Come Out and Play!
130 years, and counting…
Since 1887, Trail Blazers’ programs have served young people, helping them to develop essential skills and values that enable them to step into the world ready to thrive. We are excited to join the PS 118 community!
PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID this program was re-tooled to focus on play and recreation solely. It operates as a recreation-only program under the provision in New York State Child Day Care Regulations (Effective April 21, 2021), Section 413.2. This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the New York City Department of Education or the City of New York.
We believe in the importance of…
Trail Blazers is aligned with PS 118’s values:
Ultimately creating an engaging, and empowering experience for our campers!
Trail Blazers @ PS118
Site Director: Owen
Owen has been a Teaching Artist in NYC for 8 years, and has been leading after school for over 5. He grew up in NC and London, but Brooklyn is home. For fun he rides his bike, makes crafts and can make a perfect Vegan Pumpkin Pie.
What Our Parents say
“We love Trail Blazers because they spend time getting to know the children. I’ve seen counselors playing with the children, which changes how they respond and makes them excited for after school. Thank you for loving my son and being a part of our family for the last 3 years!”
~ Parent, 2020
“Trail Blazers has a great after school program and I feel safe sending my child here. Also my son loves the outdoors now even more and is learning new and exciting things about nature I am so happy about that, go Trail Blazers.”
~ Parent, 2020