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Join KidPass & Mommy Nearest’s Free Camp Fair on July 8th

School’s out for the summer, and camp season is here! With many traditional summer camps on hold this year, we’re here to help you keep your kids entertained, engaged and learning all summer long. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Mommy Nearest Mommy Nearest to bring you 10 incredible online summer camp options that you can try for free at our Online Summer Camp Fair on July 8th. Free with RSVP here. Register to try free demo classes in subjects like art, acting, dancing, music, STEM and more, and get a taste of what KidPass camps have to offer. Or, browse all  online camps and online summer classes.  Ready to join us? Register below: Wednesday, July 8th Bubbles Academy – 10:00 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all Naptown Sings! – 10:30 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all Ramblin’ Dan’s Freewheelin’ Band – 11:00 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all The Vocal Lab NYC – 11:30 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all The Keegan Theatre – 12:00 PM ET Book Camp Fair | View all Dragonfly Designs – 12:30 PM ET …

New! Announcing Our Second Online Summer Camp Fair on June 24th

It’s back, it’s bigger, it’s hotter than ever. Summer is heating up — as is our summer programming. With over 1,000 families joining our Camp Fair last week, we added a second Online Summer Camp Fair on Wednesday, June 24th. KidPass’ Online Summer Camp Fair gives your kids the chance to take a sample class to find a summer camp that’s right for them. Register for free here. In case you missed it, we’ve added hundreds of new online camps and online summer classes. KidPass camps can come in many forms – from daily classes to weekly recurring activities to month-long projects – and all camp sessions are live, interactive, and held in small groups perfect for fostering friendships. Browse featured camps and Camp Fair sessions below: Wednesday, June 24th District Dance – 10:00 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all GIGIL – 10:30 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all Cucu’s PlayHouse – 11:00 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all The Paintbrush – 11:30 AM ET Book Camp Fair | View all Art. Play. Learn. – 12:00 PM ET Book Camp …

Online Summer Camps & Classes Are Here!

Ready, Set, Summer! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Online Summer Camps, plus the first-ever Online Summer Camp Fair (register for free here). KidPass is offering families the easiest way to discover and book summer camps and classes nationwide for kids ages 2 to 18. Though camps this year look a little different, kids can still socialize, learn a new skill (or two!) and have tons of fun—no duffel bag required. With topics in art, music, dance, yoga, languages, STEM, sports, coding, and more, our online camps are live, interactive, and in small groups perfect for fostering friendships. What are KidPass Online Camps? They are a series of social, enriching, and fun classes. Think putting on a play via Zoom, painting fantasy creatures, and learning how to build robots.  Classes can meet one, two, or more times within a week. You can even do more than one camp at the same time! Classes can reoccur for a series of weeks so kids can see familiar faces, or you can choose to drop-in as often …

New! Online Classes & KidPass Live Stage

We’re excited to announce the launch of KidPass Online Classes to help families discover and book amazing activities while at home! To celebrate the launch, we will be hosting FREE ONLINE CLASSES every day on the KidPass Live Stage! This will be a free livestream series that showcases many of the incredible classes and instructors on KidPass. Check out the upcoming schedule: Saturday, August 1 12:00 PM ET – Mandarin Class with iCanMandarin  Monday, August 3 12:30 PM ET – Let’s Get Silly with Slime with Scattered Solutions Tuesday, August 4 10:30 AM ET – Let’s Paint! with Let’s Create! Learning 12:15 PM ET – STEAM Challenge: Balloon Rockets withiCAMP 2:00 PM ET – Preschool Ballet with Twinkling Toes Dance 3:00 PM ET – Musical Theater Class with Broadway Bees 4:00 PM ET – Web & App Development with CodeWiz 5:00 PM ET – Kids’ Yoga – A Day at the Beach with Monkey Bear Yoga Wednesday, August 5 10:00 AM ET – Learn About Shapes Yoga Party with Flow and Grow Kids Yoga 11:30 AM ET …

KidPass Launches Nationally with Online Classes & $100,000 Grant To Support Families

We’re thrilled to announce that KidPass has expanded nationally. Now, families anywhere in the country can learn theater from actors in Los Angeles, STEAM from scientists in the Bay Area, and painting from artists in New York City. As always, you can book classes individually or sign up for a monthly subscription to get additional members-only discounts. In addition to our national launch, we know that many families and teachers are facing financial hardships at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic. To support our community, we’ve launched a new KidPass Cares initiative to assist both families and teachers in need. For families, KidPass is offering $100,000 in free class grants this month to make classes more accessible to families in need. Up to $50 per eligible family can be applied to a class or semester program purchase. With thousands of schools on part-time schedules or fully-closed, parents are looking online for classes more than ever. If your school has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, you can request a free class grant by submitting this …

A Message of Support to Our KidPass Members

Dear KidPass Community, From all of us at KidPass, we wanted to reach out to let you know that we are actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are taking steps to help keep our families and partners safe. The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. We wanted to share the actions we are taking to help support and protect our community, and what you can do to help: What we are doing Closely monitoring the situation and taking action. We are following updates and guidance from the CDC, the World Health Organization, and local health officials, and actively sharing these links with partners and parents. Additionally, we are continuing to publish helpful articles on Mommy Nearest including how to talk to your kids about coronavirus, how to properly wash your hands according to the CDC, and advice if you are pregnant. Supporting partners and keeping schedules up to date. Many of our partners remain open and we are working closely with them, using both our new self-management tools and our account management support, to assist with schedule …

10 Ways to Get Active in NYC in 2020

It’s that time of year—when our little ones are promising to eat healthier and exercise more. Just kidding! While we’re not going to swap your toddler’s cookie for a carrot—we don’t want to be the bad guys—we can help your little ones get active. From karate to swim to dance, we’ve rounded up our top picks to burn off some energy and have a blast doing it. Bring it on, 2020!

15 Things To Do With Tourists in NYC

Family and friends coming to town and looking for ways to entertain them along with the kids? We’ve got you covered! From the best museums for visitors of all ages, to NYC classic attractions, to tours for visitors and locals alike, there’s a lot you can do right here on KidPass (and other stuff we just love to recommend.) Read on for all our ideas!

Holiday Break Survival Guide: NYC

Worried about your kids bouncing off the wall during holiday break this year? That’s what KidPass is for! Besides our regular array of things to do, we’ve got hours-long or day-long drop-off camps, classes that’ll be sure to tire them out, museums to visit as a family, and so much more. Boredom will not be an option!