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Jump Into Fall with Classes for Active Kids

With school back in session, it’s safe to say your kids have some extra energy to burn…and burn and burn. And we’re here to help! From September 21 – 26, we’re having an “Active Kids Week” on our KidPass Live Stage. All week long, you can take classes that get kids moving, jumping, dancing and kicking—for free!—to get those wiggles out and see which classes they’ll want to continue through fall…for everyone’s sanity. Kickstart your active fall and sign up below: Monday, September 21 1:00 PM ET Music & Movement With Play 2 Progress Book free class | View all 4:00 PM ET Hip Hop Class with The Dance Network Book free class | View all 5:00 PM ET Dance/Hip Hop Class with Kiddy Coders Book free class | View all Tuesday, September 22 10:00 AM ET Sports and Movement Class with Playball Allstars Book free class | View all 1:30 PM ET Children’s Dance with Aimee Art Productions Book free class | View all 4:00 PM ET School Age Dance Class with Synergy Dance …

New! Online Semester Classes & Learning Pods for Fall

If you’re looking for regularly scheduled activities for your kids this fall but aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help! From September 8 – September 11, we’re hosting an Online Fall Semester Open House to help you find your perfect fit for fall. Our online semester programs are live, interactive and take place in small groups (also known as “learning pods”). Semesters can meet daily, once a week or twice a week and are a great way to give your kids the routine and peer-to-peer relationships they need. We’re offering flexible enrollment and refund policies, and an opportunity to demo classes for free at our Open House. Browse featured semesters below, and sign up to try the ones you like for free at our Open House next week. The Art in Science | See all Young STEAMers. Semester. Meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 2:00 PM EDT (Ages: 4 – 6 Years) Open House. Free Demo Class. Meets Wednesday, 9/9 at 1:00 PM EDT (Ages: 4 – 6 Years) Boston Rhythmic | See all …

15 (Free!) Back to School Demo Classes on September 2nd

Planning your child’s fall activities is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Our series of Online Back to School Activity Fairs is in full swing, and we’ve added a third date on Wednesday, September 2. All day long, kids can try everything from baking blueberry scones and doing biology experiments to learning African folktales…for free! With KidPass’ online classes, your kids can get the school and after-school programming they need from some of the best instructors nationwide. With our Online Back to School Activity Fair, you can take demo classes for free, find your favorites, and book classes for fall. Browse and register below: Wednesday, September 2   10:00 AM ET Blueberry Chocolate Chip Scones with The Sweet & Savory Classroom Book free class | View all   10:30 AM ET Bilingual (Mandarin & English) Story Time with iCanMandarin Book free class | View all   11:00 AM ET French Class for Kids with Springs French Music Lingua Book free class | View all   11:30 AM ET Biology – Microbes with The Art in Science Book free class | View all   12:00 PM ET Descendants …

Don’t Miss KidPass’ Online Back to School Activity Fair (Part Two!) on August 26th

This back to school season brings a lot of uncertainty—and we’re here to make sure that your child’s curriculum won’t be a part of it. Mark your calendars for our second Online Back to School Activity Fair on Wednesday, August 26th. All day long, your kids can try classes in dance, martial arts, yoga and more—for free! KidPass’ online classes—taught by the best instructors nationwide—give toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary schoolers the enrichment they need. And, with KidPass’ Online Back to School Activity Fair, you can discover which online classes they love, no strings attached. Plan your fall by registering below: Wednesday, August 26th 9:30 AM ET Super Hero Yoga with Sherri and Kidding Around Yoga Book free class | View all   10:00 AM ET Empowerment Yoga and Mindfulness with Flow and Grow Kids Yoga Book free class | View all   10:30 AM ET Broadway Little Stars with Stages Performing Arts Book free class | View all   11:00 AM ET songs for seeds LIVE with songs for seeds Book free class | View all   11:30 AM ET Dinosaurs Rock Museum …

New! You’re Invited to the KidPass & Mommy Nearest Back to School Online Activity Fair

Ready or not—it’s back-to-school season! While learning may look and feel a little different this fall, your toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary schoolers can still get the enrichment they need (and that social interaction they crave) with online classes taught by some of the best instructors nationwide.To help you prepare for fall in these uncertain times, we’ve teamed up with Mommy Nearest to host a series of Online Back to School Activity Fairs—kicking things off this Wednesday, August 19! All day long, your child can try out everything from drawing and cooking to karate and physics—for free!—to see which classes will float their boat. Whether your kids need activities all day or after school, we have tons of incredible options for your family.Plan your fall by signing up below: Wednesday, August 19th9 AM ETDrawing Parrots! Directed Drawing Class with Muddy Moose PotteryBook free class | View all 9:30 AM ETMusic Production with Building BeatsBook free class | View all 10:00 AM ETHow to Draw a Horse with KidCreate Studio – AlexandriaBook free class | View all 10:30 AM ETMake Your Own Sugar Scrub Facial with Gurlie LocksBook free class | View …

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 …

Online Kids 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: Monday, September 21 12:30 PM ET – LoveBug & Me Music Sing-A-Long with LoveBug & Me Music 01:00 PM ET – Music & Movement! with Play 2 Progress 01:30 PM ET – Princess Playdate with the Snow Queen with Book Brooke Princess Parties 03:00 PM ET – After School Expo Head Start to Junior Champs with Chess NYC 03:30 PM ET – 3D Character Modelling with Young Gates   Stay tuned for more added daily!VIEW ALL UPCOMING FREE ONLINE CLASSES ON KIDPASS Bringing classes online is a major ongoing effort across our community of 4,000+ partners. We continue to add more classes every day, with a waitlist of partners who are getting set up on …

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!