Dorney Park a Cedar Fair Park

Dorney Park started in 1860 as a summer resort and was purchased by Cedar Fair, L.P. in 1992. One of the largest amusement parks in the northeastern USA, it covers 200 acres with nearly 100 rides and attractions. Seven world class roller coasters, including Possessed, Talon, STEEL FORCE and Hydra. Also home to drenching, soaking, waterslides and water play areas in one of the largest waterparks in the country. NEW FOR 2014- SNAKE PIT -6 NEW WATER SLIDES. The Good Time Theatre features live action stunt shows. We also have Dinosaur’s Alive, an interactive Dinosaur area. 2500 seasonal employees, age 14-80 mostly from surrounding communities, combination of mostly high school and college students. We are very close to New York City and Atlantic City, and a quick drive to the coast! Come make Dorney Park your Employer of Choice and enjoy your best summer yet at Dorney Park! Visit our website and like us on Facebook!

Why should you work for Dorney Park?

·          Work at a fun amusement park with other international and local students

·          Housing is provided for $70.00 per week

·          Free park access when you’re off-duty as well as discounts to other area attractions

·          Employee activity program with several planned trips and activities

What our students have to say:

"I like my job because I have fun times at work." -Kima O. (Turkey), Summer 2016

"the nature of housing perfect. we can do lots of sports because everywhere is tree and river. my job is also good we`re saving people`s lives." - Alican D. (Turkey), Summer 2016

"Dorney park is a good place to work." - Bilgen O. (Turkey), Summer 2016

About Allentown, PA:

Allentown, PA is the third largest city in PA. Allentown has a minor league baseball team, various shops and restaurants. Allentown is only 60 miles from Philadelphia and 90 miles from New York City. Allentown is located on the Lehigh River and is the largest city in Lehigh Valley. Allentown is a two-time winner of the All-America City Award in 1962 and 1974-75. Allentown has several buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Allentown has a musical heritage of civilian concert bands and is home to the oldest civilian concert band in the United States. The Allentown Art Museum is home to a collection of more than 13,000 pieces of art and the city houses a collection of public sculptures including the DaVinci Horse, one of three in the world. Allentown’s reputation as a rugged blue collar city has led to many references to the city in popular culture. Dorney Park was a film location for John Waters’ Hairspray released in 1988.

For more information:

http://www.allentownpa.gov/

http://www.discoverlehighvalley.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allentown,_Pennsylvania

Weather:

Allentown lies in the transition between a humid continental and humid subtropical climate, although lying closer to the former. Summers are typically hot and muggy, fall and spring are generally mild, and winter is cold. Precipitation is almost uniformly distributed throughout the year. The average temperature in January is 27.8 °F (−2.3 °C) and July averages 73.4 °F (23.0 °C). Early fall and mid-winter are generally the driest, with February being the driest month with only 2.75 inches (70 mm) of average precipitation. Rainfall is generally spread throughout the year, with eight to twelve wet days per month, at an average annual rate of 43.52 inches (110.54 cm).

For more info visit:
http://https://www.dorneypark.com/

How to Get There

Arrive into one of the NYC airports. Take the shuttle bus to the Port Authority Bus station in NYC. Purchase a bus ticket for Bieber Tourways bus to Wescosville (get ticket at Academy Bus Ticket window). We will pick you up in Wescosville. Do not take any other bus as they go to a different station and we will not pick you up at the other station because it is not close to the park. Please arrive between 9am and 4pm. Students MUST email their arrival information at least 2 weeks before departing for the US.