When you attend an Envision program* near San Francisco, you have an opportunity to further enrich your experience by spending an additional three nights enjoying the history, culture, and beauty of the City by the Bay! During this Cultural Extension, you can visit the beautiful Golden Gate Park, explore exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences, tour the famous Alcatraz Island and prison, enjoy lunch along Fisherman’s Wharf, and visit Ghirardelli Square.
*Only those students who are enrolled in the following 2018 program sessions are eligible to participate in the San Francisco Cultural Extension:
Intensive Law & Trial
July 12-15 | July 23-26 | August 3-6
NYLF Engineering & Technology
June 23-26 | July 3-6
July 16-19 | July 29-August 1
Sample Cultural Extension Highlights
Golden Gate Park & the California Academy of Sciences
Enjoy lunch in Golden Gate Park before visiting one of the largest natural history museums in the world, including access and admission to the Steinhart Aquarium and the Morrison Planetarium.
Tour the island and learn about the history of San Francisco’s infamous federal penitentiary.
Cable Car Museum
Explore the interactive museum and learn more about the history of this unique form of transportation.
San Francisco Neighborhoods
Explore cultural areas around the city—from Chinatown to North Beach, Fishman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Pier 39, and the Embarcadero.
Snap a breathtaking picture of the Golden Gate Bridge and the California skyline as you walk along the Coastal Trail and learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area.
Please note that these samples of cultural highlights are provided as examples of the overall quality and scope of the cultural experience portion of each extension offered. The 2018 specific schedules, locations, and details may vary.