GirlSummer 2022

General FAQs

GirlSummer General Programs FAQs

Check out our answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Girlsummer program.

List of 9 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: How do I contact GirlSummer?

    Please contact the email address for all questions leading up to the program. 

    This email is also the best way to get in touch with GirlSummer staff during the program. 
  • Q: What is the campus like?

    Emma Willard School is located on a historic campus comprised of 23 buildings on 137 acres of land with 24-hour security. 
  • Q: What if I have concerns about something that has happened to my camper either at home or during the program?

    Our goal is to provide a fun-filled, interesting, stimulating, and safe environment for your child at GirlSummer. Please email Morgan Del Brocco, Director of GirlSummer, at if there is a change in your child’s world that may affect them at GirlSummer (something at home or at the program).

    We want to do our best to ensure that your child has a successful and positive experience each and every day.
  • Q: What is your cancellation policy?

    An enrolled camper/student may only be withdrawn upon written notice received by the school if such notice is received on or before May 1, 2022. If written notice is received on or before May 1, 2022 you will receive a full refund of the program tuition and additional options minus a 10% processing fee. If you decide to cancel your daughter’s enrollment/application in writing after May 1, 2022, you will forfeit 50% of the total program tuition and any optional fees paid.  In the event of a health or safety emergency and/or pandemic, you will be entitled to a refund of any portion of the camper’s/student’s tuition or fees if the summer program is discontinued.
  • Q: GirlSummer Payment Methods and Due Date

    Payment in full is required at the time of Registration.

    Credit Card:
    Credit cards are accepted when registering/applying using our online application.
  • Q: My camper has a food allergy. What do I need to do to ensure their safety while attending the program?

    If your child has a food allergy please contact for more information and determine next steps. 
  • Q: What is the schedule each day?

    After registering, campers will submit an elective preference form before June 1. All campers will receive their schedule on the first day of their session. Once your camper’s schedule is finalized and distributed on the first day of camp, there will be no schedule changes. This is to ensure that we are maintaining proper social distance guidelines and keeping the health and wellbeing of our camp community as a top priority.

    GirlSummer Explorer
    8:00-8:30 a.m. - Drop Off
    8:45-8:55 a.m. - Morning Meeting
    9:00-9:50 a.m. - Elective 1
    10:00-10:50 a.m. - Elective 2
    11:00-11:50 a.m. - Elective 3
    12:00-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
    1:00-1:50 p.m. - Elective 4
    2:00-2:50 p.m. - Elective 5
    3:00-3:30 p.m. - Pick Up

    GirlSummer Writer's Retreat
    8:00-8:30 a.m. - Drop Off
    8:45-8:55 a.m. - Morning Meeting
    9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Writer's program
    12:00-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
    1:00-1:50 p.m. - Elective 4
    2:00-2:50 p.m. - Elective 5
    3:00-3:30 p.m. - Pick Up
  • Q: What medical forms and immunizations does Emma Willard require?

    As required by the State of New York, every camper must submit a physician’s certificate that documents the date the camper received the required vaccines. Medical enrollment forms and immunization requirements will be available online. Forms must be downloaded, completed, and uploaded by parents and the physician by June 1. All campers must be vaccinated.

    Once enrolled, please log into CampInTouch to complete all required medical and non-medical forms.

    GirlSummer does not accept mailed, emailed, or faxed health forms.
285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815
Welcome to Emma Willard School, a private day and boarding high school for girls in Troy, NY, and a leader in girls' education for over 200 years. 

PLEASE NOTE: All visitors to campus must check in with Campus Safety, which can be found at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance).