2015 Info

Weeks

July 6 - 10
July 13 - 17
July 20 - 24
 

Location

Mulroy Hall
4926 Onondaga Road, Syracuse, NY 13215

Tuition

Full day: $216 per week. Students choose 4 classes for a full day of classes.
Half day: $108 per week. Students choose 2 classes in the morning or 2 classes in the afternoon.
Note: Double period classes are considered 2 classes.

Program Hours

Full-day sessions are from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Half-day sessions are from 9 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. or 12:55 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Early Arrival

For $20 per week, supervision will be available from 8 – 9 a.m. daily in Mulroy Hall.  You must preregister for this using the following course #: CFK.CE-101-001. For the safety of all students, please do not drop off your child earlier than 8 a.m.

Late Pick Up

For $25 per week, supervision will be available from 4 – 5:30 p.m. daily in Mulroy Hall. You must preregister for this using the following course #: CFK.CE-102-001. Please pick up your child no later than 5:30 p.m. Identification will be required at time of pick up.

Drop-Off

Morning-only and all-day students

(for students not registered for early arrival) 

On Monday, parents should park and escort their child to his/her first classroom between 8:50 – 9 a.m. Beginning Tuesday parents may pull up to the sidewalk to drop off their children. Counselors will assist with getting students to their first classroom.

Afternoon-only Students

Students should be dropped off at the lunch tent between 12:45 – 12:50 p.m. Counselors will assist with getting students to their first classroom. In the event of inclement weather, students should be dropped off at the College for Kids office.

New Pick-Up Procedures

For the safety of all students, a new pick-up procedure is being implemented. Persons picking up students will be required to show identification.  College for Kids instructors, counselors, and staff will be checking IDs to ensure that those persons picking up students have been authorized to do so by the parent or legal guardian.  In order to avoid delays, please be sure that your Authorized Pick Up form is complete and lists all persons who may pick up your child.

Morning-Only
Morning-only students should be picked up at main entrance at 12:05 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, students should be picked up in the College for Kids office.

All-day and afternoon-only students
(for students not registered for late pick up)
Students should be picked up at their last classroom at 4 p.m.

Traffic Flow

Cars will enter the Mulroy Hall parking lot on the right/east side of the building (closest to Velasko Rd.) and exit the parking lot via the left/west side of the building (closest to the Meadows Apts). Onondaga Peace Officers will be on hand to assist with traffic on Onondaga Road.

Absences, Arriving Late, and Early Pick-Up

Please call 498-6000 before 9 a.m. any day that your child will be absent or arriving late. This is very important.
Late arrivals should check-in at the College for Kids office. Students will then be escorted to their classroom.
If possible, please let us know ahead of time if your child will be leaving early so that we can have your child waiting for you in the College for Kids office. Parents or those authorized to pick up students, must show identification and must sign out their child. 

Visitors

All visitors arriving during the day will be required to sign in and wear a Visitor name badge. A visitor’s log will be at the main entrance.

Lunch

All full-day students will eat lunch with College for Kids staff under a large tent in the Mulroy Hall parking lot, weather permitting. Half-day students are welcome to have lunch in the tent. In the case of inclement weather, students will eat lunch in the classrooms. 

Two lunch tables will be designated “Make New Friends” tables for students who are new to College for Kids, do not have a sibling or buddy with them at camp, or wish to make new friends. These tables will be located at the tent entrance.

One lunch table will be designated “Peanut Free” for students who are allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. This table will be located at the tent entrance. 

Your child may bring a bagged lunch with drink (no refrigeration available) or register for the Prepaid Lunch Plan. Snacks will be available for purchase every day. Your child may bring a small amount of money to purchase items during lunchtime. Vending machines are available to purchase cold drinks. They are located on the 2nd and 4th floors of Mulroy Hall. Please note: students will only be permitted to purchase items from the vending machines on their way down to the lunch tent

Students will have an opportunity to participate in outdoor activities, including parking lot games, jump rope, chalk drawing, and more during the last 20 minutes of lunch. Students should wear appropriate, closed-toe shoes.

Prepaid Lunch Plan

This optional lunch plan is available to all students at a cost of $30 per week. So that we have an accurate count for lunch, preregistration is necessary. Using the course # LUN.CE-001-001, you can register for the lunch plan each week.  We are not able to make menu item substitutions.  We will try and accommodate special dietary needs if notified at least 1 week in advance.

Tentative Lunch Plan Menu

Mondays: Chicken nuggets, French fries, piece of fruit, cookie, and drink
Tuesdays: Grilled Cheese, piece of fruit, cookie, and drink
Wednesdays: Hot Dog, potato chips, whole fruit, cookie, and drink
Thursdays: Hamburger, French fries, whole fruit, cookie, and drink
Fridays: Personal pan pizza, whole fruit, cookie, and drink

We are not able to make menu item substitutions however, we will try and accommodate special dietary needs if notified at least 1 week in advance.

College for Kids Staff

The Lifelong Learning staff direct the program and are the main contacts to answers questions. Please contact us at (315) 498-6000 or lifelong@sunyocc.edu.

Head Counselor

The Head Counselor supervises classroom activities, lunch tent, early arrival, and late pick up program. He works with instructors and counselors and assists the camp director in the running of the program.

Counselors

Counselors are hired to assist instructors in the classroom, assist with the lunch program and recess games, and escort students to their classrooms, restroom, nurse, or the office.

Nurse

A nurse is on staff in Mulroy Hall during the three weeks of College for Kids. All medications must be brought to the nurse on the first day a student arrives for camp. A Medication Administration Authorization Form must be on file for the nurse to administer medication. The nurse will be reviewing medical forms prior to the start of College for Kids. If you would like to speak with the nurse, please call 498-6000.

Instructors

College for Kids instructors are local teachers, professionals, and college students with a special interest or hobby to share. If you would like to speak directly with an instructor, please call the College for Kids office at 498-6000.

Lost and Found

We will have a lost and found box of unclaimed items and projects in the College for Kids office.

Important Info

  • Students must register with their birthdate or social security number, not the parent’s.
  • No registrations will be accepted after Friday, June 26th.
  • All forms must be received by Wednesday prior to the start of camp or your child will not be permitted to attend.
  • Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.
  • Class schedules are subject to change.

  • Some classes require items to be brought from home. Please make sure your child has those items so he/she can fully participate in class. 
  • Backpacks are recommended to hold and carry personal belongings.
    Please make sure all items are labeled with your child’s first and last name. 
  • Please send your child with a water bottle every day. 
  • Please remember sunscreen if your child is participating in outdoor classes. 
  • Please send your child with a rain jacket on rainy days or when there is a chance of rain. Outdoor classes may continue in the rain if the weather is not severe and there is no lightning. 
  • Students will not be permitted to use electronic devices and cell phones during class time unless there is an emergency.

  • Students may bring a small snack to eat during classes. 
  • No trips will be made to the vending machines during class time. Students will only be permitted to purchase items from the vending machines on their way down to lunch.
  • If you are not pre-purchasing the lunch plan, please send your child with a lunch and drink. No refrigeration is available. Snack items will be available for purchase during lunch.