Activities and Getaways

In the afternoons and evenings, summer students have the opportunity to:

  • Stay fit in Beacon’s workout center
  • Enjoy films and follow-up discussions
  • Showcase their talents at karaoke and open mic nights
  • Unwind with video or board games, table tennis, billiards, or foosball matches
  • And much more

Weekends feature a variety of on-campus and off-campus activities, such as:

  • Day trips to one of Orlando’s many famous theme parks, such as Universal Studio’s Islands of Adventure and Disney World
  • Swimming and water sports
  • Special student life events, including movie nights, music and dancing, picnics  and team competitions
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Summer Clubs

As a Summer for Success student, you’ll participate in a special interest clubs of your choosing. Our summer clubs area a great way to meet new students outside of class, develop your leadership skills — and just unwind and have fun. 

Pinterest Club – Love the catalog arts, crafts and cooking ideas on Pinterest? This is your chance to work on a project that lets you express your creative side as you chat with friends and reflect on the day. Possible activities can include integrated coloring, cookie decorating and knitting. The week will end by scrapbooking your experiences and memories. No arts and crafts experience needed.

Sports and Recreation Club – Whatever your level of play and the game or sport played, this club gives you the option to explore and play various indoor and outdoor sports every day. As a member of this club, you’ll try out different kinds of sports designed to increase your skills of friendly competition. You’ll be part of a team that’s committed to having fun — no matter what the game. 

Indoor Adventures Club – This is your chance to play tabletop, electronic and indoor sport games — and increase your skills of friendly competition. Whether you’re a novice or expert, come expand your awareness of the good fun that can be had any day of the week, rain or shine. Members of this club come together in the spirit of good gaming to roll the dice, pick players and celebrate each other’s wins.

Performing Arts Club – Do you enjoy expressing your emotions and feelings through music, dance and theater? In this club, you’ll increase your awareness of performing arts, a type of art which uses the voice, body and objects to convey creative expression. You’ll connect with fellow artists in a setting where you and others will share your talents and explore who you are as artists in a safe and nurturing environment.

Sample Schedule

Time Event
7:30 AM Wake up & prepare for day (in your private room!)
8:00 – 8:50 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 10:15 AM Writing Strategies for College (course)
10:30 – 11:45 AM A Special Dynamic: Humans & Animals (course)
12:00 – 12:50 PM Lunch
1:00 – 2:15 PM Digital Video (course)
2:30 – 3:30 PM Academic Workshops OR Individualized Academic Support
3:30 – 4:00 PM Freetime
4:00 – 5:30 PM Indoor Adventures Club
5:45 – 6:30 PM Dinner
6:30 – 10:00 PM Evening Activity: Indoor Amusement Park
10:00 PM Lights out!