Summer Fun

Summer Fun, sponsored by National Grid, offers girls an exciting array of activities at our main centers in Albany & Schenectady! Girls will explore, discover and imagine as they engage in fun, interactive and hands-on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities.

2020 Schenectady & Albany Summer Fun Session

Who: Girls entering Kindergarten through 8th grades. 

What:  **NEW THIS SUMMER- The Girls Inc. Summer Fun Experience is a 6-week program that offers themed activity packs every week for pick-up in the Schenectady and Albany centers. The bags include weekly snacks and all the supplies needed for immersive activities on a variety of topics that allow girls to explore, discover and imagine.  As corresponding field trips are scheduled, parents and guardians will be notified.

Where: Activity bag pick up will be at our Schenectady Location (962 Albany Street) or Albany Location (80 Central Ave)

When: July 6th – August 14th   (Mondays: 4pm-6pm or Wednesday: 8:30am-10:30am)

Cost: FREE

Session 1 ( July 6th- July 10th):  “Boom Pow Wow”- Girls will try different science experiments that will teach them basic principles and how these principles are used every day. Get ready to build, explode and explore science fun.

Session 2 (July 13- 17): Baking with Chemistry– Girls will investigate the basics of Chemistry as they bake delicious goods.

Session 3 (July 20-24): Headed for Greatness– Girls will explore many different career possibilities. Have you ever wanted to be a fire-fighter, an EMT, a law enforcement officer, a scientist, or something in media? If so, join us this week!

Session 4 (July 27- 31): Girls Rock– Through fun, interactive, and hands- on activities, girls will learn about the Earth’s rock, mineral, oceans and stars. Girls will visit the Herkimer Diamond Mines.  

Session 5 (August 3-7 ): R.E.A.C.H– Girls will work with group members to solve fun and challenging programs. Activities will promote fitness training, team building, and athletic participation.

Session 6 (August 10-14) “Animal Queendom”- Girls will learn about a variety of animals such as reptiles, mammals, amphibians, and the roles that they play in their environment. Girls may also visit a local dairy farm or horse rescue.

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

**Registration forms are due by June 22nd. If forms are not returned by this date, activity bag/snack pick up will be available while supplies last and cannot be guaranteed**    
 
Summer Fun Experience Registration options (you only need to choose one option):
 
1) Print off attached form, fill out, and scan or take a photo and send to Diana Suits at [email protected]org
 
2) Download and print off the form below, fill out, and return it in person. If returning in person, please make an appointment by emailing Diana Suits at [email protected] Our office is open on a limited basis and we cannot guarantee someone will be there unless an appointment is made. 
   
 
 *** After completing 1 of the options, please confirm that we received the form.
 
**THE FORM HAS A SECTION FOR YOU TO CHOOSE EITHER MONDAY(4-6pm) OR WEDNESDAY(8:30am-10:30am) AS YOUR PICK UP DAY. EACH DAY HAS A DIFFERENT TIME FRAME FOR PICK UP. YOU WILL ONLY PICK UP ONE BAG/PER GIRL, ONCE A WEEK**