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Hot off the Press: FREE summer program for girls in Brooklyn (deadline extended to May 25th)

Posted on: May 21, 2012

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The Rising STARS Summer Program is a six-week program providing middle school girls the opportunity to (i) to play sports and be physically active, (ii) learn important life skills, (iii) participate in healthy living activities, (iv) connect with female role models and mentors, and (v) develop their confidence and self-esteem. 

When:  Monday through Friday, 10 AM – 5 PM
Monday, July 9 through Friday, August 17
Where: Ingersoll Community Center, 177 Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Each participant accepted to the program receives a scholarship, which covers all program fees and field trips. 
Lunch and snacks are provided for each participant.
Participants are responsible for their own travel expense to and from the program.

Eligibility and Requirements

 The Rising STARS Program is open to middle school girls entering the 6th – 8th grades.

All applicants are required to:
·         Complete the application form
·         Complete and sign the participant commitment agreement
·         Have their parents/guardian complete & sign the health information waiver 
·         Have their parents/guardians sign the consent form
·         Submit one letter of reference
After applications are received, applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview at the Ingersoll Community Center. 
Participants will be selected on the basis of their applications and interviews.

Applications are due by 5:00PM, Friday, May 25, 2012. (new deadline date)
Click here for the application:

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