SCT Youth Programs

Judokas Advance in Belt Promotions

By: Pamela Stern The Starrett Judo Club judoakas (students) have made great strides in their training during the pandemic. Discipline, determination and hard work all lead to level advancement and…

Teen Central is Cooking with Curiosity

By Amanda Moses Cooking takes patience and the ability to use all of your senses. Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman developed “Cooking with Curiosity” for members of Spring Creek Teen Central…

Spring Creek Youth Symphony Prepares for Winter Virtual Showcase

 The Spring Creek Youth Symphony is kicking off the Annual Spring Creek Winter Showcase via Zoom. All of Spring Creek’s Youth Programs will be participating in a joyful extravaganza showcasing…

Starrett Judo Club’s Virtual Adventures

BY AMANDA MOSES AND PAMELA STERN In March, the pandemic halted everyone’s lives. While New York was on pause and schools shifted to distance learning, Eurydice Robinson, the Director of…

Spring Creek Teen Central Launches Anime Club

BY AMANDA MOSES Spring Creek Teen Central (TC) is a versatile hub for the Spring Creek Towers’ 12 to 18-year-olds to socialize, receive homework help, and express their creativity. Since…

Building Your Own Hydroponic Unit

By Amanda Moses As the weather becomes colder, the soil turns coarse, plants wither away, and the leaves slowly fall off the trees. While for some this is a sure…

Join Spring Creek Teen Central’s Winter Program!

Spring Creek Teen Central will be hosting a fun-filled winter program. There will be Daily Debates, PS4 Gaming, Teen Talk Live/Podcast, Trivia, Family Feud, Cooking with Curiosity, Financial Literacy workshops,…

Lights on After School’s First-Ever Virtual Extravaganza

BY AMANDA MOSES Two decades ago, the nationwide campaign, “Lights On,” was created by the Afterschool Alliance Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that all children have access to…

What is a Root?

By Amanda Moses The Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) is filled with lush grass, beautiful pear trees, rose bushes, and an assortment of flowers and herbs. …

Math Homework Help for Parents on Saturdays

If the new math currciulm is confusing you, try joing our free parent workships with a Bell Curves instructor via Zoom for homework help. Join by clicking the link: https://bit.ly/3jXyDDU…

Creating Pollinated Flower Replicas

By Amanda Moses Gardening is a multifaceted subject. In order to showcase this, Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman is teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) based lessons to the…

Fall into Virtual Fun with the Spring Creek After School Program

By Amanda Moses The Spring Creek After School program began virtual sessions via ZOOM on October 16th for kindergarteners to fifth graders from 3:30 pm to 6 pm. This fall,…

The Daffodil Bulb

By Amanda Moses Every year during the month of October, Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman works with her students to participate in the annual Daffodil Project at the Spring Creek Recreational…

Seeds to Grow

BY AMANDA MOSES The Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) is blooming with an assortment of flowers! As the cool air gently ushers in the fall season,…