REACH Community and Youth Agency, Inc

Summer Programs/About Our Trips & Trip Details

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ABOUT OUR TRIPS…

  • Trips are open to youth entering grade 6 through 12.
  • Trips are supervised by trained, adult staff.
  • Youth must be self-sufficient, function independently in a group setting of 10:1, and be able to follow all safety rules.
  • Payment-in-full is due at time of registration.
  • Special waivers are required for certain activities and must be completed by specified deadline or your trip may be cancelled.
  • Trips leave from the REACH CYA office at the Fran Greenspan Administration Center/Manasquan, 525 Half Hollow Road, Dix Hills. Travel is by school bus or van depending on the size of the trip. Trip size is determined by the activity and varies from 10 to 40 students.
  • Drop-off and Pick-up times are listed on the calendar. All trips leave 20-30 min. after the drop-off time. Return times are approximate. Do not arrive early—do not pick up late!
  • All trips are subject to minor changes. Unfilled trips are subject to cancellation and will be refunded.
  • Refunds will not be given unless our office receives notice of cancellation 7 days prior to trip and your spot can be filled. There is a $15 service fee for all cancellations.
  • Lunch is included on: Laser Tag, Archery, Just Escape, SimPlay, Pole Position, Horseback Riding, Gravity Vault, Hibachi & Movie. If the calendar indicates ice cream or ices, they are included. Please bring a bag meal for: Zip Line, Paddleboard & Kayak, Captree Fishing, All other trips have snack bars available. Extra $ is required.
  • Youth should always bring water and items listed in the trip details.
  • Scholarships are available for specific trips and are based on Free/Reduced Lunch eligibility. Please call the REACH CYA office for details.
  • REACH CYA is not responsible for lost/missing items.

TRIP DETAILS – JULY 2017

July 10 –  ZIP LINE AT LONG ISLAND ADVENTURE PARK $50. Drop off: 3:15pm, Pick up: 7:45pm.

Safety and harness instruction followed by zip lining and aerial adventures through the trees. Bring bagged lunch or snack, beverages, bug spray. Gloves are provided. Sneakers only. Long hair must be tied back. No jewelry.  RAIN OR SHINE!  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*  This trip is limited to 20 participants.

July 12 – LASER TAG AND DODGE BALL  $45 Drop off: 11:30pm, Pick up: 3:00pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED.  Youth will participate in games of laser tag and dodge ball. Includes pizza lunch and drinks.  Wear sneakers.  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED* This trip is limited to 40 participants.

July 13 – SPLISH SPLASH  $59. Drop off: 9:00am, Pick up: 5:00pm

Full day at Splish Splash. Bring towel, bathing suit, sunscreen, $ for food and lockers. No outside food is permitted in park. Cut-off jeans or bathing suits with metal are not allowed. Valuables should never be left unattended!  Lockers are available for $14 per day and can accommodate 2-3 people. Youth may use the park independently and are not required to stay with staff, however they must check in with staff at specified times and location. A staff member will always be available at the specified location throughout the day. RAIN OR SHINE. This trip is limited to 40 participants.

July 14 – ARCHERY & PIZZA & DAIRY QUEEN  $48  Drop off: 9:00am, Pick up: 1:30pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Brief instruction on range safety and proper bow handling, plus range time.  Includes bows, arrows, target, arm and finger protection. Pizza lunch and beverages included. Ice cream stop at Dairy Queen is included. Trip is limited to 40 participants.

July 17 – JUST ESCAPE  $52. Drop off: 9:30am, Pick up: 1:30pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Small groups will be locked in 5 fully themed rooms. A staff member will accompany each group. Participants are given 60 heart pounding minutes to solve the puzzles, find the clues, and escape the room.  Includes pizza lunch, beverage and Italian ice stop.   *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*  This trip is limited to 35 participants.

July 18 –  VIRTUAL REALITY SPORT SIMULATORS AND LUNCH AT SIMPLAY  $42.  Drop off:  10:00am   Pick up: 1:30pm

LUNCH INCLUDED. 2 hours of simulated sports play at Simplay in Hauppauge. Long Islands only simulated sports facility!  Students will have use of 5 simulators featuring various different sports. Sports options: Golf, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Dodgeball and Hockey.  Play your favorite sport or try them all. Includes pizza lunch, soda/water, Italian ice stop is included.  This trip is limited to 20 participants.

July 19 – POLE POSITION RACEWAY  $52. Drop off: 11:00am, Pick up:  2:30pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Electric, high performance indoor go carts. Includes 2 races (15 laps each) plus a $5 arcade game card. Pizza lunch and drinks included.  Minimum Height Requirements: Youth carts 48”, Adult carts 58″. Sneakers are required!! ABSOLUTELY NO FLIP FLOPS!  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED* This trip is limited to 40 participants.

July 21 –  I FLY TRAPEZE  $60. Drop off: 1:00pm, Pick up: 5:15pm

Located in Eisenhower Park. Includes 2 hours of instruction and “FLY” time. Instructors are qualified to teach all ages and levels. Ice cream stop is included.  **SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED** This trip is limited to 15 participants.

July 24 – PADDLEBOARD AND KAYAKING  $60. Drop off: 10:00am, Pick up: 2:00pm

Have fun with both paddleboards (SUPs) and kayaks as you explore Oyster Bay Harbor. Includes trained instructors from the Waterfront Center. Life jackets are provided. Bring a bag lunch, drink, towel, sunscreen, and eyeglass strap if necessary. This trip is limited to 20 participants.

July 25 – VOLUNTEER DAY– RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE  $5.  Drop of: 2:30pm  Pick up 6:30pm

Take a tour of Ronald McDonald House and bake treats for residents.  This is an excellent opportunity to earn 4 hours of community service credit.  This event is limited to 8 participants.

July 26 – HORSEBACK RIDING & APPLEBEES  $52. Drop off: 10:30am, Pick up: 2:15pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. 1 hour trail ride at Parkview Riding Stable, Central Islip, followed by lunch at Applebee’s.  Choose from Lunch Combo menu. Must wear long pants and sneakers to participate in this activity.  For a better fit it is suggested that you bring your own bicycle helmet.   A limited number of helmets are available at the horse stable.  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED* This trip is limited to 10 participants.

July 27 – ADVENTURELAND  $39  Drop off: 1:00pm, Pick up: 5:30pm

Trip includes bracelet for unlimited rides. Games and arcade are not included. Bring extra $ for snack bar and games. NO FLIP FLOPS!! Must wear sneakers. This trip is limited to 40 participants.

July 31 – CAPTREE FISHING  $35  Drop off: 12:45pm, Pick up: 5:45pm

3 hours of fishing on the Captain Whittaker out of Captree State Park. Poles and Bait are provided. Bring bag lunch, drinks, sunscreen, $ for snacks. RAIN OR SHINE! This trip is limited to 20 participants.

TRIP DETAILS – AUGUST 2017

August 1 –  ROCKCLIMBING at THE GRAVITY VAULT-MELVILLE  $58. Drop off: 11:15am, Pick up: 3:00pm.

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Trip includes two hours of indoor climbing includes harness equipment and belayers.  This activity is facilitated by instructors. Includes pizza lunch, beverage. Italian ice stop is included. Wear sneakers or climbing shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS.  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED* This trip is limited to 40 participants.

August 2 – SPLISH SPLASH  $59. Drop off: 9:00am, Pick up: 5:00pm

Full day at Splish Splash. Bring towel, bathing suit, sunscreen, $ for food and lockers. No outside food is permitted in park. Cut-off jeans or bathing suits with metal are not allowed. Valuables should never be left unattended! Lockers are available for $14 per day and can accommodate 2-3 people. Youth may use the park independently and are not required to stay with staff, however they must check in with staff at specified times and location. A staff member will always be available at the specified location throughout the day. RAIN OR SHINE. This trip is limited to 40 participants.

August 4-  I FLY TRAPEZE $60. Drop off: 1:00pm, Pick up: 5:15pm

Located in Eisenhower Park. Includes 2 hours of instruction and “FLY” time. Instructors are qualified to teach all ages and levels. Ice cream stop is included.  **SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED** This trip is limited to 15 participants.

August 7 –  ZIP LINE AT LONG ISLAND ADVENTURE PARK $50. Drop off: 3:15pm, Pick up: 7:45pm.

Safety and harness instruction followed by zip lining and aerial adventures through the trees. Bring bagged lunch or snack, beverages, bug spray. Gloves are provided. Sneakers only. Long hair must be tied back. No jewelry.  RAIN OR SHINE!  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*  This trip is limited to 20 participants.

August 8 – HORSEBACK RIDING & APPLEBEES  $52. Drop off: 10:30am, Pick up: 2:15pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. 1 hour trail ride at Parkview Riding Stable, Central Islip, followed by lunch at Applebee’s.  Choose from Lunch Combo menu. Must wear long pants and sneakers to participate in this activity.  For a better fit it is suggested that you bring your own bicycle helmet.    A limited number of helmets are available at the horse stable.  *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED* This trip is limited to 10 participants.

August 9 – GO CARTS, MINI GOLF and more.  $39. Drop off: 10:00am, Pick up: 2:45pm

Unlimited use of go carts, mini golf, driving range and batting cage at Country Fair Entertainment Park. NEW this year Spin Bumper Cars. You must be 55″ to ride the go carts.  NO FLIP FLOPS!!  Bring $ for lunch, snacks, drinks or game tokens. This trip is limited to 40 participants.

August 11 – HIBACHI LUNCH & MOVIE  $40. Drop off: 11:00am, Pick up: 4:00pm

Hibachi lunch at Gasho of Japan. Menu: soup, vegetables, hibachi rice, chicken and steak combo, soda and ice cream.  No substitutions or special orders except for vegetables only. Followed by a movie (included). Theater and movie will be determined after theater schedules are posted. This trip is limited to 20 participants.

August 14, 15, 16, 17 – DRAMA SKILLS  $25  Drop off: 10:00am, Pick up 12:00pm

A four day interactive workshop for theatrically inclined middle and high school youth.  Develop acting and improv skills and end with a performance! Great for beginners and those with experience. Taught by a theater professional. Snacks and drinks are provided. This program is limited to 16 participants. Returning students are welcome!

August  21, 22, 23, 24 – FUTURE LEADERS CLINIC  $25  Drop off: 10:00am, Pick up: 12:00pm

For students entering grade 7-10. This four day training consists of fun activities that are designed to help enhance communication, problem solving and team building skills.  Daily service projects will help youth experience the awesome feelings of empathy, responsibility and citizenship.  Students will also earn 6 hours of community service credit.  Snacks and drinks are provided. This program is limited to 16 participants. *For new participants only! This clinic is not open to students who have previously participated.

Administrative Office
Manasquan School 525 Half Hollow Road Dix Hills, NY 11746
Phone: (631) 549-9417 Fax: (631) 549-1272 email: reachcyainc@aol.com

Teen Recreation Center
Old Farms School Calvert Avenue Commack, NY 11725
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