Vincent Smith School Adds Lower Elementary Grades

Vincent Smith School Adds Lower Elementary Grades

Vincent Smith School, an independent school for children with learning disabilities, is adding first and second grades in the fall. The school is also building a new playground, and will offer a transitional program for 11th and 12th grades.

International Student Exchange Program Expands Locations

International Student Exchange Program Expands Locations

Twinn Palms Homestay Services, which finds families for foreign exchange students to live with, is expanding its services into more New York schools. Families can host up to two foreign exchange students at a time.

Locust Valley Day Camp Adds Science Programs

Locust Valley Day Camp Adds Science Programs

Friends Academy Summer Camp, a day camp in Locust Valley, is adding three new science-related programs to its day camp offerings: CSI, Marine Science, and Mindcraft game programming.

Oyster Bay's East Woods Camp Welcomes Experienced Director

Oyster Bay's East Woods Camp Welcomes Experienced Director

East Woods Camp, a day camp on Long Island held at East Woods School in Oyster Bay, recently appointed Jo Korder as its new camp director. Korder has more than 20 years of camp experience.

Long Island's Future Stars Day Camp Adds STEM Programs

Long Island's Future Stars Day Camp Adds STEM Programs

Future Stars, a day camp on Long Island, is adding STEM programming to its summer camp line-up.

My Spectrum School Offers Gifted & Talented Early Childhood Education

My Spectrum School Offers Gifted & Talented Early Childhood Education

My Spectrum School, a gifted and talented early childhood education school, opened in Port Washington in October. The school also offers gifted and talented after-school programs and a gifted and talented summer camp.

Portledge Summer Adventures Launches Two New Programs

Portledge Summer Adventures Launches Two New Programs

Portledge School's summer camp Portledge Summer Adventures in Locust Valley is launching two new programs this summer: a foreign language immersion program and a sports academy program.

Merrick Fashion Class Offers ‘Sew’ Many Options

Merrick Fashion Class Offers ‘Sew’ Many Options

The Fashion Class in Merrick teaches children ages 6-17 the skills needed to sew and make clothing and accessories. The fashion design program offers summer camps to teach sewing, designing, and fashion history.

LIU Post Youth Camp To Begin Cheerleading Program

LIU Post Youth Camp To Begin Cheerleading Program

LIU Post Youth Camp is adding cheerleading to its summer camp offerings. The Long Island cheerleading summer camp will be taught by LIU Post cheerleaders.

Arts-Based Summer Camp Adds Arts, Recreation Classes

Arts-Based Summer Camp Adds Arts, Recreation Classes

Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts is adding classes to its creative and performing arts summer camp on Long Island.

Health and Wellness Exhibit Healthyville Opens at the Long Island Children's Museum

Health and Wellness Exhibit Healthyville Opens at the Long Island Children's Museum

Children’s health matters. Healthyville is a place for everybody. The bilingual, interactive exhibit teaches health and wellness lessons through play-filled activities and educational messages that foster learning by doing.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, recently opened a second Long Island location in Mount Siani. The fitness facility for families offers a range of classes including a toddler trampoline fitness class and a special needs jump time.

Village East Gifted Incorporates Nature in Huntington Station Location

Village East Gifted Incorporates Nature in Huntington Station Location

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center that offers gifted and talented programs for gifted students on Long Island, recently redesigned its Huntington Station location to incorporate natural elements in its decor.

Long Island Museum Offers Free Rides for Schools

Long Island Museum Offers Free Rides for Schools

The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, a museum that focuses on American history and art with a tie to Long Island, is offering its Rides for Kids program this year after piloting it last year. The program provides free rides for schools to visit the museum.

Vincent Smith School Welcomes New Director of Special Education

Vincent Smith School Welcomes New Director of Special Education

Vincent Smith School, a third through 12th grade school catered to those with learning disabilities, recently appointed Layla Lindau as the new director of special education.

Marion K. Salomon and Associates Joins HASC

Marion K. Salomon and Associates Joins HASC

MKSA, formerly Marion K Salomon and Associates, recently partnered with HASC to offer its early intervention services on Long Island. As a subsidiary of HASC, MKSA now offers in-home early intervention services.

South Shore Ballet Academy Opens in Amityville

South Shore Ballet Academy Opens in Amityville

South Shore Ballet Academy, a Long Island classical ballet dance program, recently opened in Amityville. The ballet school offers dance classes for children of all ages and levels of dance.

Kidville Opens in Wantagh, Offers Preschool Alternative Class

Kidville Opens in Wantagh, Offers Preschool Alternative Class

Kidville, a parent-child enrichment center, recently opened in Wantagh. The new location will begin offering its preschool alternative class in Wantagh in January.

Academic and Creative Preschool Relocates to West Hempstead

Academic and Creative Preschool Relocates to West Hempstead

Miss O's Academy of Arts and ABC's, a preschool that combines its academic curriculum with the creative arts, recently relocated from Hempstead to West Hempstead.

Variety Child Learning Center Opens Second Location

Variety Child Learning Center Opens Second Location

Variety Child Learning Center, a Long Island school for children with special needs, recently opened a second location. The new location, in Levittown, offers a school program as well as an integrated preschool class.

Lynbrook's Little St. Nick

Lynbrook's Little St. Nick

Raymond Mohler is a teen from Lynbrook, NY, who founded the Little St. Nick Foundation on Long Island, which supports charity work with children's hospitals. He has been awarded the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.

The Little Gym Roslyn Gets Facelift with New Owner

The Little Gym Roslyn Gets Facelift with New Owner

The Little Gym Roslyn's new owner recently upgraded the facilities offerings. The gymnastics center in Nassau County now offers a parents' night out, and will soon get new gymnastics equipment.

Toddler Time’s Program Expands to Include Infants

Toddler Time’s Program Expands to Include Infants

Toddler Time, a nursery school and extended care center in Seaford, now offers infant program for children as young as 3 months. The center encourages kids to learn and explore at their own pace and ability.

Foster Kids Star in Heart Gallery Photo Exhibit at Broadway Mall in Hicksville

Foster Kids Star in Heart Gallery Photo Exhibit at Broadway Mall in Hicksville

Kids in foster care who are seeking "forever families" are the subjects in a new photo exhibit at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville, NY. The exhibit is organized by Heart Gallery and is the first of its kind on Long Island.

East Woods School Offers Preschool Class for 2-Year-Olds

East Woods School Offers Preschool Class for 2-Year-Olds

East Wood School, a pre-nursery through eighth grade private school in Oyster Bay, will offer a preschool class this year. The class for 2-year-olds includes daily lessons, music, physical education, art, and free-play time.




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