What is MOPS?
MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, a program designed to encourage mothers with children under school age through relationships and resources. These women come from different backgrounds and lifestyles, yet have similar needs and a shared desire to be the best mothers they can be!
A MOPS group provides a caring accepting atmosphere for today’s mother of preschoolers. Here she has an opportunity to share concerns, explore areas of creativity, and hear instruction that equips her for the responsibilities of family and community. The MOPS program includes MOPPETS, a loving, learning experience for children.
MOPS is for all mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. Child care is provided.
When and Where does MOPS meet?
We typically meet the first and third Tuesday of each month from September through May from 9:30am – 11:00am. See Meeting Schedule for details.
We meet at New Hyde Park Baptist Church, 635 New Hyde Park Rd, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, Phone: 516.352.9672
What happens at a MOPS meeting?
Your children will be cared for in the “Moppets Program” where they will be doing age appropriate activities, playing games, doing crafts and having a snack. The Moppets workers are volunteers who are trained to work with the children. (Most of the volunteers are moms and grandparents themselves.)
You should arrive around 9:15am. You will be guided when you come in the door to the Moppets area where you can drop off the little ones. Then you will have fellowship time while you have breakfast and a cup of coffee, tea or juice. Then the meeting will start at about 9:30am and there will be a featured topic & speaker and then small group discussion and/or a creative activity. Meetings will vary. At about 11:00 you will return to the Moppets area to pick up your children. You’re welcome to bring them to the gym at this time to play with other kids and to chat with other moms!
Does MOPS cost anything?
Yes, registration is $70 (early registration) or $85 (regular registration). This covers meeting expenses and membership to MOPS International. This membership includes MOMSENSE Magazine and some other goodies that you will receive in the mail. There are confidential scholarships available. Please ask us about our scholarships at firstname.lastname@example.org
Who do I contact for more information?
Email us at email@example.com