Dear Families and Friends of our young scholars, We invite you to join us for our yearly SmartStart Family Potluck on Thursday, November 21st at 11:30AM at our Blake Avenue location. All of our classrooms will unite as one and share in this special moment honoring the tradition of sharing during this joyous season.
The time has come for creative fun with a book or two and a different BOO! Wednesday, October 30th will be MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy’s Character Day at our Blake Avenue location*!
Are you free on Sunday, October 20th? Brooklyn Botanic Garden is having an exciting event the whole family can enjoy. It’s the 2019 Harvest Homecoming and it promises to be an exciting, sensory experience you won’t forget!
Dear Families of our SmartStart Scholars, The staff at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy is happy to welcome you to the 2019-20 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need … Read More
First and foremost, we want to thank you, the SmartStart families, for allowing your young scholars to enjoy their summer season with us! Unfortunately, our summer camp program will end Friday, August 30, 2019. We will resume academic enrichment activities Thursday, September 5, 2019 through our SmartStart Daycare, 3K, Pre-K, and Afterschool programs.
All of our scheduled trips are finished for summer camp. We will only have local excursions for the remainder of the summer. This will include local nature walks, neighborhood exploration, and outside gross motor play. Your child will still be in a learning environment, even though they’re close to home. Some of the topics we … Read More
Dear Summer Camp Families, As per the weather forecast we are expecting rain and thunderstorms on Wednesday, August 7th. We apologize for the inconvenience but our trip to the Prospect Park Zoo has been rescheduled to Monday August 12th, 2019.
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
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