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.
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 is adding cheerleading to its summer camp offerings. The Long Island cheerleading summer camp will be taught by LIU Post cheerleaders.
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts is adding classes to its creative and performing arts summer camp on Long Island.
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, 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, 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.
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, a third through 12th grade school catered to those with learning disabilities, recently appointed Layla Lindau as the new director of special education.
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, 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, a parent-child enrichment center, recently opened in Wantagh. The new location will begin offering its preschool alternative class in Wantagh in January.
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, 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.
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'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, 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.
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 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.
Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented children on Long Island, recently opened its new Roslyn location, and now offers Gifted Kindergarten at its Huntington Station location.
Celebrations in the Kitchen, a birthday party location in Hicksville that offers cooking birthday parties, now offers make-your-own-pizza parties for boys and girls.
Massapequa temple Congregation Beth-El is planning to begin a preschool Jewish education program to teach Jewish children about the history and culture of Judaism. The program encourages parent involvement, and utilizes group play, and activities such as story time, crafts, and music to teach children about the religion.
JEI Learning Center Lynbrook-Hewlett recently opened in Lynbrook. The supplemental education services provider offers math, reading, and writing tutors in Nassau County to help children where they struggle most in those subjects. The center provides each student an individualized lesson plan.
The artwork of 21 individuals with disabilities is now on permanent display at an RXR Realty property in Woodbury, Long Island. RXR Realty commissioned the work by individuals affiliated with Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
The Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located in Riverhead, recently named Brian Morris as its new camp director. The sleepaway camp on Long Island is an ACA-accredited camp for ages 8-16.