Girls' Leadership Worldwide

GLW Transportation Information


GLW participants must arrive by 9:00 AM on the Saturday of their session. 

Participants will be housed at Marist College, located in Poughkeepsie, NY, where there will be a Check-in and Family Meet & Greet on Saturday morning: 

Marist College 
3399 North Road, Building C
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Participants may check into Marist College dorms after 5:00 PM the Friday before the start of their session for an additional early-arrival fee of $65. 

Arrival by Air: If you are traveling by air, and need transportation to GLW, you must arrive into Stewart International in Newburgh (SWF), LaGuardia (LGA) or JFK airports between 9 AM and 5 PM on the Friday before your session. The fee for airport shuttle to/from Hyde Park and Friday night stay in the Marist College dorm will be $125.  Flights departing on the Sunday of your session should be booked after 3:00 PM for domestic flights, and after 4:00 PM for international flights to accommodate for the graduation ceremony. 

Graduation will be held from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM on the Sunday of your session and welcomes family & friends. 

Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Home & Library

4079 Albany Post Rd

Hyde Park, NY 12538

More information will be posted soon regarding train arrival. 


For participants arriving by car, please arrive to the Marist College dorms by 9:00 AM on the first Saturday of your session.

If you are coming to Val-Kill for a tour, most GPS devices identify our location as the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Please type this title into your navigation system to find our location. Once you enter our park grounds, drive down and make your first left. At the end of this road you will find our office building and center on your left side. If you have driven to the bridge, you have gone too far.


Participants arriving by train should arrive at the Poughkeepsie Train Station located at:

Poughkeepsie Station
41 Main St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(800) 872-7245

Available train services to this location include Amtrak and Metro-North rail lines Participants must arrange a taxi for their pick-up and drop-off at this train station ahead of time. Our suggested pick-up and drop-off Taxi service for participants traveling by train is:

Inder’s Taxi Service
(845) 243-3814
18 Mews Aly
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

When calling to make a reservation, please ask for Inder Singh and state you are a GLW Participant. 


GLW participants are recommended to fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) located in New York, NY.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
New York, NY 11430
(718) 244-4444

If you have not arranged an airport shuttle via ERVK, our suggested pick-up and drop-off car service is:

(845) 849-2834
11 Robinson Lane
Wappinger Falls, NY 12590

When calling to make a reservation, please ask for Shawn Auchmoody and state you are a GLW Participant. Shawn will organize and consolidate all GLW participant arrival and departure information in order that families may carpool with other participants and receive the best rate possible. GLW participants should inform Shawn of their itinerary for both arrival and departure no later than Friday, June 1, 2018.

Additional airports include:


LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
New York, NY 11371
(718) 533-3400


Stewart International Airport (SWF)
1180 1st St, New Windsor, NY 12553
(845) 838-8200

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