Summer camp mail-in registration will begin on Monday February 27th, 2017. The field trip calendar will be available in mid-April. Download the Summer Camp Brochure and the Summer Camp Registration Form. For questions or more information, please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte.
School Year Registration
Registration is taken by appointment only. Please note, Haight and Franklin Schools are currently full. To be placed on the wait list for one of these schools or to register for another site, please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte.
Now recruiting 7th and 8th grade girls for the EUREKA! Girls Inc. STEM Program!
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). The program consists of four weeks of intensive programming during the summer (years 1-4) and additional sessions throughout the school year. Applications are now being accepted through March 20, 2017. Download the brochure to learn more about the Eureka! program.
Ready to apply? Download a printable application now! For more information, please call Dana Swint @ 510-521-1743 ext. 208.
Passport to Success
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up now for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays 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 5 workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. Please check back in August for more information.
Alameda 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 six elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, Lum, 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. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.
Please join us for our 18th Annual Hats Off to strong, smart & bold Women Who Dare luncheon on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. Girls from our Best Foot Forward program will co-host this empowering event as we celebrate and honor the tremendous work of six exceptional women and teen role models who truly exemplify strong, smart, and bold. To find out more or to purchase tickets, visit our 2017 Women Who Dare event website. Don't delay, this event will sell out!
Congratulations to this year's Women Who Dare awardees!
Learn more about our extraordinary women and teen awardees.
Girls Inc. of the Island City and the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department present the 16th Annual Father-Daughter Dance: Jungle Safari Dance Party, to be held on February 10, 2017. This event is for girls 5-12 years of age and their father or other significant role model. This event is sold out.
Wow! What a glorious evening! Thank you so much to everyone who made our first ever Party! with a Purpose a spectacular success!
Photos from the event can be viewed on our Facebook page.
STRONG and healthy -- Girls Inc. girls are physically active, in charge of their own reproductive health, and have sound body image and relationships.
SMART and educated -- Girls Inc. girls are determined to succeed and to prepare for interesting work and economic independence by pursuing fields that require college or vocational education.
BOLD and independent -- Girls Inc. girls are economically literate and are assertive, resilient advocates for themselves and others.
As Girls Inc. looks to the next 50 years, the community will continue to play a critical role in our girls' lives, inspiring future Strong, Smart, & Bold makers and leaders! Join us.
Check Out Eureka!
A fun and unique, multi-year program for teen girls that develops their career interests and opportunities in STEM through a curriculum involving hands-on learning, field trips, job shadows, networking, college-readiness, mentorships, vocational education, and professional skills training. The program also builds girls’ confidence by teaching swimming and self-defense, and exploring other athletic and outdoor pursuits.