DISCOVER NEW YORK CITY
When not in class, students enjoy a full and varied schedule of extracurricular activities to choose from as well as free-time to explore in groups. All excursions and activities are included in the program fee, so students are never at a loss for something to do.
Every afternoon and evening students will have the opportunity to join an activity organized by Summerfuel staff, or spend time relaxing on campus or exploring Manhattan neighborhoods.
Past Favorites Include:
Lip Sync Battles
Capture the Flag
Talent Night Coffee House
Murder Mystery Night
Water Balloon Fights
Late Night Breakfast
The city of New York provides a vibrant background for exploration and discovery, and every weekend, we take full advantage of all that it has to offer. Immerse yourself in the local culture as you explore the city, visit historic landmarks, and indulge in every cuisine imaginable. New York sightseeing will be customized to include additional options based on student interest and current events in the city.
There is nothing quite like the flashing lights and neon signs of Times Square. Filled with stores, restaurants, costumed characters, and musicians, it is a must-see of NYC.
Storm King Art Center
Widely celebrated as one of the world’s leading sculpture parks, Storm King Art Center is located only one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley, its 500 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, and fields of native grasses and wildflowers provide the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time
At the center of it all, Manhattan’s largest and most famous park boasts acres of open fields and woodlands, a zoo, concert venue, and restaurants. This is a fantastic spot to lounge in the sun, play sports with friends, and explore an oasis in the middle of the bustling city.
This famously artsy neighborhood is one of New York City’s prime shopping districts. Explore the charming streets and hit all the best boutiques and designer outposts. Take a break for a bite in a street-side café.
Summer is not complete without a trip to the beach. New York offers a number of beaches to explore, boasting sun, sand, and the classic American boardwalk.
Enjoy a day at the ball-park with America’s favorite pastime. Cheer for the Yankees, explore the stadium, and munch on some peanuts and Cracker Jacks!