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2017 Summer Camp News & Information

Summer Camp 2017

Welcome to Summer Camp.
Week #7  August 14th – August 18th, 2017  Hawaii, PS 11 Style

•  There will be no Genius Hour sign up again for the 7th week.  All grades will have a Kids-Choice Genius Hour.

• The field trip schedule is as follows:
8/15       Highline/Park in the Sky (6th grade)
8/16      
Highline/Park in the Sky (5th grade)
8/17       Coney Island, via subway, leaving PS 11 at 9:30 am
8/18        End of Summer BBQ, students only

Coney Island & BBQ information

We are so excited to begin another year of summer camp at PS 11.  We are looking forward to spending time with your child this summer.  We have so many fun activities planned.

Please make sure you have completed all the forms and returned them to us BEFORE your child begins summer camp.

REGULAR CAMP HOURS ARE 9:00-5:00
• EARLY DROP OFF IS AT 8:00 A.M. ($10 PER DAY)
• LATE PICKUP IS AT 6:00 P.M. ($10 PER DAY)

• BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED DAILY BEGINNING AT 8:45 A.M.
• CHILDREN CAN NOT ENTER THE SCHOOL BUILDING BEFORE 8:45 UNLESS SIGNED UP FOR 
 EARLY DROP OFF
• SCHOOL LUNCH WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED EVERY DAY BY SCHOOL FOOD. IF YOU CHOOSE TO SEND YOUR CHILD WITH HIS/HER OWN LUNCH, PLEASE DO NOT SEND GLASS BOTTLES OR ANY ITEMS THAT NEED TO BE MICROWAVED.

CHILDREN SHOULD BRING WITH THEM EACH DAY:
• A BATHING SUIT AND TOWEL
• SNEAKERS
• A BOTTLE OF WATER OR WATER BOTTLE 
• FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN, AN EXTRA SET OF CLOTHES 
• SUMMER READING BOOKS/PROJECTS

PLEASE APPLY SUNSCREEN TO YOUR CHILD EACH MORNING BEFORE COMING TO CAMP.
PLEASE LEAVE ALL TOYS, GAMES, CANDY, ELECTRONICS AT HOME.

CHILDREN SHOULD BE DRESSED APPROPRIATELY IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL ACTIVITIES. SHORTS & SNEAKERS/SANDALS ARE PREFERRED. PLEASE NO FLIP FLOPS. CHILDREN WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO GO ON FIELD TRIPS WEARING FLIP FLOPS!!

THE SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:
8:00  EARLY DROP OFF ($10)
9:00-10:00 BREAKFAST/CHOICE TIME
10:00-12:00 ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES*
12:00-1:00 LUNCH/PLAY TIME

1:00-2:00 GENIUS HOUR**
2:00-4:00 ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES*
4:00-5:00 FREE TIME/DISMISSAL
5:00-6:00  LATE PICKUP ($10)

Daily Schedule
Monday, August 14th
Tuesday, August 15th
Wednesday, August 16th
Thursday, August 17th – Field Trip
Friday, August 18th

Below are listed the links to all summer camp forms, Genius Hour signups and general camp information.

Summer Camp Letter
Summer Camp Forms
No Genius Hour sign up, week 5 – 1st-6th grade.  K students will have their own group during genius hour.
GENIUS HOUR WILL BE HELD EVERY DAY FROM 1:00-2:00. STUDENTS WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SIGN UP FOR AN ENRICHMENT PROGRAM OF THEIR CHOICE.

Summer Camp materials needed:  old magazines, pinecones, branches or driftwood, large plastic bottles/containers (soda, milk gallons, detergent bottles), bottle caps, artificial flowers

Summer Highlights:
Week 1 (7/5-7/7)  We are the World!  No field trip.
Week 2 (7/10-7/14) Up the Lazy River
Field Trip:  Beczak Environmental Center (seining)  in Yonkers, NY
Week 3 (7/17-7/21)  Flying Things
Field Trip (7/20) Cradle of Aviation, Garden City, NY
Week 4 (7/24-7/28)  Hands on History
Field Trip (7/27) Old Bethpage Village, Old Bethpage,  NY
Week 5 (7/31-8/4) – Art & Nature
Field Trip (8/3) Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY
Week 6 (8/7-8/11)  Myths & Legends
Field Trip (8/10) Sands Point Preserve, Sands Point, NY
Week 7 (8/14-8/18)  Hawaii PS11-Style
Field Trip (8/17) Coney Island;  Luau & BBQ (8/18)

Additional highlights & activities:
•   Neighborhood trips to the Muehlenberg Library, Highline, Hudson River Park.
•  Overnight Camping Trip for 4th & 5th grades to Harriman State Park (8/8-8/9)  (students must attend both weeks 5 and 6 in order to go on the camping trip.)
•  Bike New York (5th grade – must be at least 10 years old)
•  Additional field trips to Governor’s Island, Sims Recycling Center, NYC International Children’s Film Festival, New Victory Theatre Dance Program


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Spring 2017 Afterschool Registration

The Spring 2017 Afterschool Program will begin on Monday, February 27th.  The current Fall semester continues until Friday, February 17th.

Registration will take place on
January 25 (3rd-5th grades) &
January 26 (PreK-2nd grades)
beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the auditorium.

Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning at 9:00 am on
Friday, January 27th.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Registration is in-person ONLY and will begin at 8 a.m. in the auditorium.  All families must have a registration number in order to be admitted to the school to register.  Registration numbers will be given out ONLINE on the ps11programs.com website beginning at 6:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, JANUARY 24TH  (for 3RD-5TH) and 6:00 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25TH (for PREK-2ND.)  Only one number is required PER family.  Only one number can be generated per household.  The form is not visible on our website until these times.  After you submit the online PS 11 Programs Registration Form, you will receive an email with your number in the email subject field.  Families with students in both lower and upper grades can register on either day.

The estimated registration times are as follows:
Numbers 1-50 will register between 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Numbers 51-100 will register between 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Numbers over 100 will register beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Numbers will still be called in numerical order.

Please note, all past due balances must be paid prior to registration.

Download and complete the following forms:
Spring 2017 Afterschool Letter.pdf

Spring 2017 K-2 Schedule

Spring 2017 3rd-5th schedule

Spring 2017 Prek Schedule

Spring 2017 Class Descriptions

Afterschool Student Information Form
( Required for new students only. This form is a fill-in pdf.  Save to your computer for future use.)

2017 Scholarship Application (If applicable.)
Students who currently receive a scholarship do not need to complete a new scholarship application.
Scholarship applications will be accepted on Friday, January 27 beginning at 9 am.

These forms are also available from the Afterschool Office in the cafeteria.

DO NOT GIVE THESE FORMS TO YOUR TEACHER OR EMAIL THEM TO US.  THEY MUST BE PRESENTED AT REGISTRATION.

IMPORTANT!! NEW CLASS CHANGE/CANCELLATION POLICY
While we do understand when students and families change classes/schedules in the beginning of the semester, we will no longer credit families for cancelled classes after April 30th. Families will be responsible for the full semester cost of the class after that date.  In addition, there are some classes that can not be cancelled for credit or refund after the second class.   These classes include MakerState Classes, Ice Skating, Chess, Rock Star, Skateboarding, Jr. FLL, Lego Robotics, and Guitar.

Payment Policy:  We accept cash, check and all credit cards.  Payment for the first month is due at registration

NEW:  There is a 3% handling fee for all credit card transactions (maximum $25).  You may also pay via Clear XChange, Chase QuickPay or CitiPop Money to ps11programs@aol.com (there is no charge.)
Late payments will incur a $15 late fee.

 


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2017 PS 11 Programs Summer Camp

2017 PS 11 PROGRAMS SUMMER CAMP
Kindergarten thru 6th grade

 A $100 DEPOSIT RESERVES YOUR SEAT.

The Summer Camp Program at PS 11 will run from 
July 5th thru August 18th, Monday thru Friday from 9:00-5:00. 
Early drop off and late pick up are available for an additional fee.

The rates for camp are as follows:
7 week session $3000/$1800*
weekly rate $500/$300* (week 1 $300/$180)
* Lower rate applies if you meet federal income guidelines for free lunch
Federal Free Lunch Guidelines

Scholarship Application available.

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE FUN … WEEKLY FIELD TRIPS
SPECIALTY CLASSES IN GARDENING, COOKING, CHESS, DANCE, SWIMMING, SOCCER, BIKING, ART, SPORTS & MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

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Reguest to join our Facebook group –
PS 11 Programs/Afterschool & Summer Camp –
for pictures of last summer’s activities.

The DAILY schedule is as follows:
8:00-9:00     EARLY DROP OFF($10 per day)
9:00-10:00    BREAKFAST/CHOICE TIME
10:00-12:00  SPECIALTY CLASSES
(Art, Dance, Sports, Swimming and so much more)
12:00-1:00    LUNCH/FREE TIME
1:00-2:00    LIBRARY/READING TIME
2:00-4:00    SPECIALTY CLASSES
4:00-5:00    FREE TIME/ DISMISSAL
5:00-6:00    LATE PICK UP ($10 per day)

Reduced fees and scholarships are available and will be determined based on financial need and teacher recommendation. Scholarship applications will be  available April 30th from the afterschool office. If you are interested in enrolling your child, please complete and submit the form below.  A deposit of $100 is required (not refundable after 5/15/17). You will be billed for the remaining balance due. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to us in the afterschool office, email or call us at 917.653.0594.


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Fall 2016 Afterschool Registration

The Fall 2016 Afterschool Program will begin on
Monday, September 26th.

Registration will take place on Wednesday, September 14th (K-2nd grades) & 
Thursday, September 15th (3rd-5th grades) beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the auditorium.  Families with students in both lower and upper grades can register on either day.  Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning at 9:00 am on Friday, September 16th.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Registration is in-person ONLY and will begin at 8 a.m. in the auditorium.  All families must have a registration number in order to be admitted to the school to register.  Registration numbers will be given out ONLINE on the ps11programs.com website beginning at 6:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, September 13th  (for K-2) and 6:00 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, September 14th (for 3rd-5th.)  Only one number is required PER family.  Only one number can be generated per household.  The form is not visible on our website until these times.  After you submit the online PS 11 Programs Registration Form, you will receive an email with your number in the email subject field.  Families with students in both lower and upper grades can register on either day.

The estimated registration times are as follows:
Numbers 1-50 will register between 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Numbers 51-100 will register between 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Numbers over 100 will register beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Numbers will still be called in numerical order.

Please note, all past due balances must be paid prior to registration.

Download and complete the following forms:

Fall 2016 Afterschool Letter

Fall 2016 K-2nd Schedule
or
Fall 2016 3rd-5th grade Schedule

Fall 2016 PreK Schedule

Fall 2016 Class Descriptions

Afterschool Student Information Form
( A new form is required for students each school year.   Interim  & Early Bird students who have already submitted this form in September 2016 do NOT need to submit this form again.  This form is a fill-in pdf.  Save to your computer for future use.)

Fall 2016 Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications will be accepted on Friday, September 16th beginning at 9 am.

These forms are also available from the Afterschool Office in the cafeteria.

DO NOT GIVE THESE FORMS TO YOUR TEACHER OR EMAIL THEM TO US.  THEY MUST BE PRESENTED AT REGISTRATION.

IMPORTANT!! NEW CLASS CHANGE/CANCELLATION POLICY
While we do understand when students and families change classes/schedules in the beginning of the semester, we will no longer credit families for cancelled classes after November 30th. Families will be responsible for the full semester cost of the class after that date.

Payment Policy:  We accept cash, check and all credit cards.  Payment for the first month is due at registration

NEW:  There is a 3% handling fee for all credit card transactions (maximum $25).  You may also pay via Clear XChange, Chase QuickPay or CitiPop Money to ps11programs@aol.com (there is no charge.)
Late payments will incur a $15 late fee.


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Summer Camp News & Information

August 08, 2016

Dear Summer Camp Families:

We can’t believe that this is the last week of summer camp. We have really enjoyed spending time with your children and hope that the experience was rewarding and enriching for them.  But, it’s not over yet. We have a very busy week planned.

Thursday, August 11th is our final field trip to the beach at Coney Island. We will not be going on any rides.  There is no charge for this trip but it is important that you send your child to camp prepared for the trip.
• We will leave the school at 9:30 a.m. and return around 5 p.m.
• Children should come to school with bathing suits on. Send underwear in their backpack if you
think they will want to change before coming home.
• All children need to bring a towel, bathing suit, sunscreen, a hat, a bagged lunch and two bottles of
water. School Lunch will be provided if needed.  Small sand toys are allowed.  It is very important that your child brings water.  We will not take students with us on this trip if they don’t have at least one bottle of WATER!!
• Your child may bring up to $5 to purchase a snack at the beach -The $5 can be used to
purchase food only – no toys or souvenirs. Group leaders will hold all money brought by students.
• Our swimming policy for the beach is younger children can go in to the water up to their knees,
older children (3rd-5th grade) up to their waist. You must complete and sign the permission slip below in
order for your child to go into the water. If you do not want your child to go in, please make sure they
understand your wishes before we go on the trip on Thursday. Our swimming instructors and lifeguards will accompany us on the trip.

Friday, August 12th will be our End of Camp Carnival & BBQ. We will be having a cookout of
hamburgers and hotdogs and would like all families to contribute a side dish or salad. Hot
dog/hamburger buns, cheese, bottled water is also needed. Please no beverages, desserts, cookies or candy.  As much as we would love for families to join us, this BBQ is for summer campers only. We will eat lunch at 12:30.

We took a lot of pictures and videos over the summer.  If you have not yet requested to join our closed Facebook Group, search for the GROUP PS 11 Afterschool and Summer Camp and request to join.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

Deborah Osborne
Director

P.S.  Interim Afterschool and Early  Bird Registration will be open this week on our website, http://www.ps11programs.com.  Afterschool Information will also be available in the coming weeks.

Week #6, Carnival, August 8th-August 12th

Daily schedules are below:

Monday, August 8th

Tuesday, August 9th
•  3rd & 5th graders will be returning to Governor’s island to participate in Grow NYC’s Farm Program.  Please send your child with a camp tshirt, bagged lunch & extra water.  Leaving PS 11 at 9 am.
•  6th graders will be biking on the Lower East Side, leaving PS 11 at 9:00 am sharp!  Please send your child with a camp tshirt & extra water.

Wednesday, August 10th
•  5th graders will be biking on the Lower East Side, leaving PS 11 at 9:00 am sharp!  Please send your child with a camp tshirt & extra water.

•  6th graders will go Fishing at Pier 63.  Please send your child with a camp tshirt & extra water.  They will leave PS 11 at 11:30 and return by 1:30.

Thursday, August 11th
Our field trip on Thursday is to Coney Island.  We will be traveling via subway and will leave PS 11 at 9 am.  We plan to return by 5.  Please send your child in their camp t-shirt and with at least one extra bottle of water.  Bagged school lunches will be available if needed.

Friday, August 12th

LAST DAY OF SUMMER CAMP!  BBQ & Carnival.

Join the PS 11 Programs Summer Camp Remind App for updates, pictures and field trip status.

Request to join our Facebook Group, PS 11 Programs/Afterschool & Summer Camp.  This is a closed group.  Search for the group on Facebook and request to join.  Upon approval, you will have access to the page where we post daily pictures and information about summer camp.

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Summer Camp 2016

Summer Camp seats are filling up fast!  Reserve your seat with a $100 deposit.

Summer Highlights:

Week 1 (7/5-7/8) – Stars & Stripes, Field Trip (7/8) to Governor’s Island
Week 2 (7/11-7/15) – Its a Bugs Life, Field Trip (7/14) Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY
Week 3 (7/18-7/22) – Down on the Farm, Field Trip (7/21) Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown, NJ
Week 4 (7/25-7/29) – Into the Woods, Field Trip (7/28) Bear Mountain
Week 5 (8/1-8/5) – Art & Nature, Field Trip (8/4) Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY
Week 6 (8/8-8/12) – Carnival, Field Trip (8/11) Coney Island, Camp BBQ (8/12)

•  Specialty Classes in Hip Hop, WonderHut Science, Swimming, Gardening, Sports, Art, Pop Music Stars, Tennis, Coding, Cooking and much much more.
•   Neighborhood trips to the Muehlenberg Library, Highline, Hudson River Park.
•  Overnight Camping Trip for 4th & 5th grades to Harriman State Park (8/2-8/3)
(students must attend both weeks 4 and 5 in order to go on the camping trip.)
•  Bike New York (4th-6th grades)•  Mini Camp in Soccer (see below).
•  Ryan Center will be open on Mondays & Wednesdays for all summer camp students.

Summer Soccer Mini Camp with Griffin Osborne

Summer Scholarship applications are available.

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WELCOME BACK, SEPTEMBER 2015!

Welcome back!  We hope you had an amazing summer.

The Afterschool Program at PS 11 is operated by PS 11 Programs Inc, a not-for-profit community based organization that works in partnership with PS 11.  We offer a safe, caring creative and enriching learning environment that supports and encourages each student to develop to their fullest potential – socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically.  We offer a partnership between school, home and the community with the responsibility to support our students in becoming independent members of society.

Our Afterschool program is offered every school day from 3:00-6:00 to children PreK through 5th grade.  We have a variety of enrichment classes that provide children with opportunities to have new experiences, learn new skills and develop new friendships.  The fees for the afterschool program are $17.25 per class (1 1/2 hours)/$10.50 if you meet the federal income guidelines for free lunch.  No family is ever turned away if they are unable to afford these rates – scholarships are available.

The Afterschool program begins on Monday, September 28th.  Schedules and registration guidelines will be available by Friday, September 11th.  In-person registration will take place on Monday, September 21st (K-2nd grade) and Tuesday, September 22nd (3rd-5th grade) beginning at 8 a.m. in the auditorium.  Registration numbers will be provided online the night before registration at 6:00 p.m. at ps11programs.com.

The 3-week Interim Afterschool Program at PS 11 will begin on the first day of school, Wednesday, September 9th,  with a 3-week interim program.  This program runs from September 9th thru September 25th.  The activities will include Arts & Crafts, Sports, Games, Swimming & More! The cost for the 3-week programs is: $205, $125* (3:00-5:00) $300, $185* (3:00-6:00) Kindergarten rates (beg. 9/10/15): $182, $112* (3:00-5:00) $265, $165*  (3:00-6:00) the reduced rate is available to those families who meet the Federal Income Guidelines for free lunch

REGISTER HERE FOR 3-WEEK INTERIM AFTERSCHOOL

Please download and complete: Student Information Form 2015 (required for all students)

The Early Bird (morning drop-off) Program will begin on Wednesday, September 9th.  Families can drop off students from 7:30-8:30 in the front of the auditorium.  Students start the day with legos, games, puzzles, and physical activities.  Early Bird runs until 8:45.  Breakfast is served to students at 8:20.  Fees are payable monthly. The cost for the Early Bird program is $6 per day billed and payable at the beginning of each month.  The cost for September is $72.  This year we are offering a 10% discount for families interested in paying for the full year up front.  Regular cost is $1074 – the discounted rate is $966.60.  Families can also choose to drop in to Early Bird – $120 for 10 drop-ins (valid for full year.) All students must be pre-paid and pre-registered before attending the early program.

REGISTER HERE FOR EARLY BIRD PROGRAM

Student Information Form 2015 (required for all students)

On-line registration is available for the interim program and the early bird program.  Forms are also available from the afterschool office in the cafeteria.

Please contact us at ps11programs@aol.com or 917-653-0594 if you have any questions.