California Dreamin’ – Grade 11/12 (July) 2022

california dreamin’

Due to the constantly evolving situation with the pandemic, programs will be flexible and may be subject to potential modification.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This has been the best experience of my high school career. I’ve just made friends for life!

Our course begins in San Francisco, where we take in the Bohemian vibes of The Beat Museum, City Lights Bookshop, and the legendary Haight-Ashbury neighbourhood. On our road trip down the scenic coast, we will stop in booming Silicon Valley, quaint Salinas, breathtaking Big Sur, sandy Santa Barbara, and star-studded Los Angeles.

We will gain a deeper worldview with visits to The Museum of Tolerance and the LA Regional Food Bank, but also make time for fun at the Santa Moncia Pier and Six Flags. We finish off our travels with a luxurious stay in Palm Springs and the bright lights of Las Vegas!

ACTIVITIES

In the spotlight

Here are some of the exciting experiences included in the program.

THE BEAT MUSEUM

Find inspiration for your poetry assignment at the home
of the Beatniks.

ALCATRAZ TOUR

Take a boat ride and tour of the infamous prison island.

WARNER BRO’S STUDIO

Students visit their favourite sets and see where the magic happens.

NATIONAL STEINBECK CENTER

Learn about the influential California author that wrote
our course novels.

VIVA LAS VEGAS

Students see a Cirque show and walk the strip.

PRICES & DATES

Travel Dates:

July 3 – July 22

Price:

$6290

Course:

English, Grade 11, University (ENG3U)

Prerequisite:

English, Grade 10, Academic

Availability:

Travel Dates:

July 3 – July 22

Price:

$6290

Course:

English, Grade 12, University (ENG4U)

Prerequisite:

English, Grade 11, University Preparation

Availability:

Program Fees

Program Fee

All-Inclusive Price $6,290.00.

Insurance

Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory) $415.00.

Registration Deadline

*Program may fill before deadline* April 15, 2022

MANDATORY DATES

May 11

Online Access

Students receive access to the online learning platform and will begin working on their introductory assignments.

May 14

Orientation and First Class

Parents, students and teachers meet in the morning to review travel expectations and the itinerary. Teachers and students meet in the afternoon for their first class and to work on introductory assignments.

May 15 – July 2

Introductory Independent Learning Online

Students will work independently to complete and submit assignments. Teachers will be available to answer questions through the online platform.

July 25

Post-Trip Online Dates

Teachers are available to answer any questions during designated hours while students complete their summative assignments.

ALL INCLUSIVE

Each program covers all essential costs and all excursions, whether educational or leisure. We believe that each group should share the same experience.

Teachers and Administrators

Airfare and Transport

Hotels and Accommodations

Breakfasts and Dinners

Excursions and Sightseeing

EduTravel Course Book

Experiential Learning Experience

EduTravel Education Guide

All Gratuities and Applicable Taxes

Professional Tour Guides

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Each day is thoughtfully planned to provide an unforgettable adventure that will teach lessons about the course, individuals and the world around.

MORNING ROUTINE

Students enjoy breakfast at UCLA.

MORNING EXCURSION

Warner Brothers Studio tour for a behind-the-scenes
look at your favourite sets.

LUNCH & FREE TIME

Students get the opportunity to explore the
boardwalk at Venice beach.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY

The group hikes up the Hollywood Hills
for a view of the Hollywood Sign.

LATE AFTERNOON

Return to UCLA for conference/work
period with teaching staff.

DINNER

Students gather for dinner at UCLA.

EVENING

Visit the sunset strip and visit the
Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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