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Program Overview

Experience hands-on service learning and STEAM activities in Los Angeles on this three-day tour. Start at the California Science Center to participate in an interactive lab focused on engineering. During the lab, students work in groups to conduct experiments and learn about the engineering process. After, venture to Olvera Street for a scavenger hunt through the Mexican Marketplace. Spend a morning engaged in the local community through a service learning project. Go on a tour of the Columbia Memorial Space Center, where students work with robots as part of a Robotics Lab and experience an interactive space mission simulator. Explore the diverse art communities of Los Angeles with a real working artist to learn local history, techniques and see artwork. On the last day, step out onto Venice Beach to unwind and stroll along the piers of Santa Monica.

Daily Itinerary

Note: Activities are subject to change based on availability.

Learning Outcomes

This Los Angeles STEAM teaches students about engineering and robotics through science center visits, labs and immersive learning. Apply teamwork and creative-thinking skills while on a scavenger hunt of Olvera Street. Engage in a hands-on service learning activity, where students assist in humanitarian efforts in local communities. With a curated curriculum for educators to apply with the program, students are empowered to put their learning into practice before, during and after the trip.

We take care of everything

At Experience, we make sure everything is covered – from housing to technology and beyond – to provide the best experience for our students.

Accommodations

Quality, safe hotels with quad occupancy corresponding to the destination.

Transportation

All transportation is provided throughout the program.

Round-Trip Flights

Airfare covers round-trip flights from major airports.

Meals

Two meals are provided daily, breakfast and dinner, featuring local cuisine.

Education

Interactive learning experiences designed to expand educational and career goals.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included.

Curated Experiences

Customized experiences developed by travel experts to promote learning and engagement.

Full-Time Tour Director

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip, for an all-inclusive experience.

Gratuities

Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

Interactive Technology

Advanced student security software that integrates geofencing, logistics, communication and more optimized safety features.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting students every step of the way.

Overnight Security

A night chaperone is on site to ensure security.