Partnering w/ Parents

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The Hollingworth Center

Partnering with Parents

As parents contemplate summer camps for their children, so much is considered given the vast array of options in the City. Families who choose our program understand and value the critical need for in-depth inquiry-based early learning opportunities as children expand their passion for science. Equally as important to our parent community is a camp steeped in summer fun, traditions, and the opportunity to connect with friends old and new, as they make those special summertime memories.


At Hollingworth, parents are vital to our mission as we nurture each child’s potential in all domains. Our doors are always open and our leadership team and teachers work side by side with parents to ensure an enriched experience for each child. Our graduate assistants in the Hollingworth Center office are on hand to answer all queries, guide parents, and liaison among the many members of our community.

Hollingworth Science Camp hosts family events including our Maker Gallery, Expo, and Science on Parade. Here we invite parents, siblings, friends, and all loved ones to engage with us exploring the children’s inquiries and celebrating their accomplishments.

Additionally, Professor Lisa Wright, the director of The Hollingworth Center, offers seminars including books talks, casual conversations, and resource sessions to our parents as special events. New seminars are available each year, focusing on contemporary issues surrounding parenthood, childhood development, and early education. Seminars are announced at our parent meeting in June. We look forward to meeting the #sciencenuturers of Hollingworth and welcoming our parents to gather as a community around contemporary and thought-provoking issues.

Our goal during the month of July is to provide our campers with a wonderful experience and our parents with the peace of mind knowing their children are safe, cared for, learning joyously, and having heaps of fun. We send weekly Hollingworth newsletters to keep parents updated on the many activities and explorations their children enjoy with us. Click the links below to see newsletters from our last summer!

Hollingworth Newsletter Week Three 2017

Hollingworth Newsletter Week Four 2017

Hollingworth Newsletter Week Five 2017