Please note that this is simply a friendly reminder. On Thursday, August 1st we will attend a tour of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. There is no fee for this trip but we do ask that campers bring their own bagged lunch and beverage so that we can enjoy our meal at the garden. Please be … Read More
Weather permitting, tomorrow we will embark on a meaningful and enriching journey to the African Burial Ground in NYC. The African Burial Ground is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York City. The site … Read More
We were invited by Groundswell to the “Voices Her’d Community Paint Day” on Junius Street, on the side of the Food Bazaar. They were painting another one of their socially-aware murals and were interested in having us participate. Even though we didn’t have on paint-ready clothing, our campers had a blast! They used pencils, paint, … Read More
Our first trip for summer camp, and our first time having Wild Wednesdays, was a blast! Our excited campers made the brief trek to Martin Luther King Jr. Park and wasted no time in releasing their pent-up excitement.
What can you do after a long, hot summer day? Cool off with a good book! Your local bookstore and library has a tremendous amount of options and resources you can use to find a great read for your child, yourself, and even for your friends.
This year at summer camp, students at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center are exposed to a wide variety of creative and visual arts projects. From dance, to painting, to crafting, to theater, there is a lot of exciting activity going on.
On July 17, 2019, our campers will have their first opportunity to enjoy a new tradition at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center titled Wild Wednesdays! For our first Wild Wednesday we will wander to Martin Luther King Jr. Park for some wild sports and wet fun in the sprinklers. Please prepare your camper … Read More
This year at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center we will focus our summer camp on diversity. It’s a popular buzzword in our society and for good reason: it encourages exploration and learning! Embracing diversity means embracing inclusion and affirmation of so many new perspectives and that helps broaden your child’s horizons both at … Read More
Summer has begun and is in full swing at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center. We have a full summer of activities planned for your children and want them to enjoy their time away from school and still enrich their minds.
Spending summer in the city? Let your child benefit from New York City Department of Education’s Free Summer Meals program from June 27 to August 30, 2019. Children up to 18 years old can receive breakfast and lunch free, no questions asked.