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.

2019 Schenectady Summer Fun Sessions

Who: Girls entering Kindergarten through 8th grades
What: A spectacular 6 week Summer Fun program!
Where:
 962 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY

When: June 24th – August 2nd   9:00am – 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.

Session 1 (June 24 – June 28): “Baking with Chemistry” – Girls will investigate the basics of Chemistry as they bake delicious goods.

Session 2 (July 1-3 & July 5):  “REACH”- This week girls will work with group members to solve fun and challenging problems. Activities promote fitness training, team building and athletic participation.

Session 3 (July 8 – July 12): Headed for Greatness” – Have you ever wanted to be a firefighter, an EMT, a law enforcement officer, a scientist, something in media production? Girls will explore many different career possibilities.

Session 4 (July 15 – July 19): Galaxy Girls– Explore the universe, galaxies, stars, solar system, and beyond. Learn about space, aeronautics, & physics.  

Session 5 (July 22- July 26): 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 6 (July 29- August 2): Around the World in 5 Days” – Each day a different country is explored. The girls will learn about language, fashion, customs, and food of the world.

***This week there will be an overnight trip to the Adirondacks. The girls will leave camp the morning of Thursday, August 1st and return the evening of Friday, August 2nd. ALL CAMPERS THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THE OVERNIGHT NEED TO PAY FOR THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE. PAYMENT NEEDS TO BE REVCIEVED BY MONDAY, JULY 22ND. ANY PAYMENT RECEIVED AFTER JULY 22ND WILL NOT GAURENTEE A SPOT FOR THE OVERNIGHT. SPACES WILL BE LIMITED***

 

 

2019 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 8th – August 16th 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.

Session 1 (July 8 – July 12): Headed For Greatness” – Have you ever wanted to be a firefighter, an EMT, a law enforcement officer, a scientist, something in the media? Girls will explore many different career possibilities.

Session 2 (July 15 – July 19): Galaxy Girls” –Explore the universe, galaxies, stars, solar system, and beyond. Learn about space, aeronautics, & physics.  .

Session 3 (July 22 – July 26): 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 4 (July 29 – August 2): Around the World in 5 Days” – Each day a different country will be explored. The girls will learn about language, fashion, customs, and food of the world.

***This week there will be an overnight trip to the Adirondacks. The girls will leave camp the morning of Thursday, August 1st and return the evening of Friday, August 2nd. ALL CAMPERS THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THE OVERNIGHT NEED TO PAY FOR THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE. PAYMENT NEEDS TO BE REVCIEVED BY MONDAY, JULY 22ND. ANY PAYMENT RECEIVED AFTER JULY 22ND WILL NOT GAURENTEE A SPOT FOR THE OVERNIGHT. SPACES WILL BE LIMITED***

Session 5 (August 5- August 9): “Baking With Chemistry” – Girls will investigate the basics of Chemistry as they bake delicious goods.

Session 6 (August 12 – August 16): “REACH” – This week girls will work with group members to solve fun and challenging problems. Activities promote fitness training, team building and athletic participation.

 

 

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.

Applications will be available soon!

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!