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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

BASCOL Cares About the Community

 

BASCOL is dedicated to caring for the children, families and communities we serve. We work hard to incorporate fun and learning into our recreational based program. BASCOL’s staff encourage children to grow to their fullest potential in a safe and nurturing environment.

 

Community Involvement:

Jell-O Drive – Each year BASCOL children participate in a Jell-O drive with the Christmas Bureau. The Jell-O goes into food baskets that get distributed to over 4,000 needy families in Onondaga County. 

Writing Contest – BASCOL students have the opportunity to participate in the Syracuse Federation Formers annual creative writing contest. Winners from the local level go onto the State, National, and International levels. 

Blanket Initiative – BASCOL staff and students create fleece blankets for the Salvation Army to give to needy families at holiday time. 

Swim Suit Initiative – BASCOL helps support the Mayor’s URBAN SWIM INITIATIVE by collecting new and gently used swimsuits. The program gives free swimsuits and safety education to hundreds of city kids and their families. 

Reading Adventure – BASCOL’s fun summer reading program encourages children to read over the summer. 


BASCOL Partnerships:

    • National Inclusion Project

    • ARISE Child & Family Services- Serving children with

      disabilities in CNY 

    • Bricks for Kids (Summer Lego Mania Week)
    • Child Care Solutions-Resource & Referral Agency 
    • Access CNY-Serving children with disabilities in CNY 
    • Exceptional Family Resources- Serving children with

      disabilities in CNY 
    • United Way of Central New York 
    • Salvation Army 

2016 Swimsuit Drive at Mayor Stephanie Minor`s Office
2016 Swimsuit Drive at Mayor Stephanie Minor`s Office
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What Our Parents Think About Us

"It was a relief to know we never need to have a "Plan B". BASCOL will always be open. BASCOL is safe, fun and reliable. Our daughter enjoys the staff and activities. As her parents, we are grateful to have such capable staff that truly care for their students. We are also very thankful to have dependable child care. It makes a huge difference to know we can count on BASCOL each and every day."

-Lorelei