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SAN FRANCISCO

UPCOMING COURSES

Make a Difference

April 5 - 7, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $349

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Registration closes March 28 but may sell out sooner!

Discover The U.S.

June 14 - 16, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $349

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Registration closes June 6 but may sell out sooner!

With its iconic bridge, historic cable cars, and beautiful Victorian architecture, San Francisco is undeniably one of the world’s great cities.

Some of the places you may see during the weekend could include amazing sites such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Coit Tower, Chinatown, Union Square, and so much more! We can’t wait to meet you.

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Explore San Francisco and make global connections as you work together with other au pairs from around the world! In this course, you will learn about U.S. geography, as well as exciting events in U.S. history and how they have influenced the current U.S. political culture and process. You'll have a chance to learn about your classmates' home countries and together you'll compare your own experiences to key aspects of American life. Through excursions and activities, you will be able to explore and further understand San Francisco's important historical and cultural identity.

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 3:00 pm on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 5:00 pm. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.

Learn to navigate the cultural and personal challenges of being an au pair living in the United States. Discuss conflict resolution, cultural diversity in the United States and how to successfully interact with people from different backgrounds and life experiences. Being in a diverse classroom will allow you to make new friends with individuals from all over the world and put everything you are learning into practice. Be the change you want to see in the world!
 

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 3:00 pm on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 5:00 pm. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.

Address

2748 Hyde St.

San Francisco, CA 94109

HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION


Housing is not automatically included for students who attend a weekend course. However, in San Francisco students can choose to add a housing option at a hostel for an additional charge.
 

During your course registration, you can add 2 nights at Hostelling International Fisherman's Wharf for a total additional cost of $110.

Click the button above for more housing details, as well as suggestions for transportation to our San Francisco campus.

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san francisco staff

Click on a staff member's photo to read their bio

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Joree
City Director/
Program Coordinator

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Virginia
Instructor

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Alissa
Program Assistant

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Hyun
Excursion Leader

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Ben
Vice President, Curriculum Committee, Instructor

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Arinn
Instructor

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Deb
Instructor

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