Career Experience Modules
visit the California Maritime Academy - A california State University
of Engineering, Technology, and Marine Transportation "School
Ship's Captains" to learn to navigate the open seas. We explore
freighter and passenger ships of the Ports of Los Angeles, Stocton,
or San Francisco. Your Students Learn What it takes to make it as
a Ship's Captain and the type of course work and study they must
complete to be successful. Cap off tour interaries with group visits
to local Maritime Museums and other seafaring, shipping, and Port
TRANSIT COMMAND CENTRAL
We Travel to the main headquarters of Bay Area Rapid Transit (B.A.R.T.)
where our visit is hosted by the Chief Transportation and Safety
Directors. We are invited on a high security tour of "Command
Central" to observe the many logistics at play in transporting
thousands of Bay Area people each day. Enjoy a "Q & A"
sessions with industry representatives at sites visited.
CARS, VANS, SPROT UTILITY VEHICLES
Find out how the car you drive is manfactured as we tour a popular
Toyota manufacturing plant to observe the production line in progress.
See the automobiles manufactured from start to finish. Study production
lines and automation themes with "Q & A" sessions
with industry representatives at sites visited.
TROLLEYS, CABLE CARS, ELECTRIC BUSES
Francisco's popular tourist attraction operatis to supply reliable
city transport. Students ride the rails and speak with local conductors
and captains. Learn the "rules of the rail" and the logistics
involved in transporting the myriad of city riders each day. "Q
& A" sessions with industry representatives at sites visited.
KEEP ON TRUCKING
a major trucking institute training facility. Truck drivers learn
the "rules of the road" as they drive the Big-rig 18 wheelers.
"Behind the scenes" of Sequoia Institute or other major
trucking industry training facility. Students learn about parallel
parkig, snowstorm driving, employment opportunities, and cargo transport.
The trucking industry plays an integral role in the production,
distribution, and marketing of key resources and products of American
corporations and businesses. "Q & A" sessions with
industry representatives at sites visited.
All this and more to choose from….
Great Adventure Tours
529 Central Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 375-9831
Toll Free: (800) 700-1306
I have been working with GAT for four years now and our school
has a history with the company that dates back nearly 10 years!
Each experience has been better than the last. The response from
returning students is overwhelmingly positive! As we start up the
school year each year, the students are excited to know when the
trip will be so they can save the date. Some of my students will
rarely get 50 miles from their home during their lifetime, so this
is a tremendous opportunity to see the rest of the world. I enjoy
showing them the opportunities out there.
By staying in contact with the students in high school, they have
told me that some of their college choices were influenced by the
trip. They were able to find colleges the did not want to go to
as well as some that they did.
GAT provides a remarkable experience the students never forget!
- Scott Wiessner
Sierra Vista JHS