Lil Kids on Campus is the summer program for school-aged children operated out of Margaret House Child Care Center on the campus of RIT. It is designed for children entering first through fourth grade. (For information on programs for older students, entering grades 5-12, go to kidsoncampus.rit.edu.
Lil Kids on Campus offers children the opportunity to participate in hands-on
fun-filled learning and recreational activities. The full-day program is in session for six consecutive weeks this summer; children can be enrolled for one to six weeks. Each week has a theme designed to include activities that stimulate imagination, enhance creativity and extend knowledge. Daily activities may include cooking, reading, writing, games, as well as arts and crafts. Each day the children will also spend time with an instructor working in a campus computer lab and have time for recreational swimming in the collegeís pool.
The Lil Kids on Campus staff includes certified teachers who bring their love for learning to the program. Their commitment and enthusiasm set the tone for the dayís fun.
Typical Daily Routine
|8:00 – 8:30 am
||Meet and Greet
(Margaret’s House playground)
|8:30 – 10:30am
(Margaretís House, campus field trips)
|10:30 – 11:15am
||Recreational games and physical activity
(Outdoors and/or RIT Student Life Center)
|11:30 – 12:30pm
(Nathanial Rochester Hall Computer Lab)
|12:30 - 1:30pm
|1:30 – 2:00pm
||Reading / Story Time
|2:00 – 3:00pm
(Gordon Field House)
|3:00 – 5:30pm
||Activity Centers – including snack
Children may be registered for the whole summer session (6 weeks) or week-by-week. A completed form and payment is due at the time of registration. Forms may be mailed to Margaretís House. Lil Kids on Campus has a limited number of enrollment spaces and all registrations will be processed in order of receipt.
If you register your child with a friend, both participants my deduct $20.00 for each session they attend together.
A sibling discount is offered to families with more than 1 child enrolled. Ten percent per week can be deducted from the second childís fee and that of each additional child within the same family.
An information packet with required forms will be sent to each family via e-mail prior to the childís first week of attendance. (Mailing begins in June.).
Refunds will be granted if written notification is received two weeks prior to the start of a registered week. A $50.00 cancellation fee will apply to each week.
A full refund will be made if the program exercises its right to cancel a session or if a session is full at the time of registration.
For more information, please contact:
for program brochure and registration form.