You’ll find ArchForKids programs at libraries, camps, schools, museums and other places in and around the New York metropolitan region. Come join us!
Minecraft Mania @ New York Public Library – Woodstock (BX)
Saturday, July 11 @ 2-3:30 pm: Construct a Minecraft character or environment in 3D. Recommended for ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome. Free.
Castle Construction @ Dobbs Ferry Public Library
Thursday, July 12 @ 3:30 – 5 pm: Learn about these amazing structures as homes and fortresses. Then make your own mini castle to take home. Ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome, free. Registration recommended: (914) 693-6614
Make a Guitar! @ New York Public Library – Muhlenberg
Saturday July 14 @ 11am – 1 pm: Make a guitar from recycled materials. Sponsored by the Friends of the High Line as a lead up to its SING! Family Festival on July 28. Drop in format, free.
Xylophones & Harmonicas @ New York Public Library – Muhlenberg
Saturday July 21 @ 11am – 1 pm: Make instruments from simple materials. Sponsored by the Friends of the High Line as a lead up to its SING! Family Festival on July 28. Drop in format, free.
Adventures in Architecture @ Warner Public Library (Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow NY)
Thursdays @ 4 pm: July 26; August 2, 9 & 16
Sign up now for one or more fantastic family workshops focusing on architecture and design: build a headquarters for a superhero, a tabletop greenhouse, and more! Register by calling (914) 631-7734. This FREE series is funded by a generous grant from Kendal on Hudson.
SING! Family Festival on The High Line between 15th & 16th Streets, NYC
Saturday July 28 @ 10am – 1 pm: What do music and architecture have in common? Make a 3D tessellation and patterning project that draws on the things that connect the two: rhythm, harmony, proportion, pattern, and dynamics.This project is appropriate for families of all ages and abilities. Children with special needs are encouraged to come make art with us. FREE, please RSVP here.
Paper Bag Playhouse @ New York Public Library – Van Cortlandt (Bronx)
Thursday, Aug 2 @ 3:30 – 5pm
Transform a brown paper lunch bag into a beautiful house & yard. FREE, appropriate for ages 4 and above. Caregivers welcome.
REGISTER NOW FOR OUR TEEN SUMMER CAMP
Live Green! Build a Sustainable Village, a 3-day mini camp for students entering grades 8-10. Working together, participants will design and construct a detailed model of a “net zero” village. New Era Creative Space, Peekskill: August 27-29, 10am – 4pm, $250