California Safari | How to Apply
California Safari is a travel adventure that helps students with an interest in understanding American business principles, economic ideas, and values and practices of innovators with a historical and comparative perspective.
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How to Apply

Become part of the California Safari Network


Admission to the program is very selective


Program Dates: Saturday March 11 – Sunday March 26 2017

Application Due: Feb 15th 2017

(Earlybird registrants by Feb 15th 2017 receive a $500 discount off registration fees)

Deposit Due: Feb 15th 2017

(Earlybird registrants who pay in full by Feb 15th 2017 will receive a $1000 discount off total registration fees)

The upcoming schedule can be found here.

Application Process:


Applications require submission of a 3-5 minute video and two letters of recommendation. We also ask students to submit unofficial standardized test scores (PSAT, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, AP) if available. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Once your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be contacted by a California Safari representative to plan your journey.


Program Costs:


Tuition is $7,000 USD, and includes room and board, transportation within California, insurance, and processing fees.


The California Safari creates students who are ready to become international innovators, successful entrepreneurs and global leaders of the future.


Program alumni go on to attend top colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, and develop a strong alumni network of like-minded young adults.

With the guidance and supervision of the California Safari team, the brightest and most talented teens from around the world will be exposed to some of the most brilliant and inspiring professors and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley to Hollywood. However, the program is non-credit granting, and students do not receive any grades, marks, or quantitative evaluations of their work. We will honor outstanding students in various categories during our closing night VIP Gala Awards Dinner. There are no prerequisites, but please see suggestions on preparation.


Share your talents with other like-minded high school and college students from the around the world while on an educational California Safari and your life will never again be the same.


Please contact us with any questions you may have.

Thank you for your interest in California Safari!

We provide one and two week educational and travel programs for teens and adults as well as customizable workshops taught by TOP PROFESSORS at PRESTIGIOUS California Universities. Enter your name and email address here to receive your California Safari Guide for FREE!

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