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
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.
All children love fruit, but have your children tried something other than apples, oranges, and grapes? In a city as diverse as New York City there are so many colorful, exotic fruit to choose from. These colors, tastes, and textures present a wonderful opportunity to discuss the other ethnicities and cultures around you to make … Read More
Register your child now for the most exciting summercamp around! This year, we’re offering nine weeks of exciting activities including academic advancement/remedial learning, arts and crafts, personal & social development, music & dance, cooking & painting, sports & drama, urban gardening, and more! Call us today at (718) 485-8500 to find out more!
It’s hard to believe our summer camp is fast approaching an end. We are happy you have chosen us to nurture your children this summer. You can view the many activities your child participated in on our school’s website www.mohdcsmartstart.com. You can also follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube. On Friday, August 21, 2015 from 4 – 6:00 … 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
We always have the happiest campers in Brooklyn because we have sidewalk chalk! Everyone wants to play when we bring these out. Children can draw and color with these safe, non-toxic chalks and they wash away easily.
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.
Going on a nature walk is supposed to be an opportunity for exploration and discovery of the natural world around us. We’re supposed to see butterflies, moss, lakes, green spaces, and everything related to the great outdoors.
Summer camp is in full swing at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy! That means children are working, learning, and playing toward a better and brighter future with a smarter start.