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 As the 2020-2021 school year winds down to a close, it's safe to say parents and students are breathing a sigh of relief after a very challenging year.Many students flopped back and forth aimlessly between remote and in-person learning, staffing has been limited and parents, well we also received a crash-course in teaching, but we made it. Now as summer looms and COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift across many states including Western New York, many parents are asking "what's next?".

After spending a year and a half in close quarters with our little ones, I'm certain that we all need a break, even our kids from us lol Thankfully, many of the summer programs are re-opening this summer of course with some restrictions and limited availability. Here's a few that I've come across that have open enrollments to help get your kids back out there to be their active and social selves during the 2021 summer months....

PAL/Say Yes Buffalo -Summer Camp HQ
July 12th-August 20th
Monday-Friday  (7 hour and 4 hour day sites available)
Visit: https://sayyesbuffalo.org/summer2021/ for more info

YMCA
Locations, Days & Times Vary
Visit https://www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org/summer-camps/summer-camp-registration/ for more info!

Sports Camp- Buffalo Public Schools Summer
July 12th-August 20th
Visit https://www.buffaloschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=8&ModuleInstanceID=94890&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=227501&PageID=9 for more info!

Art Camp - Buffalo Public Schools
For students in grades 7-12. Offering two summer arts enrichment camps
Monday-Friday, July 19 - August 13 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at School #18.
Visit https://www.buffaloschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=8&ModuleInstanceID=94890&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=227721&PageID=9 for more info!

Buffalo Academy of Sacred Heart
Summerspace ’21 (June 28-July 30)
For middle school girls in entering grades 5-8
Call the Admissions Office, 834-2101 ext. 311 or email mganey@sacredheartacademy.org.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo
282 Babcock St. Buffalo, NY 14210
Website: http://www.bgcbuffalo.org
Phone: 716.825.1016
Buffalo RiverWorks and Independent Health - RiverWorks Summer Sports Camp July 26th-30th and August 16th-20th
Monday - Friday from 8am - 4:30pm
Email to register: sgreen@buffaloriverworks.com
Ages 10 and up
Please contact each camp for specifics and availability. Please comment below of any you may know and let's have a fun and SAFE summer Buffalo!

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