The Girls Link Up summer program targets rising 3rd-8th grade girls across Atlanta. Sessions will occur Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 3:30pm starting June 3, 2024 through June 28, 2024. Each day of the week is scheduled to incorporate elements of STEAM and Entrepreneurship. Academic sessions occur during morning sessions, specifically focusing on improving math fluency and building reading skills using science in a contextual learning framework. We are intentional about providing an affordable, one-of-a-kind summer experience for girls to explore, engage and ignite their passions.
New This Summer: Our9th Grade Academy for rising high school participants. Students will focus on time management, leadership development and service-learning.
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The Girls Link Up Summer Camp will support rising 3rd-9th grade girls. Our program supports the social and emotional needs of adolescent girls all while exposing and empowering them to pursue STEAM (science, technology, [entrepreneurship], arts, and math) pathways. We focus on bridging the learning gap by providing academic support in the mornings and cultural enrichment activities in the afternoons. This four week, full-day camp will be jam packed with hands-on activities, field trips and mentoring.
What is 3D Girls' Girls Link Up Summer Camp?
The 3D Girls Summer Camp is a 4-week program that specializes in the enrichment of young girls in order to support their social and emotional needs all while exposing them to S.T.E.A.M. and entrepreneurship.
What programs will the campers participate in?
The 3D Girls Summer Camp provides two pathways for enrichment during the afternoons. The S.T.E.A.M Pathway provides girls with a variety of hands-on and engaging activities. The Entrepreneur Pathway provides spark the interest of girls who want to start a business.
Where will the camp be located?
The camp location will be announced Spring 2024.
Is aftercare provided?
More information about aftercare options will be announced Spring 2024.
Who can attend?
Rising 3rd – 8th grade girls are eligible to attend the camp. *New This Summer* The 9th Grade Academy will support rising 9th grade students transitioning to high school.
Is transportation provided?
No. Parents and guardians are responsible for providing transportation to girls in the camp.
In order for participants to get the most out of our Girls Link Up Summer Camp experience, we obtain a strict attendance policy. Participants are allowed up to 3-days of excused absences throughout the four-week experience. Failure to comply with the attendance policy could revoke the right of participating in future activities and events.
Will there be any field trips?
Yes! There will be various field trips around the City of Atlanta. More details will be announced Spring 2024.
Will meals be provided?
Yes! Campers will be provided lunch and snack throughout the day.
How do I apply?
Application access is only online via our website at www.3dgirlsinc.org. Parents who are requesting scholarships will be required to complete additional paperwork with verification documents.
Are there fees to participate?
Yes. Camp fees amounts will be announced Spring 2024. We do have a scholarship program that will have a subsidized fees per week. Weekly camp fees are due the Friday before the following camp week. Camp fees are due by 4pm on the following days: May 31st, June 7th, June 14th, and June 21st.
What type of payments are accepted?
Both cash and online payments are accepted.
How can my daughter receive a scholarship to attend camp?
In order to qualify for a Girls Link Up Summer Camp scholarship the applicant must meet the income requirements. Families receive benefits or services under any of the programs listed below must provide verification for a scholarship:
A. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
B. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (also known as Food Stamps)
C. Medicaid or Social Security Income (SSI)
D. Reduced or free lunch program at school – Note: This eligibility is only for single youth eligibility.
This is not applicable if the entire school population is awarded free lunch in universal eligibility.
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