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Summer @ SEM 2022

Fun, Community & Learning for Girls Entering Grades 4-9

A COVID-safe and fun summer!



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SEM to Themselves: June 20 - June 24
    a week for girls entering 4th and 5th grades only
Regular Day Camp
Week 1: June 27 - July 1
Week 2: July 5  - July 8
Week 3: July 11 - July 15
Week 4: July 18 - July 22
Week 5: July 25 - July 29
Week 6: August 1 - August 5
Week 7: August 8 - August 12

Included for campers are optional sleepovers

7/7 at 4pm to 7/8 at 4pm
7/14 at 4pm to 7/15 at 4pm
7/21 at 4pm to 7/22 at 4pm
7/28 at 4pm to 7/29 at 4pm
Dinner and breakfast are provided
Campers should bring everything they would need for the night including a pillow, sleeping bag, pajamas, and tooth brush.


Equestrian / Day Camp
Campers spend all day Monday at SEM, while Tues through Friday are 1/2 days each at the Equestrian Center and SEM.
See below for more information.

Week 4: July 18 - July 22
Week 5: July 25 - July 29
Week 6: August 1 - August 5


  • $425 per week for day camp
  • $225 per week for Equestrian Camp (in addition to the fees paid to the Equestrian Center)
  • $55 extra for early drop off or late pick up.
  • Some of our special programs have additional fees

Regular Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm

Lunch is provided


Special Programs

Fashion Lab NY


Fashion Lab NY logo

Fashion Lab NY  From creating an inspiration board with all your favorite colors and designs to selecting fabric for your projects, this unique experience will be entirely yours. No sewing experience necessary! (Space is limited.)

Program Dates and Details
July 3 -8 Upcycle Couture Sewing Camp
July11 - 14 Fashion Design and Sewing Camp
July 18 -21 Fiber Art and Sewing Camp
July 25 - 28 Fashion Design and Sewing Camp
August 1-4 Fiber Art and Sewing Camp
August 8 - 11 Upcycle Couture Sewing Camp


Cooking with Chef Krista



Cooking with Chef Krista Van Wagner. Whip up some fun in the kitchen! Put your cooking skills to good use, and come learn some great recipes to share with your friends and family! (Space is limited.)


Sail Away with SEM


Buffalo Yacht Club logo

SAIL AWAY WITH SEM! (for girls age 11 and up): Summer@SEM offers sailing in cooperation with the Buffalo Yacht Club. Build confidence and leadership skills while having fun in the sun! No experience required for this 1/2 day program. (Space is limited.)

Partnership with Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association (BSRA)

Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association (BSRA) logo


Morning crew program ages 12 and up


Transportation to and from BSRA is provided.

Lunch and afternoon Summer @SEM activities




Swim at SEM

Morning swim program

Transportation to and from the pool provided by SEM

Get a chance to see what it is like to be on the SEM Varsity Swim team! Practice and compete with some of Buffalo Seminary's finest swimmers while improving on stroke techniques and endurance. Swimmers must be able to complete a full swim practice and will be grouped by ability.



Partnership with the Buffalo Equestrian Center

For girls ages 12 and under









The equestrian program runs Tuesdays through Fridays during weeks 4, 5, and 6.


For this special program, campers must register first directly with the Equestrian Center for their program, and then come back here to use the Summer @SEM registration for the full day Monday and 1/2 days, Tues through Friday.

Campers must be dropped off Tuesday through Friday at the Equestrian Center. Transportation from there to SEM will be provided. Campers are picked up from SEM at the end of each day.

Please contact us with any questions.


New! Exploring French

This summer, Madame Fisher, our French language teacher, is eager to announce an introduction to French! This exciting opportunity will provide your daughter with the opportunity to experience French activities at Buffalo Seminary. Your daughter will participate in one hour of French per day. We will  have fun exploring basic vocabulary such as colors, numbers, weather, and more through songs, stories, games, and cultural activities. Sign up on the course selection form!




Scenes from Summer @SEM 2019

Happy Campers. Video by Shannon Domaniewski with additional photography by Grace Heidinger '18.


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