SUMMER PROGRAMS

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SUMMER TRIP ODDS & ENDS – 2023

  • ABOUT OUR TRIPS…

    Trips are open to Commack and Half Hollow Hills 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 Horseback Riding, I Fly Trapeze, Go Carts @RPM, Urban Air, Zip Line, Kayak & Paddleboard, Gravity Vault, and All Sportz, and must be completed by specified deadline or your trip may be cancelled. (download special waiver)

    Trip size is determined by the activity and varies from 10-40 students.

    Drop-off and Pick-up times are listed on the calendar. PLEASE Do not arrive early—do not pick up late!

    All participants must depart and return as a group on van and bus trips.

    All trips are subject to minor changes.

    Unfilled trips are subject to cancellation and will be refunded.

    Lunch and Ices are included only where noted. Bring $ for snack or lunch when it is not included.

    Please bring a bag meal for: I Fly, Captree Fishing, Zip Line , and Kayak & Paddleboard.

    Youth should always bring water and items listed in the trip details.

    REACH CYA is not responsible for lost/missing items.

    Refund Policy:

    Refunds will not be given unless office receives notice of cancellation one week prior to trip and space can be filled. $10 service fee for all cancellations. NO EXCEPTIONS!

    Inclement Weather: Parents will be notified if a trip is cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Trips will not be rescheduled. If REACH cancels a trip a refund will be issued. Many outdoor venues do not close during inclement weather and refunds cannot be issued.

TRIP DETAILS – 2023

  • JULY 6, 2023 – ESCAPE ROOM @ PUZZLE BREAK WITH LUNCH & ICES $52 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 11:15AM Pick up @REACH CYA: 3:00pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Participants are given 60 heart pounding minutes to solve the puzzles, find the clues, and escape the room. Includes pizza lunch and beverage, party room with trivia, board games and Wii. Stop for Italian ices ($7 limit) is included. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided.

  • JULY 7, 2023 – HORSEBACK RIDING $68 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 10:45AM Pick up @REACH CYA: 2:00pm

Bring $ for lunch. Trip includes 1 hour trail ride at Parkview Riding Stable, Central Islip and fast food lunch stop. Must wear long pants and sneakers to participate in this activity. A limited number of helmets are available at the horse stable. For a better fit it is suggested that you bring your own bicycle helmet* This trip is limited to 12 participants. Van transportation is provided. *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*

  • JULY 10, 2023 – TOP GOLF & LUNCH $37 (BUS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 10:00AM Pick up @REACH CYA: 1:30pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED.
A fun, high-tech golf driving range experience. Clubs are provided. Includes : Two Hours of game play, golf club. Lunch includes turkey sandwich, chips, cookie, beverages. Trip is limited to 40 participants. Bus Transportation is provided.

  • JULY 11, 2023 – DAVE AND BUSTERS & LUNCH $62 (BUS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 10:30am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 3:00pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Includes: $25 Youth Playoff Power Cards plus unlimited video game play. Lunch buffet includes bar burgers, pizza bites, chicken bites, mac & cheese, fries, sodas. Trip is limited to 40 participants. Bus transportation is provided.

  • JULY 12, 2023 – I FLY TRAPEZE SCHOOL $69 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 11:30am, Pick up @ REACH CYA:3:00pm

Bring bag lunch, drinks, sunscreen. Located in Eisenhower Park. Includes 2 hours of instruction and “FLY” time. Instructors are qualified to teach all ages and levels. Includes Ices ($7 limit) after activity. This trip is limited to 14 participants. Van transportation is provided. **SPECIAL ONLINE WAIVER FORM REQUIRED**

JULY 14, 2023 – GO CARTS @RPM RACEWAY RACEWAY $58 (NO TRANSPORTATION)

Drop off @ RPM: 11:45am, Pick up @ RPM:2:45pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Electric, high performance indoor go carts. Includes Head Sock, 2 races (15 laps each) mini bowl plus a $5 arcade game card (no prize redemption), head sock, 2 slices of pizza and soft drinks. Minimum Height Requirements: Youth carts 48”, Adult carts 58″. Sneakers are required!! ABSOLUTELY NO FLIP FLOPS! This trip is limited to 40 participants. *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*

Directions to RPM Raceway, 40 Daniel St, Farmingdale, NY 11735

  • JULY 17, 2023 – URBAN AIR INDOOR ADVENTURE & LUNCH $53 (BUS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 11:15am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 3:30pm

PIZZA LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Platinum package includes full access to park. Virtual reality, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, Sky Rider, ropes courses, trampolines, climbing walls, warrior course, and more. This trip is limited to 40 participants. Bus transportation is provided. *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*

  • JULY 18, 2023 – CAPTREE FISHING $55 (BUS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 12:45pm, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 5:45pm

Bring bag lunch, drinks, sunscreen, $ for snacks. 3 hours of fishing on the Captain Whittaker out of Captree State Park. Poles and Bait are provided. RAIN OR SHINE! This trip is limited to 40 participants. Bus transportation is provided.

  • JULY 19, 2023 – RETRO ARCADE & SMITH HAVEN MALL $20 (2 VANS)

Drop off @REACH CYA: 9:45am, Pick up @REACH CYA: 2:30pm

Bring $ for lunch and shopping. Game On Retro Arcade at the Smith Haven Mall. Boasts nearly 100 vintage video game consoles. All the classics are accounted for, from X-Men to Pac-Man and from Tekken to Tetris-even pinball! Enjoy 2 hours of unlimited play in Arcade plus an additional 1.5 hours to stroll around the Mall and eat lunch in the Food Court. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided.

  • JULY 20, 2023 – ZIP LINE @ LONG ISLAND ADVENTURE PARK $59 (NO TRANSPORTATION)

Drop off @ LI Adventure Park: 1:30pm, Pick up @ LI Adventure Park: 5:30pm

Bring bagged snack/meal & beverages. Safety and harness instruction followed by zip lining and aerial adventures through the trees. Bring bug spray and gloves (***see below). Sneakers only. Long hair must be tied back. No jewelry. *** Protective gloves: We HIGHLY recommend that you wear protective gloves when climbing at the park. You are welcome to bring your own protective gloves or you may purchase from their retail store ($7.50-$20, pending availability). RAIN OR SHINE! This trip is limited to 35 participants. **SPECIAL ONLINE WAIVER FORM REQUIRED

Directions to Adventure Park LI, Wheatley Heights 75 Colonial Springs Rd Gate #3, Wheatley Heights, NY 11798

  • JULY 21, 2023 –SPORT SIMULATORS AT SIMPLAY WITH LUNCH & ICES $44 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 10:30am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 2:30pm

LUNCH & ICES INCLUDED. 2 hours of virtual reality simulated sports play at Simplay in Hauppauge. Long Island’s only simulated sports facility! Students will have use of 6 simulators featuring various sports. Sports options: Golf, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Dodgeball and Hockey. Play your favorite sport or try them all. Includes lunch where they can choose from menu consisting of 2 Pulled Pork or Chicken Sliders with chips, Baked Mac and Cheese w/ toasted pretzel crust, 2 Hot Dogs w/ chips or 2 Cheeseburger Sliders with chips. Stop for Italian ices ($7 limit) is included. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided.

  • JULY 24, 2023 – KAYAKING AND PADDLEBOARD & ICES $71 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 11:30am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 4:00pm

Bring bag lunch, drinks, sunscreen, towel, and eyeglass strap if necessary. Have fun with both paddleboards (SUPs) and kayaks at the WaterFront Center as you explore Oyster Bay Harbor. Includes trained instructors from the Waterfront Center. Life jackets are provided. Trip includes a stop for Ices ($7 limit) on the way home. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided,. **SPECIAL ONLINE WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*

  • JULY 25, 2023 – GRAFFITI T-SHIRT @ GRAFF LAB STUDIO & ICES $52 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 1:00Pm, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 4:30pm

Express yourself by creating a fun T-shirt using studio paint tools. Staff will offer instruction from layout & design to the last drop of paint. Trip includes a stop for ices ($7 limit) on the way to the studio. This trip is limited to 20 participants.

  • JULY 27, 2023 – GRAVITY VAULT $38 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 10:00am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 2:00pm

INDOOR ROCK CLIMBING: Supervised climb & instruction at Gravity Vault in Melville. Wear sneakers. Bring $ for lunch – trip includes a fast-food lunch stop. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided. *SPECIAL WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*

  • JULY 28, 2023 – GO CARTS, SPIN CARS & MINI GOLF @ COUNTRY FAIR. $55 (BUS)

Drop off @REACH CYA: 12:00pm, Pick up @REACH CYA: 4:30pm

Bring $ for snacks, drinks or game tokens. Unlimited use of go carts, mini golf, spin bumper cars and batting cage at Country Fair Entertainment Park. You must be 55″ to ride the go carts. NO FLIP FLOPS!! We encourage youth to eat lunch prior to trip due to long lines at snack bar. This trip is limited to 40 participants. Bus transportation is provided.

  • July 31, 2023 – TIKI ACTION PARK & LUNCH @ BURGER KING $37 (2 VANS)

Drop off @REACH CYA: 11:45am, Pick up @REACH CYA: 3:45pm

Burger King Lunch is provided ($10 limit). Action Park includes 1 round of mini golf, 2 go cart races and 20 arcade tokens. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided.

  • AUGUST 1, 2023 – ALL SPORTZ & PIZZA & ICES $57 (2 VANS)

Drop off @REACH CYA: 1:30pm, Pick up @REACH CYA: 5:00pm

LUNCH IS PROVIDED. 1.5 hours of sports action at multi-sports center. The group will play 3 sports: Volleyball, Gaga Ball, and Zombie Tag. Pizza and drinks and arcade tokens are included. Trip includes a stop for Ices ($7 limit) on the way home. Activity is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided. **SPECIAL ONLINE WAIVER FORM REQUIRED*

  • AUGUST 2, 2023 – PIZZA BAKING @ CELEBRATIONS IN THE KITCHEN $42 (2 VANS)

Drop off @ REACH CYA: 11:45am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 3:45pm

LUNCH IS INCLUDED. Each youth will create two pizzas in a professional, working kitchen. Create, bake and eat a personal neapolitan pizza. Then create, decorate and bake a cookie pizza to take home. Trip includes a 1 hour visit to Broadway Commons Mall. Bring $ for shopping or snacks at the mall. This trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided.

  • AUGUST 3, 2023 – ADVENTURELAND $42 (NO TRANSPORTATION)

Drop off @ Adventureland: 12:45am, Pick up @ Adventureland: 5:00pm

Trip includes unlimited ride bracelet. Games and arcade are not included. Bring extra $ for snack bar and games. NO FLIP FLOPS!! Must wear sneakers. This trip is limited to 25 participants.

Drop Off and Pick Up will be in the back parking lot – Our staff will meet participants by the ticket booth.

Directions to Adventureland 2245 Broad Hollow Road (RT. 110), Farmingdale, NY 11735

  • AUGUST 4, 2023 – HIBACHI LUNCH & MOVIE $45 (2 VANS)

Drop Off @ REACH CYA: 11:15am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 4:00pm

LUNCH & MOVIE ARE INCLUDED. Lunch at ZaZa’s includes Hibachi chicken or vegetables, rice, soup, soda. No substitutions. Movie selection will be determined at a later date. Trip is limited to 20 participants. Van transportation is provided.

  • AUGUST 7TH & 8TH, 2023 – PEER SUPPORTER TRAINING $15

Drop Off @ REACH CYA: 10:00am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 12:30pm

SNACK PROVIDED: Peer Supporter Training for incoming 8th-12 graders. Develop active listening & problem solving skills and gain knowledge of community resources to help provide assistance to peers. Participants will earn 5 Hours of Community Service credit. Training will take place at REACH CYA offices. Activity is limited to 16 participants.

  • AUGUST 9TH, 10TH, & 11TH 2023 – 3 DAY COMMUNITY SERVICE EXPERIENCE #1 –$30

Drop Off @ REACH CYA: 10:00am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 12:30pm

SNACK PROVIDED:3 Day Community Service program will include fun and creative community service projects for youth. Participants will earn 7.5 hours of Community Service Credit. Program will take place at REACH CYA office. Snack is included. This activity is limited to 16 participants. Limit: One 3-Day Community Service Experience per student.

AUGUST 15TH, 16TH & 17TH, 2023 3 DAY COMMUNITY SERVICE EXPERIENCE #2- $30

Drop Off @ REACH CYA: 10:00am, Pick up @ REACH CYA: 12:30pm

SNACK PROVIDED:3 Day Community Service program will include fun and creative community service projects for youth. Participants will earn 7.5 hours of Community Service Credit. Program will take place at REACH CYA office. Snack is included. This activity is limited to 16 participants. Limit: One 3-Day Community Service Experience per student.

summer trip faqs

We want our trips to be fun experiences for all youth. Please choose trips carefully!

Please call our office @ (631) 549-9417 prior to registration if you have any questions

Who can attend REACH CYA summer trips?

  • Trips are open to youth entering grade 6 through 12 from Commack and Half Hollow Hills.
  • Youth must be self-sufficient, able to function independently, and follow all safety rules.

How are trips supervised?

  • Trips are supervised by trained, adult staff. Staff/Youth ratio is approx. 1:10.
  • Youth must check-in with staff immediately upon arrival, and check-out before departing.
  • Staff are responsible for supervising the group as a whole and are not assigned to individual students or sub-groups.
  • In open venues, such as Adventureland, youth have the freedom to walk around independently. They are informed where some staff members will be stationed in case they are needed while other staff are constantly patrolling the park .
  • Youth are issued a wrist band to wear on each trip. Wrist bands not only help identify members of our group, but also contain our office phone number for youth to call in case of emergency.

Where do trips leave from?

  • When traveling by van or bus, trips leave from the REACH CYA office at the Fran Greenspan Administration Building, 525 Half Hollow Road, Dix Hills.
  • Please note: Transportation is not provided on three of our trips as noted (RPM Go Carts, Zip Line @ LI Adventure Park & Adventureland).

Can I drop-off or pick-up my child from the venue instead of taking the van or bus?

  • No. All participants must depart and return as a group on all van and bus trips.

What time should I drop-off my child?

  • Please follow the times listed on the calendar. Do not drop-off early or pick-up late. Anyone arriving before Drop-off time must remain in their car until trip time.

How does the Wait List work?

  • If a trip is sold-out you will not be able to select it online.
  • Please contact our office by phone (631-549-9417) or email (info@reachcya.org) and request to be placed on a wait list for your desired trips.
  • You will not be charged until a spot becomes available.
  • Spots often become available, and we will call from the wait list in the order your request was received. If we call and do not get a response within the specified amount of time, we will move on to the next person on the wait list.

Is lunch included?

  • Lunch and/or ices are included only where noted. Please read the individual trip details for information regarding when youth should bring money for lunch/snacks or when a bag lunch is required.

What happens if it’s raining?

  • Trips will not be rescheduled.
  • If REACH cancels a trip a refund will be issued.
  • Many outdoor venues operate rain or shine and do not close unless it is severe weather. If the venue stays open refunds cannot be issued.

What are the Waiver Forms?

  • Many of the venues we visit require families to sign an additional waiver form.
  • Forms will be emailed to you after registration.
  • Waiver forms must be completed by the date specified or your trip may be cancelled.

Will I get a refund if I cancel a trip?

  • Our trip prices are based on full attendance and many of our trips are pre-paid. To receive a refund, our office must receive notice of cancellation one week prior to the trip and your spot must be filled.
  • There is a $10 service fee for all cancellations.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes. Please email or call the office for more information.

Please call or email our office if you have additional questions!
631-549-9417 / info@reachcya.org