Project Description

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.

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Quick facts

Location: Long Island University

Dates available: 18 Jun – 30 Jul

Ages: 12 – 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: Standard twin rooms & adjoining triple or quad rooms with shared en-suites
Emergency Number: +1 212 497 8343


  • Our dorms are located on campus in Conolly Hall.
  • Standard twin and and triple/quad ensuites rooms. Laundry soap available on site for a small fee
  • Each room is furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Laundry available in both residence buildings, $1.50 for cleaning and $1.50 for drying
  • The communal facilities are cleaned daily
  • All rooms have air-conditioning and linen changed weekly
  • Deposit of $100 required upon arrival, replacement of lost room key $20
  • Towel and washcloth are provided
  • Students are responsible to keep their rooms clean and tidy, bathrooms are cleaned daily

Dining & facilities


Both cooked and continental, which might include pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee and toast.


A selection of main dishes, including vegetarian and gluten free options.
Packed lunches (provided at weekend)

Evening Meal

A selection of main dishes, including vegetarian and gluten free options.


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


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


  • 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


  • 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 17 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



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.


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 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, volleyball and basketball
  • Evening activities Evenings in the City, Dance Parties, Karaoke Night, Sports Night, Ice Cream Social w/ Team Building

Excursions and Trips

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.

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’!.

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.

Six Flags Amusement & The Edge: offer exciting adventures

Other optional activities: include checking out a Broadway Show or an afternoon at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum or a day at the Bronx Zoo, the largest city zoo in the USA, boasting over 650 species.

3 Week Sample Programmes


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 American Museum of Natural History and Coney Island.

Students will receive their own weekly subway card and we travel on the NY Metro Subway system. We may on a rare occasion use a coach for transportation.

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.