k-8 SUMMER CAMP program

The K – 8th Grade Summer Camp program offers girls a safe, welcoming environment while they are out of school for the summer. Operating hours are from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. Breakfast, lunch, snack provided every day, although girls are welcome to bring their own healthy options. Cost is $125/week and scholarships are available.

Our Summer Camp includes a full day of activities, where girls explore real world concepts through Girls Inc. curriculum and Dream Harbor, develop friendships, and so much more. Girls have the chance to go swimming, learn new athletic skills, and participate in STEM, Computer, Art, and Gardening. Our girls in 1st – 3rd grades participate in the Summer Reading Challenge, but all girls read every day, participate in Literacy activities, and earn incentives to celebrate their goals.

REGISTER HERE

We have limited funding for scholarships this summer, and it will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. To apply for a financial aid for the summer program, please fill out this form. We will contact you with your weekly payment before 5/23. Without submitting this form and the required documents, you will be responsible for the full payment. 

SUMMER INFORMATION

Summer Camp begins on Tuesday, May 31 and runs through Friday. August 5th. Cost is $125/week. We are closed for the week of July 4th. We provide a breakfast snack, full lunch, and afternoon snack. For more information, contact Jabari@GirlsIncSRQ.org.

AFterschool program

Girls in our afterschool program will receive the Girls Inc. Experience – a healthy snack upon arrival, academic support, Girls Inc. programming delivered by trained staff, and participate in Dream Harbor, a mini-community that teaches girls real world skills.  Girls are welcomed to a safe, structured environment where they can build relationships, take safe risks, and develop life skills. Scholarships available on an as needed basis.  Cost is $150/month.

TO REGISTER, CONTACT 941-366-6646

High School initiative

Girls in grades 9 – 12 can participate in the High School Initiative, where they will have access to academic support, post-secondary guidance & the Girls Inc. Experience.  To register or for more information, please contact Lauren Opitz at Lauren@GirlsIncSRQ.org. No cost to participate.

TO REGISTER, CONTACT LAUREN OPITZ

eureka! program

Eureka! is a 5-year STEM, personal development, and sports program for girls (50% STEM, 25% personal development, 25% sports) in 8th grade. In years 1 and 2, girls will participate in 4-week camps on a college campus. Years 3 and 4 include internships with businesses in our community. The 5th and final year consists of an internship and/or a 4-week camp focusing on career and college readiness and STEM.

This program sets out to do educational, professional, and personal development. It provides a STEM-focused program that encourages girls to see themselves in STEM. It gives girls a look at what it’s like on a college campus and helps prepare them for the future whether that’s a four year college experience, community college, trade school, or entering the workforce.

We are currently accepting registrations for incoming 8th grade students for the 2022 Eureka! Summer Program.

REGISTER HERE

Annual Girls Inc. Programming is sponsored in part by Sarasota County Government.

I credit my self-assurance and determination to the steadfast confidence these adults had in me at such an early age. Girls Inc. has shown me that any obstacle is an opportunity to take hold of my future.

Rachel, age 18