May Fair & Scootathon
What is the May Fair?
The May Fair is an annual festival that celebrates the Spring. Families make flower crowns, sing songs, and students dance around the Maypole. The May Fair is celebrated in Waldorf schools throughout the world.
What is the Scootathon?
The Scootathon is an annual event where parents, teachers, staff, students, and friends scoot laps in Prospect Park to raise funds for the school. It promotes environmentally friendly modes of transportation, community building, and is a whole lot of fun!
Where is the Scootathon & May Fair?
The Nethermead area of Prospect Park.
What does the day look like?
Event Date: May 6, 2023
This is a general schedule; details will be updated as they become available.
9:30 Event Start Time for Families
Parents/Community arrive; flower crown making, picnic blanket spreading
10:00-11:30 Maypole Dances
10:00 Every class will have a dance, and all are encouraged to join in the community dance.
11:30 Scootathon Mini-Loop Kick-Off!
12:00 Scootathon Big Loop Kick-Off!
12:00-2:30 Mayfair Activities
2:30 Scootathon Officially Ends
End Time for Both Main Loop & Mini-Loop
Fundraising for Scootathon
Historically, Scootathon is an important annual fundraiser for the Brooklyn Waldorf School. All proceeds go towards the BWS tuition assistance program, which helps a majority of our families. Visit our fundraising page to help us reach our goal; we appreciate your support! Take a look at our Scootathon FAQ page for more details!