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New York – Ages 14-19

New York at the City College of New York and Barnard College

Founded in 1847, the City College of New York (CCNY) is the oldest college of the City University of New York. Barnard College is affiliated with Columbia University and located in the Upper West Side of vibrant Manhattan. Together, they offer students a real taste of the Big Apple.

CCNY offers an attractive campus in Manhattan, with a mix of old Gothic architecture and modern facilities. Students stay in apartment-style bedrooms in a comfortable residence.

Classes and meals are at the prestigious Barnard College which is just a short bus-ride away. Close to the main attractions of New York, this centre is ideal for those looking for a real city experience. As part of our lively and varied social programme, The school’s staff will accompany students on the famous subway to travel around the city like true New Yorkers.

2 weeks course

From 23 June to 11 August 2019

Package includes

  • 20 lessons of General English per week in multinational classes
  • Full Board Residential Accommodation  on campus in single and twin rooms
  • Activity Programme with afternoon and  evening activities
  • 2 full day trips per week.
  • 3 half day excursions per week
  • All course books and materials
  • Leaving Certificate
  •  24 hour care good supervision and high level of security
  • Travel and Medical insurance.

 

2 WEEKS – USD$ 4,160

 

Please contact us directly if you are interested in buying this course. This course is also available for younger students. Please contact us for details.

If you are booking a residential course after 31st March, please contact us  to check availability of places before booking online.

If you need a VISA, please contact us  before booking online

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Excursions include:

 

  • Six Flags Amusement Park
  • Yale & New Haven
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Empire State Building
  • Philadelphia

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ARRIVAL  AND DEPARTURES

All arrivals and departures should be on Sundays. If students wish to arrive or depart on a Saturday, one way supplementary fees will be charged. Saturday arrivals and departures are arranged subject to availability. Please let us know in advance so we can arrange suitable airport transfers .

Please note: Courses run from Sunday to Sunday. All prices are based on arrivals and departures on Sundays. Arrival and departure on other days is only available at limited centres and is subject to availability. Non-Sunday arrival or departure will incur a supplementary charge of £100 or US/Can$200 in addition to the extra night charge, available on request.

Unaccompanied Minors: Any student travelling as an Unaccompanied Minor (UM) must pay our UM fee of £50/US$100/Can$100 per single journey

Airport bus transfer: The school is now able to offer a bus transfer service from certain airports. Students will travel with other students, and adult supervision, on a dedicated minibus that will leave the airport at 4pm each Sunday while the course runs. It will leave the centre at 10am every Sunday to return to the airport. This option may be subject to availability.

 

MEALS

All meals are provided in the large, comfortable cafeterias on campus except on excursions when a packed-lunch is given to all students. Wholesome and varied food is served and special dietary requirements can be catered for. Please advise us at the time of enrolment if a student has any special dietary requirements. Please contact us for a sample menu.

 

BREAKAGE MEDICAL DEPOSITS AND GUARDIANSHIP FEES

Breakages and Medical Deposits: Please note that a deposit of £80 (Cambridge, London, Nottingham and Southampton), US$100 (Florida, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco) and CAN$100 (Toronto and Vancouver) or equivalent sum in Euros is payable in cash on arrival, and will be collected from all students on the first day of their course.

The breakages deposit will be returned to students with a deduction made if any for loss of keys and/or personal damage to any property of the school has occurred.

Students studying the US and Canada are also requested to pay a refundable deposit of US/CAN$100 to cover the insurance excess payable for any medical expenses in the event that the student is ill and requires treatment.

Please note that a guardianship fee of CAD$100.00 is payable on all junior courses in Toronto and Vancouver.

 

RULES FOR STUDENTS

Students must follow the law of the land, which means  that

no student can buy alcohol (it is illegal to buy alcohol in the USA if you are under the age of 21):

 no student can buy cigarettes/tobacco (it is illegal to buy cigarettes/tobacco in the USA if you are under the age of 18):

The use of alcohol and drugs is strictly forbidden and will not be tolerated under any circumstances. Students found to be in possession of alcohol or drugs may be reported to the police and their course terminated. No smoking is permitted while on the course.  This applies to all students.

Students are expected to keep their bedrooms tidy and put their litter in bins provided.  Students are not permitted to leave the campus unsupervised.

The school reserves the right to terminate without notice the course of any student who persistently misconducts him/herself during the programme, or who fails to meet the attendance requirements of the course. There is no refund of fees to students whose courses are terminated in this way.

 

WHAT TO BRING

Students should bring summer clothes as well as waterproof jackets, swimwear, trainers (sports shoes) for outside usage, white -soled sports shoes for use in the sports hall, and a towel.. Students should also bring, an alarm clock and hairdryer if needed. Students should remember to bring an adaptor for their mobile phone charger and other electrical items. We advise that students do not bring valuable items such as expensive watches, jewellery, valuable electronic items, expensive cameras etc.

However, valuables and items such as passports and airline tickets can be handed over to the school staff for safe keeping. The school cannot accept responsibility for the loss of items or money unless given to them for safe keeping.

 

ACTIVITY PROGRAMMES

All Residential courses include a comprehensive Activity Programme of excursions, sports and activities – Full activity programme every afternoon and evening, including a variety of sports and other activities

One full-day and one half-day excursions per week. The school reserves the right to cancel or to offer substitute activities on the optional activities programmes in the event of fewer than 10 students opting for any individual activity

 

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