California Safari | An Exciting Schedule
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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An Exciting Schedule

Join the next California Safari March 11 to March 26, 2017!

We are committed to providing an extraordinary and safe experience for California Safari Adventurers – a guide will be with our adventurers during all activities.


Every Day is a New Adventure


The two-week program runs in both Silicon Valley and Southern California


With a combination of daily lectures, elective side trips, and small-group work, the California Safari emphasizes an open, exploratory, and collaborative approach to learning. Each session is limited to 30 students, and participants enjoy individual attention and feedback from some of the most talented faculty in the world.




  • 7:30   Breakfast with the team
  • 8:30  Team Assignment for the Day
  • 10:00 am Meet with Professors
  • 12:30 pm  Lunch Talk with Discussion




  • 14:00 Team Assignment Part 2
  • 17:00  Peer learning session with mentor coach




6:30 pm Networking or Social Event


California Safari Schedule

Day WeekActivity
SaturdayDay 01Week 1  Settle in to accommodations – Reception ‘Get To Know You’ VIP Red Carpet Reception
SundayDay 02Week 1AM: Welcome Orientation (Kosnik/O’Brien); PM: San Francisco & Stanford Bus Tour (Zafar)
MondayDay 03Week 1AM: Team Building & Lunch Talk (Kosnik/(GLEAN), PM: Team Goals & Assignments, VIP Reception with Host companies
TuesdayDay 04Week 1Host Company AM + PM Reception & Networking
WednesdayDay 05Week 1AM: UC Berkeley Tour, classes, Zafar, Host Company, PM: Dinner
ThursdayDay 06Week 1AM: Team Project work – Zafar & Fung, PM: Reception followed by Dinner
FridayDay 07Week 1AM: Kosnik & TA Workshop 3-6 pm PM: Pack for bus trip to Los Angeles/Hollywood
SaturdayDay 08  Week 1Bus Trip Along Pacific Ocean: Monterey Aquarium, Late lunch in Carmel, Highway 1, overnight near Hearst Castle
SundayDay 09Week 2AM: Sightseeing Hearst Castle, Elephant Seals, Santa Barbara. PM: Arrive Los Angeles, Hotel check in
MondayDay 10Week 2AM: Optional early morning walk along the Pacific Ocean
AM: Brunch, Orientation, O’Brien, Hollywood Talk, GLEAN & Team Assignments
PM: Evening Tour of Hollywood Sites, Followed by Evening Reception & Dinner
TuesdayDay 11Week 2AM: Visits to UCLA, USC and LMU, Educational Day – PM: Evening Reception at Santa Monica Pier & Networking
Wednesday  Day 12Week 2AM: Hollywood Classes, Graumann’s Chinese Theatre Tour, PM: Evening Networking Reception
ThursdayDay 13Week 2ALL DAY: Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, Tours by all Safari Faculty
FridayDay 14Week 2AM: Team Presentations, Tour of LMU School of Entrepreneurship, Silicon Beach, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, YouTube Space LA site
PM: Dinner in Manhattan Beach, Evening Walk Along Manhattan Beach’s famous Strand and Pier
SaturdayDay 15Week 2AM: Student Team Presentations at UCLA School of Film & Television,
PM: VIP Red Carpet Farewell Dinner in conjunction with the Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards (LANFA), Bringing Hollywood & Nollywood Together.
Presentations, Recognition & Awards. Special Invited Guests: California Safari Participants and their families, Safari Faculty, Safari Guides, Safari Sponsors, and VIP guests.
SundayDay 16Departure from Los Angeles



  • Universal Studios Tour/Hollywood at Night
  • Garment District/Los Angeles Mart Tour & Shopping
  • Griffith Park Observatory Tour Day/Hollywood Bowl Evening Picnic/Concert
  • Sightseeing in the Yosemite Valley
  • Bicycle Riding Tour along the Pacific Ocean in Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach
  • Napa Valley Tour. Overnight in St. Helena, Sightseeing in Napa, Marin County

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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