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Basketball

The USA Basketball trip is held every 2 years in November/December for approximately 3 weeks.

After successful trips in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 the next trip is being planned for December 2021 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
  • Disneyland
  • 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.