The USA Basketball trip is held every 2 years in November/December for approximately 3 weeks.
After successful trips in 2010, 2012 and 2014, the next trip is being planned for December 2016 and the expected cost is to be around $4000. This cost includes flights, insurance, NBA and Disneyland tickets, bus transportation, uniforms, team hoodies any hotel accommodation and all activities.
Students play 6 or 7 High Schools around Portland, Oregon and Washington State. They are hosted in 2 or 3 separate home stay families during this time.
The trip involves many different and exciting experiences including:
an NBA game
tyre tubing in the snow
experience of another culture
experiencing life in American high schools
Expression of interest are generally called for approximately 18 months in advance. Trips are generally planned for every 2 years and depart at the end of November and return approximately 23 days later.