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i luv Black Girls Rock! Inc.  this organization is doing amazing work with girls to build their leadership skills.  check out this opportunity to apply for their summer camp program.


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In the summer of 2011, Beverly Bond, the Founder and Executive Director of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!, launched the inaugural BLACK GIRLS ROCK! QUEENS CAMP FOR LEADERSHIP & EXCELLENCE in response to the overwhelming demand to expand our youth mentoring programs across the globe. 

The BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Queens Camp is now in its third year and we are looking forward to welcoming 30 new dynamic young women from diverse economic, social and geographical backgrounds. Past participants have come from various cities around the US as well as countries across the world including: South Africa, Japan, Liberia and Jamaica. Through a series of dynamic programs and art workshops  BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Queens Camp encourages strong life skills, cultural investigation, critical thinking, positive identity development and active leadership for young women of color.

Please note that all applications MUST be postmarked/e-mailed by April 19, 2013. If you have any questions about the application process, please e-mail You may download the application here.

 Adventure Activities:
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Orienteering
  • Overnight campout
  • Talent Show

Art based Workshops/Activities

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Cultural Beading & Jewelry Making
  • Cooking/Culinary Arts
  • Tap Dance
  • Break Dance
  • Musicology and DJ 101
  • Spoken Word Workshop
  • Theatre Workshop

Community Service/Volunteerism

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring for special needs children


  • Reading Center (literacy-based activities) +
  • Book Club
  • Discovery Center (environmental education-based) + Gardening
  • Open Tutoring

Health Center

  • Participants will have access to health center with a team of RNs on duty and a medical doctor on call.


Leadership Building & Challenge Activities:

  • Small group games
  • Team challenge Initiatives

(group problem-solving activities)

  • Low & High ropes

 Instruction Based Sports & Activities:

  • Boating (rowboats):
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Fishing
  • Funyaks (small kayaks)
  • Swimming:
  • Tubing
  • Volleyball


Recreational Sports & Activities:

  • Badminton
  • Cards/Board Games
  • Football
  • Kickball
  • Mini-golf
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Soccer
  • Softball
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  • Comments Off on Hot off The Press: FREE Science Summer camp for New York City Girls

Check out this great free science summer camps for girls in NYC at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum

camp goals blog 2-13Camp Dates: July 15-Aug. 23rd, 2013
This program derives its uniqueness from the real-world through engineering, environmental studies and awareness, as well as one-on-one mentoring with women established in the sciences.
Participants work side-by-side with female professionals from various cultural institutions, government agencies, and community and global organizations.
The camp promotes developing a positive sense of self and establishing lifelong friendships.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2013
All female students must:
~ Reside and attend a school located in the 5 boroughs of New York City (Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island)
~ be a rising 9th or 10th grader in the Fall of 2013 (current 8th or 9th grader)
~ Attend a New York City school (female students that attend NYC Title 1 public schools are highly encouraged to apply and are given priority of assessment)
~ Complete the full application, includes essay, copy of transcripts and teacher recommendation from Math or Science teacher (additional information/deadlines are noted within these documents)
Please click on the following link to obtain eligibility and criteria, student application, teacher recommendation, and additional information about the program.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2013

Shay Saleem
Coordinator of Camp G.O.A.L.S. for Girls
Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum
One Intrepid Square
12th Ave and West 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
P: (646) 381-5168

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Camp G.O.A.L.S. (Greater Opportunities Advancing Leadership and Science) for Girls is an application-based FREE six-week summer camp for current 8th and 9th grade girls from NYC public schools. 
50-55 accepted students will build proficiency in math and science.
Applications are due April 6th
Location: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Generously funded by the Motorola Solutions Foundation.
For more information click the below link for details:

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