Our Brooklyn Navy Yard Holiday Programs are full day build sessions from 9 am to 4 pm during school holidays. Doors open for drop-off at 8:45 am, with an early drop off at 8 am and an extended day until 5 pm or 6 pm available. We update our website with future school holidays approximately one month ahead. For dates later in the year, please contact us.

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  • 02/23/2018  ⁄  Midwinter Recess - Covered Bridges  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/23/2018

    Midwinter Recess - Covered Bridges

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A day off from school and time to do some real engineering! We will build covered bridges and learn about the different shapes and kinds of bridges. Join us for a day of building a real working model to take home.

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  • 03/19/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Super Heroes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/19/2018

    Spring Recess - Super Heroes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    Join us for a fun day of building our favorite super hero. Or maybe creating our own character! Over the course of the day children learn to use hammer, nails and drill to make a super hero who can bring a comic book to life. A low tech and hands-on build that challenges our builders to new heights of creativity.

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  • 03/20/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Vehicle Day  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/20/2018

    Spring Recess - Vehicle Day

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A full day of building our favorite vehicles. Our hangar has cars, rockets, planes, boats and a few space vehicles we might see in the future! Plenty of options for a trip to the store or intra-continental travel. We’ll build projects and use our huge floor space to pay with our handy work. Join us for a delightful day full of building and playing.

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  • 03/21/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Forest Day  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/21/2018

    Spring Recess - Forest Day

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    As we start to close out the last weeks of winter we enjoy a day of safe and creative tool usage as we learn to hammer, measure, drill and create! We imagine the warm spring days to come outside exploring and build from our imaginations. A creative and really nice way to finish up winter and move into the first days of spring.

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  • 03/22/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Ferris Wheel  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/22/2018

    Spring Recess - Ferris Wheel

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    We have the day off from school but our parents can’t take us to ride the ferris wheel at Coney Island…bummer. But, we are clever…. lets make one! And, as we will learn, the ferris wheels when placed together act a lot like gears…..how many gears can we link? Another smart, creative, fun day of building at ConstructionKids. Join us for this one day building extravaganza.

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  • 03/23/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Elevator Build!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/23/2018

    Spring Recess - Elevator Build!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A dynamic project, children will build a working model of an elevator! Inspired by our instructor Brian who, prior to his teaching career, worked all over and under Manhattan on an elevator repair crew. The model employs a pulley, counterweights, and moves the cab to another floor without getting stuck!... another smart working toy to take home from your friends at ConstructionKids!

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  • 03/26/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Mythical Creatures  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/26/2018

    Spring Recess - Mythical Creatures

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    What a day of creativity! Children will launch into the world of animals, both real and imaginary, and think about our human lives in relation to the world around us. Mythical Creatures is when our imagination and invention runs free. Your child will embark on a fantastical journey as a new theme is explored: mythical and flying creatures, giants, and dragons. A fun and whimsical day of building.

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  • 03/27/2018 - 03/27/2108  ⁄  Spring Recess - Puzzle Boxes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/27/2018 - 03/27/2108

    Spring Recess - Puzzle Boxes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A puzzle box is traditionally a box that can only be opened by solving a puzzle. At Construction Kids our puzzle box works a little differently. The CK Puzzle box is a 3-D maze designed by our young builders in a multi-layer game. How complex can they make it? What puzzle or trick will they require to solve the puzzle box. A great day or engineering and creativity.

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  • 03/28/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Drums  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/28/2018

    Spring Recess - Drums

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    The Drum is an ancient instrument that has its origin in many different cultures. The CK drum is our way of exploring the world through construction, design and engineering. What drum will our builders make? How will they design its shell? Will it be a drum played with their hands or some type of drum stick? A great day of sound. No music experience required!

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  • 03/29/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Iconic Buildings  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/29/2018

    Spring Recess - Iconic Buildings

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    The skyline of the City of New York is one of the marvels of the world! The amazing structures that seem to reach ever higher into the sky and we never get tired of seeing. It could be the Empire State Building, or the Chrysler building or even St. Patrick's Cathedral. Come join us for a day of designing and building our favorite parts of NYC skyline. We can't wait to see how our young architects inspiration and creativity transform our shop into the skyline.

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  • 03/30/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Windmills!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/30/2018

    Spring Recess - Windmills!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    The Windmill is a historic invention. Windmills were used by the ancient Greeks, Tibetans and Chinese since the 4th century. The CK windmill is a unique structure that is power by our young builders imaginations. It can be an ancient windmill that power a towns structures. Or a magic windmill that help protect our planet for invaders. A special day of engineering and creative play with real tools!

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  • 04/02/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Tiddliwinks!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/02/2018

    Spring Recess - Tiddliwinks!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    ConstructionKids has an alternative to screen-based games…we build our own! This week embeds STEM learning about force, motion, and math (at age-appropriate levels) into the creative process. Tittliwinks Build Day demonstrates the capacity children have to be creators of their own entertainment rather than passive consumers. Don't just play a game: Make it!

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  • 04/03/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Wind Chimes!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/03/2018

    Spring Recess - Wind Chimes!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    At Construction Kids we are huge music fans. An under appreciate percussion instrument that has always fascinated us is the wind chime. Wind Chime can be made of all different materials and in a multitude of styles and designs. The CK wind chime is a day about sound and creativity. What sound do our builders want to create? And what tools and designs will accomplish their goal? Come for a great day of creative play.

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  • 04/04/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Dreaming of Summer  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/04/2018

    Spring Recess - Dreaming of Summer

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    As we close out the last day of winter we enjoy an easy day taking about our fondest summer wishes and the excitement of a new summer camp season coming up. We build projects of things we might have seen on our summer adventures. It could be the seas creatures from a trip to the beach. Or the amazing flowers and plants in full bloom from a drive in the country. Come explore the world with us through hammer and nails. If we can imagine it, today we will build it!

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  • 04/05/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Planter Boxes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/05/2018

    Spring Recess - Planter Boxes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    With the start of spring our thoughts at CK turn to new growth, bright colored flowers and smell of freshly cut grass. We can't think of better project to keep us in a spring mood than our CK Planter boxes. A great project that can used inside or outside for planting our favorite plant. Or just to store our favorite toys. A day of engineering, learning to use real tools, and creative play.

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  • 04/06/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Birdhouses  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/06/2018

    Spring Recess - Birdhouses

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: Please Select
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    NYC is known for its extraordinary birding. Over 200 species of birds live or visit the greater NYC area. For our feather friends, we want to create a resting and watering place they can call home for even a few moments. The CK birdhouse helps us explore the great ecosystem of NYC while fostering the basic tenant of STEAM: planning, exploring options, making repairs, and finishing your work, while fostering self-reliance, problem solving, confidence and creativity.

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  • 06/07/2018  ⁄  Anniversary Day - Open Build! Build what you want!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    06/07/2018

    Anniversary Day - Open Build! Build what you want!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    As parents, we know that our children’s creativity is only limited by their skills and resources. During Open Build, we provide the tools and teach the skills, and then let the builders’ imaginations run wild! This fun day will give each child the building blocks for future, creative, and intellectual endeavors.

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  • 06/11/2018  ⁄  Clerical Day - Star Wars Day  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    06/11/2018

    Clerical Day - Star Wars Day

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    What a day….build what and as many as you can: Drones, A-Wing fighter, Anikin, C3PO, R2D2, Millenial Falcon, Tie Fighters, Jedi Starfighter, General Grevious….a very enterprising day. We will test fly our vehicles as our workshop is transformed into a galaxy. Join us, our staff of Star War experts is ready….. may the force be with you.

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  • 06/15/2018  ⁄  Eid al-Fitr - Robot Build!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    06/15/2018

    Eid al-Fitr - Robot Build!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    At ConstructionKids inspiration can come from anywhere! While riding the F train this week we saw a gentleman reading HG Well's War of Worlds and got to thinking----we need to build some rockets and aliens. Your child will learn how to safely use hammer and nails while letting their imagination take them to Mars and beyond.

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