Grab & Go Kids Planner: College Prep, Brain Bee and Summer Camp

Serious topics for older kids and teens.


Here's a handful of events mostly suited for teens:

College Funding for High School Seniors and Parents, Wednesday, February 27, 7 p.m. Greenburgh Library Multipurpose Room, 300 E. Main St. Guest Speaker: Irene Jozefowicz of NFG College Solutions offers assistance to parents and teens embarking on the college decision. Co-sponsored by the Huntington Learning Center. Please register by calling 721-8224 or email: greenteen@greenburghlibrary.org.

Coffee and Camp Chat, Thursday, February 28, 9:15 a.m. JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd. Scarsdale, NY. Come meet Caryn Symons, Director of Camp Gadol, Camp Xtreme and the CIT/LIT Experience and learn about the JCC’s warm, nurturing experiences for children 2-15 years.  A light breakfast will be served. For more information, call 914-472-3300 ext. 336.

Brain Bee Championship, Thursday, February 28, 4:30 p.m. Burke Rehabilitation Center, 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is hosting the 2nd annual local Brain Bee Championship of the International Brain Bee on Feb. 28. Open to high school students from 9th through 12th grade, the competition tests the students' knowledge of the brain and nervous system. Along with prizes and scholarships, the winners of all Local Brain Bees will be invited to compete at the National Brain Bee in Washington DC, and the winner of which will go on to compete in the International Brain Bee Championship. Students interested in participating should complete the registration form and return it to Janet Goodman, LMSW, at jgoodman@burke.org. For more information, please call 914-597-2237. Students can prepare for the championship by studying the 2008 Brain Facts

What To Do When You Are Stopped by the Police, Friday, March 1, 7p.m. Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, 116 Guion Pl., New Rochelle, NY. New Rochelle NAACP, Xenia Lodge #50, F.& A.M. (Prince Hall Masons), and Remington Boys and Girls Club present a 2nd forum. Parents, students, concerned citizens; Come out and learn how to respond to police in a way to de-escalate the situation and preserve your rights and safety. Light refreshments and entertainment provided. For more information, call 914-576-4997. 

Free SAT/ACT Practice Test, Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. Huguenot Memorial Church, 901 Pelhamdale Ave., Pelham NY. How would you score? Take this FREE SAT/ACT practice test and find out! Students can see what both tests are like and decide which test might be right for them. A detailed score report from each test will also be provided. All high school students are welcome. Register at www.kaptest.com or call 1-800-KAP-TEST for event SKXY3583.


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