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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

NYLF Medicine

July 16-19 | July 29-August 1

San Francisco

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.

Alcatraz Island

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.

Lands End

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.