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Scootathon

Sign Up To Ride

When: May 4th, 2019

9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where: Prospect Park, Brooklyn


What is the Scootathon?

The Scootathon is a yearly 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!

Want more? Last year’s Scootathon video is here.

Where do I sign up to ride?

If you’d like to sign up to ride or sponsor a rider, click here.

What is the May Fair?

The May Fair is an annual festival that celebrates the Spring. The May Queen will lead us in making flower crowns, singing songs, and dancing around the Maypole. The May Fair is celebrated in Waldorf schools throughout the world.

Where is the Scootathon & May Fair?

The Nethermead area of Prospect Park. A map is here.

I’m a BWS parent, where can I get more info?

Here.

Schedule


9:30 a.m. Official Event Start Time for Parents

Parents/Community arrive; flower crown making, picnic blanket spreading
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Maypole Dances
Take Note: All children are asked to gather near the May Pole with their class at 10:00.  

10:00 King Winter & Lord Spring Pageant going into
Grade 1 Maypole Dance

10:10-10:20 Grade 6  
10:20-10:30 Nursery
10:30-10:40 Kindergarten
10:40-10:50 Grade 2
10:50-11:00 Grade 3
11:00-11:10 Grade 4
11:10-11:20 Grade 5
11:20-11:30 Grade 7 & 8
11:20-11:30 Parent / Child
11:30-11:40 Community


11:40(ish) Calling All Riders! Stretch Session with Maestro Colón
11:45 Kid’s Mini-Loop Kick-Off (Grade 4 & Under)
12:00 Scootathon Kick-Off with Fan Fare!

(Helmet and wristband with guardian cell number required for all scooting children under grade 5, available from teacher on Friday or as a backup at the info booth onsite)

12:00 – 2:30
Scooting on the loops, concurrent with relaxed enjoyment in the Nethermead area, with picnicking, music, face painting & general play

2:30 Pack Up / End