- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: Canada, United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Three Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
On this amazing journey through the rugged northern wilderness of Canada and the Pacific Northwest, soak up the scenery and connect with nature like never before. Canoe on the turquoise lakes of Banff, ride a cable car between two mountain peaks at Whistler, and learn about the infamous prisoners who once called Alcatraz home!
Take on Cascadia, the stunning combination of Canada and the Pacific Northwest that is at the top of every adventurous traveler’s list. See up close in person the stunning peaks of British Columbia, sip on a cup of jo in the Emerald City, and get your groove on in San Francisco, all while admiring several National Parks along the way. Join us to explore the best of Canada and the USA packed into one incredible teen adventure trip!
In Seattle, dive into the coffee culture at the first Starbucks in Pike Place Market, visit the Troll Under the Bridge in Fremont, and learn about the unique Scandinavia and Japanese influence on the capital of the Pacific Northwest. Head south to Portland, one of America’s quirkiest cities on your way to Crater Lake National Park! If Crater Lake doesn’t take your breath away, then Lake Tahoe certainly will!
Next up in San Francisco, take the ferry to Alcatraz and see what it was like to be a prisoner on an island! Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, the most famous of its kind, on your way to marvel at giant trees in Muir Woods.
On this Pacific Northwest trip through some of the most unique destinations in North America, we will go kayaking, zip-lining, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, and much more. From starry skies to famous skylines, this North American adventure has it all!