School Trips - Silicon Valley Computer Science
Adaptable Travel are the leaders in providing school trips for Computer Science subject. The new curriculum provided opportunities to truly engage your students in the digital arena, and Adaptable Travel offer you incredible school trips to help achieve this. Our Computer Science school trips range from London to Tokyo, from Berlin to Silicon Valley.
In Adaptable Travel you will discover a company committed to service and ensuring your trip is made to fit the needs of your group. You let us know your preferred travel dates, group size, duration and we will be in touch with a full information pack, tailored to your needs.
Why should you consider Adaptable Travel for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Silicon Valley near San Francisco today is akin to parts of the UK during the Industrial Revolution – it is changing the world and has become the centre of the world for developing and pushing boundaries of much of the technology that we use n the modern world. Imagine being able to see the headquarters f Apple, Google, Ebay, Tesla as well as thousands of start-ups in the area. Your students will explore the history of the Silicon Valley to understand how it became the hotbed of digital talent in the world. They will then explore some of the largest companies in the world, including Apple, Google, Nasa and more and will be engaged in the silicon Valley bubble during their trip.
In addition, students will be able to explore the stunning city of San Francisco, with icon sites such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Trolley Buses and much more.
Whether you have a group of budding coders, or simply want to inspire students the Adaptable Travel trip to Silicon Valley promised to be an incredible journey for you and your students to truly engage in the modern world.
DAY 1: Arrival
Fly to San Francisco where a guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in San Francisco. In the evening you will have free time.
DAY 2: Founding of the Silicon Valley (Full day Coach hire with GUIDE)
Meet your coach and guide and head to Silicon Valley for sightseeing with guide. Within your day you will visit Stanford University, where Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and many more crafted their trade. Then head to the HP Garage, noted as the first tech startup in the Silicon Valley. After this visit the Computer History Museum, widely regarded as the best in the world. If you choose, you can then visit the intel Museum before transfering back to San Francisco.
DAY 3: Apple. Goolge and NASA (Full Day Coach hire with GUIDE)
Today you will visit NASA’s Ames Research Center, home to many space missions and even moon rock. Also visit the nearby Googleplex (Google headquarters) - please note you cannot access the headquarters, but can usually walk around some of the campus. In the afternoon you will head over to Apple, to see where it was founded in Steve Jobs parents garage. You will then driveby the Apple Infinite Loop original headquarters, before heading onto the newly constructed $5bn Apple Campus 2, due for completion in 2017. Here there is an $80milion visitor centre giving rooftop views over into the glass class, circular headquarters. We then recommend you travel onto the Tech Museum of Innovation before returning to San Francisco. On your return journey it is possible to driveby some of the world's largest tech company HQs including eBay, Linkedin, Adobe and more.
DAY 4: San Francisco day
Today you can visit many of the science and other popular sites in San Francisco including Exploratorium and the California Academy of Sciences.
DAY 5: Free time in San Francisco & Alcatraz tour
Today you have a free day to explore San Francisco. Visit to the infamous Alcatraz prison for an opportunity to experience the legendary island that was a civil war fort, then military prison before becoming a federal prison.
DAY 6: San Francisco free time and departure
Check out of the hotel and enjoy some free time for your own programme in San Francisco. (You can leave luggage at your hotel).
Meet your coach and transfer to San Francisco airport for your return flight home.
Arrive back in the UK.
This is a suggested itinerary - we are happy to work with you to develop a suitable package for your group.
What size groups do you cater for?
Minimum group size 15 paying passengers upto 100 students.
Is there first aid on site?
We provide first aid cover via our in resort suppliers and offer full comprehensive travel insurance with our trips.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
We work with suppliers to ensure all needs are catered for wherever possible. Contact us to find out more.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
We are Adaptable, and as such we welcome your enquiry and will do our best to accommodate all student needs.
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