High School “Plus”

The High School Plus was designed for students who which to practice specific sports or join other activities throughout their stay. Students should enroll in the regular High School program and add any of the following sports or activities to their program:

Tennis (Orlando)
Golf (Orlando)
Martial Arts (Orlando)
Aeronautics (Orlando)
Arts (Los Angeles)
English Lessons (Orlando, Miami and Los Angeles)
University & College Placements (Orlando, Miami and Los Angeles)

“PLUS” SPORTS (Orlando, FL)
Travelmate USA has partnered with some of the best sport coaches, schools and academies in Orlando in order to offer after school sports programs to our High School students.

Travelmate USA after school tennis programs were designed in partnership with the renowned tennis coach Andre Brown, president and founder of Kamakazi Tennis Training Systems and JamSlam Tennis Management. Coach Brown has given his expertise to players at all levels of the game; Junior, colligate and professional.  He has personally trained and assisted over 200 players to secure tennis scholarships to division 1 Universities in the United States, through his private academy in Orlando Florida. The training is focused on developing individual styles of play, identifying strengths, weaknesses and honing skills to match each player’s physical and mental abilities. Students can choose one of the following training options:

1) 24 hours of Training per month
3 times a week (2hr Session per day)

Program Includes:
Tennis Training
Video stroke analysis
Tournament preparation

2): 40 hours of Training per month 
 5 times per week (2hr Session per day)

Program includes:
Tennis Training
Strength and fitness training
Video stroke analysis
ITF/USTA tournament scheduling and traveling
Video Stroke analysis
*University Placement can be added to this option.

Travelmate USA after school golf program will be held at the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge. OCN Golf was voted the Best Golf Driving Range in America by Golfers Magazine and is considered to be the largest Driving Range in the nation. The instructors are dedicated to growing the game of golf through player education and development. The programs are tailored according to each player’s level and ability.

Program includes:
1 to 3 times per week of private or group lessons

Travelmate USA after school Martial Arts program is offered in partnership with Victory Martial Arts. Five times ATA World Champion Senior Master Von Schmeling founded Victory Martial Arts in 1993. Only three years later, the American Taekwondo Association, which is the largest martial arts organization in the world, named Victory Martial Arts “School of the Year”. Today under his leadership, Victory Martial Arts has numerous locations spanning the U.S. including 6 schools in Orlando, FL. All Victory programs were developed based on traditional martial arts and social development. With more than 5,000 students, Victory Martial Arts continues to grow and is considered by many the finest martial arts institutions in the world.

Program includes:
2 times per week of Group classes
Victory T-Shirt

Travelmate USA Aeronautics Program was developed in partnership with Vision of Flight in Orlando. Vision of Flights is an organization dedicated to providing students with a keen focus towards aviation/aerospace, with an introduction to the myriad careers available to them in aeronautics through an exciting, engaging and interactive program.

Program includes:
2 times per week of Classroom studies (1 hour session per day)
1 Offsite day trip per month (Saturday)
2 hours of Flight per month (Saturday – Additional Flight hours can be purchased separately)

 “PLUS” ARTS (Los Angeles, CA)
Travelamte USA Arts programs are offered in partnerships with some of Los Angeles’ major dance studios, acting schools, music academies and art schools. So if you are a dancer, singer, actor, musician or artist, this is the program for you.

Travelmate USA is based out of the booming NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, CA. NoHo is just a one-mile neighborhood but it is filled with more than 20 live theatres, professional dance studios, art galleries, recording studios, boutiques and a myriad of dining options and venues that give us one-of-a-kind events.

The Millennium Dance Complex is internationally known for dance instruction and choreographing for some of the of the world’s most famous stars such as Britney Spears, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna and so many more. Dance instructors are working professionals such as Kenya Clay – dance credits include performances with the hit TV shows “Glee” and MTV Music Awards – Black Eyed Peas, M.C. Hammer, Mary J. Blige to name a few. Millennium’s voice coach, Justin Kopplin’s clients include known celebrities Bella Thorne star of Disney Series “Shake it Up” and BooBoo Steward from the Twilight Saga.

NoHo is home to more than 40 acting studios specializing in theatre, TV and film acting and directing. One example is the Sanford Meisner Center with locations only in NYC and North Hollywood. Their graduates have won 13 Academy Awards, 8 Emmy Awards and 6 Tony Awards in the past 10 years. Our resident theatre companies are always looking for new members!

With more than 30 recording studios in NoHo, there are hundreds of accomplished musicians teaching all types of instruments -percussion, string and wind/brass. LACE Music Team instructor Ken Stacey he has toured and recorded with legends such as Michael Jackson, Elton John and Ambrosia.

NoHo’s home to The Art Institute of California offering classes in film making and video production, media arts and animation. NoHo anchors three annual film festivals which you have the opportunity to submit your work. The independent filmmaker is most welcomed in NoHo.

NoHo has a growing visual arts community with four art galleries, pop-up galleries, satellite galleries and galleries in unique venues like theatres and restaurants. From traditional to graffiti art, we have places to show your art and courses that will help you hone your skills.

“PLUS” ENGLISH  (Orlando, Miami and Los Angeles)
If you want to polish your English before starting your High School Program, this is the perfect option for you! Travelmate USA offers 2 to 4 weeks of Intensive English Course in one of its partner schools in each location. During the English training you will stay either at a homestay family or a school dormitory. At the end of your course you will move to your Host Family’s home to start your High School program.

Program includes:
20 hours of English Classes per week prior to High School Program start date (2-4 weeks)
Course materials
Accommodation in a Homestay Family or Dormitory

“PLUS” UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE PLACEMENT (Orlando, Miami and Los Angeles)
Travelmate USA University and College Placement Program is offered to students who come to the USA for their last year of High School (12th grade). Students will determine the type of University/College they are interested in applying for and Travelmate USA will take care of the application process. Travelmate USA can place students in Universities and Junior Colleges. Students will have to take the SAT and TOEFL exams throughout the year and Travelmate USA will negotiate scholarships for students according to their test results and academics.

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