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Embassy LIU Brooklyn

New York
Quick Facts
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.
Location: 
Long Island University
Dates available : 
21 Jun - 2 Aug
Ages: 
12 – 17
Accommodation: 
Standard triple rooms / adjoining twin or triple room with shared en-suites / Quad en-suite rooms
Emergency Number: 
+1 212 497 8343

Living
Rooms are located in two residence buildings, Conolly Hall and Hoyt. Hoyt residence is located a short walk from the central LIU Brooklyn campus
Standard triple rooms (Conolly Hall)
Adjoining twin/triple rooms with shared en-suite (Conolly Hall)
Quad en-suite rooms (Hoyt Halls)
The en-suite rooms have a bathroom ratio of 1:4 and all standard rooms have a shared bathroom ratio of 1:12
Each room is furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair
Laundry available in both residence buildings
The communal facilities are cleaned daily
Meals are served in a large self-service canteen
All rooms have air-conditioning
Deposit of $100 required upon arrival, replacement of lost room key $20
Food Options
Breakfast: 
Both cooked and continental, which might include pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee and toast.
 
 
 
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: 
Two courses, 3 main course options including a vegetarian and halal option.
 
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
Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
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 office where they will register and get their room keys so that they can check in to their rooms.
 
Welcome: 
On the first evening 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 stay.
 
Activities: 
Activities are organised in between lessons and during evenings. 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
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show, team games and Manhattan by night walking tours

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
Each 14-night stay will include a total of 12 local accompanied visits to New York with visits/activities and 2 full-day excursions to major tourist attractions such as The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Coney Island. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.
 
Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.
 
The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.
 WEEK 1/4 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 MorningWelcome ArrivalsLessonsLessons Lessons LessonsLessons/ GraduationFull-Day excursion: Statue of Liberty and Elliis Island Tour
 Afternoon
Explore DT Brooklyn or optional activity: Madame Tussauds/Broadway Show/ Guggenheim-Museum Mile
Central Park South Tour & Coulumbus Circle
Walking Tour of St Patricks Cathedral and 5th Ave & Trump Tower /Rockefeller Center or optional activity: Museum of Modern Art (Moma)
Cable Car to Roosevelt Island
Brooklyn Bridge Walk & View City Hall/Temple Court
Explore DUMBO & Ferry to South Street Seaport
Full-Day excursion: Statue of Liberty and Elliis Island Tour 
 EveningWelcome Party & On Site SocialTour of Times Square 
Sports in Park/ Arts & Crafts/Trashion Fashion
 

Visit Little Italy and Chinatown with supper in the City
 
Sports in Park / KaraokeGreenwich Village / Washington Sq Park
Scavangerhunt with LIC Gantry Plaza State Park

 

 WEEK 2/5 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 Morning
Empire Outlets Shopping or Govenors Island or optional activity: Six Flags
LessonsLessons Lessons LessonsLessons/ Graduation 
Metropolitan Museum of Art / Upper East Side
 AfternoonEmpire Outlets Shopping or Govenors Island or optional activity: Six Flags
Explre Central Park North with Belvedere Castle & Conservatory
Explore Empire State Building
Tour outside United Nations & Secrets of Grand Central Station
 
Financial District walking tour & Occulus or optional activity: 911 Memorial Museum 
Walk the HighLine and Visit Hudson Yard & Vessel / or Chelsea Market
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art / Upper East Side
 Evening
Welcome Party &
Onsite Social
Tour of Williamsburg and the Wiiliamsburg Bridge Sports in Park or Onsite Activity Club Supper in the City: Brookfield Place, Hudson Eats & Hudson River Park 
Sports in the Parks/ Movie Night/Fashion in the City
NYC Dance Party 
Staten Island 4th of July Baseball Game/5 Manhattan Bridge Walk Under the Stars

 

 WEEK 3/6 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 Morning
Macy’s 34th Street Shopping/ Park Slope with Sports in the Park or optional activity: Bronx Zoo with Zip Line or Rock Climbing
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessons/ Graduation 
Full Day Trip Coney Island Beach/
*Optional Luna Park Amusements
 AfternoonMacy’s 34th Street Shopping/ Park Slope with Sports in the Park or optional activity: Bronx Zoo with Zip Line or Rock Climbing
Tour Brooklyn
Heights
American Museum of Natural HistoryLincoln Center 
Bryant Park, & Visit NYC Library/ Rockefeller Center & 5th Ave
Museum of Moving Images or Guggenhieim
Full Day Trip Coney Island Beach/
*Optional Luna Park Amusements
 EveningWelcome Party &
Onsite Social 
Tour SoHo
Scavangerhunt
Sports in Park, Arts & Crafts/Fashion in the City Supper in the City at Union Square & ShoppingSports in the Park, Egg Drop with International Quiz NYC Dance Party/ Karaoke Party 
Staten Island Ferry at Night & View iconi SOL/ Staten Island BaseBall Game

 

STUDENT WELFARE
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy Summer centres so you can rest assured students are well looked after. Members of staff are available 24 hours a day.
Student Services:
Our student support staff can help you with:
Accommodation
Airport transfers
Information about local services
Assistance with individual and personal problems
Emergency contact
Medical
If a student needs medical attention an Embassy staff member will help make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group. All costs have to be paid by the student. Students must have written consent from their parent or guardian for any medical treatment to be administered.
 
LOCAL HOSPITAL
Brooklyn Hospital, 121 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY, Tel: +1 718 250 8000
 
INSURANCE
Health insurance is required in the US. If a student does not have insurance, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
 
SAFE
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits.
In Case of Emergency
A 24 hour emergency telephone number is available all summer:
+1 212 497 8343
Office Address
Embassy Summer Schools
c/o LIU Brooklyn
Conolly Hall
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn NY 11201