MAMAS Summer Countdown Begins Feb. 12 At NYSCI

On Sunday Feb. 12, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Queens, NY will proudly host The 2017 MAMAS Summer Countdown for local parents and children. This event offers an abundance of opportunities for parents to learn about great possibilities for summer plans and enjoy a fun day with the family.

More than 2,000 attendees visited the MAMAS Summer Countdown in 2016 to learn about their summer options and enjoy a day out with their children. The 2017 MAMAS Summer Countdown is expecting an even larger turn-out and hopes to further spread information and resources to locals.

“The primary mission of the MAMAS Summer Countdown is to empower parents to make informed decisions for their children by giving them easy access to some of the best local services, entertainment, activities, specialists, and camps currently available to them,” said Randi Madrid cofounder of the MAMAS Network. “It is also going to be a super fun day for the whole family.”

The event will include the Muyu Market Pop-Up Shop featuring businesses and products created by local children. At Muyu Market, your child will experience the thrill of taking their product to market, the fun of sharing their ideas, and the buzz of learning business skills that will serve them throughout school and life.

While having fun selling products children can learn about basic business practices such as: designing products, inventory, pricing, branding, marketing, sales, and customer service.The Muyu means seed in Quechua—the language of the Inca. Mayu helps provide a strong foundation of entrepreneurial traits in children by allowing them the opportunity to sell in a live market environment. At Muyu, kids will gain knowledge, self-confidence, and, of course, some extra income.

For more information about Muyu Market, visit

The MAMAS Summer Countdown is sponsored by the 82nd Street Academics, Muyu Market, Oasis Camps, Queens MAMAS and American Camp Association. “We carefully curate the exhibitors at our event to make sure they are relevant to NYC parents and offer something valuable to the community,” says Madrid.

The 2017 MAMAS Summer Countdown makes it easy and affordable to attend the event by offering free access with NYSCI admission or membership. The event welcomes all parents, children, and their caregivers no matter their economic or cultural background which in turn makes it one of the most diverse events of its kind in New York City.

From finding new camps, vacation destinations, local classes and schools, to the best innovative products and retail stores, The MAMAS Summer Countdown goers will receive an exclusive look at all of the new resources available to make sure they are in-the-know!

Families will enjoy:

  • Summer Camp Information.
  • Vacation Destination Information.
  • The opportunity to speak one-on-one with top family friendly brands and local businesses.
  • Free on-site activities and crafts
  • All day access to the New York Hall of Science.

Visit for more details and featured activities.

The Basics:

When: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm

Where: New York Hall of Science – 47-01 111th Street, Corona, NY 11368

Ticket Price: The MAMAS 2017 Summer Countdown is free with NYSCI admission or membership. $16 Adult (18+); $13 Child (2-17), Student (w/ID), Senior (62+); Under 2 Free


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