

Program starts from San Francisco and ends at Phoenix.

  • San Francisco, California

  • Lake Tahoe, California

  • Santa Barbara, California

  • Santa Barbara California

  • Los Angeles, California

  • San Diego, California

  • Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Zion, Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon

  • Sedona and Scottsdale, Arizona

What's Included

  • Accommodation in the finest hotels, resorts, and college residences

  • Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Recreation and entertainment listed in the program

  • Airport transfers in designated times

  • Gratuities and taxes

Accommodations

  • Finest hotels and resorts selected for safety, security, amenities, comfort, and location.

  • Room configurations range from double to triple occupancy.

  • Triple rooms may have two beds plus a rollaway or a suite with a sofa bed.

  • Every participant is guaranteed their own bed.

Here are the finest hotels and resorts you will stay:

  • San Francisco, California: Enjoy all-suite accommodations at either the Embassy Suites South San Francisco or the Embassy Suites Burlingame on San Francisco Bay. Accommodations are spacious with living areas and amenities include an indoor pool, whirlpool and gym.

  • Lake Tahoe, California: Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, we'll stay at either the Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe-Truckee or the Springhill Suites Tahoe-Truckee and enjoy the comfortable rooms and outdoor pools after activity-packed days in Tahoe.

  • Santa Barbara, California: Enjoy your stay in the beautiful Santa Barbara area at either the Hilton Garden Inn or Hampton Inn. Work out at the fitness center and have fun with your friends at the outdoor pool.

  • Los Angeles, California: After a full day of exciting Los Angeles highlights, stay at either the Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd, Marriott LAX, or Embassy Suites LAX North.

  • San Diego, California: These all-suite accommodations offer plenty of space to spread out and relax after playing in San Diego or some amazing surfing. Stay at either Embassy Suites La Jolla or Homewood Suites Hotel Circle.

  • Las Vegas, Nevada: Located on famous Las Vegas Boulevard, "The Strip", the pyramid-shaped Luxor hotel offers a unique way to experience the over-the-top decor for which Vegas is famous! The pool deck is one of the largest in Las Vegas, with a choice of 4 pools to enjoy – the perfect place to cool off from all the excitement and bright lights of the city!

  • Kanab, Utah: After exploring the spectacular scenery of Bryce and Zion Canyons, return to one of our Kanab hotels, the Hampton Inn or Comfort Suites, and reflect on the wild beauty of Southern Utah!

  • Flagstaff, Arizona: After an exciting day of adventures at the Grand Canyon, relax at either The SpringHill Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, or Embassy Suites by Hilton Flagstaff. All of these hotels feature a fitness room and pool for you to enjoy in your free time.

  • Scottsdale, Arizona: Enjoy all-suite accommodations at either the Hilton North Scottsdale at Cavasson or the Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak in Phoenix. Accommodations are spacious with living areas and amenities include a pool, whirlpool, and gym.

Food and Meals:

  • Top-notch restaurant selections for the best teen travel dining experience. Restaurants chosen specifically for teen approval and excellence.

  • Group dinners at a variety of venues, including hibachi grills, local BBQ, and Italian eateries.

  • Potential dining options include Cheesecake Factory, Eataly, Hard Rock Cafe, upscale food halls with gourmet choices, and vibrant areas with diverse cuisines.

  • Lunches in smaller groups at local cafes and restaurants, with a focus on great local favorites.

  • Special dessert stops at Cow’s Ice Cream Parlor, Crumbl Cookies, Voodoo Donuts, Matsumoto’s Hawaiian Shave Ice, and Diddy Riese.

  • Accommodations for various dietary needs including vegetarian, allergies, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, and kosher style.

  • Open to discussing individual dietary requirements, backed by extensive experience.

Excursions

  • San Francisco, California: Orientation with icebreakers, cable car rides, Alcatraz visit*, Pier 39 exploration, seafood near Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square chocolates, Lombard Street, Golden Gate Bridge walk, and local sports events. *Alcatraz tour valued at $45.25.
  • Lake Tahoe, California: Whitewater rafting on the American River, swimming and relaxing by Lake Tahoe, waterskiing, tubing, wakeboarding, and a private lake cruise.
  • Santa Barbara, California: Coastal charm, beach activities, sea kayaking, exploring Stearns Wharf and State Street.
  • Los Angeles, California: Visits to Universal Studios, SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Venice Beach, Rodeo Drive, IMPROV comedy club, Disneyland, Farmers Market, Third Street Promenade, and Santa Monica Pier.
  • San Diego, California: Surfing lessons, San Diego Zoo, Seaport Village, Belmont Park evening.
  • Las Vegas, Nevada: Luxor hotel stay, Las Vegas strip tour, Bellagio fountains, Venetian exploration, roller coaster rides, M&M World, Coca-Cola store, and a Las Vegas show.
  • Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Grand Canyon: Natural wonders, park tours, and rim walks for scenic views.
  • Sedona and Scottsdale, Arizona: Pink Jeep tour, red-rock formations, resort relaxation, farewell dinner.

Transportation

  • We transfer you to the accommodations with no added fee as long as you arrive in our designated times.

  • Flight to San Francisco, California: We coordinate arrival times for a warm welcome. From New York, we provide a chaperoned morning flight. Our team assists with check-in and introduces you to fellow travelers, ensuring guidance from the moment you arrive.

  • Return Flight Home from Phoenix, Arizona: Our leaders help you to check-in and remain in the airport until flights in designated times have departed. For those from the New York area, we offer a chaperoned flight.

  • Chaperoned flights from JFK, Newark, LAX, Miami for international travel

  • Staff provide airport check-in help and social introductions

  • Receive trip details in advance, and look for name sign upon arrival

  • Coordinate with program for connecting flight arrangements

  • Book your own flights within the set times after confirming with program

Lesson Plan

An adrenaline-filled program with the coolest activities, picture-perfect landmarks and a close group bond!

Program Highlights:

  • Learn to surf with professional lessons in San Diego.
  • Sail our private charter across Lake Tahoe.
  • Magnificent National Parks: Bryce, Zion, and the Grand Canyon.
  • Sea kayak off the coast of Santa Barbara.
  • Whitewater raft the rapids of the American River.
  • Explore Universal Studios' SUPER NINTENDO WORLD ™
  • Venice Beach, Rodeo Drive and Hollywood.
  • Waterski, wakeboard, kneeboard or tube Lake Tahoe.
  • Enjoy a Las Vegas show.
  • Visit Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Experience Disneyland & Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
  • Venture into the Sedona desert on the Pink Jeep - Broken Arrow Tour.

Extras

  • Pocket Money Advice: approximately $610 (Lunches, snacks, personal spending money for souvenirs etc.) Spending money should be by Credit or Debit card. Lunch costs vary by program type, length, and destination.

  • Laundry: approximately $10 per week. You will only need to bring one week’s worth of clothing as outlined in the packing list that will be sent to you prior to departure. We visit local laundromats weekly and we will supply the detergent and dryer sheets.

  • Transportation to and from the program

  • Program-specific spending advice provided in spring.

  • We also make available optional travel insurance that is not included, but highly recommended.

  • Medical Insurance: Travelers must have adequate medical insurance for the trip. Verify your policy covers international travel. Our insurance packages can cover deductibles, but we're not responsible for the uninsured.

Requirements

  • Minimum beginner-level English needed


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/27/2024
End 7/17/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price $8,999

June - Boarding

Start 6/29/2024
End 7/19/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price $8,999

July - Boarding

Start 7/1/2024
End 7/21/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price $8,999

July - Boarding

Start 7/3/2024
End 7/23/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price $8,999

July - Boarding

Start 7/27/2024
End 8/16/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price $8,999

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