Spend summer in central New York City

Available: 19 June – 7 August 2016Pace University, Manhattan, New York USA

Ages: 14 – 18

Location: Manhattan Campus, Pace University, New York

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Embassy Summer in Manhattan, New York is located at ‘One Pace Plaza’, the Manhattan Campus of Pace University.

Spanning two whole blocks in the heart of New York’s financial district, the campus gives immediate access to the major attractions of one of the world’s greatest cities with iconic landmarks, parks and shops around every corner.Embassy Summer students enjoy a walking tour of New York - here on Broadway

The Park Plaza subway train station is just one-minute walk away from the campus – providing easy access to the rest of the city.


As with most American universities the residence is dormitory style with shared bedrooms. These may help students to form friendships whilst away from home. All dormitories have a central lounge and laundry facilities.

There are also limited number of rooms with a private “en-suite” bathroom.

Security: There is 24-hour security on site. Anyone with an emergency during the night should call the centre mobile number which will be given to all students on arrival.

FacilitiesNew York Manhattan summer school bedroom

  • Sports facilities: All sports activities are held at nearby parks. No swimming pool on site.
  • Dining Hall: There is a large and spacious food hall next to the residence. This is self-service and offers hot and cold meals, salads, fruits and desserts.
  • Common room: Every floor of the residential building has a television lounge and a non-television lounge. Drink and snack vending machines are available in the main lobby of the residential building.
  • Laundry: Laundry facilities are free of charge however detergent is not provided.
  • Email & Internet: There is free internet access at the computer room. Each room has ethernet ports for easy wired access.

Travel time to major airports and stations: †

Airport or Station Transfer time
John F. Kennedy International (JFK) 50 minutes
Newark International (EWR) 50 minutes
Activities*The grounds of Pace Manhattan University

Daytime activities

  • Sports: Mini-Olympics, Soccer and Baseball.
  • Non-sports: Treasure Hunt, American Idol contest.

Evening activities

  • International Night, Round-the-World quiz, Fashion Show, Movie Night, Disco, Arts and Drama.

* Examples of typical activities offered are shown


Included in the course price:enjoy walking trips around New York - here Central park

  • One full-day trip outside of New York City each week.
  • In addition to 5 local visits, within New York City.
  • Entrance is included – but travel is not. Students will need to purchase travel cards for trips within New York (cost from $29 each week)

Examples of typical included excursions:

Examples of typical optional excursions:

** Examples of typical excursions shown. Optional excursions require extra payment for travel and entrance

External links:

Local annual climate

Pace University website