2023 APEC Pioneers: Week 1

2023 APEC Pioneers: Week 1
Registration Begins
Last Day To Register
7/7/2023 5:00 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 8/11/2011 and 7/10/2015
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APEC’s Summer Exploration Nature Science Experience Series (S.E.N.S.E.S) Program

Expand your child’s summer experience with an exciting S.E.N.S.E.S. week-long program. New science themes each week! It makes SENSE to sign up for all 6 weeks! 

APEC Pioneers 2023

Grades:  Entering 4th – 6th


Welcome back scientists! Let’s unravel the mysteries of the cosmos and natural world with seasoned APEC educators, Mr. Jacob, and Mr. Asharee. Our daily sessions will include physical and mental games, STEM challenges, experiments, and literature. The program will also include time with APEC’s many animal ambassadors, and hikes along our nature trails! Whether we are making some slime, dissecting an owl’s last meal, or giving a chinchilla an exfoliating dust bath-you’ll be sure to enjoy this summer experience! Students should bring a bagged snack and a labeled water bottle (reusable preferred). Participants should have sunscreen and bug repellant applied prior to entering the Center. Spots are limited.

Monday-Friday                      1:30 – 4:30 pm

Week 1            July 10 – July 14       Weird, Wacky, and Wild


Our planet plays host to the most wonderful and bizarre creatures. Whether it’s a lizard that runs along the surface of water, or a fish that walks out onto dry land, these animal oddities captivate our imagination. We will come to understand their adaptations/superpowers and see how their bodies have been shaped to deal with predation, seasonal changes, and mating pressures. By the end of this week, you will be wanting to ask evolution: OK, BUT WHYY? JUST WHYYYY?


We anticipate being located in our NEW building on Northern Boulevard, east of the Cross Island Parkway, in Douglaston this summer. However, we can not guarantee the move will occur by July 1.  If not, summer programs will be at our present location in Oakland Gardens.


‚ÄčS.E.N.S.E.S Program Fees and Policy

  • $325 per week, per child
  • $25 discount per week for early bird registrations (up to and including March 31st, 2022)
  • $20 discount per week if registering for all 6 weeks (call for discount code)
  • $10 discount per week if registering for 3 to 5 weeks (call for discount code)


  • if cancelling one month in advance, a refund, less $25 registration fee, will be issued.
  • if cancelling less than one month, no refund, no credit.
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$325.00 per Participant
Early Discount
Before 3/31/2023 a discount of $25.00 will apply.
Cancellation Policy
S.E.N.S.E.S. Program Cancellation Policy: - if canceling after registration & at least one month prior to the program start date, full refund will be issued, less $25 registration fee per week. - if canceling less than one month, no refund, no credit

If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: contact@alleypond.org


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If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: contact@alleypond.org


Copyright © 1998-2021. All rights reserved."