The Importance of Outdoor Play: Visiting NYC Parks with Camp Corlears

July is officially National Parks and Recreation Month, and each summer, we celebrate getting outdoors and exploring New York City’s beautiful parks through our Urban Explorers program at Camp Corlears. Not only is it fun for kids, but visiting these local parks is a great learning experience for campers. Find out why!

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3 Expert Tips to Stop ‘Summer Brain Drain’

Put an end to the “summer slide!” In honor of National Summer Learning Week, a Corlears teacher offers three creative ways families can continue to work on important reading, math, and writing skills during summer break from school.

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POSOC Hosts #HashtagLunchbag Service Learning Event

Together, Corlears families packaged 100 fresh bagged lunches, complete with uplifting notes and illustrations. The lunches were then delivered to local nonprofit The Bowery Mission, which serves New Yorkers who are homeless and hungry.

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Service Learning Project Raises Money, Awareness for Nonprofit Ubuntu Mundo

Each year, Corlears’ graduating class chooses a service learning project. This year, the Class of 2019 chose nonprofit Ubuntu Mundo. Our graduating class shares what their service learning project and social justice education at Corlears has taught them.

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Corlears Librarian Kyle Lukoff Talks About His New Picture Book, Being an Author

As the librarian at Corlears School, Kyle is fully immersed in the world of children’s literature each day. When he’s not introducing children at Corlears to the joys of reading, he’s writing his very own children’s books for young bookworms everywhere – the second of which hits shelves on June 4, 2019.

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How to Talk About Race with Young Children Workshop at Corlears

On Tuesday, April 30, the Corlears community gathered to discuss this topic with experts from the Center for Racial Justice in Education in an interactive workshop titled, “Talking About Race with Young Children.” Learn more about our community’s commitment to equity and inclusion, and find links to resources.

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