Summer Middle School Program

Summer Middle School Program (10-12 year olds)

Program Overview

2021 summer hours begin on Monday, June 7th and end on Friday, August 20th. The Program Hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30am-5:30pm. 

The program is for Club members age 10-13 and focuses on the interests of late elementary and middle schoolers. Throughout the day, different programs will be offered for members to choose from, allowing a balance of structure and self choice. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included in the weekly fee.

There is a program cap of 80 Club members.

Program Dates & Hours

The Radford Center Program will run June 7th – August 20th, 2021. We will be open 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Club will be closed on July 5th, 2021.

If your child turns 13 while participating, we will help them transition to the CLUB Teen Center located at 501 E. Parkway Ave. the week of their birthday.

Meals

Meals are included in the weekly fee. All meals will be served in our cafeteria. During field trips and park days, meals will be brought along to those locations. If your child would like to bring his or her own lunch, they are welcome to do so. Cold storage is available for all lunches being brought in.
Meal times stay consistent for classroom days. On field trip days, meal times may vary due to the activities and schedules we are provided by the host site.

Breakfast – 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lunch – 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Snack – 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Registration

In order for your child to attend during summer, you must turn in the following:

Registration paperwork will be at Boys & Girls Club after school sites from 2:45 – 6:00 p.m. M-F, and at the Radford Center front desk starting Monday, March 1, 2021.

Once your forms are completed, and you have paid the fees, your child will be added to the  Program roster. If you have any questions, please contact our Child Care Services Director at 920-233-1414 Ext. 121 or kevinm@bgcosh.org.

What if the Middle School Summer Program is full?

If you sign up, but the program has already reached its limit, your child will be placed on a waiting list. We will serve children on a first come, first served basis. This is why it is important to register as soon as possible to have your best chance of securing a spot for your child.

Weekly Summer Fees 2021

We charge per week, not per day. This means that it is the same cost whether your child comes 3 days or 5 days.

First Child Additional Children
$80 $60

Payment is due the Friday prior to the following week in order for your child to participate.

Scholarship assistance will be based on a sliding scale income but everyone will be expected to pay according to their income level. Assistance will be offered for children who are aged 10-12. If you are interested, please ask the Radford Center front desk for paperwork.

Club members are allowed 1 vacation week during the summer.

Payment Options

Forms of payment include: credit card, check, cash, and automatic payments from your bank account and can be made by phone or at our Radford Center front desk.

Expectations

In order to keep your child’s spot through the summer, they will be expected to participate at least 3 days per week. They will need to be to the Club by no later than 10 a.m. Your child can be absent for up to one week this summer without having to pay the weekly fee. If you plan to have your child in summer school, you must document this on your registration form. If you cannot commit to these requirements, your child’s spot will be given to someone on the waiting list. Weekly payments must be kept current or your child’s spot will be given to the next family on the waiting list.

Your child is expected to participate fully in each program following their class schedule and behave according to our Club rules found in our Parent Handbook. Children who choose not to follow these expectations will not be able to participate in our summer program.

For any questions concerning our summer program, registration or expectations please contact the Child Care Services Director at 920-233-1414 Ext. 121 or kevinm@bgcosh.org.

Weekly Trips

Each summer, Club members have the opportunity to participate in a variety of field trips that are both fun and educational. 10-13 year olds will have a set schedule of field trips planned for the summer to many cool places.

All field trips are included in the weekly summer fee. On field trip days, that is the activity being offered for that day for your child. If you choose to not have your child attend the field trip, you must keep your child home for the day.

The program will have at least 2 field trips per week. The schedule will be out on May 1st, 2021 as well as more information about the program.

What’s Provided on Trips and What to Bring

Lunch and snacks are provided on all trips that take place during those meal times. A child may bring their own bagged lunch if desired. Sunscreen and bug spray are provided on trips, but your child may bring their own if desired.

Camp Radford

Camp Radford is located about an hour from the Club on the Little Wolf River in New London, Wisconsin and is surrounded by natural wetlands. All members will get to experience outdoor education at it’s finest including archery, fishing, cooking over a fire, large group games, swimming, tree and animal identification, fort building and more.

For more information on the variety of different activities kids can participate in while at camp, please visit our Camp Radford page.

Open House

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
6:00-7:00 pm

This open house gives your family a chance to meet your child’s teacher and tour the classrooms he/she will be in this summer. This will also give you the opportunity to

  • Tour the Club
  • Learn the expectations
  • Get to know the Club staff
  • Get to know the activities/programs offered
  • Ask any questions you may have about the Radford Summer Program.