Virtual Summer Camp

Virtual Summer Camp 2020

Documenting the NYC Subway

Join the Transit Museum for a week of virtual summer fun and explore the stories that photographs can tell about public transit and New York City.  Check out the Museum’s platform and vintage train cars, dive into stories about important historical figures, examine photographs from the Museum’s collections, and make art and science projects from home.

Summer camp programs are for ages 6-11.  $10 per child, per day

Monday, July 13Transit and NYC History
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Investigate early photographs from the Museum’s collections and explore how the city has changed over time.

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Tuesday, July 14Subway Science
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Explore subway construction, the science of early photography, and dive into a hands-on experiment.

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Wednesday, July 15Art and Transit
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Look closely at photographs of the city and art found in the transit system, and create an art project inspired by what we see everyday throughout the city.

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Thursday, July 16Subway Stories
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Create stories from photographs and think about how we can tell our own stories about our city and public transportation.

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