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The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Similar family programs for teens (15+) and adults with developmental disabilities are offered six times a year. These two-hour programs take place on select Sundays during regular Museum hours. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.

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June 7Now Virtual!
Squadron Maneuvers
Explore the Museum virtually and learn how the crew worked together to move, fuel and prepare planes for flight. 11:00am – 11:45am – for all ages

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Whether or not you can join us for the program, download the activity packet. COMING SOON!


July 12
Under the Weather
Heat, rain, snow- oh no! Explore the aircraft carrier Intrepid and learn about the challenges of working in different weather conditions on board the ship or while flying an airplane. Families will then create projects for weather-preparedness!

11:00am – 1:00pm – for children ages 5-17


August 2
Space Race
What does a ship have to do with outer space? Discover Intrepid's connection to America's early ventures into space and explore the future of space travel. Tour will include the special exhibition When We Went to the Moon.

11:00am – 1:00pm – for children ages 5-17
2:00pm – 4:00pm – teen & adult session


September 13
Jobs Aboard
Find out why Intrepid was a "city at sea" and learn about different jobs aboard the ship! Visit spaces where sailors lived and worked, then participate in activities inspired by their experiences.

11:00am – 1:00pm for children ages 5-17


October 4
Build it, Sail it, Fly it
Explore Intrepid and its aircraft to discover how they were built and changed over time. Families will learn how artifacts are fixed and maintained today and practice problem-solving and collaboration through challenges and activities.

11:00am – 1:00pm – for children ages 5-17
2:00pm – 4:00pm – teen & adult session


November 8
Life in Space
Discover what it takes to travel to and from space! Visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion to learn about life in space and practice training like an astronaut.

11:00am – 1:00pm – for children ages 5-17


December 6
Traditions Aboard Intrepid
Explore Intrepid's historical spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors. Families will make connections to their own traditions and take home celebratory projects.

11:00am – 1:00pm – for children ages 5-17
2:00pm – 4:00pm – teen & adult session


 

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Call: 646-381-5020
Email: education@intrepidmuseum.org
 

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