DISCOVER THE U.S.
July 7 - 9, 2023
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
August 25 - 27, 2023
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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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Make a Difference & Discover The U.S.
Costs and Educational Hours
These 3-day weekend courses offer 36 hours (equivalent to 3 credits) for an all-inclusive price of $349, which includes tuition and registration, course materials, educational excursions including activities and transportation during class hours. Meals, housing and airfare are not included.
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. Also, scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.
Classes are held at the following times:
Friday: (Check-in from 4:30 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.) Classes from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Note: To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 3:30 pm on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:00 pm on Sunday.
Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 5:00 p.m. 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.
Courses are offered in collaboration with University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Extension
2748 Hyde St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
Housing & Transportation
Housing is optional and IS NOT included in the price of tuition, but can be added during registration as a convenience for students. Housing provided through APW is on a first-come, first-served basis. Housing may sell out. If so, see the link above for a list of other housing options, as well as suggestions for transportation between the airport and our San Francisco campus.
Au Pair Weekend has a partnership with Hostelling International San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf. Students who register for housing through APW will stay at the hostel in a shared room with 8 – 20 beds. There is a free breakfast at the hostel and it is about a 13 minute walk to our classroom building. Two nights at the hostel will cost $110.