Outstanding summer programs for teens since 1982

Informational Webinar Series

Westcoast Connection is proud to host complimentary informational webinars to educate families about our organization and opportunities. Presented by our knowledgeable Program Specialists & Client Services Team, join these interactive sessions to learn more about what makes WCC so special, get your questions answered or delve deeper into our various divisions and destinations. We know parents & teens have so many options and we can’t wait to help make it easier to find your program of a lifetime!

 

An Introduction to Westcoast Connection

Wednesday, January 26 at 7:00 PM ET

Are you trying to figure out what to do next summer and need help sorting through all your options? Join Director Mitch Lerner & Program Specialist Isabella Sayger as they break it down for you and help you get a better understanding of why 98% of survey respondents say they would recommend WCC.

Learn more about:

  • Destinations & activities within all three divisions: Travel, Learn, Volunteer.
  • What makes a summer experience with WCC so special?
  • Who our staff are; special guest Rich SwamiNathan, Director of Hiring & Training.
  • Details on our unwavering commitment to safety and supervision, how we cultivate successful social connections and more!

 

TRAVEL: Active Teen Tours & Global Adventures

Wednesday, February 9 at 7:00 PM ET

For those interested in delving deeper into our Travel division, join Directors Mitch Lerner & Lindsay Ebert as they share all the benefits of travel with WCC, details on our perfectly planned & perfectly paced itineraries, our social integration plan, co-ed compatible age groups and more!

Learn more about:

  • WCC as an organization with a brief introduction.
  • What do our Active Teen Tours & Global Adventures have in common?
  • Destinations, activities, and accommodations within our Travel division.
  • Special guest Moriah Vernon, veteran Program Director, discussing her Social Integration Plan and how she builds community amongst the group.

 

VOLUNTEER: Community Service

Wednesday, February 23 at 7:00 PM ET

Make your summer count with a volunteer program that will help you cultivate a lifelong service-ethic with like-minded travelers. Join Assistant Director Ashley Cooper & Program Specialist Isabella Sayger as they walk you through these meaningful program options that help teens develop into leaders and global citizens through giving back to communities in need.

Learn more about:

  • WCC as an organization with a brief introduction.
  • The balance of service, adventure & cultural immersion.
  • Impactful volunteer opportunities and specific project options.
  • The importance of local guides and land providers on international volunteer programs.

 

LEARN: Pre-College Enrichment & Career Experiences

Wednesday, March 9 at 7:00 PM ET

If you are ready for college life but just can’t wait until high school is over, join Director Lindsay Ebert & Assistant Director Ashley Cooper as they describe these incredible opportunities to gain independence, pursue interests and career paths through enriching courses and make lasting friendships along the way.

Learn more about:

  • WCC as an organization with a brief introduction.
  • Our four amazing campuses & extensive list of course options.
  • College life, student’s choice, excursions, weekend & day trips.
  • Our instructors & curriculum on the UCLA campus; with special guest Shari Bush, Program Director.
  • Why New York City is an AMAZING place to get started on your future in finance or fashion.

 

Previous webinar recordings

Busy schedule? Grab some popcorn and enjoy past webinars at your convenience!

Introduction to Westcoast Connectionoriginally recorded October 27, 2021
This overview of WCC will help you sort through all our divisions and destinations, including details on our staff hiring and training, unwavering commitment to safety, how we cultivate successful social connections and more!

TRAVEL: Active Teen Tours & Global Adventures – originally recorded November 10, 2021
Explore all the benefits of travel with WCC, details on our perfectly planned & perfectly paced itineraries, our social integration plan, co-ed compatible age groups and more!

VOLUNTEER: Community Service – originally recorded November 17, 2021
Learn how these programs help cultivate a lifelong service-ethic, and develop teens into leaders and global citizens through giving back to communities in need. With the perfect balance of service, adventure & cultural immersion, work with impactful volunteer partners on rewarding projects.

LEARN: Pre-College Enrichment & Career Experiencesoriginally recorded December 8, 2021
Explore these incredible opportunities to gain independence, pursue interests and career paths through enriching courses while making lasting friendships along the way. Learn more about our four amazing campuses, qualified instructors and exciting weekend & day trips.