Evenings & Weekends

The Residential Staff at Valley View schedule a variety of fun, entertaining, educational, cultural, physical and recreational activities both off and on campus.

Annual planned trips to Boston, Cape Cod, Brownstone Quarry and Maine are always popular and fun.  Our students especially enjoy the variety of sporting events and games we attend throughout New England including Pawtucket Red Sox and Cape Cod League baseball games as well as the Boston Bruins’ and New England Patriots’ training camps where students get the opportunity to meet players, take pictures and get autographs.

Off-Campus Activities and Weekends

Weekends and afternoons are well structured, supervised and full of recreational activities, which include:

  • Camping and backpacking
  • Skiing
  • Biking and hiking
  • Snow shoeing
  • Sledding
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Frisbee golf
  • Bowling/arcade
  • Laser tag
  • Roller skating
  • Trips to the beach
  • Excursions to Boston and other area cities
  • Art and cultural museums
  • Street festivals, county fairs, carnivals
  • State parks
  • Concerts and theatre productions
  • Movies

On-Campus Activities

We encourage our students to stay active and to get involved in as many physical activities as possible during their enrollment at Valley View.  In addition to our comprehensive athletic program, we also offer non-competitive sports and activities such as:

  • Staff-directed workout routines
  • Supervised access to our on-campus weight room
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Skate Boarding
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Capture the Flag
  • Dodge Ball
  • Billiards
  • Trivia
  • Card & Board Games
  • Supervised Movies and TV
  • Drama Study
  • Room Time
  • Supervised Video Games (earned through our ratings system)
Valley View is situated on 215
acres of forests and rolling hills in
the heart of New England just 75
miles outside of Boston.
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