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NEW YORK CITY

UPCOMING COURSES

Arts & Entertainment:

Performing Arts
March 8 - 10, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes February 28 but may sell out sooner!

English Language Skills for Au Pairs: Intermediate

March 8 - 10, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes February 28 but may sell out sooner!

English Language Skills for Au Pairs: Advanced

March 8 - 10, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes February 28 but may sell out sooner!

Arts & Entertainment:

Performing Arts
June 28 - 30, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes June 20 but may sell out sooner!

Arts & Entertainment:

Visual Arts
June 28 - 30, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes June 20 but may sell out sooner!

English Language Skills for Au Pairs: Intermediate

June 28 - 30, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes June 20 but may sell out sooner!

English Language Skills for Au Pairs: Advanced

June 28 - 30, 2024

36 Hours

(Equivalent to 3 credits)

Price: $399

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Registration closes June 20 but may sell out sooner!

What better place to study than in New York City? Participate in classes and interactive workshops taught by local staff with international experience! Practice your English language skills in one of the most diverse cities in the country, or expand your artistic talents with an Arts & Entertainment course! Art topics include sketching and photography for Visual Arts students, and drama, dance, and musical theater for Performing Arts students (depending on staff availability). Step out of the classroom and experience the dream of studying in The Big Apple. You'll leave these three-day weekends with a better understanding of New York City and yourself. 

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: PERFORMING ARTS


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Deepen your understanding of the performing arts through classes, hands-on workshops, and excursions! This course offers workshops in subjects like drama and dance, as well as the chance to watch a performance in action. 

No performing arts background? That's OK! Au Pair Weekend's focus is more on the creative process and becoming comfortable with trying something new. We offer a fun, encouraging environment to practice taking your skills to the next level. 

 

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 11:00 am on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 4:30 pm. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: VISUAL ARTS


Read full course description here!

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Deepen your understanding of the visual arts through classes, hands-on workshops, and excursions! Participate in workshops on street art and photography taught by artists in the field and visit a world-class art museum. All you need to bring is a cameraphone. We'll provide you with everything else you need to get your creativity flowing!

No experience necessary! This is a fun, encouraging environment for you to test out your interests and push your skills to the next level.

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 11:00 am on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 4:30 pm. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR AU PAIRS:
INTERMEDIATE OR ADVANCED


Read full course description here!

Get the most out of your time in the United States by improving your English skills! Learn about American accents, cultural traditions, and travel tips - all while exploring the sights and history of New York City!


Learning about culture shock stages and self care practices will help you overcome the struggles of living in a new country. Developing your fluency and confidence will help you express yourself, so that you can more easily connect with your host family and local community. This course is offered at two levels: Intermediate or Advanced. Click here to see which is right for you! Before the course begins you will also get a link to complete an English Placement test, which will help us determine if the level you signed up for best suits your language learning needs.
 

To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 11:00 am on Friday and depart no earlier than 7:30 pm on Sunday.

Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
 
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.

Address

Berkeley College
12 East 41st Street
New York, NY 10017

HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION


Housing is not automatically included for students who attend a weekend course. However, in New York City students can choose to add a housing option at a hostel for an additional charge.
 

During your course registration, you can add two nights at Hostelling International New York City for an additional cost of $180 for 2 nights. Please note that spaces are limited and may sell out.

Click the button above for more housing details, as well as suggestions for transportation to our New York City campus.

Note: There is also a Berkeley College building on 43rd Street. Make sure to come to the 41st St. location!

In general, classes will begin and end at the address above. Arts & Entertainment: Performing Arts students may end at a different location on Saturday night, and both tracks will begin off-campus on Sunday morning.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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Emily
City Director 

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Dan
Instructor, Curriculum Committee

Dennis

Teaching Artist

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Harper
Instructor

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Giselli
Program Coordinator

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR AU PAIRS

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Tatiana

City Director
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Alisa
Instructor

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Tamara
Instructor

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Ella
Instructor

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