Summer Camp Visits

Summer Camp 2017: Maker StationSummer Camp 2017: Maker Station

From streetcars to buses to trolleys and trains, all great machines come from amazing brains! Bring your group to the Transit Museum this summer where campers can learn more about machines and their makers, and even tinker with their own inventions to spark the next generation of innovators.

Summer camp programs are for ages 4-12. All group visits to the Museum must be reserved in advance. To request a reservation, please continue to our Online Request Form.

Dates

July 5th – August 18th

Spots are limited, don’t delay!

Times

Tuesdays – Fridays, 10:15am, 11:45am, or 1:30pm

Program Length: 75 minutes

Program Starts Program Ends Lunch (optional) Departure
10:15am 11:30am 11:30am 12:00pm
11:45am 1:00pm 1:00pm 1:30pm
1:30pm 2:45pm —– 2:45pm

Group Size and Payment

General Education Groups

Up to 15 participants (children and adults): $75.00 flat rate fee

Up to 25 participants (children and adults): $125.00 flat rate fee

Groups larger than 25 participants (children and adults) must book more than one program to accommodate the group.

Special Education Groups

Up to 12 campers and 5 chaperones: $75 flat rate fee

Additional chaperones pay $7.00 per person

A $50.00 credit card deposit is required for each group reservation at booking. Remaining balance will be settled upon entry to the Museum. Only cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. No personal or company checks, vouchers, or purchase orders.

Planning

Camp groups must have a reservation. Due to the Museum’s space limitations, groups visiting without a reservation will only be admitted as capacity allows.

We recommend requesting a reservation at least two weeks in advance. Requests are responded to within 10 business days. Please note that submitting a reservation request form does not guarantee a reservation.

To request a reservation, please continue to our Online Request Form.

Arrivals and Departures

Please arrive ten minutes before your scheduled start time. When possible, have students remain on the school bus or outside the Museum while the teacher handles payment.

Due to space constraints, groups arriving earlier than their scheduled time will be asked to wait outside the Museum.

Late arriving groups will receive an abbreviated program. If you are running late, please contact (718) 694 – 1848.

All groups must depart at their scheduled time. Groups may not self-guide before or after their program.

Accessibility

The Transit Museum is wheelchair accessible via a lift. Please share information about the needs of your group when making your reservation so we can best assist you. The lift is slow, so plan to arrive 15 minutes before your program’s start time. For more information on accessibility options, including ASL interpreters and listening devices, please click here.

Transportation

Traveling by Subway

Taking the train is a great way to begin your visit to the Transit Museum. We are located near:

Borough Hall Station: 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines

Jay Street MetroTech Station: A, C, F, and R

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station: A, C, and G

Certificates for Free Transportation are provided by NYC Transit to travel to and from school trips.

Traveling by School Bus

Buses may drop off students on either Boerum Place or Schermerhorn Street. Parking is limited in Downtown Brooklyn. Bus drivers are encouraged to seek space on Schermerhorn Street or State Street.

Cancellations

All cancellation requests must be made via email at least two weeks in advance. Cancellation requests made less than two weeks in advance will forfeit the deposit paid.

Additional Information

For any additional questions, please call (718) 694-1848 or email reservations@nyct.com.