June Events: Registration for Summer and Fall!

June is a busy time at Arts and Athletics!

Registration is already open for Summer Camp 2024 and will open soon for the Fall Cycle of afterschool!

The last day of regular afterschool programming for this school year is Friday, June 14th. Beyond that date (through Tuesday, June 25th) Arts and Athletics will offer our bridge camp for those families needing childcare during afterschool hours. Additionally, there are dates in the coming weeks when DoE schools are closed. AAA will offer camps on several of these days. (See below and note that no camp will be offered on Memorial Day.)

Dates that our schools are closed and whether camp is offered:
1. Monday, May 27: Memorial Day (no camp offered)
2. Thursday, June 6: Chancellor’s day (camp is offered)
3. Friday, June 7: Clerical day (camp is offered)
4. Monday, June 17: Eid-al-Adha (camp is offered)
5. Wednesday, June 19: Juneteenth (camp is offered)

Arts and Athletics will conduct Summer Camp 2024 for eight weeks from Monday, July 1 to Friday, August 23. You can sign up for single weeks or all eight! Drop off and pick up are at PS 9 (84th/Columbus) and camp hours are 9 am to 5pm. (There is no camp on Thursday or Friday, July 4th and 5th. ) Campers can sign up for Outdoor Adventures, Musical Theater, or Instrumental Music! Instrumental Music Camp, offered for the first time this year, will include one-on-one instruction, group practice, ensemble performance, and fun introductions to music history and music theory.

Summer Camp Descriptions:
1. Outdoor Adventure:
This summer we will reprise our ever-popular outdoor camp where regular afterschool personnel guide children on adventures, field-trips, hikes, sports, and art projects around Central Park.
2. Performing Arts / Musical Theater: In musical theater camp Jeff Edmond and Ed Horan will guide students PS 9 as they collaborate to produce a new original show each week and perform on Fridays for their friends and family. Writing, singing, dancing, and acting!
3. Performing Arts / Instrumental Music: New this year, in support of the PS 9 music program, we will host a music immersion camp with instruction available in trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, piano, guitar, drums/percussion, and violin. The program will also introduce children to music history and theory, helping them to grow in their playing in fun and interesting ways.

For more information on our amazing music faculty and the learning opportunities available for your children, visit our music page here.

For more information click here or call Ryan Zavala at 917-975-8811 to reserve a spot.