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Steffi Nossen School of Dance Adds Three Summer Experiences

Steffi Nossen School of Dance Adds Three Summer Experiences

(May. 07, 2019) - This summer, Westchester’s Steffi Nossen School of Dance is adding two new camps, Choreography and Hip Hop, to their ongoing repertoire. The school will also begin its partnership with Bethany Arts Community to offer a new location for dance camps. Choreography camp is slated to run from Aug. 12-16 and aims to teach rising fourth to seventh graders the fundamentals of creating their own solo dance voices through poetry written at camp.


STEAM Program Expands at Thomas School of Horsemanship Summer Day Camp

STEAM Program Expands at Thomas School of Horsemanship Summer Day Camp

(Apr. 05, 2019) - This summer, Thomas School of Horsemanship’s Summer Day Camp expands its STEAM program to get campers disconnected from technology and to think about creative ways to get things accomplished. The 2019 camp season begins in July and STEAM will be available two to three days a week for junior and senior campers as well as counselors in training.


Pierce Country Day Camp Partners with Private Prep Tutoring This Summer

Pierce Country Day Camp Partners with Private Prep Tutoring This Summer

(Apr. 04, 2019) - This summer, Pierce Country Day Camp in Roslyn extends its activity selection to include one-on-one tutoring sessions from Private Prep. Up to three times during the regular camp week, children will be tutored in the subject of the families choosing for 30 minutes or 1-hour.


Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai Introduces Summer 2019 Activities and Theme

Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai Introduces Summer 2019 Activities and Theme

(Mar. 07, 2019) - Campers at Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai will jump into their favorite shows this summer with the 2019 theme of 'Summer SHOWdown.' In addition to traditional summer activities and traditions, the camp will feature eight popular shows, one for each week of the summer. Campers will take part in a children's size American Ninja Warrior course, a week-long preparation for the finale on the camp's very own version of America's Got Talent (Kids Got Talent), and more from shows they love such as Double Dare, So You Think You Can Dance, Fear Factor, and The Amazing Race.


Director of and Actors from 'I Learn America' Visit Buckley Country Day School

Director of and Actors from 'I Learn America' Visit Buckley Country Day School

(Feb. 11, 2019) - Jean-Michel Dissard, the director of I Learn America, as well as two actors from the documentary, Sing and Brandon, visited the Buckley Country Day School for a full-day workshop with sixth graders. The visit to the Roslyn school was on Nov. 28, after the students spent a unit in humanities focusing on identity and immigration in which they read Coming to America, Finding Your Voice by Maria Hinojosa, watched the documentary, and interviewed a family member to learn about their personal immigration story.


Goldfish Swim School Opens in Centereach

Goldfish Swim School Opens in Centereach

(Feb. 06, 2019) - Goldfish Swim School, a national franchise, opened in Centereach last month. Classes began Jan. 9. Jake Atchoo, the Area Manager for the Centereach location, saw a need for a premium swim school and lessons in the Long Island community, particularly due to the proximity of the shores and the amount of swimming pools in unfenced backyards. Along with the help and support of his family, Atchoo opened this new franchise location after working in other Goldfish Swim Schools across the country. On March 3, the Suffolk County swim school will hold a free grand opening party with family swim, snacks and refreshments, games, and more.


RIOULT Dance Center Expands Class Schedule

RIOULT Dance Center Expands Class Schedule

(Feb. 06, 2019) - RIOULT Dance Center opened in Astoria last fall, creating a home for the RIOULT Dance Company which was established almost 25 years ago and fulfilled the dream of Pascal Rioult, founder of the company. The next session of classes for children will begin on Sunday, Feb. 10 Rioult offers ballet classes, tap classes, modern dance classes, jazz classes, and hip hop as well as unique classes such as children's salsa or adult African belly dance.


Bilingual Birdies Opens in Little Neck, Plans to Open on Long Island

Bilingual Birdies Opens in Little Neck, Plans to Open on Long Island

(Feb. 05, 2019) - Bilingual Birdies has expanded to Queens, specifically in Little Neck, and plans to open a Long Island location at some point early this year. The Little Neck location officially opened on Feb. 3 and began classes.


How to Raise Teens Who Are World-Aware Global Citizens

How to Raise Teens Who Are World-Aware Global Citizens

(Nov. 30, 2018) - In the current climate, it's important for everyone to be global citizens who are aware of what's happening around the world. From politics to social issues, more and more young adults are "woke" teens who are leading movements and getting involved. So how can you ensure you're raising a global citizen? Read on for expert tips.


Elementary Schools Under the Diocese of Rockville Centre Integrate STREAM Learning into Curriculum

Elementary Schools Under the Diocese of Rockville Centre Integrate STREAM Learning into Curriculum

(Oct. 05, 2018) - Saint John Paul II Regional School, one of the 41 elementary schools under the Diocese of Rockville Centre, will be the first Catholic school in the New York Metropolitan Area to integrate STREAM learning into the curriculum when it opens its doors this fall. The rest of the Diocese’s schools will incorporate it over the next two years.


International Academy of New York Temporarily Relocates to Upper West Side

International Academy of New York Temporarily Relocates to Upper West Side

(Oct. 05, 2018) - This school year the International Academy of New York will be operating in a new Upper West Side location, 150 W 83rd St. The move comes while the school is renovating their original Upper East Side location, 4 E 90th St, planned to be complete for the following academic school year.


Hofstra University Continuing Education Adds a New Course

Hofstra University Continuing Education Adds a New Course

(Sep. 13, 2018) - This fall, Hofstra University Continuing Education is introducing a new course, Internet Hardware Hacks: IoT (Internet of Things), for middle and high school students.


RoboMindTech in Fresh Meadows Adds Two New Programs This Fall

RoboMindTech in Fresh Meadows Adds Two New Programs This Fall

(Aug. 27, 2018) - At RoboMindTech in Fresh Meadows, STEAM Young Maker will be available for children ages kindergarten through second grade, which is a program that integrates art creativity into the technology-based STEM field. In addition, VEX Robotics Competition Training Programs, brought by RoboMindTech Team USA Coach Justin Chan, will be integrated into the award-winning pre-competition and competition training programs.


Reasons We Love Red Hook

Reasons We Love Red Hook

(Aug. 17, 2018) - Just a step out of the bustling New York City neighborhoods, Red Hook provides a quieter side to the Brooklyn borough. What was once home to one of the nation’s busiest seaports, Red Hook’s waterfront is now home to New York City’s only IKEA and clear views of the Statue of Liberty. If you are looking for a new-to-you neighborhood in Brooklyn for your next family outing, Red Hook is the spot.


The Best Places to See the Statue of Liberty from Brooklyn

The Best Places to See the Statue of Liberty from Brooklyn

(Aug. 14, 2018) - Seeing the Statue of Liberty is a must on everyone’s bucket lists (yes, even those who grew up in Brooklyn!), but seeing Lady Liberty up-close may not be worth the hassle, price, or time when your little ones are in tow. We found the best, quickest, cheapest ways to view the Statue of Liberty from Brooklyn that are sure to keep your kids entertained—and let you snap an Insta-worthy photo!


Best Kept Secrets of the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Best Kept Secrets of the Brooklyn Children's Museum

(Aug. 13, 2018) - Welcome to children of all ages, as well as their parents and caregivers, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum is the perfect thing to do for families in Brooklyn as it is an educational, entertaining, and engaging learning environment for kids. Whether you come from one of the surrounding neighborhoods of Bed-Stuy, Flatbush, Prospect Park, Prospect Heights, and Brownsville or you are coming from other Brooklyn neighborhoods such as Park Slope, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, Dumbo, Sheepshead Bay, Bensonhurst, Downtown Brooklyn, on Sunset Park, the family trip will definitely be worth-while fun for all ages.


10 Things to Do in Park Slope with Kids

10 Things to Do in Park Slope with Kids

(Aug. 13, 2018) - As one of the most family-friendly neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Park Slope has an endless amount of things to do with kids right outside your Brooklyn door. From puppet theater, art and design classes, and parks to museums, science classes, and movie theaters, there’s never a shortage of fun things to do in Park Slope with your kids.


10 Best Doughnut Shops in Brooklyn

10 Best Doughnut Shops in Brooklyn

(Aug. 10, 2018) - Doughnuts seem to be the new cupcake in terms of treat popularity, so we found the top 10 doughnut shops in Brooklyn, from classic and old-school shops to vegan treats and unusual flavors. While we’re not suggesting you put yourself in a sugar coma, we are suggesting you stop by at least one of these doughnut shops for a tasty fried treat.


Apple Cinnamon French Toast, Apple Sauce Fruit Leather, and Apple Cider Ice Cream Float Recipes

Apple Cinnamon French Toast, Apple Sauce Fruit Leather, and Apple Cider Ice Cream Float Recipes

(Aug. 10, 2018) - With fall around the corner and back-to-school season quickly approaching, it is the perfect time of year to start good eating habits with your children. Wholesome foods will not only set good eating habits, but they will also give kids the energy and concentration they need to endure a long school day.


Alternatives for Children in Aquebogue Expands to Include Physical and Occupational Therapy Gym and Speech Therapy Treatment Areas

Alternatives for Children in Aquebogue Expands to Include Physical and Occupational Therapy Gym and Speech Therapy Treatment Areas

(Jul. 31, 2018) - Alternatives for Children Aquebogue expanded this January to include two spacious, accessible classrooms, a physical and occupational therapy gym, speech therapy treatment areas, and an expanded office space.


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