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
We took our campers to the NY Transit Museum to learn about the world-renowned NYC subway system. The museum wasn’t a gritty steampunk labyrinth for Morlocks like in HG Wells’ “The Time Machine” with steam bellowing up from tunnels and crawlspaces, furnaces smelting iron, and peons laboring for an omnipotent master. Instead, it was an attractive, well-organized … Read More
Teaching students about their history is commonplace. Showing students their history in an interactive way is something else entirely. It’s an impactive, awe-inspiring way to learn. We showed our students a piece of their rich history when we went on our class trip to the African Burial Ground in New York City.
Parents, don’t miss out on MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center’s summer camp! We have seven weeks of incredible programming and activities planned that will engage your child academically, socially, emotionally, and healthfully. Your children won’t just come to play, they’ll come to benefit from a caring staff and a robust curriculum. They’ll leave … Read More