Community Programs

This resource lists programs and opportunities for students in our community. 

The WICPTSA offers scholarships for summer programs in the areas of STEM and the arts. Visit their Web site at to learn more. 

West Irondequoit Central School District Community Education

Programs year round for toddlers to teens! We have driver education, sports, ceramics, swimming, safety and babysitting. Visit our Web site for complete details. 
Irondequoit Public Library
1290 Titus Ave  Rochester, NY 14617, on the Town Hall Campus

Programs for children and adults throughout the year. 
Rochester Museum and Science Center
Family Programs

Family activities, February Break Camp (2/20-24/2017), summer programs
University of Rochester
Rochester Scholars

Students in grades 9-12
Summer programs 1, 2 and 3 weeks in length; July 10-28, 2017
Students register for specific courses on a variety of topics. 
Also A Taste of College and Girls Get Math
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Environmental Education Summer Camps

Ages 11-17 yrs.
One-week sessions, June 25-August 11, 2017; residential program

At DEC education camps, campers experience a balance of environmental education, sportsman education and outdoor fun. Games, lessons and hands-on activities teach kids about forests, water quality and other aspects of nature. Swimming, hiking and canoeing are on the agenda, too, as campers learn new outdoor skills. Campers come away with a life-long passion for nature and a dedication to stewardship of our natural resources.  
Rochester Institute of Technology
WE @ RIT (WE Women in Engineering)

Overnight for junior girls, allowing them to explore many facets of engineering. 


Weekend and summer camps
"Programming, robot building, exciting challenges and lots of hands-on fun."

Kids on Campus
Contact via:

Grades 5-12  Will update website on March 1, 2017
July 10 - August 4, 2017; session lengths vary
Extended day available
Topics include art and technology
Camp Invention  

Entering grades K-6
Five Rochester area locations
Week-long programs, 7/10-7/28/17
A national program. Activities encourage working on diverse teams, engaging in investigations, experiments, and engineering challenges that combine science, technology, engineering and math in fun, hands-on activities. 
Genesee Country Village & Museum

Ages 4-15 yrs. 
Extended day care available, some busing available
The museum provides two summer programs for children: Summer Sampler and Earth Camp. Summer Sampler has an historical flavor, while Earth Camp emphasizes the natural world and our place within it. Also offer one or two day experiences in specific areas for ages 14 and up.
Eastman School of Music
Eastman Community Music School 

Classes cover a variety of disciplines and age groups.  
New York State Summer School of the Arts

Students currently enrolled in grades 8-12 (grades 6-12 for ballet)
Month-long residential programs in a variety of performing arts. Audition required. Programs held at four colleges across NYS.
Lollypop Farm Camp
585-223-1330 X173

Ages 4-14 yrs. 
June 26 - Aug. 16, 2017 Full and half-day, most are week-long.

Hands-on experiences and a behind the scenes look at the farm! 
Summer Write 2017
585-473-2590 X107
Creative day camps & workshops
Week-long programs; morning, afternoon, combine for full-day 
Rochester & Genesee Valley Parent magazine publishes annual guides on a variety of topics including family resources, education and summer activities.