This summer program supports the families of our parish by providing a warm, caring environment for children to spend their summer vacation. Directed by Mrs. Michelina Grieco and Jeanne Fiffe, our summer program is made possible through the dedication of New York State certified teachers from St. Joseph School, summer teen counselors, and volunteers. The program runs on weekdays from the end of June to the middle of August.

Dates and Times: June through August (dates vary annually)

Drop-off time at 7:30 am (or later) and Pick-up time at 5:45 pm

Daily Special Events: Parks Dept, Skate and Sports Mobile, Museum of Natural History Mobile Unit, Read-a-Long, Self-esteem program, Metropolitan Museum of Art Classes, and many more!

Planned Trips and Special Events: Deno’s Wonderwheel, The Aquarium, Queens Botanical Garden, Movies, Kid’s Fun House, Hall of Science, Bowling, Swim Fun, Playrobics, Central Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Adventures Inn, Miniature Golf

Our Super Special Last Day Celebration . . Bounce Trampoline!

Lunchtime Special . . .Back by Popular Demand! Pizza, Hot Dogs, Chicken Nuggets, French Fries, and more! Snacks are available during the day! (Food and snacks not included in the weekly rate)

Facilities: Gymnasium, air-conditioned game and craft room, outdoor activity space with wading pools and sprinkler

Registration Fees: $90 per family

Program Fees:
1st Child Weekly Rate: $120 per week + $35 Trip Fee (per trip, 2 trips per week) = $190 Total Week Fee

2nd Child Weekly Rate: $70 per week + $35 Trip Fee (per trip, 2 trips per week) = $140 Total Week Fee

Each additional child in family will receive a discount!

1st Child Day Rate: $40 per day
2nd Child Day Rate: $25 per day

If you sign up per day, and the date chosen is a Trip Day, an additional $35 per day is charged.

Program registration requires registration fee plus 1 week in advance.

For further information, please contact the Parish Rectory at (718) 278-1611 or rectory@stjosephastoria.org.