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In the Magazine: February/March 2021

In the Magazine: February/March 2021

The February/March issue is full of camp advice and resources, family activities, and post-vaccine safety information.

It’s been a heck of a year (to say the least!), with socially distant birthday parties, helping the kids with remote learning, wearing masks when leaving the house, and more. The good news is things are slowly getting back to (relative) normal. Day and specialty camps have been making plans for a fun and safe summer, while overnight camps officially got the go-ahead to open this summer in New York. Vaccine distribution is well underway, but that doesn't mean things will instantly return to normal—you’ll still need to wear masks in public, socially distance, and follow other safety precautions to ensure your family and your community stays safe. Finally, spring break is quickly approaching, and there are plenty of family-friendly destinations in the tri-state area to get away for a few days. Bonus: They’re all within a few hour’s drive of NYC. 

Read the February/March 2021 Issues

Big Apple Parent

Brooklyn Parent

Long Island Parent

Queens Parent

Rockland Parent

Westchester Parent

Planning for Summer Camp 2021

Davler Media•Parents Supports Camps Opening at Maximum Safe Capacity

We at Davler Media-Parents (NYMetroParents, Staten Island Parent, Mommybites, and Mitzvah Market)—the New York metro area’s largest parent media company—strongly support the opening of local day, specialty, and overnight camps this summer at the maximum capacity possible while still remaining safe for children and camp staff. Read the full statement here.

How 5 Camps Opened Last Year with No Cases of COVID-19

We spoke to five camps that operated successfully and safely last summer—with no COVID-19. Here's how they did it.

Find a Summer Camp for Your Child

Browse the summer camp resources to find the perfect summer camp for your child, including day camps, art camps, academic enrichment camps, theater camps, and more!

Visit the Virtual Camp Fair

Learn more about local summer camps by visiting the Virtual Camp Fairs for Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland. You'll find videos that depict what a day at each camp is like. 

Join the Camp Conversation!

Have you joined the New York Camp Parents 2021 Facebook Group yet? Parents just like you are asking for camp recommendations for younger kids, tips for sending kids to sleepaway camp for the first time, and more. Share your ideas and advice with other parents, get tips, and be part of this camp community!

Family Activities for February/March 2021

Seasonal Activities in Your Neighborhood

Our calendar is packed with fun in-person and virtual events for you and your family.

Visiting the Liberty Science Center

The Liberty Science Center is open to the public with a variety of COVID-19 safety precautions to keep you and your family safe.

Spring Break Road Trips!

Whether you have tots or teens, these 8 spring break itineraries have something fun for everyone in the family and they're just a drive away.

Parenting Advice from Experts

Staying on Track in School

Here's how parents can help prevent their child from falling behind at school despite all of the changes to schooling in the last year.

Is Your Child a Victim of Cyberbullying?

Learn how to read the signs of cyberbullying, and how you can help your teen if they're being bullied online.

You Got the COVID Vaccine. Now What?

What kind of safety precautions do vaccinated adults still need to take?

Choosing a Veterinarian

Wondering how to choose a vet for your family pet? Expert Carly Fox, D.V.M., a veterinarian in NYC, shares what to look for.

Ask Dad and Buried: How Do I Handle Remote Learning?

Mike Julianelle (and @DadandBuried) is back with some more advice and humorous commentary. This time, he tackles online learning.

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