Welcome to Summer Falcon Family

June 29, 2022

From Ms. Becco, Parent Coordinator

Happy Summer!

Stay tuned for regular updates on this summer events.


Ms. Becco

Movies under the Stars: Addams Family 2

Tuesday, June 28th, 8-10:30pm

Van Alst Playground at21st St. and 29th Avenue

Movies under the Stars: Space Jam 2, A New Legacy

Wednesday, June 29th, 8-10:30pm

Elmhurst Park Comfort Station near Grand Ave and 79th St.

Movies Under the Stars: Spiderman, No Way Home

Friday, July 1st, 8-11pm

Unisphere, in Flushing Meadow- Corona Park, Corona, NY, USA

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NYSCI's Innovation Camp for Aerospace Engineers

Are you looking for a fun and educational adventure for your child during the summer break?

Camp runs August 1- August 5, 2022, from 9am - 3pm. During this weeklong session, children will have exciting opportunities to invent, design, build, and launch a variety of aeronautical wonders including rockets, paper airplanes, and hot air balloons. Camp attendees will be invited to experiment with a variety of fuel sources and explore Newton’s Laws of Motion with hands-on experiments to investigate the power of air pressure to make objects move up, up, and away! Space is limited. Tuition is $400 per participant, $375 for NYSCI members. To learn more, contact the New York Hal of Science

Family Programs at Queens Museum

The Queens Museum invites artists, thinkers, and makers of all ages along with their families to participate in a variety of programs and workshops centering exhibition themes and various art mediums including drawing, sculpting, collage, printmaking, craft, and storytelling.

Join us for drop-in art-making workshops onsite at Queens Museum through June!

Open Studio Workshop
Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5

From 11:30am-1:00pm families are welcome to explore a variety of art mediums and creative projects inspired by our current exhibitions.

Contact us at education@queensmuseum.org to join our mailing list and learn about upcoming activities and workshops.

Check out our Family Workshop Guide for fun activities to try at home.


The Queens Museum is excited to offer an in-person Summer Camp experience!Week 1 (July 11-15): Color Splash

Campers will get creative with colors through a variety of art forms exploring the way water affects color and light through mixing, color theory and filters. We will learn about the use of natural materials in creating dyes and explore colors found in nature with a walk through Flushing Meadows Corona Park*. Art activities are inspired by Queens Museum exhibitions, including the wonderful colors and designs found in our Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass. Art mediums cover painting, drawing, weaving, sculpting, collage, printmaking, and performance.

Week 2 (July 18-22): Nature Artists

What happens when art and nature meet? Campers will explore themes related to art and the natural world. We will use our own local natural environments like Flushing Meadows Corona Park* for inspiration. Art activities will integrate natural materials and incorporate a variety of exciting activities inspired by our Relief Map of the New York City Water Supply System and other Queens Museum exhibitions. Art Mediums will include painting, drawing, weaving, sculpting, collage, printmaking, and performance. We’ll also learn about how different artists and cultures around the world link art and nature.

Week 3 (July 25-29): Art Adventurers

Campers will explore personal stories and histories through art making adventures. Art activities are inspired by gallery explorations through Queens Museum exhibitions, and adventures in Flushing Meadows Corona Park*. Art Mediums will include painting, drawing, weaving, sculpting, collage, printmaking, and performance. Campers will also make their own art journals to document and archive their adventures and learning, focused on the Panorama of the City of New York.

Daily Schedules: 9:30am-4:00pm

  • 9:30am – 10:00am: Drop-off/Check-in
  • 10:00am – 11:00am: Warm-Up activities and Camp Games
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm Morning Studio (art-making workshop #1)
  • 12:30pm – 1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm: Creative Outdoor Play – Weather Permitting*
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm: Afternoon Studio (art-making workshop #2)
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm: Guided Gallery Exploration and Activity
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm: Daily Reflection
  • 4:00pm: Pickup
  • *We prioritize outdoor play but if the weather is poor, campers will stay indoors and continue activities that are connected to the themes in their art projects.

    Rates and Discounts

    • $300: Rate for one week
    • $600: Rate for two weeks
    • $900: Rate for three weeks
    • -$25: Queens Museum Member Discount
    • -$25: Multiple Child Discount
    • -$50: Multiple Week Registration

STEM MYSTERY INVESTIGATORS CAMP, ages 6-8 years old, July 11-15th, 9am-3pm

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A FUN AND EDUCATIONAL CAMP FOR YOUR CHILD THIS SUMMER?

ENROLL THEM IN CAMP AT THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE WHERE THEY WILL PARTICPATE IN HANDS ON SCIENCE ACTIVITIES AND DEVELOP PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS AS THEY COLLABORATE IN TEAMS TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY OF AN OUTER SPACE VISITOR THAT NEEDS HELP RETURNING HOME.

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS. SNACKS AND LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. PARTICIPANTS FOR THIS CAMPMUST HAVE FINISHED THE FIRST GRADE AND WILL BE ENTERING THE SECOND OR THIRD GRADE STARTING FALL 2022.


THE HALL OF SCIENCE IS LOCATED AT 47-01 111TH STREET, CORONA NT 11368


TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT : https://forms.gle/ih19DjuYJK5nZCxf9


If you have any questions, please email Fatema Khuda at fkhuda@nysci.org

LITTLE STEM DETECTIVE CAMP, JULY 11-15, 9AM-12PM, AGES 5-6 YEARS OLD.

Calling all Little Stem detectives! Join us at the New York Hall of Science to solve a different mystery each day and explore topics such as animals, dinosaurs and space! Students will participate in fun hands -on activities and design challenges to build problem solving skills.


Registration is limited to 20 students. Snacks will be provided. Participants for this camp must have finished kindergarten and will be entering the first grade starting Fall 2022.


The New York Hall of Science is located at 47-01 111th street, Corona NY 11368


To register , please visit: https://forms.gle/TyVwv6Tdw8jDBTpR7


If you have any questions, please email Fatema Khuda at fkhuda@nysci.org