Afterschool Program Summary
8/10/21 - 5/27/22
We are now currently enrolling girls in grades K - 12th
AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM AND ALL DAY SESSIONS
Girls Inc. will provide limited afterschool care from select schools. We will also provide all day care for most school holidays and standard holidays. Please see the attached list of days that we are scheduled to be open and days we are to be closed. Please see the list of schools that we will be picking up from to determine if we will serve your daughter’s school this year. Girls will be picked up from school by Girls Inc. staff and must be picked up from Girls Inc. by 5:45 p.m. Parents unable to pick up their child/children at closing time will be charged a late fee. Late fee charges per child are $5.00 for the first 15 minutes past closing and $5.00 for each additional 15 minutes. Fee must be paid prior to your child/children returning to the center.
The snack bar will be open every day from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. Cash money is not accepted for snacks. Parents must pay for their daughter’s snacks by check, money order or credit card or girls can bring snacks from home. Girls are allowed to have up to three snacks daily. A snack is provided to girls that do not have funds in their snack account or do not bring a snack from home. Candy nor gum are allowed at Girls Inc.
Proper shoes and dress attire must be worn at all times. Please review the attached rules with your daughter to ensure that she is dressed appropriately. Of special note, girls should not wear pants with holes, shorts should not be short-shorts, and tops should not be strapless or spaghetti straps. Shoes must be closed in from the back and for safety reasons, tennis shoes are suggested especially for outside play. Girls dressed inappropriately will be required to change into appropriate clothing provided by Girls Inc.
CELLS PHONES/ MP3 PLAYERS/ iPODS/ALL OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Girls are not permitted to have the items listed above unless it is necessary for tutoring or homework help and cleared through our President and CEO. If a girl is found with these items in her possession without clearance, she will face disciplined by the President and CEO.
To ensure the safety and well-being of your daughter and your family, our Girls Inc. families, our staff and their families, we now have detailed precautions and practices in place to help avoid anyone being infected with the virus. Please read, sign and return the attached statement with your daughter’s application. We will not accept any applications without this signed document.
Girls Incorporated of Lakeland
Girls Incorporated of Lakeland offers the only daily after school program solely for girls in the Lakeland area. An all-day (10 hour) program operates whenever school is not in session. The program is supervised by staff and volunteers.
The girls are taught worthwhile skills, encouraged to develop a sense of self-worth and assisted generally in making the difficult transition to adulthood in a supportive environment. We inspire girls to be “Strong, Smart, and Bold.”
The program is funded primarily by United Way of Central Florida & Publix Charities with the remainder of funding coming from membership dues, Foundations, grants, and program fees.
An application with your daughter's most recent report card can be submitted between the hours of 4-5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please allow 48 hours for your daughter's application to be processed.
The Jenkins Building
1220 West Highland Street
Lakeland, FL 33815
“Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold!”