The Williamsbridge Wolverines and the Prospect Lions got in the fall spirit with an apple picking field trip to Dr. Davies Farm in Congers, NY. The kids had the chance to pick their own apples, enjoy apple cider and donuts, and even go on a hay ride.
Every month, Education Specialist Bobby Valentin develops a new theme for Williamsbridge recreation. Last month, she taught the kids about film-making, culminating in the premiere of their own short film. Stay tuned for more clips of the WIlliamsbridge Wolverines' debut. Introducing...The Williamsbridge Wolverines!
As Assistant Manager of Recreation at Saratoga, Breanna Battle manages programming that allows participants to explore their passions through a diverse selection of activities, from kids soccer practice to adult computer class. Battle and her staff at recreation cultivate this variety intentionally, so that families feel empowered to get involved, regardless of where their
Kids from all three HFH residences visited the Museum of the Moving Image in March to learn more about film, television, and digital media through interactive exhibits. For Williamsbridge Recreation, the field trip was the perfect preview to the theme of film-making, which they spent the month of April exploring with Education Specialist
Last month, the Williamsbridge Wolverines debuted their first film, featuring skits written, directed, and acted out by the kids themselves. With the help of Bobby Valentin, Education Specialist, the film premiere was a spectacular success for the stars and their proud parents alike. Stay tuned for our premiere of the Wolverines' debut.
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Williamsbridge Recreation learned how to make green-frosted scones and Irish potato candies with Robert Seixas, Director of Culinary Education, and Bobby Valentin, Education Specialist.
Volunteering has never looked so fashionable. A huge thanks to the volunteers from Old Navy Green Acres who donated their time and energy to organize this fashion show for families at Saratoga featuring clothing donated by Old Navy.
In mid-February, families at Saratoga came together for an Adult Art Show featuring the work of participants in Saratoga recreation's adult art class. Parents and kids attending also completed a make-your-own journal activity, after which they filled their journals with reflections and drawings relating to the artwork on display.
Every Friday, parents at Saratoga come together for Ms. Laura's cooking class, where they learn family-friendly recipes that combine affordability with nutrition. The classes are also a chance for parents to enjoy themselves, exchange international recipes, and bond over food and family.
At Williamsbridge Recreation, every month brings a new theme for educational engagement, often focusing on topics underserved in the classroom. The highlight of last month's science theme was a KidCare-sponsored trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ where students engaged with exhibits exploring the human body, animal science, and mechanics.