Discover California

  • Participate in optional weekend group travel to popular destinations
    • Sacramento
    • Lake Tahoe
    • White Water Rafting
  • Learn how to get around with local transit systems
Yosemite National Park

Post-Program Trips

Between summer and fall quarter, students can choose to participate in the following options exclusively for Summer Start:

  • California Road Trip
    • Take a guided tour to iconic destinations including San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Disneyland, Yosemite National Park, and more.
    • $1300 to $1400 fee includes transportation, hotels, entrance fees, and some meals.
  • Outdoor California
    • Travel with experienced Outdoor Adventures guides to scenic locations like Bodega Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Yosemite National Park for a sample of California wilderness. Visit a world-famous aquarium and try surfing, kayaking, camping, and hiking.
    • $800-$900 fee includes transportation, hotels and campsites, entrance fees, and most meals.
  • Extend stay in residence hall
    • $420 (2018 rate) includes 3 meals per day.
  • Arrange personal travel
    • Lodging, meals, staff and luggage storage will not be available.