Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00
August 9 9 marked the end of the 2013 Glen Cove After 3 Summer Program. It was also Showcase Day, and the program ended with great success.
This summer program was the program that almost didn’t happen, since no grant was received from New York State this year. Nonetheless, due to the dedication and commitment of the Glen Cove After 3 staff, the educational summer program ran with a vast variety of activities and trips offered all at a reasonable fee for parents.
The dedication of the staff and youth participation was made clear with the displays of creative and educational projects, many reflecting our theme on natural disasters.
The performances included dance, drums, and the GCA3 band. The students were all in sync, focused and radiated confidence in their performances. During class time the students worked hard and remained focus throughout the summer. They learned skills necessary to enhance their abilities and help diminish summer learning loss, helping them to be on target for the upcoming school year.
The daily attendance was just under 100 students. The students who attended came on a consistent basis, and took part in the daily activities. Many parents were very involved and grateful to have the Glen Cove After 3 program available for their children to attend.
Although the Glen Cove After 3 program no longer receives funding from the state, Mayor Ralph Suozzi has worked out a plan to keep this vital program running at a low cost to parents. Enrollment for the school year will be a reasonable fee of $100 per student per month, with discounts for families with multiple children enrolled.
The Glen Cove After 3 program will continue to be held daily in the Robert Finley Middle School and both Connolly and Landing Elementary Schools! Applications are available at our Glen Cove After 3 office (70 Forest Ave Suite 2C), the Glen Cove Youth Bureau, and the schools main office.
For more information feel free to contact the Glen Cove After 3 office at 516-277-1303.