We finished the 2016-2017 year in grand style at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center. The children improved in all domains, had wonderful experiences, explored the natural world around them, and made positive friendships. Take a look at the videos below to relive some of the exciting activities from our Blake Avenue location.
Another new year is upon us! Registration for the 2017-2018 academic year has begun. Can you believe it? Make sure to begin your registration early so you can guarantee a seat for your child. You can walk into our Blake Avenue location (533 Blake Avenue, top floor, between Hinsdale Street and Williams Avenue, Brooklyn, NY … Read More
Here’s a throwback to our Holiday Potluck at the end of November at our Blake Avenue location. We celebrated with students, staff, and family. There was a variety of food including peas and rice, curried vegetables, pizza, greens, spaghetti, and a variety of desserts. Click here to go to our Facebook page to see the … Read More
Registration for the 2016-2017 academic year has begun. Can you believe it? It seems like school just began for our precious little ones and we have to prepare for a new batch of four-year-olds already. Whew! Make sure to begin your registration early so you can guarantee a seat for your child. Register for free … Read 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
Quick update! We will have our open house and orientation soon. Make sure you keep this information handy and don’t miss a date. Open House: Wednesday September 2nd – Wednesday September 9th 2015 10AM – 6PM Orientation: Session 1: Friday September 4th 2015 10AM – 1PM Session 2 (Make-Up Session): Tuesday September 8th, 2015 5pm – … 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.
It’s always a pleasure to hear a kind word and see a warm smile in response to the work we do. It’s a special pleasure when a parent takes time out of their busy schedule to tell us in detail how much the love us. Read the testimony below and see if it makes you … 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.