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    1) Tinkergarden at Owls Head Park (cute pic there) – Colonial Road and 68th Street  (805) 751-8465    Nature Program for children for  ages 18 Months – 5 years old – free trial class (10 sessions for $250)     1.5 hours each session       CODE for 15% off:  bkroots-fall15  

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    Schedule: Click here and scroll down to see the programs at Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge.



    2) Science @ the SNAP to grow Urban Farm   347-794-6808  snaptogrow@gmail.com 

    Ages 3-4 and 5-8yrs   Tuesdays during the Summer – here’s what is left – August 4,11  11:00-12:30pm

    Every week a different project to explore! Science.Nature.Art.Play!!

    $25.00 per class  – sibling discounts available – single classes available.

    gardening, water play, healthy snacks

    SNAP Sunset Science   Ages 6-11yrs    Tuesday’s 4:30-6:30   call 347 794 6808 or email snaptogrow@gmail.com


    3) Family Gardening $50 for 2 people (one adult and one child) to attend class at  Kingsborough Urban Farm Saturdays – Sept 12th to October 3rd. Learn to sow, care for and harvest. Materials fee – $15. Children will go home with a gardening kit. Kingsborough College Continuing Education


    4) Kingsborough College For Kids has 2D Animation and Photoshop Lessons for children. For children ages 7-13 – Classes meet on Saturday or Sunday Oct 10-Dec 6th $90 plus $25 registration fee.


    5) Legos and Games at The Bay Ridge Library    7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd St.  Brooklyn  11209   718-748-5709

    Lego challenges, Wii and PS 3 games occasionally

    Wednesdays 2:30 – 3:30 pm  Free


    6) Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

    Mommy and Me Classes  Gardening Programs

    Free programs with admission all year long, 

    Summer classes – affordable (2 weeks for $645), fun, educational – Age 7-12  3 days a week – 1/2 day   Age 13-17   (Sign up in December 2015 for Summer 2016)



    Zoos and Science Centers for Kids


    • Bronx Zoo  IDNYC  allows a parent to have free access (must pay for the child) – children 14 and up can get the IDNYC too.
    • Staten Island Zoo  – IDNYC allows a parent to have free access (must pay for the child) – children 14 and up can get the IDNYC too.
    • New York Hall of ScienceIDNYC allows a parent to have free access (must pay for the child) – children 14 and up can get the IDNYC too.(You also have to pay extra for the Science Playground though)
    • Liberty Science Center




    Summer STEM Programs


    1) NYC had some free some STEM classes that you can apply for (by lottery)


    2) DGK Holy Cross School – Engineering Summer Camp   8502 Ridge Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    • Ages 4-6  Monday – Friday  9:00 AM –  4:00 PM  Cost: $500 per week  Week 5 (Aug 3-7) Full Day Session – Create engineering designs to help us explore the great outdoors. Build a tent, design waterproof clothing, engineer your own survival pack and more! In the Afternoon – Robotics Lab – Children use  WeDo sets.and legos to build robots.  Students will also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer. Students do not get to take home the LEGO projects.
    • Ages 7-14  Monday – Friday  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM   Cost: $500 per week   Registration  Design the Future/Minecraft  -Each day, students rely on the engineering design process to solve a series of challenges such as building a city on a series of islands, escaping from a bunker on Mt.Everest, and even building a rocket to land on the moon! Solve numerous challenges as they make their virtual world of Minecraft a safe place for humanity once again.
    3) Summer Bot Program at NYU/Poly for 6-8th grade students  –  Create and program your own robot.

    4) JEI Learning Center – 7721 – 18th Avenue   This one looks good!  August 24th – 28th   9 AM to 12 and 1 pm to 4 pm –  $190 each  – For when camp ends, but school has not begun yet