SAN FRANCISCO / SILICON VALLEY CAMP
The San Francisco camp is located on the very modern and clean campus of San Jose State University in the Silicon Valley. The location of the camp makes it very safe for young people and also accessible to all of the best Silicon Valley and San Francisco attractions. Tamwood uses many of the campus’ facilities including its modern classrooms, residence, cafeteria and sports facilities.
Among spectacular natural beauty, San Francisco is recognized as one of the world's most livable cities. The city is located at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, with the Pacific Ocean to the west, San Francisco Bay to the east, and the Golden Gate to the north.
Surrounded by water San Francisco is home to spectacular natural scenery and a bustling metropolitan core, and boasts a mild climate.
San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination famous for its landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the cable cars, Coit Tower and China Town, its steep rolling hills, and its eclectic mix of architecture. The city is also known for its diverse, cosmopolitan population. With long beaches, lots of nature, lots of culture and history, San Francisco is a wonderful place for young people to live and learn.
Located in the South Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area, is the “Silicon Valley”, which is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations, as well as thousands of small startups. The term originally referred to the region's large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers, but eventually came to refer to all high-tech businesses in the area. Silicon Valley continues to be a leading hub for high-tech innovation and development and is home to such giants as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and many more well known businesses.
||July 3 - August 14
||July 3, every Sunday up to July 31
||7 to 17 years of age (Open to Groups and Individuals)
||20 hours per week
On their first day, students are tested and assigned to an English class based on their level. Students follow a carefully designed curriculum that stresses all English skills including speaking, reading, writing, grammar, listening and vocabulary.
|Activities and Excursions
||Campers take part in instructional activities 3 half days a week. Tamwood certified coaches and teachers lead students in such activities as mountain biking, field sports, arts and crafts, dancing, drama and leadership skills. Students also enjoy fun activities including swimming, tournaments, games...
In the evenings and Sundays, students in residence have lots of social activities and the chance to take part in some optional activities. This camp also includes lots of sightseeing. Each week campers will enjoy a full day excursion to places such as Google, Microsoft, Alcatraz Island, Aquarium of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, Wax Museum, Ripley's Believe it or Not, California Great Theme Park, Union Square and parks and beaches. Campers also go on one or two half-day excursions each week to some of the most famous tourist attractions in San Francisco. All excursions are included in the price and campers are always supervised by Tamwood capable staff.
||Residence: Each room in residence has up to three beds and shared washroom facilities. Meals are all you can eat style and served in the campus dining hall. Campus recreation facilities include gyms, a pool, sports fields, auditorium, and computer labs with free internet access
Self-Arranged: Students may choose to stay with relatives in San Francisco
|Price and Dates
||Click here to see Price Sheet with dates and fees
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