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Upton Hall School

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Ski Trip to Vermont & New York USA 2017

On the 1 April forty pupils and four staff flew to Stowe in the beautiful state of Vermont, USA. Read on to hear more of their adventures.

On the 1 April forty pupils and four staff flew to Stowe in the beautiful state of Vermont, USA. There the pupils enjoyed five days of skiing on the impressive Mount Mansfield in Stowe Mountain Resort. All skiing abilities were catered for from absolute beginner to almost professional! Each group had a qualified ski instructor who helped to improve their skills and allowed each group to explore all parts of the mountain.

Evening entertainment activities included bowling, swimming, quiz night, shopping and an authentic American campfire with singing and s’mores!

From Vermont the pupils travelled to New York City, and enjoyed two days of sightseeing and shopping. The highlights of New York included a Planet Hollywood evening meal, a visit to the top of the Empire State building, a cruise on the Staten Island Ferry to see the Statue of Liberty, a walk through Central Park and a visit to Tiffanys.