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Varied trip offerings to be completed in one day. IMPORTANT NOTE: The Spring 2010 brochure has ticket discounts listed for students in error.

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The Bronx Zoo world-class exhibits - Congo Gorilla Forest, the Wild Asia Monorail, Tiger Mountain, and now, Madagascar! - get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas. Our Total Experience Ticket gives access to those exhibits plus the zoo shuttle, 4D Theater, and Butterfly Garden.  Lunch on own. For child tickets ($46.00) please call the RCS office 201-327-2025. Walking tour; wear comfortable shoes. 

Tuition: $60.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 05/13/17

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM; starting 5/13/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Location : Ramsey High School Location : 
  Ramsey High School.

Room :  Main St. Parking Lot

Instructor : Stage Right Tours 



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Dale Chihuly is an American glass sculptor whose works are considered unique to the field of blown glass, "moving it into the realm of large-scale sculpture".   Chihuly's blown glass sculptures in brilliant colors complement the gardens and the Haupt Conservatory, itself a work of glass art.  Lilacs, dogwoods, peonies, and roses will delight the senses. We’ll take a guided tram tour across 250 exquisite acres. Included: lunch at Anne & Tony’s in Bronx’s Little Italy. Walking tour; wear comfortable shoes.

Tuition: $92.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 05/13/17

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM; starting 5/13/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Location : Ramsey High School Location : 
  Ramsey High School.

Room :  Main St. Parking Lot

Instructor : Stage Right Tours 



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First stop, tour inside Crown Maple’s state of the art sugarhouse at Madava Farms –we will learn first-hand about the unique variables and artisan practices that make pure maple syrup one of the earth’s sweetest natural resources and how Crown Maple produces the exceptional maple products regarded as quite possibly the purest on earth.   After our one hour tour, we depart for The Rhinecliff on the Hudson River.  Take in the stunning views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains from your table during your exquisitely prepared lunch in this historic boutique hotel (circa 1854).  Choice of entree: Herb-rubbed Roast Breast of Chicken w/Mushroom-Madeira Cream Sauce, Baked Atlantic Salmon w/Chive Beurre Blanc or Pennette Pasta w/Seasonal Vegetables, Caramelized Onions and Crème Fraiche. Dessert includes vanilla ice cream w/warm caramel sauce and coffee or tea.   Please indicate choice when registering.  An unforgettable culinary experience!  After lunch we will visit historic Rhinebeck, a historic village established by the Dutch Colonials in 1688, with restaurants, cafes, boutique and antique shops.  Also, visit the Beekman Arms in the heart of town, America's oldest operating inn, where our founding fathers discussed the Revolutionary War.    

Tuition: $95.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 05/16/17

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM; starting 5/16/2017, ending 5/16/2017

Location : Midland Park Continuing Ed. Location : 
  Midland Park Continuing Ed..

Room :  Faith Reformed Church 95 Prospect St. MP

Instructor : Midland Park Continuing Ed. 

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Think you know Central Park?  Well did you know that Central Park is entirely man-made? The only natural feature on the Park site is the metamorphic rock called the Manhattan schist (which is 450 million years old!) If you want to learn about this iconic park set right in the middle of Manhattan, right in our own backyard, then you'll love this fascinating and informative trip!  This is a small group (12 people) walking tour of the north end of Central Park along with commentary by NYC licensed tour guide, Mario Medici. The tour starts at the northern most end of Central Park (110th Street) and includes such sights as: Harlem Meer - the man-made water body created in recognition of the former wetland that was part of the former suburb of Harlem; the magnificent Conservatory Garden - the  Park's first formal garden created in 1898; The Ramble - 38 acres of pristine woodland that provides spectacular views of the lake and the towers of the Beresford; the magnificent Belvedere Castle; the ancient Egyptian obelisk 'Cleopatra’s Needle' and much, much more! Lunch on own at one of the lunch pavilions (or feel free to bring a bagged lunch!) The trip includes approximately three miles of mostly flat terrain walking with some hills. Please bring $1.35 in exact change for a short NYC bus ride. Bring your camera! Walking tour; wear comfortable shoes.  

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 05/09/17

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM; starting 5/9/2017, ending 5/9/2017

Location : MacFarren Field Location : 
  MacFarren Field.

Room :  Parking Lot

Instructor : Mario Medici 



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If you have not been to Governors Island recently, this is the tour to take.  From 1776 to 1996, the island served as a military post for various branches of the military. Among some of the tour sights are: Liggett Hall - once the largest government office building in the world (before the Pentagon was built); Fort Jay (1794); Castle Williams (1811); and the newest attraction which opened July 2016, “The Hills.” Outlook Hill, rising 70 feet, will offer a winding, accessible path to a plaza at its summit, where visitors can enjoy unparalleled, 360-degree views of the Statue of Liberty, New York harbor, and the New York City skyline. This is a small group (12 people) walking tour of Governors Island along with commentary by NYC licensed tour guide, Mario Medici. The trip includes van service to the South Ferry, Manhattan, for a short 8-minute ride to Governors Island. Lunch on own at one of the lunch pavilions (or feel free to bring a bagged lunch!) The trip includes approximately three miles of mostly flat terrain. Bring your camera! Walking tour; wear comfortable shoes. Please bring exact change of $1.00 for a ferry ticket. Bring your camera! Walking tour; wear comfortable shoes.

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/06/17

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM; starting 6/6/2017, ending 6/6/2017

Location : MacFarren Field Location : 
  MacFarren Field.

Room :  Parking Lot

Instructor : Mario Medici 



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We'll take a guided cruise on the Rip Van Winkle cruise boat past sumptuous estates, picturesque lighthouses, and quaint villages, enjoying a clear view of the waterfront mansions. We'll also join the Hudson River Day festivities on the Kingston waterfront. The annual celebration of the river features heritage vessels, local vendors, food booths, and live music. Includes Hudson Maritime Museum admission. Lunch on own from festival vendors. 

Tuition: $81.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/24/17

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM; starting 6/24/2017, ending 6/24/2017

Location : Ramsey High School Location : 
  Ramsey High School.

Room :  Main St. Parking Lot

Instructor : Stage Right Tours 



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We meet Carole Lucca, LI "most experienced tour guide" to discover the Nautical side of Long Island. Our land tour starts at Sayville. Say hello to a local historian for a drive around the surrounding neighborhood of some famous homes bordering the bay. Then it’s onto the Maritime Museum overlooking the waters of the Great South Bay. We tour the Bayman Dutch Cottage for a sample of 1890’s lifestyle and see the 1907 Oyster House featuring a full collection of shell fishing equipment. Then enjoy the main museum where we will hear stories of the millionaires who sailed the bay. Bring cameras! After the tour inside the museum, we will enjoy an elegant boxed lunch with your choice of Roast Beef, Grilled Chicken or Mozzarella/Sun Dried Tomatoes/Roasted Peppers. Please indicate your choice when registering. Wear comfy walking shoes. Head back to the dock and step aboard Long Island’s s own Paddle Boat for a two-hour narrated cruise on the waters of the great South Bay.  Tour the bay where million dollar yachts used to race during the Gold Coast Days.  Pass some of the Fire Island Beaches and take a picture from the water of the famous Fire Island Lighthouse.  Back on land you bid the sea a good bye and head for home.  

Tuition: $105.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/10/17

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM; starting 6/10/2017, ending 6/10/2017

Location : Midland Park Continuing Ed. Location : 
  Midland Park Continuing Ed..

Room :  Midland Park High School Pkg Lot

Instructor : Midland Park Continuing Ed. 

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Explore aspects of old Jewish, Irish and Italian Bronx neighborhoods that have remained through subsequent changes in ambience and architecture. Our tour guide will take you through parts of Mott Haven, Hunts Point, Morrisania, Tremont, the Concourse, University Heights, Fordham, Belmont, Bedford Park, Norwood and Kingsbridge Heights, with visits to the Bronx Museum of the arts and the Museum of Bronx History. Lunch (on your own) at the Little Italy of The Bronx. Tour led by Lloyd Ultan, Bronx Borough Historian. 

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 05/24/17

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:45 AM - 6:00 PM; starting 5/24/2017, ending 5/24/2017

Location : Midland Park Continuing Ed. Location : 
  Midland Park Continuing Ed..

Room :  Faith Reformed Church 95 Prospect St. MP

Instructor : Midland Park Continuing Ed. 

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On this guided Ocean County tour, we'll see the mansions of Metedeconk and learn about the canal that almost destroyed Point Pleasant and the secret seawall that saved Bay Head. We'll tour Jenkinson's award winning Aquarium in Point Pleasant and elude Snooki at the boardwalk at Seaside Heights. Enjoy a delicious lunch at The Shrimp Box, right on the edge of the Manasquan River; please indicate meal selection at time of registration: Broiled Shrimp, Broiled Flounder, or Chicken Parmigiana. Walking tour; wear comfortable shoes. 

Tuition: $85.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 05/06/17

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM; starting 5/6/2017, ending 5/6/2017

Location : Ramsey High School Location : 
  Ramsey High School.

Room :  Main St. Parking Lot

Instructor : Stage Right Tours 



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Join us for a exciting day of fine art, good food and wine tasting. Our first stop is a cultural treasure: The Wheaten Arts Glass Museum in Millville, NJ. We'll explore one of the the largest collections of American Glass in the country. Witness a glass-blowing demonstration and then be taken on a private guided tour of the Glass Museum. Lunch on our own in the deli/cafe. W'll then have additional time to explore many of the on-going regional art exhibits and award-winning gift shops. Next stop: The Renault Winery. Renault is over a century and a half old and is one of the oldest continuously operating wineries in the U.S. It is now recognized as a New Jersey State Historical Site. We'll experience a guided tour of the winery, participate in a wine tasting and take home our own souvenir wine glass. We'll also have an opportunity to purchase our favorite wines.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Tour led by Melinda Scarso. 

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/08/17

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM; starting 6/8/2017, ending 6/8/2017

Location : Midland Park Continuing Ed. Location : 
  Midland Park Continuing Ed..

Room :  Faith Reformed Church 95 Prospect St. MP

Instructor : Midland Park Continuing Ed. 

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Today we will experience the lively, unique and culturally rich neighborhood of Harlem. We begin making our way into NYC meeting our knowledgeable Harlem tour guide who will share Harlem's colorful past as she points out many significant historical and architectural landmarks. We then enter one of Harlem's famous churches to hear a beautiful and moving Gospel Service. The music and songs will surely create a spiritual up-lifting experience. Next stop for a bountiful lunch at Amy Ruth's- one of the best soul food restaurants in the area  (BBQ Chicken, Ribs, 3 sides, beverages and dessert served family style). After lunch we will continue on our journey visiting the beautiful townhouses on famous Strivers Row, the Studio Art Museum and a guided tour of the Hamilton Grange Mansion. This mansion is the only home that Alexander Hamilton ever owned. Its’ fascinating history included a chapel and is now deemed a National Memorial. We will return home with a deeper appreciation of African-American culture and its significance on the legacy of NYC. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. This tour is led by Melinda Scarso.

Tuition: $119.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 06/11/17

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM; starting 6/11/2017, ending 6/11/2017

Location : Midland Park Continuing Ed. Location : 
  Midland Park Continuing Ed..

Room :  Midland Park High School Pkg Lot

Instructor : Midland Park Continuing Ed. 

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