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February 20-23, 2020 - SOLD OUT - Join the Waitlist


April 23-26, 2020

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We are excited to bring our Au Pair Weekend program to the great state of Texas! San Antonio, the state’s first chartered settlement, is a city chock full of history and diversity. Unique sites like The Alamo and Missions National Historical Park allow you to step back in time, while a stroll down the River Walk gives you a sense of the city’s urban allure. Students will also have the unique opportunity to be immersed in Texas’s famous “cowboy culture” in Bandera, the “Cowboy Capital of the World!” Students will be guests at the Silver Spur Guest Ranch, one of the finest dude ranches in Texas Hill Country. Take a step with us onto the Texas Frontier for an experience you’ll never forget!

Classes are held at the following times:

Thursday: (Check-in from 12-12:30) 12:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Attendance is mandatory beginning on Thursday, with check-in from 12:00-12:30 pm and classes starting at 12:30 pm, and does not end until Sunday at 2:00 pm. If you are late to class or leave early on Sunday, you will not be eligible to receive your completion letter. Travel arrangements or work commitments are not accepted as excuses for missing class hours.

Costs and Educational Hours

Receive 60 or 72 hours (enough for 6 credits) for this 4-day weekend combo course for an all-inclusive price of $799. This price includes tuition and course fees, 3 nights lodging at Silver Spur Cowboy Ranch in Bandera, 8 full meals, educational activities, all local transportation starting from the check-in location, and travel to the airport or San Antonio at departure.

Earn 60 or 72 educational hours for this 4-day combo course.

Note: hours include pre-weekend assignments and follow-up work.

Optional Add-Ons

You can also choose from either or both of these options: $20 for a one-hour horse trail ride at the ranch (doesn't count toward class hours), $50 housing upgrade (see Housing below).



Courses are offered in partnership with the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA Extension


Check-in will be held at the San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad St, San Antonio, TX 78205.

UCLA Extension Website

Three nights (Thurs-Sat) of lodging at the Silver Spur Guest Ranch in Bandera, Texas are included in the weekend course price.


An optional $50 housing upgrade is available so that you can have your own twin-sized bed or be in a room with six or fewer students, and one bathroom. (The standard price includes either a shared bed or dorm room with 8-12 people, and one bathroom.)

Housing recommendations for Wednesday night, if you are arriving early.


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