How Summer Camp Prepares Kids for College

How Summer Camp Prepares Kids for College

Sending children to summer camp does more than keep them entertained for the season. Summer camp teaches kids intangible life lessons, it makes them better students, but most of all, it prepares them for the transition to collegiate life. Here’s how.

Feb 23, 2018

Inwood Academy Celebrates Prom with TLC's 'Say Yes to the Prom'

Inwood Academy Celebrates Prom with TLC's 'Say Yes to the Prom'

The Inwood Academy of Leadership Charter School hosted its all-expenses paid prom night at Current at Chelsea Piers on Feb. 15, courtesy of TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom initiative, as the winners of TLC’s Win a Dream Prom For Your School contest (in partnership with Seventeen magazine).

Feb 23, 2018

New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

The PGA Jr. League team golf registration is now open for the 2018 season throughout the New York area. Children ages 13 and under of all skill-levels can learn how to play golf and enhance their skills in a supportive environment under the guidance of PGA and LPGA Professionals. The program also teaches children about good sportsmanship and building confidence.

Feb 23, 2018

How to Help the Victims and Families of the Parkland School Shooting

How to Help the Victims and Families of the Parkland School Shooting

Last week the nation was rocked by another school shooting. The horrific act took the lives of 17 people, many of who were children. As we collectively try to heal many of us are also wondering what we can do to help.

Feb 23, 2018

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists

Despite its reputation, Times Square is perfect for a family outing, offering a variety of things to do with kids in the heart of New York City.

Jan 11, 2018

Camps 'R' Us To Open East Rockaway and Saint James Campuses

Camps 'R' Us To Open East Rockaway and Saint James Campuses

Camps 'R' Us, which has various locations across Long Island, is scheduled to open two new locations for the 2018 summer camp season. The new Camps 'R' Us locations, serving children ages 3-15, will be in East Rockaway and Saint James.

Feb 08, 2018

11 NYC School Districts Rank Safest in the State

11 NYC School Districts Rank Safest in the State

School safety is on the minds of many after the horrific tragedy in Parkland, Florida last week. Niche.com rolled out their ranking of New York State's safest school districts and 11 of those are located in New York City. The education website used federal Department of Education data and student and parent surveys to rank nearly 700 New York school districts according to the number of expulsions, suspensions, arrests and other factors.

Feb 22, 2018

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Two years ago, Healthbarn USA, which teaches kids and adults how to harvest and cook with produce they grew, moved to its current location in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Now that its garden is in full production, Healthbarn USA will offer summer camps and classes for children ages 3-15.

Feb 21, 2018

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Adds New Arts Programs and Celebrates 50 Years

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Adds New Arts Programs and Celebrates 50 Years

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, a Wheatley Heights day camp that offers a variety of specialty and fine arts programming, is adding new dance, art, and music classes to its offerings this summer. It will also celebrate it's 50th anniversary in July.

Feb 08, 2018

Inwood Academy Celebrates Prom with TLC's 'Say Yes to the Prom'

Inwood Academy Celebrates Prom with TLC's 'Say Yes to the Prom'

The Inwood Academy of Leadership Charter School hosted its all-expenses paid prom night at Current at Chelsea Piers on Feb. 15, courtesy of TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom initiative, as the winners of TLC’s Win a Dream Prom For Your School contest (in partnership with Seventeen magazine).

Feb 23, 2018

New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

The PGA Jr. League team golf registration is now open for the 2018 season throughout the New York area. Children ages 13 and under of all skill-levels can learn how to play golf and enhance their skills in a supportive environment under the guidance of PGA and LPGA Professionals. The program also teaches children about good sportsmanship and building confidence.

Feb 23, 2018

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center, a Common Core-focused child care center in New City, is scheduled to host its grand opening in March. Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years will be taught using a curriculum that is approved by NYC teachers and administrators.

Feb 21, 2018

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio, located in Nanuet, introduced an integrative dance program called Rhythm Works in the fall. Rhythm Works is an inclusive hip-hop dance program open to dancers, ages 7-14, of all levels and abilities. The class is specifically designed for children with special needs, including Down syndrome, autism, and cerebral palsy.

Feb 21, 2018

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Two years ago, Healthbarn USA, which teaches kids and adults how to harvest and cook with produce they grew, moved to its current location in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Now that its garden is in full production, Healthbarn USA will offer summer camps and classes for children ages 3-15.

Feb 21, 2018