The California Experience Program

The California Experience Program is an exciting program combining English language tuition with a guided tour of the attractions and delights of San Francisco and California.

This vacation course, offered in San Francisco, is a 2 or 3-week program. The first 2 weeks combine an English language course of 20 morning lessons per week at our school in San Francisco, with a varied afternoon program of tours and events within San Francisco.

There is an optional California Delights tour in the third week, giving you the chance to relax, make friends, and enjoy some of the most exciting sites and attractions in California - whilst continuing to improve your English!

Price includes:

  • Tuition - 20 lessons per week in the morning
  • Guided afternoon San Francisco tours and events during weeks 1 and 2
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation

Sample program of tours and events (weeks 1 and 2)

  Week 1 Week 2
Monday Walk around the city, ride a cable car Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, and views of the city from Coit Tower
Tuesday Bay cruise San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Wednesday Walk across Golden Gate Bridge or Haight Ashbury Visit to Alcatraz
Thursday Exploratorium at San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts Walk in Golden Gate Park
Friday Movie time - in the lounge Free afternoon for shopping

Sample program of California Delights tour (week 3 - optional)

Day 1 - Saturday Santa Cruz, Monterrey & Carmel
Overnight in Salinas
Day 2 - Sunday Hearst Castle (entrance included)
Overnight near Santa Barbara
Day 3 - Monday Santa Barbara
Drive to Los Angeles
Overnight in Los Angeles
Day 4 - Tuesday Los Angeles, Hollywood & Beverly Hills
Overnight in Los Angeles
Day 5 - Wednesday Long Beach or Disneyland (optional - entrance not included)
Overnight in Los Angeles
Day 6 - Thursday Drive towards Yosemite
Overnight in Bakersfield
Day 7 - Friday Yosemite Tour Part 1 (entrance included)
Overnight at Bug Lodge Yosemite
Day 8 - Saturday Yosemite Tour Part 2 (entrance included)
Drive to San Francisco
Overnight near SFO (San Francisco Airport)

The California Experience Tour ends by San Francisco airport, for easy access to your students' flights home on the Sunday.

Tour participants need to be 18 or over unless they are accompanied by a group leader or chaperone.

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