Group One is a program designed for children who will enter first grade in the fall and serves as a transition between Children's School and Boys' and Girls' Club. The morning program runs similar to Children's School, and the afternoon program (2–4 p.m.) takes place at Boys' and Girls' Club.

How to Register

Registration information for the 2021 season is forthcoming. Continue to check this page for updates regarding Group One.

Complete the Group One information forms

All youth information forms are collected electronically. Following your registration, you will receive an email with the necessary information to complete your child’s forms. Please make sure that your email is accurate at the time of registration to ensure that you receive this email.

Please note that Chautauqua Institution follows New York State laws regarding immunization requirements for youth programs. We will keep all registrants informed of these requirements, as they may change prior to the start of the 2021 summer season. If you are not willing or able to comply with the immunization requirements, your youth programs registration will be canceled and you will be issued a refund.

 

About the program

About the Program

Group One is a program designed for children who will enter first grade in the fall and serves as a transition between Children's School and the Boys' and Girls' Club.

This special full-day program (9 a.m.–noon and 2–4 p.m.) is held Monday–Friday and uses the Sheldon Hall of Education facilities in the morning and the Boys' and Girls' Club facilities in the afternoon.

The program includes active play, arts activities, swimming instruction and waterfront activities, nature programs, and special events. Children remain with the same teachers/counselors throughout the day. Each of two classes is limited to 36 participants.