4th & 5th Graders From the Bronx Can Ski Free in Pennsylvania

If your family likes to hit the slopes or you just want a reason to finally cross it off your bucket list, we have some fun info to share. The Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA) has a program for 4th and 5th grade students called the Snowpass program where students in both the fourth and fifth grade can ski or snowboard free up to three times at each participating resort when

The Children's Gardening Program Gets Festive in Fall!

We’ve had a chance to be a part of this program and must stay it is amazing!! The fall Children’s Gardening Program kicks off September 6, treating kids to a cool new season of gardening fun, fresh food, and nature exploration in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Sprouts and Crafters will plant, tend, and harvest lettuce, radishes, carrots, and more; learn about such themes as the changing seasons, our fall

April Events at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

BCA Bronx Culture Trolley Night – Readings & Conversations Wednesday, April 2, 5:30 to 7:30pm Hop off the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Culture Trolley at The Bronx Museum and hear Authored by artist/architect Craig Shillitto and curator Elizabeth M. Grady discuss their artist book-cum-cookbook 10 Dinners in Havana. 10 Dinners in Havana is a richly textured documentation of Proyecto Paladar featuring twenty recipes cooked by paired chefs in Havana, half from

Summer Camps and Afterschool Programs in the Bronx

Looking for summercamp and summer programs in the Bronx? We’ve compiled a list of camps and programs that have been sent our way over the years. Please connect with the camp directly for more information and to confirm accuracy. 2021 Update: Please check with camp/program organizers for updated information for this summer due to the pandemic. NYC public schools are currently offering the Summer Rising program- open to all NYC

Fall Gardening Programs for Kids at NYBG

*BronxMama Pick! School may be around the corner, but kids can still get outside (and get their hands dirty!) this fall at The New York Botanical Garden!  In NYBG’s Children’s Gardening Program, kids plant, tend, and harvest delicious veggies and herbs; prepare and taste the fruits of their labor; and enjoy nature with new friends in the beautiful setting of the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Description: The Children’s Gardening

Environmental Workshops for Children

Sustainable Saturday Workshops: Green Generations will be offering 2-hour workshops from 10 am to 12 pm once per month on Saturdays from June to October for children 8-12 years old.  Each of these workshops will have an eco-friendly theme to teach children about sustainability and cultivate a love for nature. Each workshop will be held at St Mary’s Park and drop-off/pick-up will be in front of the St Mary’s Recreation Center entrance.

Bronx River Art Center Winter Classes in Fine Art and Digital Media

Children’s Classes – Winter 2013 January 14, 2013 – March 23, 2013 Cartooning I (Ages 7-9) Instructor(s): Devon Purkiss Time: Thursdays, 4-6pm Location: Burke Plaza Ages: 7 – 9 Fee: $75 Learn how Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga are developed by the Pros. By creating multiple drawings, students will learn to create cartoon characters along with their own storylines.   Cartooning II (Ages 10-12) Instructor(s): Devon Purkiss Time: Fridays,

Survey for Bronx Teens Affected by a loved one with Cancer

Kathleen Isaac, a program coordinator for the Psychosocial Oncology Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine wants to let BronxMama readers know about an important and new Montefiore-Einstein initiative called “BOLD Brothers/Sisters” that we are developing. Their goal is to develop a support program for Bronx teens who have or had a parent, grandparent, or other adult caregiver with cancer, as too little attention has been given to the needs

Children's Gardening Program

There is still time to register your child for the Children’s Gardening Program at the New York Botanical Garden. Briana and I had the chance to preview the garden recently, and she loved it! Kids will love digging in the dirt and help plant their own garden, while at the same time learning about eating healthy! Who knows, they might be able to teach mom and dad a thing or