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New York
Ramapo College

Two weeks – July / August 2019
01/07 \ 15/07
05/07 \ 19/07
19/07 \ 02/08
01/08 \ 15/08
Ages: 13/17 years

Ramapo College of New Jersey This university has a good reputation in the Northeast of the United States. Its guests have access to many modern and comfortable facilities. The centre was recently inspected by the New Jersey Department of Health and was awarded the ‘Certificate of Approval- Youth Camp Safety Act’ (n.22541) assuring high safety standards for our students.

 

Accommodation College – Modern residence halls feature all air-conditioned, suite-style accommodations, along with common living rooms. Modern halls of residence with air-conditioning. Common living rooms. All suites are single or double bedrooms with a 2:1 or 4:1 bathroom ratio and feature refrigerators and microwaves. Full board featuring an All-American menues and served all-you-care-to-eat style. Full board, ‘all-American’ menus.

 

Facilities The campus offers sports facilities: swimming pool, beach volleyball, basketball, tennis and table tennis.

 

Available services:

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The language course includes 30 hours of tuition in two weeks* with an average of 15 hours per week, by qualified English speaking teachers, with an entry test and a final certificate. On their first day students will be tested and assessed in order to be properly assigned to their language course – courses range from elementary to advanced level**.

Student’s follow a topic based syllabus and will take part in tasks that are designed to improve their spoken communication. Maximum 15 students per class.

*Students may study for up to eight hours a day at this campus
**Subject to student numbers

Top Programme

1. Activity Leaders throughout the stay.
2. 20 English lessons per week – Usually 15 hours of tuition per week.
3. Four full-day excursions to Manhattan by private bus and support of mother
tongue staff:
• Times Square Tour.
• Central Park: Strawberry Fields & Imagine Memorial; Brooklyn Bridge; MET Museum
(entrance included).
• Liberty Island & Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty (ferry ticket included): 9/11 Memorial.
• Shopping at MACY’S: Herald Square and Madison Square Garden.
4. One half-day excursion to Ramapo Valley County Reservation with support of
mother tongue staff:
• Nature hike and walking tour.
5. American Experience
• Western Barbecue Dinner
• Graduation Ceremony
6. Sport and Leisure:
Welcome Party x1, Disco Night (Glow with show, Reverse Party, Farwell Party) x3,
The Amazing Race x1, Karaoke Night x2, Movie Night x2, Talent Show x1, Olympic Games x1, session of sports x4.

Top Plus Programme

1. Activity Leaders throughout the stay.
2. 20 English lessons per week – Usually 15 hours of tuition per week.
3. Six full-day excursions to Manhattan by private bus and support of mother
tongue staff:
• Times Square Tour.
• Central Park: Strawberry Fields & Imagine Memorial; Brooklyn Bridge; MET Museum
(entrance included).
• Liberty Island & Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty (ferry ticket included): 9/11 Memorial.
• Shopping at MACY’S: Herald Square and Madison Square Garden; Empire State
Building (admission included).
• Grand Central Terminal & Fifth Avenue.
• Chelsea & The High Line; Greenwich Village & Washington Square Park.
4. One half-day excursion by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
• Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.
5. MiniBreak (two days/one night) in Baltimore & Washington D.C. in hotel/
university residence in standard accommodation and half board:
• Philadelphia: Independence Mall and Rocky Steps.
• Baltimore: Inner Harbour & Fort McHenry National Monument.
• Washington D.C.: The White House; Capital Building, Smithsonian Museum,
Washington Monument, WWII, Vietnam & Lincoln Memorials.
6. Hard Rock Cafe dinner in New York.
7. Musical in Manhattan.
8. American Experience
• Western Barbecue Dinner
• Graduation Ceremony
9. Sport and Leisure:
• Welcome Party x1, Disco Night (Glow with show, Reverse Party, Farwell Party) x3,
The Amazing Race x1, Karaoke Night x2, Movie Night x2, Talent Show x1, Olympic Games x1, session of sports x2.

Extras

– Basket Academy
– Dance Academy

For details about costs please see Rates page (password required).

*The programme is subject to change.