夏天 courses, art festivals, local information & 更多的

阿尔弗雷德村 is a perfect example of a quaint, historic college town. Nestled between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains 和 the Finger Lakes, 阿尔佛雷德 is home to both 阿尔佛雷德 University 和 阿尔佛雷德 State College. When classes are in session, the local population of about 1,000 更多的 than quadruples. Downtown coffee shops 和 restaurants are filled with 教师 和 students — artists, 诗人, 演员, 语言学家, 辅导员, 工程师, 运动员, business majors — who are energized by the community's vibrant intellectual 和 cultural life.

Local legend claims that the village is named after medieval Engl和's King 阿尔佛雷德 (noted for his commitment to educating his people). Retaining much of its turn-of-the-century charm, the downtown historic district is listed in the National 注册 of Historic Places. 阿尔佛雷德's early terra cotta clay companies produced the roofing tile still found on many homes 和 barns, 和启发 generations of ceramic artists 和 工程师 at 阿尔佛雷德 University.

Western New York boasts an abundance of cultural 和 recreational opportunities including:

菲利普斯溪州立森林 — offers a marked 和 mapped trail system for hiking, nordic skiing 和 horseback riding. The entrance to the park is 10 minutes from downtown 阿尔佛雷德 on Rte 244.

松山小径 — 2.5 miles of densely wooded, hillside trails just behind the AU 校园.
















从每月 艺术走 为庆祝和 传统 unique to the 阿尔佛雷德 learning-living community, our area provides a wide variety of seasonal events for the whole family. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities, 文化活动, 或者美酒佳肴, Western New York offers something for everyone.



Sponsored by 阿尔佛雷德 University 和 阿尔佛雷德 State College, this annual event brings students 和 members of the community together for a day filled with games, 工艺品, 充气游乐设施, 泥浆奥运会, 现场音乐, 当然还有热狗, 素食主义者“不吃狗”等等. 收益将捐给当地慈善机构.


Experience something truly spectacular. 阿尔佛雷德 University art students display their work each spring in early May. 向公众开放.


Maple producers across NY host open houses to demonstrate maple production. 该活动对公众免费开放.


钓鳟鱼很棒, 低音, perch) is available year-round in the area, but this April event awards cash prizes to those who catch tagged trout in the Genesee River.



With events 和 festivals throughout the season, this growers-only market strives to make the market a fun local-producers shopping 和 entertainment destination for the entire family.


艾尔弗雷德夏艺术 offers four weeks of interdisciplinary 研讨会, 新的夏日节日, 还有学分课程.


The oldest continually running county fair in New York state, this annual summer event at the county fairgrounds in Angelica, NY, features all the traditional trappings, from carnival rides 和 popcorn st和s to dairy cattle judging 和 arts 和 工艺品 competition.


An annual gathering for 更多的 than 125 years, the world-renowned 9-week 肖陶扩村机构's summer programming offers symphony, 歌剧, 剧院, lectures plus 研讨会 on subjects from philosophy to pottery, 以及大众娱乐.


更多的 than 75 wineries showcase their products. 做演示, 动手烹饪课程, 葡萄酒研讨会, 现场音乐, 和 gourmet foods can be enjoyed in one convenient location.


Help inflate 和 launch hot air balloons at one of the few rallies in the country that allows spectators on the field. The balloon rally, held every summer, is accompanied by a weekend of street fairs 和 craft shows. Held the third weekend in July each year.


Allegany Artisans Open Studio Tour

Every October, local artists open their studios to the public. See artists working on glass, 工艺品, jewelry, metal, wood, ceramics, 和 c和les. Most studios are within half an hour drive of 阿尔佛雷德, 和 maps are available at various locations to help visitors find the studios.


终极南瓜地. 小孩子喜欢坐干草车, u形南瓜地, 玉米迷宫, 儿童爱畜动物园, pumpkin pies (和 bread 和 ice cream) in Great Valley near Franklinville.

Ridgewalk & 运行

沿着小路穿过田野, 山坡上, 和 forests of western New York during peak foliage season. Trail lengths range from a 400m "fun run" for kids to a 14 mile walk or run.


几十年来,, this volunteer-based non-profit charitable organization has frightened its patrons in its centuries old Victorian asylum-turned-haunted attraction, all while giving back to the local community.



When winter finally hits New York, Holiday Valley turns into a ski resort with great skiing, 滑雪, 和油管. Beginners 和 experts all love this NY ski area near 水牛, Clevel和, Pittsburgh 和 Toronto. Other activities include the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster, 孩子们的活动, 多周滑雪俱乐部, 越野和雪地徒步.

The 阿尔佛雷德 University 校园 is alive with activity all summer long. We offer 夏天 Term credit courses, residential 和 day academic 和 sports camps, 研讨会, 每年一度的Most艺术节, 婚礼, 会议, 还有更多.


价值的大学 rated 阿尔佛雷德 University #16 in the "Top 50 Best Pre-College 夏天 项目" for 2018, 以质量为基础, 可购性, 我们的潜力 夏令营 提供给年轻人.

See below to see what activities are scheduled for 夏天!


夏天研究院 & 营地(小学/预科)

艾尔弗雷德夏季艺术工作坊 & 更多的!

Each summer 阿尔佛雷德 University hosts a variety of 会议, 研讨会, 撤退, 研讨会, 婚礼, Reunions 和 other special events. 夏天 activities also include academic institutes 和 sports camps for high school students 和 a full schedule of summer school courses.

在学年期间, 校园 space is available on a very limited basis for special meetings, 培训课程, 以及其他类似的聚会.


阿尔佛雷德 University can be the perfect setting for your organization's summer conference, 研讨会, 静修或工作坊. 我们美丽的 校园 is located in a peaceful setting nestled between the Allegheny Mountains 和 the Finger Lakes in Western New York, offering modern meeting facilities 和 accommodations, 最先进的设备, 娱乐设施, 一个有创造性的, 屡获殊荣的餐饮服务, 还有一个细心的, 高效的员工. 夏天 weather is temperate 和 very pleasant with warm days, cool nights, 和 low humidity.


会议空间, 教室, 演讲大厅, auditoriums 和 conference rooms to accommodate small 和 large groups from 10 to 500 are available. Most offer 最先进的设备.

可爱的 撒克逊旅馆, 位于校园内, is open year-round 和 is recognized as the most luxurious small hotel in the area. 学生宿舍, 校园 suites 和 apartments is also available from mid-May to early August.


餐厅 areas are located in two buildings on 校园, 鲍威尔校园中心正面大厅. Some are small 和 intimate for groups of 25-50, while others will accommodate larger groups 和 our banquet hall can seat up to 320. 我们的 餐饮部门 provides delicious meals prepared in our main kitchens along with specialty items made fresh daily. The flexibility of our catering staff 和 their emphasis on personal attention allow conference planners to create their own menus or to choose from a variety of sample menus.


Free time can be spent exploring the 美丽的阿尔弗雷德地区. 我们的 village includes a course of pleasant streets for jogging, lined with lovely Victorian homes 和 restored buildings. 麦克莱恩体育中心 offers a modern, fully-equipped 健身 Center 和 a competition-sized swimming pool. Tennis courts 和 playing fields adjoin the complex along with several miles of nature trails for the novice or expert hiker. Golf courses are located within easy driving distance for beginner or pro.

Those who prefer quieter activities can browse the world-famous 阿尔弗雷德陶瓷艺术博物馆 at 阿尔佛雷德 University, enjoy special collections in two fine libraries, shop in the quaint downtown stores, stroll along the forest trails on our 230-acre 校园, or visit any of the local artists' studios 和 shops.

Many cultural 和 social events are also available to groups visiting this area. During the summer months musical 和 dramatic productions are presented by members of the community, weekly carillon concerts add to the enchanting ambiance of the 校园, 和 local towns 和 villages sponsor weekend fairs, hot-air balloon festivals 和 other 令人愉快的活动.


The large airports servicing the 阿尔佛雷德 area include 罗彻斯特, Elmira 和 水牛. 收取合理的费用, arrangements can be made with us for scheduled transportation of conference participants to 和 from the 罗彻斯特 airport. The 校园 is also easily accessible by car from east 和 west via Interstate 86 和 from north 和 south via State Routes 390, 15, 19, 21和36.