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2017 Summer Camp News & Information

Summer Camp 2017

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

Scholarship applications are now available.

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 (7/12, 13 & 14) 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)

•  Specialty Classes in Dance, WonderHut Science, Swimming, Gardening, Sports, Art, Pop Music Stars, Tennis, Coding, Cooking and much much more.
•  New, revised Genius Hour for 1st-6th grade!   Held daily (except on field trip days) from 1:00-2:00 pm, students will have the opportunity to choose their own enrichment program.  Small, cross-grade groups will be offered in a variety of subjects including sports history, puzzles, film, dance, yoga & mindfulness, math games, keyboarding and more.  The classes will change weekly.  Online registration will be available each week for the following week.  Genius Hour options will be available for the first week of camp, 7/5-7/7, by June 15th.
•   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 (4th grade)


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Afterschool News & Information

Summer Camp is filling up fast!  Get your registration in soon to ensure a seat!
Click here for Summer Camp News & Information.

New policy:  To change or cancel an afterschool program, please complete the Change/Cancellation form. 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.

Welcome Back – September 2016

Drop In Registration

Early Bird Registration

 

 


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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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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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Final Week of Summer Camp

 

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. Please read this letter carefully and return the attached form to us as soon as possible.

Thursday, August 13th 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 14th 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. Please complete the form below to let us know what you want to bring. 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  week.

August 10, 2015

My child, _____________________________, has permission to travel by subway to Coney Island on
Thursday, August 13th. K-2nd graders will be permitted to go in up to their knees; 3rd-6th graders will be
allowed to go in up to their waists. Please check one of the following: My child is:
____ allowed to go in the water
____ not allowed to go in the water

On Friday, August 15th, we will contribute the following toward the end of camp BBQ/Carnival:
__________________________________________________
__________________________________________________
__________________________________________________
__________________________________________________

_________________________________________
Parent Name/Phone #

_______________________________ ___________________
Parent Signature             Date


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Spring Registration Information

Due to school closure on Tuesday, January 27th, the Spring Registration will be as follows:

Wednesday, January 28th – 3rd-5th grade registration*
Thursday, January 29th – K-2nd grade registration

*  If school is cancelled on Wednesday, 3rd-5th grade registration will be on Friday, January 30th.

3rd-5th grade can get their numbers at 6 pm on January 27th
K-2nd grade can get their numbers at 6 pm on January 28th

The form to obtain the registration number  is NOT available until 6 pm on the above dates at ps11programs.com

Enjoy the Snow!!