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Summer 2014 Opportunities for Students

Learning doesn't stop in the summer! Students and parents are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities in our district, including the first-ever Summer Enrichment Program. These fee-based programs provide the opportunity for further exploration of an academic area or interest, or to try something new.



Female students entering grades 7 through 9 in the district next fall who have a strong interest in science and technology can now register for the Summer 2014 Engineering Institute for Young Women. The weeklong camp is being offered for a third year by the Niskayuna Central School District in partnership with GE Global Research. The Engineering Institute for Young Women III will take place the week of July 7-11, 2014. Registration is first come, first served. LEARN MORE


"summer sonata" music program

The Nisky "Summer Sonata" music program is a 2 week program designed for students entering grades 5-8 in the fall, who are already members of the Band, Choir, or Orchestra program: Grades 5-8 for Orchestra, Grades 6-8 for Band and Choir. This exciting opportunity is for students who enjoy music and wish to continue developing their musical skills during the summer with Niskayuna Music Faculty! Classes and ensemble rehearsals will be conducted Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon, beginning Monday, July 21. MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORM


summer enrichment program

Niskayuna Central School District is pleased to offer enrichment classes to K-12 students. Classes blend academic subjects with hands-on exploration and are taught by NCSD teachers and instructional staff. Based on student interest, the six courses listed below will run in the summer of 2014. If you are interested,  please call Pamela Ober at 377-4666 x50731. The deadline to register is June 9, 2014.


  • Math Literacy for the SAT and ACT Exams - 9th-12th graders (July 7-11, 8-1130am)
  • Introduction to Computer Programming with Scratch & Story Telling Alice - 6th-8th graders (July 14-18, 8-1130am)
  • College Essay and Application Workshop - 9th-12th graders (July 14-18, 8-1130am)
  • Writing for the SAT and ACT Tests - 9th-12th graders (July 21-25, 8-1130am)
  • Mechatronics: Electricity, Robotics, & Automation - 6th-8th graders (July 28-August 1, 8-1130am)
  • Web Design and Creation - 9th-12th graders (August 4-8, 12-330pm)