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Embassy LIU Brooklyn Day Programme

New York Day Programme

Our centre is located on the city campus of Long Island University Brooklyn, just one subway stop from from Manhattan and a short walk to the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and the East River.
The breath-taking Manhattan skyline can be viewed from Brooklyn Heights and Promenade. The Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square and all the exciting attractions of Manhattan are all within easy reach on the subway.

Quick Facts

Location: Long Island University

Dates available: 21 Jun - 2 Aug

Ages: 12 – 17

Accommodation: Not included

Emergency Number: +1 212 497 8343

Living

  • This programme does NOT include accommodation. We recommend that parents book accommodation within easy reach of LIU Brooklyn

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included
 
 
 

Lunch

Two courses, 3 main course options including a vegetarian option.
Packed lunches (provided at weekend): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake.

 

Evening Meal

Not included

 
 

Snacks

Vending machines are located in the residence building for drinks and confectionery.

Facilities

  • Nearby park for games and activities
  • Communal lounges on each floor of the residence building
  • The residential buildings are close to teaching facilities and dining hall
  • Wi-Fi available throughout

Meals are served in large self-service dining hall in residence building.

Learning

  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week
  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Standard classrooms
  • Classrooms are located on campus
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

Arrival

Students will be welcomed upon arrival at the Embassy Summer office where they will register and get their room keys so that they can check in to their rooms.

 

Welcome

On the first day there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their days.

 

Activities

Activities are organised in between lessons and during afternoons. These activities could be on-site or near to the centre. These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, volleyball and basketball
  • Drama and performance activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops

Excursions and Trips

FULL-DAY

  • Coney Island: The original Brooklyn Beach theme park.
  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Students can take a ferry ride to Liberty Island and view this iconic statue. Visit Ellis Island the former gateway of millions of people who immigrated to the USA.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: Also known as ‘the Met’, this is one of the biggest and most important art museums in the world. Students also get to explore the Upper East Side.
  • Empire Outlets: NYC’s only outlet shopping destination with high-quality clothes and shoes from the biggest brands.
  • Macy’s 34th street: More shopping in what is known as ‘the world’s largest store’!

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • Bronx Zoo: The biggest city zoo in USA with over 650 species.
  • Madame Tussauds: Located in Times Square, this gives our students the possibility to ‘meet’ with the stars.
  • Broadway show: Students get to pick to see one of the shows available.
  • Guggenheim Museum: A world-famous art museum in a beautiful building.

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES

Extra

All Day Programmes start on a Monday and vary in length dependent on the centre. Some includes the full 7 days of the week, others 6 days (excluding Sundays) and the Malta programme for Juniors (8-13) include 5 days. Students will take part of lessons, have lunch at the centre and go on activities and excursions with the rest of the students. Below is a sample of the full summer programme.

 
The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.
WEEK 1/ 4MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun22/Jul13Jun23/Jul14Jun24/Jul15Jun25/Jul16Jun26/Jul17Jun27/Jul18Jun28/Jul19
MorningLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessons/ GraduationFull-Day excursion: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

Arrivals/ Departures 

Empire Outlets Shopping or Govenors Island or optional activity: Six Flags

AfternoonCentral Park South Tour & Columbus CircleWalking Tour of St Patricks Cathedral and 5th Ave & Trump Tower /Rockefeller Center or optional activity: Museum of Modern Art (Moma)Cable Car to Roosevelt IslandBrooklyn Bridge Walk & View City Hall/Temple CourtExplore DUMBO & Ferry to South Street Seaport

 

WEEK 2/ 5MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25Jul5/Jul26
MorningLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessons/ GraduationMetropolitan Museum of Art / Upper East Side

Arrivals / Departures

Macy’s 34th Street Shopping/ Park Slope with Sports in the Park or optional activity: Bronx Zoo with Zip Line or Rock Climbing

AfternoonExplore Central Park North with Belvedere Castle & ConservatoryExplore Empire State BuildingTour outside United Nations & Secrets of Grand Central Station Financial District walking tour & Oculus or optional activity: 911 Memorial Museum Walk the HighLine and Visit Hudson Yard & Vessel / or Chelsea Market 

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/ 6MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1Jul12/Aug2
MorningLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessons/ Graduation
Full Day Trip Coney Island Beach/
*Optional Luna Park Amusements
Welcome Arrivals
Afternoon
Tour Brooklyn
Heights
American Museum of Natural HistoryLincoln Center Bryant Park, & Visit NYC Library/ Rockefeller Center & 5th AveMuseum of Moving Images or GuggenhieimExplore DT Brooklyn or optional activity: Madame Tussauds / Broadway Show / Guggenheim-Museum Mile

 

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