Project California

14, 21 & 28-Day Community Service Program With Participants Living @ UC Santa Barbara

Afternoon Electives

Each Project California community service participant selects one of the following activities as an afternoon elective. Each elective will run for the duration of the program, three afternoons per week. The other two days per week are spent in and around Santa Barbara and the surrounding beaches.

Tennis Instruction

Tennis

Improve your tennis game in a fun group environment with the help of professional tennis instruction. Your time will be spent honing your skills and competing with your fellow players and instructors. All skill levels are welcome and all participants must bring their own racquets.


Golf Instruction

Golf Instruction

Here is a great opportunity to take professional golf instruction at a beautiful Santa Barbara golf course. Each day will allow time for teaching and analysis. Time on the course is provided throughout the program. All skills levels are welcome. Participants bring their own golf clubs.
**$200 supplemental fee


Enhanced Golf

Enhanced Golf

Want a more intensive golf experience? Our enhanced golf option, Golf & Service @ Project California, is a unique opportunity for you to play several exciting golf courses throughout the Santa Barbara area and to receive instruction with our specialized professional instructor, while also earning community service credit. More detailed information about Golf & Service »


Cooking

Cooking

Learn your way around the kitchen as our cooking instructor teaches you the fun and fine art of preparing and cooking delicious meals. No experience is necessary.


Digital Photography

Digital Photography

Santa Barbara’s picturesque natural environment and unique Mission-style architecture is the perfect place to improve your digital photography skills with the help of professional instruction. Each participant must supply his or her own digital camera.


Santa Barbara Days

Santa Barbara Days

Experience all that Santa Barbara has to offer. Each day will vary, with participants engaging in exciting and enriching cultural and outdoor activities throughout the area. Some activities include visits to local museums, spending time at the zoo, participating in kayak trips and hiking excursions, and biking along the famous California beaches.


Yoga Instruction

Yoga

Have fun and enlighten your body and mind through a creative blend of various methods of yoga. Our professional instructors will instill in our students feelings of strength, peace, openness, and overall well being. All experience levels are welcome.


Guitar Instruction

Guitar Instruction

Our professional guitar teacher will teach you the basics of guitar playing in a fun and relaxed group setting. No experience is necessary. Guitars will be provided.


Introduction to Pottery

Introduction to Pottery

Held in a local ceramics studio, our pottery class is taught by professional instructors who will lead you through fun lessons such as potter's wheel instruction, hand building techniques, and the fundamentals of surface design. No experience is necessary.


Santa Barbara Waves

Santa Barbara Waves

Santa Barbara is a water-sport lover's paradise. This elective will introduce our participants to a new ocean and beach activity each week. Professional instructors will teach us the basics of sea-kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and more. This is also a unique opportunity to enjoy many of the beautiful beaches throughout the Santa Barbara area. All equipment is provided for each activity.
** $200/2-week program supplemental fee
** $300/3-week program supplemental fee
** $400/4-week program supplemental fee