And the Winners Are…

Join Us for our 3rd Annual Fuel Her Fire Awards Celebration on Wednesday, September 27th at Wolfert’s Roost County Club, Albany.

Join us in recognizing these empowering individuals who fuel the fire of local women and girls!

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Thank you for a great trip to the Adirondacks!

We would like to thank everyone that helped make this trip becomes a reality! The girls and staff had a blast on their trip to the Adirondacks, during Session 3 of Albany Summer Fun! The overnight trip will be Thursday, July 27th – Friday, July 28th. This trip was made possible through the collaboration and generosity of many organizations and people!


Adirondack Diversity Initiative




Adirondack Trip Itinerary

July 27th

Travel to ESF

Canoeing on Rich Lake

Hiking & Science activities on Adirondack Interpretive Center Trails

Capture the Flag

Campfire & Dinner at Rich Lake

July 28th

Breakfast at Rich Lake

Trip to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY  (wild walk exploration, animal encounter & museum exploration)

Pizza Lunch

Tour of Olympic Ski Jumps & Ski Deck in Lake Placid, NY

Dinner & travel home.


There are still a few spots available! If you are interesting in registering please contact us at 374-9800.




Congratulations Eureka! Graduates

Congratulations to our first graduating class of Eureka! girls! These young ladies completed our 5-year STEM based program, which included two summers of camp at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, three summers of paid internships, and earned Eureka! credits throughout the school year by attending monthly Girls Inc. programs, volunteering and attending college tours.

A special thank you to SEFCU for sponsoring all 5 years of this cohort and helping us bring this life-changing program to the Capital Region!

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Summer Fun 2017!

Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region is pleased to announce our summer program for 2017!  We welcome girls to join us in a variety of programs and activities geared to inspire all girls to be strong smart and bold.


Girls who are entering Kindergarten through 8th grade


Schenectady- a 4 week Summer Fun Program

Albany- a 6 week Summer Fun Program


Schenectady: Monday- Friday, June 26th- July 21st

Albany: Monday- Friday, July 10th- August 18th


Schenectady: 962 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY

Albany: 301 Washington Ave, Albany, NY

Cost: $115 per week or $210 for 2 weeks paid in advance. The discount does not apply to scholarships.


Stop by either site to pick up your registration packet or Click Schenectady Summer Fun or Albany Summer Fun for the registration packet! Completed paperwork and full payment for all sessions will be due by Thursday, June 15th. If payment has not been received by this date spaces will be forfeited to those on our waiting list. There are no refunds for withdrawal from the programs after Thursday, June 22nd.

Scholarships are available on a limited basis for our summer program. A copy of your most recent tax return must be submitted with the registration form if you are applying for a scholarship.

Payment Options: Camp MUST be paid prior to the start of each session: payment can be make in cash, check, money order, Visa or MasterCard.

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Summer Fun 2017 Sponsor!





You Can Be Here!

Win a 2-night stay at Saranac Lake’s Ampersand Bay Resort


To win you have to bid, To bid you have to be there!

Girls Incorporated of the Greater Capital Region’s 28th Annual Dinner & Auction

April 27th, 2017

Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia

Cocktails & Silent Auction 5:30pm

Dinner & Program 6:30pm

Live Auction with LeGrande Serras 7:35pm

Heads or Tails Raffle 8:40pm

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Join us for…

Mother Earth and Us

Who: Girls in grades K-8

What: During this week girls will explore Mother Earth. They will participate in activities about Earth Day, the water cycle, and planting. Girls will also visit the NYS Museum in Albany and go swimming

Where: Albany Center

301 Washington Ave.

Albany, NY 12206


Schenectady Center

962 Albany Street

Schenectady, NY 12307


When: Monday 4/17/17- Friday 4/21/17

9am- 5pm (Early drop off is available upon request, $5 fee per day)


Cost: $10-$15 per day based on a sliding scale fee. (due to limited spaces, fee will increase $5 a day if registered and/paid after 4/12)

Contact: Administrative Office- 374-9800

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Join us for…


February Vacation Week Program



Who:     Girls in grades K-8

What:   During this week girls will unearth new facts about animals and their habitats. Girls will find out how our daily activities impact these environments. To accomplish this we will incorporate cooking, physical activity, field trips, and much more!

Where: Albany Center                                    Schenectady Center

             301 Washington Ave.                    962 Albany Street

             Albany, NY 12206                       Schenectady, NY 12307


When:   Tuesday 2/21 – Friday 2/24

9am – 5pm (Early drop off available upon request, $5 fee per day)

Cost:     $10-15 per day based on a sliding scale fee.

(due to limited spaces fee will increase $5 a day if registered and/or paid after 2/15)

Contact:   Administrative Office – 374-9800

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Registration for the Dinner & Auction is Open!


Celebrating 80 Years!

28th Annual Dinner & Auction ~ April 27, 2017 ~ Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia, NY

Honorary Co-Chairs: Cora and Helga A. Schroeter

Honoree: SEFCU

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Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors







Homestead Funding

Times Union


Bonadio Group

Mildred Elley

Omni Development Company

Rose & Kiernan, Inc.

Silent Auction & Cocktail Hour


Snow Day Jan. 24, 2017

No afternoon programs on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 in Albany and Schenectady centers.

Save the Date: Community Conversation 2/22/17


A level playing field for girls and women in our offices and in our schools — what can each of us do to ensure equal opportunity? Join local panelists in a discussion of ways each of us can help create an environment of equal opportunity for all.

Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region’s 2017 Community Conversation:

Advocacy for Equal Opportunity for Girls and Women in Education and in the Workplace

Join us for breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 22  at the Doubletree Hotel, 100 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY. Buffet breakfast begins at 7:30; discussion follows from 8:00-9:00am with the opportunity for questions prior to the conclusion.  


Carmen Duncan, CEO and Founder – Mission Accomplished Transition Services

Gretchel Hathaway, Chief Diversity Officer – Union College

Karen Magee, President – NYSUT

Ed Mitzen, Founder and CEO – Fingerpaint

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Our Thanks To: