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Choice Camps Recommendation of 360 Student Travel China: Ancient Empires to Modern Wonders

Throughout the past 27 years, 360 Student Travel, a division of Westcoast Connection, has become one of the premiere teen travel providers in the world. With teen-focused itineraries that provide the perfect mix of fun, adventure, learning, and relaxation, 360 Student Travel programs are great for teens with a variety of interests and ambitions. 360 Student Travel trips are founded on the philosophy of respecting the individual while also creating a bonded group a principle the company calls each and every.

Regardless of travel style, all 360 programs are created with the understanding that no matter what you want to accomplish during the summer, the challenges and experiences should be enjoyable as well as rewarding. By moving outside of their comfort zone, 360 tour members experience different cultures and new adventures that encourage self development, group bonding, and an unparalleled sense of discovery.

Program Description

Highlights Include:

Cultural Exchange and Adventure:
Volunteer with and Care for Pandas
Shanghai World Financial Center Observation Tower
Visit the 2008 Beijing Olympic Site
Spend Time with Kids Orphaned by the Earthquake
Bike on a City Fortress Wall in Xi'an
Teach Children at the Yule School
Learn Calligraphy and Kung Fu at the Children's National Center Bargain in the Hong Qiao Market
Tai Chi at Summer Palace
Visit Tiger/Bear Mountain Village
Bamboo Raft
Mud Baths
Rock Climb the Mountains of Yangshuo
Rice Farming
Ride the Fastest Train in the World 2010 Worlds Fair Shanghai Take a Chinese Food Cooking Class
Chinese Acrobatic Show

Your path to ancient history:
Forbidden City
Tian'anmen Square
Terracotta Warriors Army
The Great Wall of China
Lama Temple
Ming Tombs
Yu Yuan Gardens

Staff Overview

360 Student Travel interviews each staff candidate face-to-face during the hiring process. 360 staff members are hired for their expertise in specific areas youll find that staff members who lead each trip have relevant, extensive backgrounds and experiences. Each 360 Student Travel tour is headed by a trip leader who is typically in their late 20s or early 30s. Trip leaders are supported by staff in their early 20s.

Setting & Accommodations

Hotels Include:
Quiamen Jianguo Hotel-Beijing
The City Hotel-Xi'an
Hongzhu Hotel-Ya'an
Lutianhua Hotel-Chengdu
The New Century Hotel-Yangshuo
Vienna Hotel-Guilin

Safety Standards

All 360 Student Travel staff members take part in an extensive assortment of orientation workshops that train them in the program philosophy and procedures. Every 360 staff member is certified in first aid and CPR. All programs involving water activities include a certified life guard on staff at all times. Because most 360 programs have been running for many years, every staff member knows key physicians and medical facilities along their route in case of illness or emergency. Each trip also has a medical representative in charge of distributing prescription medicine to campers who require it. As a final safety precaution, 360 employs several program supervisors who personally check-in throughout each trip and meet with the campers and staff. Updates are relayed to 360s offices that are open seven days a week to keep parents and company representatives informed of any situations that may arise.

360 Student Travel China: Ancient Empires to Modern Wonders Session Dates

Session Name Dates Ages Tuition Get Info
Trip One 7/1/14 - 7/25/14 14 - 18 $6199 Request Info

360 Student Travel China: Ancient Empires to Modern Wonders Overview

Program Overview

  • Type: Teen Tours
  • Specialty:
  • Religious Affiliation: none
  • Camp Gender: Co-ed
  • Campers per Session: 20
  • Camper-to-Counselor Ratio: 7:1

On-Site Activities

  • Visit Olympic Sites
  • Biking
  • Learn/Teach Calligraphy
  • Bamboo Rafting
  • Mud Baths
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rice Farming
  • Cooking
  • Chinese Acrobatic Show

Off-Site Activities and Trips

On-Site Facilities

Special Accommodations

  • Peanut Allergies
  • Gluten Allergies
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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