HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. >> Just because school's out, that doesn't mean learning needs to take a vacation too. The Hoosick Falls Central School District is again offering summer programs that your child will find fun and enjoyable.
Summer Science Enrichment Program
Kids today are growing up in a world of virtual reality where they can travel anywhere with the click of a button. We would like to provide experiences with and in nature to make actual observations instead of viewing them on the computer. Studies show that children who are exposed to outdoor experiences do better in a variety of subject areas including English, Math, Social Studies, Language Arts and, of course, Science. Our Summer Science Program is not simply a series of trips to exciting and aesthetic locations. It is an interdisciplinary approach to learning about the environment.
For students going into 8th grade, there is a Summer Science Enrichment Program, which takes place in August. This program happens over a period of five days and includes exciting educational activities. This program explores our natural history through field trips and connects the students with experts working in the environmental field.
For a full description of the program, and to signup, visit http://hoosickfallscsd.org
Deadline to register is April 20
Outdoor Education Program
Another program HFCSD is offering this summer is the Outdoor Education Program, which takes place over a six-week period. Students will learn, at the introductory level,activities such as kayaking, hiking, and archery.
For a full description of the program, and to sign up, http://hoosickfallscsd.org
Deadline to register for this program has been extended through April 15.
About Hoosick Falls Central School
Hoosick Falls Central School District is a public school comprising grades UPK through 12, located approximately 25 miles east of Troy at the juncture of the states of New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts. Enrollment at Hoosick Falls Central School is approximately 1,200 students, with about 50% living in the village and 50% in the surrounding countryside. The mission of Hoosick Falls Central School District is to develop responsible citizens who possess the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful participants in a global society.