EF Santa Barbara…has great
food, great shopping, and a great culture. Surrounded by mountains, rolling valleys, and miles of beautiful beaches, Santa Barbara is an easy-to-get around, pedestrian friendly place to be.
Famous for… •
its wine country, amazing surf, outdoor recreation, and beautiful beaches.
State Street is just one block for the school and features: shopping, museums, restaurants, coffee shops, entertainment and night life. They have access to everything they need, including the beach at the end of State. • Stearns Wharf is located at the bottom of State Street and the historic three dolphin fountain marks its entrance. Students can walk along this 130 year old wood platform and visit the shops and restaurants. • Channel Islands can be seen from the Santa Barbara coast where students can take a boat and hike, scuba dive, kayak, and enjoy nearly 2,000 plants and animal species
Monuments... • The Mission is the 10th of 21 missions up and down the coast of California. Students can visit and tour when they please. It also features a beautiful Rose Garden • The Courthouse featured right has free tours everyday where students can go to the top and see all of Santa Barbara.
Activities Office • Open daily from 9-5pm • 2 staff members • Genna Kirsch: Activities Coordinator • Nestor Arruna: Activities Assistant • Activities information can be found on EF Santa Barbara facebook fan page, my.ef, and the activities desk. A weekly calendar of activities is available to all students.
Weekly activity examples • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Sharkeez International Dance Night Movie Night Karaoke night Kayaking Sailing Beach BBQ’s Lunch n’ Bowl Walking tour of city Outlet Shopping (over 200 stores) Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Beach Volleyball Skydiving Cookie decorating Boat Party Whale watching (seasonal) Surfing International food festival
Weekly schedule example Monday
Take a walk through the city of Santa Barbara taking in highlights such as State Street and The Courthouse
Beach Day: kayaking and volleyball
Sharkeez International Dance Night 18+
Thursday $5 Movie Night @ Cinema
Nature Walk through Santa Barbara Mountains 1pm
Weekend excursion to Las Vegas Price $240
Beach BBQ 5pm
Excursion examples • • • • • • •
Las Vegas San Francsisco Los Angeles City Tour Disneyland/Universal Studios Yosemite National Park Hawaii Trip over Christmas Break San Diego Sea World
EF Santa Barbara clubs • • • • • • •
Soccer team & Flag football team Dance Club 21+ Club Movie Club EF Santa Barbara Newspaper Christmas play acting group Outdoor Adventure Club (hiking, kayaking, etc.)
Additional info. •
Activities office sells: • EF bags • California flags • I love SB T-shirts • $5 & $10 Intl Phone Cards • 10 ride bus passes Activities office has: • Basketballs • Soccer balls • Tennis equipment • Footballs • Volleyballs • Camping Gear • GPS • Wii