Six Flags The Great Escape

Six Flags is the most exciting employer in the Adirondacks! With over 125 rides, shows and attractions, The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom is a true "escape" nestled in the pristine Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. There is something for everyone and a job for anyone! With so much to offer in terms of job opportunities, you'll enjoy a new "escape" each and every day. Six Flags The Great Escape is a theme park located around three and a half hours from Boston, New York City and Montreal, and six hours from Niagara Falls. Please note- The Park is open on weekends ONLY before Memorial Day and after Labor Day.

Students have many opportunities to improve their English skills, make life-long friends and develop their job skills while working in a fun and exciting atmosphere! Summer work at The Great Escape provides first-rate experience, training, and education to add to your resume!


Reasons to join us at Six Flags The Great Escape:

 

·         We provide housing for only $75.00 per week

 

·         Work near your housing with easy access to public transportation

 

·         You will get a pass for FREE admission or discounts to various local attractions!

 

·        We organize activities and cookouts for you

 

What our participants have to say!

“I love my job” – V. Poeu

“I work at a very beautiful place where I’ve met people from all over the world” G. Shikov

 

Points of Interest near Six Flags The Great Escape:

 

·          Try indoor rock climbing at RockSport Indoor Climbing and Outdoor Guiding Center! This includes many features such as overhanging walls, bouldering caves, and beginner walls. For more information, check out their website: http://www.rocksportny.com

·          Shop ‘til you drop at the Adirondack Outlet Mall. The outlet mall offers dozens of famous name outlet stores filled with great savings. For store hours and directions, please visit http://www.adirondackoutletmall.com

·          Visit the many museums, festivals, and concerts in nearby Glens Falls, New York! If you’re inspired by the arts or history Glens Falls offers museums, regional artists, splendid musicians, concerts, and fabulous theater. We’re where you’ll want to be all year round! For more information, please visit http://visit.cityofglensfalls.com

 

What is the weather like in Queensbury, New York?

 

The summer climate is cool in the Adirondacks, Catskills and higher elevations of the Southern Plateau.

Upstate New York enjoys pleasantly warm summers, marred by only occasional, brief intervals of sultry conditions. Summer daytime temperatures usually range from the upper 70’s to mid-80’s°F (25 to 30°C), over much of the state. For more information about the weather in Queensbury, NY, click here.

 

 

For more info visit:
http://www.sixflags.com/greatEscape/index.aspx

How to Get There

 

 

Students must communicate their travel plans with their employer at least 2 weeks prior to arrival!

Students can fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City or fly into Albany International Airport (ALB). From the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City students should take the Greyhound bus (www.greyhound.com) to the Glens Falls or Lake George bus station. From the station, students should take a taxi cab to Six Flags The Great Escape student housing. Students should expect to pay around $65 in total in transportation upon arrival in the US. Greyhound bus: $55 USD. Taxi from Lake George: $10 USD.

 

From the Albany International Airport students should take the Greyhound bus (www.greyhound.com) to the Glens Falls or Lake George bus station. From the station, students should take a taxi cab to Six Flags The Great Escape student housing. Students should expect to pay around $25 in total in transportation upon arrival in the US. Greyhound bus: $15 USD. Taxi from Lake George: $10 USD.

 

If you arrive to Glens Falls or Lake George BEFORE 5:00pm, go right to the Human Resources building behind the park (it’s on Round Pond Rd). If you arrive AFTER 5:00pm, go to the Maine cabin next to all of the Samoset Cabins. It is right next to a big “Great Escape” sign that directs guests down Six Flags Drive to the Hotel and parking lot.