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.

*** Due to COVID-19 Summer Fun! application availability is delayed. Check back for updates. Please see details of camp below.

2020 Schenectady Summer Fun Session

** Camp will be held at the Albany Girls Inc.. Transportation will be provided and is limited to 20 girls**

Who: Girls entering Kindergarten through 8th grades. Van spots are available for the first 20 girls PAID.
What: A spectacular 6 week Summer Fun program!
Where:
Transportation provided from 962 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY to 80 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206

When: July 6th – August 14th   8:30am – 5:00pm
Cost: $115 per week or $210 for 2 weeks if paid in advance.  Scholarships available on a limited basis and the discount does NOT apply. Each week there is a $5 field trip fee.

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.

***This week there will be an overnight trip to the Adirondacks. The girls will leave camp the morning of Thursday, August 6thand return the evening of Friday, August 7th. ALL CAMPERS THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THE OVERNIGHT NEED TO PAY FOR THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE. PAYMENT NEEDS TO BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JULY 20ND. ANY PAYMENT RECEIVED AFTER JULY 20ND WILL NOT GUARANTEE A SPOT FOR THE OVERNIGHT. SPACES WILL BE LIMITED***

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 and horse rescue.

 

2020 Albany Summer Fun Sessions

 

Who: Girls entering Kindergarten through 8th grades
What: A spectacular 6 week Summer Fun program!
Where:
80 Central Ave, Albany, NY

When: July 6th – August 14th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $115 per week or $210 for 2 weeks if paid in advance.  Scholarships available on a limited basis and the discount does NOT apply. Each week there is a field fee of $5.

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.

***This week there will be an overnight trip to the Adirondacks. The girls will leave camp the morning of Thursday, August 6thand return the evening of Friday, August 7th. ALL CAMPERS THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THE OVERNIGHT NEED TO PAY FOR THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE. PAYMENT NEEDS TO BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JULY 20ND. ANY PAYMENT RECEIVED AFTER JULY 20ND WILL NOT GUARANTEE A SPOT FOR THE OVERNIGHT. SPACES WILL BE LIMITED***

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

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration for summer programs begins in early spring! Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served limited basis for our summer programs. Scholarship applications are included with the regular registration form. A copy of 1 month of pay stubs must be submitted with the registration form.

There are two ways to register:

  • When registration opens bring your registration form and payment to either the Albany site between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. or Schenectady site between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on regular business days.
  • Mail your form and payment to 962 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307, Attn: Summer Registration.
  • Registration forms are available at both the Albany and Schenectady sites. For more information, please call 518-374–9800.

Summer Fun!