Join faculty, fellow first year students, student leaders, and peer advisors on any one of these "amazing" ways to spend the Saturday and/or Sunday of Labor Day Weekend! Experiences have included Whitewater Rafting, Go Karting, Paintball, Boston Aquarium, and a New England Revs game. Look for more information on Amazing Experiences 2019, coming soon!.
Saturday, September 1
Boston Aquarium/Faneuil Hall
Sherman 42 Wallaby Way Sydney? Not quite, but close enough! Students will begin by heading to the famed New England Aquarium. Laugh at the playing seals, fall in love with the adorable penguins, and even pet a sting ray or two! There will also be time to explore Faneuil Hall. Dinner will be provided. This experience departs campus on Saturday, September 1st at 9:00 a.m. and returns by 6:00 p.m.
New England Revolution Game
Enjoy the day with the full New England Revs experience! Students will depart campus for Gillette Stadium for shopping and dinner at Patriot’s Place before game time. The Revs will take on the Portland Timbers in at 7:30 p.m. This experience departs campus Saturday, September 1st at 3:00 p.m. and returns by 11:30 p.m. Cost: $75
Students and staff will be able to shoot about 500 paintballs and battle against each other on expansive playing fields in nearby Agawam, MA. To help wind down after the fun morning, pizza will be served for lunch. Experience departs Saturday, September 1st at 8:45 a.m. and returns by 1:00 p.m. Cost: $50
Prepare for the rush of a lifetime! Students will head to Deerfield River in Western MA for a trip down the rapids. You will have the opportunity to share a raft and lunch with other incoming students. This experience departs Sunday, September 2nd at 8:45 a.m. and should return at 6:00 p.m. Cost: $90
Boston Segway Experience
Are you ready for a unique adventure? Let's go! See so much of the city up-close and personal in such a short amount of time - while learning creating fun memories and best of all... while riding your own personal Segway PT! Students will depart from campus at 12:45 pm on Sunday, September 2nd and return to campus by 8:00 pm but not until after you enjoy a delicious meal with a side of sass at Dick’s Last Resort! Cost: $110
Do you feel the need? The need for speed? Come joinstudents and staff in friendly competition at Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting. The top three competitors will win a prize! Pizza and beverages will be provided. The experience will depart on Sunday, September 2nd at 5:15 p.m. and return by 9:30 p.m. Cost: $55