Exchange Program Calendar

These are the planned activities for Spring 2017.
  • Please note that if there is no sign-up button included in the event description, then all students are expected to attend.
  • If there is a Sign Up button, be aware that you must sign up 48 hrs in advance (by Thursday of that week) to reserve your spot for that event.
  • If you signed up for an event that is partially or fully covered by the Academy, your attendance is mandatory.
  • If you have a trip recommendation, please fill out this FORM and we will do our best to make it happen!


17     Friday      
Visiting students arrive

18    Saturday 
Boston visit                        
We will depart MMA at 1000 for lunch at Quincy Market, a walking tour of the city, a little bit of shopping time, and a nice Hot Pot dinner to end the day!  Remember to bring your walking shoes and to dress very warm (layers are key).

19    Sunday   
International Student Training/ Walmart shopping Trip

20-24     Monday - Friday    
Spring Semester Orientation Program
Visiting students will experience 4 days of intense regimental training, starting Monday at noon until Friday morning. This training is physically and emotionally demanding, thus students should mentally prepare for early morning wake up calls, long days, physical exhaustion, and to expect the unexpected. Host will join orientation for their own training on 22 Wednesday. Host and visiting students will get a chance to meet each other on Thursday before leaving to visit the hosts' homes for the weekend.

24 - 27   Friday - Monday
Weekend with Hosts
Visiting students are invited to stay with their hosts for the weekend. This is a good time to relax and get to know a little bit more about traditional American family culture. Any needed preparation for the school year to start should be done at this time.

28    Tuesday
Classes Commence


3    Friday
Pinz bowling in Kingston Mall
Depart campus at 1800
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4    Saturday
Providence Visit
We will take you for a little bit of shopping to Providence Place (160 different stores can be found in this mall). Transportation will be provided from and to MMA.
If at the end of the day, the group wants to also visit the Alex and Ani Center to go ice skating, then we will do so. The cost for dinner and skating will be an out of pocket expense  ($13 for adult skating, including skate rental).
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8    Wednesday
Welcome Celebration & Pinning Ceremony
Bay State at 1630
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11 Saturday
Patriots Place and Wrentham Premium Outlets
We will depart campus at 1000 for have an early lunch and visit the Patriots Stadium. We will then make our way to the Wrentham Outlets shopping for some shopping. Shopping time expectation 3-4 hours.
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17 Friday
St. Patrick's Day

18 Saturday
Bus Service to Boston (Only 10 people can go - one van available)

Depart MMA campus at 0800 and be dropped off in China Town, Boston. Depart Boston at 1630.
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19    Sunday
Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade with 7th Company.

Depart from Flanagan Hall at 0930 with 7th Company. Wear warm clothing. Parade starts at 1300. Meet 7th Company to depart from South Bay Mall (8 Allstate Road, Boston, MA 02118) at no later than 1500.
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1     Saturday

Patriot's Place with Hall of Fame Tour. Tour is $10 per ticket​, but there is also shopping available. Depart MMA campus at 1230 and depart venue at 1800 / to be decided by group.


13-17 Thursday- Monday
Easter Weekend
Plan a mini vacation during this time.

19   Wednesday
Heritage Festival
Mess Deck at 1730
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22-23 Saturday - Sunday
NYC Trip
We will leave at 0400 Saturday morning to spend the day and night in NYC. Transportation, Lodging, and one activity will be covered by MMA, everything else is an out of pocket expense to the student.
For hotel accomodations, please note that rooms will have 2 queen beds but that there will be 4 students assigned to a room. Also be aware that a curfew will be implemented.
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30    Sunday
Blue Hills Hiking
We will depart MMA around 1300 for a nice 30 minute hike at Blue Hills. At the top, you can enjoy the beautiful skyline of Boston.
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5    Friday
Ring Dance
We will depart MMA at 1630 to attend event at Boston Park Plaza. Muster at front door of venue for departure at 2300.
Male exchange students please wear dress uniform or suit. Female exchange students please wear appropriate, formal dress. Male host cadets wear the Dress White uniform. Female host cadets wear one of approved Ring Dance dresses.
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20    Saturday
Professor Lennon's House.
We will depart MMA at 1000 to shop in Boston and then visit Professor Lennon's house.
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21    Sunday

2 vans for Wrentham Outlets trip, and 1 van will go paintballing.

27-29  Saturday - Monday
Washington DC Trip
We will leave campus Friday night and be back on Monday night, just in time for a little bit of sleep and classes. The cost for this trip will be $150 per students. Transportation and lodging arrangement will be made by MMA. Food and entertainment will be an out of pocket expense for students.
For hotel accomodations, please note that rooms will have 2 queen beds but that there will be 4 students assigned to a room. Also be aware that a curfew will be implemented.
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31    Wednesday
Departure Dinner. Located in the Bay State Conference room at 1700. Dinner will be served and MMA PT Gear is allowed.


3    Saturday
Six Flags
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4    Sunday (Tentative)

Newport, Rhode Island Beach Day and Cliff Walk.