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Grand Canyon
& Northern Arizona

Rowan University

Sonoran Desert  |  Red Rocks of Sedona  |  Northern Arizona Adventure

Adventure Dates: May 13 - 17, 2024

Grand Canyon, No. Arizona

Course Begins: March 2024
12 - Collage-age /University Students ONLY

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Stephanie Miller,  M.Ed. BCBA/LBA
Divergent Adventures VP & Dir. of Development
College-age and University Student Only Adventure

On this 5-Day/4-Night adventure, Mesa, AZ is the starting point, and Northern AZ is the centerpiece and home base of our Grand Canyon & Northern Arizona Adventure. 

Top FIVE Reasons to Join This Adventure With Us!

1. New-found and like-minded friends and acquaintances. Just 12 participants are accepted for each course and adventure. Train, prep, and explore together. We act as a team.


2. THREE natural wonders with unique geological formations and breathtaking vistas at every turn. Accept the challenge to hike the Sonoran Desert, Red Rock Country & Grand Canyon. Plus, a few man-made wonders too!

3. Our entire adventure provides a sensory-rich environment. Vast open spaces, the sound of rushing water, the feel of the sun and desert breeze, and striking visual contrasts of colors and shapes as far as the eye can see.

4. College and adult life can be busy and overwhelming. There are ample opportunities to find quiet spots away from the crowds for introspection and peaceful reflection. Recharge!

5. Outdoors is calling. Adventure awaits. Experience most of it by foot. Challenge yourself and feel the rewards of accomplishment. Seek Adventure; Find Yourself.

Eligible students and young adults are required to successfully complete the Divergent Adventures virtual pre-trip 8-Week Adventure Education Course

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2024 Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona Adventure
Divergent Adventure Course - Arizona Itinerary

​Please note that We make every effort to provide the experience described in the itinerary with the understanding that some things may change.

Adventure Itinerary 



7:30 PM - Pizza Party Dinner

Overnight Phoenix – Hampton Inn Phoenix North



May 14 – Mesa – Sedona – Grand Canyon

•   Breakfast – Hotel, Mesa 

•   Montezuma Castle National Monument. –  Camp Verde

•   Lunch at Oaxaca Mexican Restaurant.

•   Sedona Heritage Museum (Time Permitting)

•   Grand Canyon Park–Visitor’s Center, Mather Point

•   Dinner – 1% Club Celebration Dinner.

Overnight Grand Canyon



May 15 – Grand Canyon – Northern AZ - Flagstaff

•   Breakfast – Canyon Plaza Hotel

•   Conquer The Canyon Hike – So. Kaibab Trail – Ooh Ahh Point, Cedar Ridge.

•   Wupatki National Monument.

•   Sunset Crater.

•   Dinner – Flagstaff

Overnight Flagstaff 


May 16 – Flagstaff – Walnut Canyon - Sedona

•   Breakfast – Hotel

•   Walnut Canyon

•   Lunch –  The Crown Railroad – Route 66 Café

•   Sedona or Flagstaff Hike – Up to a 3-mile walk.

•   Dinner – Picazzo’s

Overnight Sedona


May 17 – Sedona – Red Rock State Park - Phoenix

•   Breakfast – The Coffee Pot Restaurant.

•   Red Rock State Park – Deli Lunch – Up to a 3-mile self-guided walk.

•   Depart For Phoenix


*Indicates Physical Activity


Adventure Includes:

Pre-Adventure 8-Week Virtual Adventure Education Course. 

Details are listed separately from this itinerary.

While in Arizona, Adventure Includes: 

  • Adventure Host, Guide, and Educator. Divergent Adventures hosts and guides are masters-level or higher professional educators,  behavior analysts, and certified autism travel professionals. They stay with the group throughout the itinerary. Depending upon size, they frequently drive the group.

  • Adventure Learning Course throughout the itinerary.

  • 5-Day/4-Night Adventure

  • 4-Nights Hotel Accommodations per the itinerary. (2 students per room).

  • Meals per the itinerary: Breakfast-4; Lunch-4, Dinner-4.

  • Group Transportation throughout the itinerary. (Driver/Guide)

  • Access and entrance fees to museums, historical and cultural sites, and parks as listed in the day-to-day itinerary.

  • Detailed “Know Before You Go” information includes recommended websites, reading lists, packing lists, what to bring, weather, and more.

This Divergent Adventure trip DOES NOT include:

  • All international and domestic airfares.

  • Arrival and Departure Airport Transfers and all transfers outside of the itinerary schedule.

  • All items of a personal nature, including beverages and shopping.

  • All passport and visa application fees, vaccination, and medical consulting fees.

  • Additional hotel stays pre- or post-scheduled itinerary.

  • Early check-in or late check-out of rooms.

  • Optional tours.

  • Photographs or phone calls.

  • Discounts/Refunds on any unused portion of the tour.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Anything not expressly stated in the itinerary or on the inclusion list above.


*Single Rooms Available (extra charge)

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