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BPMM Adventures Camp July 16 - July 20 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
BPMM Adventures Camp

Children ages 6 through 12 are invited to spend a week at Bartow-Pell from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. having fun and learning about gardening, sustainability, and local history. This unique program mixes core activities in the organic children’s garden with exploration of the 19th-century mansion, the Northeast Woodlands wigwam, and family life in both. Kids will also enjoy engaging crafts, wildlife investigations, creative cooking, nature hikes, and more.

Bartow's Literary Elevenses July 21 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bartow's Literary Elevenses

Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead an historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. This month’s read is Edith Wharton’s Summer, published in 1917.
Tea and light refreshments will be served; please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Come be part of the fun. Registration requested.


First Friday with the Nina Gordon Party August 3 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First Friday with the Nina Gordon Party

The Nina Gordon Party is at Bartow-Pell for August’s First Friday! Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden; light refreshments available. The free trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island.

Bartow-Pell Discovery Camp August 20 - August 24 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bartow-Pell Discovery Camp

Calling all young historians for a week of hands-on history at Bartow-Pell! Elementary school-aged kids will have an opportunity to step back in time through this immersive program filled with indoor and outdoor activities and crafts. Junior archaeologists will unearth our rich past by examining the lives of the Lenape and the Bartow Family. Campers will discover a life without technology, and experience games, music, dance, and education from the 19th century. Bartow-Pell is the place where history meets adventure. An afternoon snack will be provided, but please bring a bag lunch from home.

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