After-School & Vacation Programs

Teen playing Revolutionary-era musical instruments at the OSH afterschool program

OSH’s After-School and Vacation programs are both entertaining and educational, encouraging learning and self-expression through play. For more information, contact Maggie Weber, Director of Education, at 718.768.3195 or

Following are our programs for Spring and Summer 2018. Spring After-School and Summer programs are presented in partnership with Piper Theatre.

Spring After-School with Piper Theatre

Join Piper Theatre for after-school drama workshops at the Old Stone House.  Weekly workshops run from 3:15 to 5 pm, with a culminating performance at the end of each workshop. This Spring’s workshop for students ages 11-14 is Stargirl by Y York, based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli.  The Spring workshop for younger students, ages 8-10, is Puppetry!

Learn more here.

Spring Break Games @OSH

We are crazy for games–new games, old favorites and games from different cultures! Small group workshop taught by OSH educator and games enthusiast Dan Park. Workshop runs from 9 am to Noon, Monday through Friday, April 2 – 6. For 2nd through 5th graders.

Register online here

Please feel free to contact us with any questions: or 718-768-3195.

Summer Program

A Piper summer at the Old Stone House & Washington Park is children, ages 7 – 16, spending the month of July under the guidance of John P. McEneny and Piper’s extraordinary teachers, creating full-scale productions and performing outdoors on our professional stage.

Each summer features past favorites and new workshops! Summer 2018 includes four-week Piper Theatre Workshop’s Sherwood Forest, Anon(ymous) and The Goblin Tree, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and The Tragedy of MacBeth. Younger students enroll in one- and two-week Starlings’ Actor’s Tool Kit Improv workshops, Puppetry and Drama. Get more information below. Registration is now open:

Please feel free to contact us with any questions: or 718-768-3195.

Limited financial aid is available for all workshops. Apply upon registration.

One-Week Workshops

July 2-6 (closed July 4)
July 9-13
July 16-20
July 23-27

FOR: Ages 7-11
Starlings Improv: The Actor’s Tool Kit

Two-Week Workshops

July 2-13 (closed July 4)
July 16-27

FOR: Ages 7-11
Starlings Drama + Puppetry Workshops

Four-Week Workshops

DATES: July 2-28

FOR: Rising 6-11 graders, ages 11-16
Piper Theatre Workshop

FOR: Rising 7-11 graders, ages 12-16
Advanced Theater Workshop
Musical Theater

Photo: Bob Levine.