Community Programs

This resource lists programs and opportunities for students in our community. 

The WICPTSA offers scholarships for summer programs in the areas of STEM and the arts. Visit their Web site at www.wicptsa.org to learn more. 

West Irondequoit Central School District Community Education
http://westirondequoit.org/community/community_education
585-336-3014

Programs year round for toddlers to teens! We have driver education, sports, ceramics, swimming, safety and babysitting. Visit our Web site for complete details. 
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Irondequoit Public Library
http://www.irondequoitlibrary.org/
585-336-6060
1290 Titus Ave  Rochester, NY 14617, on the Town Hall Campus

Programs for children and adults throughout the year. 
 
Rochester Museum and Science Center
Family Programs
http://www.rmsc.org/science-museum/programs-and-events
585-697-1942

Family activities, February Break Camp (2/16-19/2016), summer programs
 
University of Rochester
Pre-College Programs

http://enrollment.rochester.edu/precollege/
585-275-3221

Students in grades 9-12
Summer programs 1, 2 and 3 weeks in length; July 11-29, 2016
Students register for specific courses on a variety of topics. 
 
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Environmental Education Summer Camps

http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/29.html
518-402-8014

Ages 11-17 yrs.
One-week sessions, June 26-August 12, 2016; residential program

At DEC education camps, campers experience a balance of environmental education, sportsman education and outdoor fun. Games, lessons and hands-on activities teach kids about forests, water quality and other aspects of nature. Swimming, hiking and canoeing are on the agenda, too, as campers learn new outdoor skills. Campers come away with a life-long passion for nature and a dedication to stewardship of our natural resources.  
 
Rochester Institute of Technology
WE @ RIT (WE Women in Engineering)

http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/women/
585-475-6321

Overnight for junior girls, allowing them to explore many facets of engineering. 

RoboCamp
https://robocamp.rit.edu/
info@robocamp.rit.edu

Weekend and summer camps
"Programming, robot building, exciting challenges and lots of hands-on fun."

Kids on Campus
http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/koc/
Contact via: https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/k12academy/contact_us

Grades 5-12
July 6-31, 2016; session lengths vary
Extended day available
Topics include art and technology
 
Camp Invention 
http://campinvention.org/2016-program/  
1-800-968-4332

Entering grades 1-6
Six Rochester area locations
Week-long programs, 7/11-8/12
A national program. Children rotate through five modules each day, each of which encourages working on diverse teams, engaging in investigations, experiments, and engineering challenges that combine science, technology, engineering and math in fun, hands-on activities. 
 
Genesee Country Village & Museum
http://www.gcv.org/ExploreLearn/SummerCamps.aspx
585-294-8257

Ages 4-15 yrs. 
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., extended care available, some busing available
The museum provides two summer programs for children: Summer Sampler and Earth Camp. Summer Sampler has an historical flavor, while Earth Camp emphasizes the natural world and our place within it. Also offer one or two day experiences in specific areas for ages 14 and up.
 
Summer Write 2016
https://wab.org/type-of-class-workshop/summerwrite/
585-473-2590 X107

Creative daycamps & workshops
Ages 5-16 years
Week-long programs; morning, afternoon, combine for full-day
 
Eastman School of Music
Eastman Community Music School
http://summer.esm.rochester.edu/ 
585-274-1074

Classes cover a variety of disciplines and age groups.  
 
New York State Summer School of the Arts 
http://www.oce.nysed.gov/nysssa/
518-474-8773

Students currently enrolled in grades 8-12 (grades 6-12 for ballet)
Month-long residential programs in a variety of performing arts. Audition required. Programs held at four colleges across NYS.
 
Lollypop Farm Camp
http://www.lollypop.org/site/c.clKUI9OQIoJcH/b.8971517/k.A039/Summer_Camp.htm
585-223-1330 X173

Ages 4-14 yrs. 
July 6-Aug.17, Full and half-day, most are week-long

Hands-on experiences and a behind the scenes look at the farm! 
 
Rochester & Genesee Valley Parent magazine publishes annual guides on a variety of topics including family resources, education and summer activities. 
http://www.rocparent.com/directory


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