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
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
As we prepare for the fun, sun, festivities, and positivity of the summer season, our center begins to transition into our yearly summer camp program. The preparation for our summer camp program deems it necessary for us to close the center during June 27th and June 28th. Unfortunately, we cannot accept students in the building … Read More
On Monday, June 24th, 2019, MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy‘s Blake Avenue location will host a ‘Moving Up’ luncheon at 12:00PM to celebrate another milestone in the development of our young scholars. We will gather with our future pre-kindergarten students and reflect on the achievements and strides made throughout the school year. Parents, come eat with … Read More
All SmartStart Nature Academy locations will be closed on Monday, My 27th 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019.