Summer Fun

 

 National Grid

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.

2016 Schenectady Summer Fun Sessions

Schenectady Summer Fun Flyer

Who: Girls entering Kindergarten through 8th grades
What: A spectacular 4 week Summer Fun program!
Where:
 962 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY
When: June 27th – July 22nd     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 27 – July 1): “Baking with Chemistry” Girls will investigate the basics of chemistry as they bake delicious goods. They will challenge themselves to see if they can combine the right ingredients without the recipe to create a tasty dessert.

Session 2 (July 5 – July 8):  “Are We There Yet?” Each day the girls will explore the Capital region through various field trips. These trips will be to different parks, museums, or other educational outings. Girls will discover their inner explorer by participating in wilderness scavenger hunts, reporting on new experiences, and learning about Upstate New York culture.

Session 3 (July 11 – July 15): “I Know I Can” This week the girls will explore different careers. Each day they will learn about different jobs of interest to them. Through field trips and guest speakers the girls will take an in-depth look at their future.

Session 4 (July 18 – July 22): “Girls Make The Message” This week has the girls taking part in various activities involving media and media production. They will dissect the messages they are receiving in everyday advertising, and from that produce their own PSA and skits.

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2016 Albany Summer Fun Sessions

Albany Summer Fun Flyer

Who: Girls entering Kindergarten through 8th grades
What: A spectacular 6 week Summer Fun program!
Where:
 301 Washington Ave, Albany, NY
When: July 11th – August 19th     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 (July 11 – July 5): “I Know I Can” This week the girls will explore different careers. Each day they will learn about different jobs of interest to them. Through field trips and guest speakers the girls will take an in-depth look at their future. 

Session 2 (July 18 – July 22): “Girls Make The Message” This week has the girls taking part in various activities involving media and media production. They will dissect the messages they are receiving in everyday advertising, and from that produce their own PSA and skits.

Session 3 (July 25 – July 29): “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.

Session 4 (August 1 – August 5): “Galactic Girls” Girls will learn all aspects of healthy eating through hands on activities, portion control, calorie intake and healthy non fat substitutions.

Session 5 (August 8 – August 12): “Baking with Chemistry” Girls will investigate the basics of chemistry as they bake delicious goods. They will challenge themselves to see if they can combine the right ingredients without the recipe to create a tasty dessert.

Session 6 (August 15 – August 19): “Are We There Yet?” Each day the girls will explore the Capital region through various field trips. These trips will be to different parks, museums, or other educational outings. Girls will discover their inner explorer by participating in wilderness scavenger hunts, reporting on new experiences, and learning about Upstate New York culture.

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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 your most recent tax return 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!

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