BPMM Adventures: Summer Sessions

Summer Session I  

Mon.- Fri., July 14-18

Summer Session II

Mon.- Fri., July 21-25

 

Summer Session II

Mon. – Fri., July 28 – Aug.1

With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to register your child forBPMM Adventures, a week-long program for children entering grades 1 to 6. This unique program mixes core activities in the organicChildren’s Garden at Historic Bartow-Pell with exploration of the 19th-century mansion and the Northeast Woodlands Native American wigwam.

BPMM Adventures: garden2

Led by garden educator Lauren Gill, participants learn about gardening and sustainability, while engaging in planting, watering, weeding, cooking, and harvesting. Other activities include exploring the traditions of the Lenape with artifacts and crafts at the wigwam;experiencing the 19th-century life of the Bartow children with period-games and scavenger hunts in the mansion; and observing bird and plant species with nature hikes led by Urban Park Rangers. Throughout this dynamic program, participants will capture memories of all their activities in a scrapbook keepsake to bring home at the end of the week.

Here’s what families say about the program:

“Juliana had a wonderful experience at BPMM and already told me she would love to do it again.”

“Indira was enthusiastic and eagerly awaited each new day. She was sad when her time was over.”

“It was nice to hear Michael come home and recount his day with such joy in his voice.”
Each session runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes daily snacks. Children must bring their own lunches.
Enrollment is limited and registration is required.
Cost per child: $160; $130 members (at the family friend level or higher) Registration required 718.885.1461 or info@bpmm.org Registration deadlines Session I 7/1/14; Session II 7/7/14;Session III 7/14/14
Visit bpmm.org for more information.

 

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