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The New Lower Camp Unit Head is…

This summer, Bank Street School’s own 6/7s teacher, Evi Rivera-Williams will be the Lower Camp Unit Head. An alum of the School for Children and the Graduate School, Evi has been the After Camp Unit Head for the past two summers revolutionizing programming after 3pm. Last summer Evi was also the Unit Head of the […]

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Bank Street Summer Camp at the Columbia Kraft Center

This summer, the Bank Street Summer Camp is pleased be using the space and classrooms of the Columbia Kraft Center at 115th St. We enjoyed using this space during last summer’s August Alliance program and this summer we will be using even more of the classrooms and spaces throughout the building. Theater, Film and Sports […]

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Camp Continued: Enrichment Programs After Camp

Albert Einstein once said, “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” At Bank Street, we believe that our students grow through experience and we make sure that our students are having fun while gaining lifelong experiences. Our after camp programs offer various activities to enrich our campers outside of their regular 8:30am to 3:00pm day to day. […]

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The First Bank Street Summer Camp Maker Fair Made Its Debut!

The first Bank Street Summer Camp “Maker Faire” made its debut today as the Middle Camp Adventures in Science program and the Upper Camp S.T.E.A.M. program transformed the art room into their very own inventor’s laboratory. One camper remarked, “I’ve never been to such a cool fair like this before,” as another camper showed her […]

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Camp Navigator Publishes Bank Street Camp Article

CampNavigator.com, one of the leading resources for parents trying to navigate the ever changing camping industry, recently published a blog post from the Bank Street Summer Camp Blog, titled Giving Kids Time to Know Themselves: Bank Street Summer Camp’s Approach to Day Camp.  The article outlines how Bank Street Summer Camp has gone beyong the traditional camp […]

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Brooklyn Camp Open House A Success!

Excitement was in the beautiful spring air this past Saturday, when The Bank Street Summer Camp Brooklyn held its first open house in the Mary McDowell Upper School building in Brooklyn Heights. Prospective campers and parents were able to take a tour of the school and spend time getting to know some of the counselors including the Aquatics […]

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Hillary Clinton spoke at the Tri-State Camp Conference!

On Mach 19th Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at the annual Tri-State Camp Conference, hosted by the American Camp Association. Every year the ACA picks a forward thinking professional who understands and preserves the recreational, educational values of camps all over the country. This year Hillary Clinton was good enough to take time out […]

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What happened this week in Keepers of the Earth?

One of the programs at Bank Street Summer Camp’s Spring Camp program is Keepers of the Earth with Bank Street’s own Evi Rivera-Williams, along with Alex Kavo and Christopher Mera. This past week Keepers of the Earth learned about taking care of the earth and each other by taking care of all the animals and […]

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Brooklyn Camp Featured in Brooklyn Parent

Brooklyn Parent and New York Metro Parents have featured the Bank Street Summer Camp Brooklyn Camp in a New Places, New Programs article. Brooklyn Parent continues to be the leading regional source for fun family activities, essential parenting advice, and community news. Share the good news!

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The New S.T.E.A.M. Programs at the Bank Street Summer Camp

The Bank Street Summer Camp’s S.T.E.A.M. program is the epitome of experiential education. The Summer Camp, the KiDS College Spring Break Camp, as well as the new Brooklyn Heights Camp, each use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics as a platform to further explore the relationship of function and construction. In the Summer Camp and […]