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STEM Matters NYC Programs: Camps for Grade 2

Heads, Shoulders, Knees, Toes, and Tails

Location: Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY

Interested in exploring animal adaptations? Join us to compare animals that live in different habitats! Through educational games, dramatic play, sensory exploration, art play, exhibit visits, and up close animal encounters, campers will discover how animals use their special “Heads, Shoulders, Knees, Toes, and Tails” to find food, move around, and play in different habitats.

Spring into Action

Location: Central Park Zoo, Manhattan, NY

This week at the Central Park Zoo, campers will "spring into action" as we investigate all things zoo! Each day in camp is filled with up-close animal interactions, explorations in the zoo, and a hands-on design challenge related to the theme for each day. Themes include engineering for animals and investigating amazing feats of animal engineering.

Guardians of the Garden

Location: Queens Botanical Garden, Queens, NY

Our city is overflowing with curious natural wonders for you to explore at Queens Botanical Garden! Join our Guardians of the Garden camp and become one of nature’s superheroes. Investigate what's blooming and buzzing this season and enjoy art projects and games, all inspired by our collections and landscapes.

Jr. Eco Adventures

Location: Genovesi Environmental Study Center, Bergen Beach, Brooklyn, NY

Explore the natural world around you at Jr. Eco Adventures Camp! Campers will encounter animals and plants at GESC and explore the backyard and garden while keeping a naturalist journal of their discoveries. They will participate in exciting hands-on activities to investigate different ecosystems including creating leaf art and homemade binoculars, gardening, and dissecting an owl pellet. After this exciting week, campers will truly be stewards of the environment!