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Girls Elementary Program

2019-20 School Year Registration
Registration for the 2019-20 school year will be done by appointment with the Director of Elementary Programs, Natalie Duarte.

Download the Printable Registration Forms and Fee Table and Payment Plan. For more information regarding registration, check out our FAQ Sheet.

We are currently full at Love (Formerly known as Haight) and Maya schools. There is limited space for Franklin, Nea, Paden, and Ruby Bridges schools. Please contact Director of Elementary Programs Natalie Duarte with further questions, to be placed on the wait list, or to make your registration appointment.

Summer Camp

Every summer promises to be a fun-filled experience! Summer camp will run for eight weeks beginning in June and ending in August. Please check back in January 2020 for more information regarding summer camp.

Teen Program 2018-2019

Eureka!
Eureka! is a national, five-year program created by Girls Inc. to encourage girls to explore career paths in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Enrollment into the program is open every other year to rising eighth and ninth grade girls. The program consists of four weeks of intensive programming during the summer (years 1-5) and additional sessions throughout the school year.

The next enrollment period will be in January, 2021. To learn more, download the Eureka! Program brochure. For more information, please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino-Lew.

Passport to Success
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of six workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. For more information, download the Passport to Success pamphlet and registration forms.

Please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino-Lew with any questions.

Alameda Island Kids

Alameda Island Kids logoAlameda Island Kids is a service provided by Girls Incorporated of the Island City since 1981. We provide state licensed, on-site child care specially designed to care for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade at five elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, and Otis Elementary Schools. At each school site, we maintain safe, quality centers while adhering to the required school-age ratio of 14 children to 1 adult. We have early pick-up for children in all grades, K-5th, on days with AUSD early release times, including during the first three weeks of the school year. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.

Enrollment for 2019-2020
Admission to the Alameda Island Kids program is open year-round on a space available basis. Children must be enrolled at the school where Alameda Island Kids services are offered to enroll.

Please check with the Site Director at your school for availability and enrollment information. Contact information for each Site Director can be found at the bottom of the Alameda Island Kids Page. For your convenience, you may download the AIK Enrollment Packet.

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Women Who Dare

Save the Date - 21st Annual Women Who Dare Evening Gala

Don't miss the fun, excitement, and inspiration of the 21st Annual Women Who Dare Evening Gala, Saturday, February 29th, 2020, 5:30 pm -10:00 pm at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center.

Help us honor and celebrate extraordinary strong, smart, and bold Women Who Dare awardees. Proceeds benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City's engaging, empowering, and transformative programs.

Learn More, Become a Sponsor, or Donate an Auction Item. Tickets go on sale December 2019.

2019 Eurekathon!

2019 Eurekathon!

We wrapped up another successful Eureka! summer with our annual celebration, Eurekathon!

Eureka! mentors, teens, parents, and community members gathered at the Alameda Elks Lodge on July 25th to celebrate the accomplishments of our teen participants and to thank the many organizations and individuals that invested in our teens' futures.

Congratulations to our amazing teens and a big thank you to everyone who supported our Eureka! STEM program! View photos of the event courtesy of Anthony Lew.

2019 Community & Board Recognition Awards

Community and Board Recognition Awards

We had a great time celebrating our amazing group of supporters and board members at our Annual Community & Board Awards Event on July 8th.

Thank you to all of the awardees who generously gave of their time, talent, and treasure to ensure that girls grow up strong, smart, and bold. We couldn't do what we do without your tremendous support and enthusiasm!

And a big shout-out to Otaez Mexican Restaurant for hosting us, Donsuemor for providing the delicious madeleines, and Al Wright of Raintree Studios for taking the fabulous photos. View photos of the event on our Facebook page.

Join our Alumnae Association

Calling all Girls Inc. of the Island City, previously known as Girls Club, ALUMNAE!

Join our Alumnae Association

We are seeking YOU, the strong, smart, and bold women who were inspired and empowered by your Girls Inc./Girls Club experience! Please join other alumnae and share your thoughts about what you want and need from an engaging ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION.

To receive news and updates, and to provide input about our upcoming alumnae program, connect with us.